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We have been on break from concerts for a few months so we can focus on construction, but we will come back a blazin’!!
Upcoming Shows – Selwyn Birchwood, Tommy Castro, Tinsley Ellis & Walter Trout!

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You should know

For the next few months, World Records is open Wednesday through Friday 11 AM to 6 PM, and Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM. 
We are closed Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday to work on our store and our kitchen.
Also note that our phone # has changed to 661-325-1982.
Part 87 of the No Stinkin’ Service Charge Blues Series go on sale Saturday August 12th

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But wait! There’s more!

Hello there Ladies and Gentlemen –
Last post focused on our great fortune to have guitar god Jimmy Thackery coming to the World Records stage this Saturday night.  But wait, this IS a double bill – Gina Sicilia makes a tour stop at World Records this Saturday night as well!

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The Coolest place around this Saturday night!

When the temperature turns up in Bake, people that can escape to the coast for the weekend give you that look.  You know, the look that says, “I’m leaving, because I can.  I made good decisions in life.  You?  You’re stuck here, watching the Golden Empire get ever more golden.”

THIS weekend, you don’t have to take that.  Because JIMMY THACKERY is coming to Bakersfield, not Pismo.

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EXTREME heat warning!

Yes, it’s been mighty hot in Bake lately.  But not as hot as what’s going down next Saturday night, July 22, on the World Records stage – JIMMY THACKERY and the DRIVERS!
But wait, there’s more. Opening the show will be Philly artist, Gina Sicilia
By the way, with the new store, we decided to change to a Downtown type of phone number.
Write this on the fridge – World Records new phone number is 661-325-1982

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• Last Saturday at noon it was official – the sign came down from the pole in front of our temporary location once we completed moving everything down the stairs and to our home.
Now, it is time to open the new place after 20 years of planning and 20 months of construction. 
• World Records opens July 5th /Wednesday at 11 AM!

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OUR NEXT CONCERT – Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers

• Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers plus Gina Sicilia Saturday, July 22 at World Records Doors 6 PM
• IT IS TIME TO MOVE WORLD RECORDS BACK HOME -Yep, Yep… Our final day of business upstairs at our home away from home is THIS Friday, June 30…

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A look back on Opening Day

On this day 35 years ago, June 12, 1982, to be exact, a new record store opened in Bakersfield at 3741 Columbus Avenue in the Country Club Plaza. 

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2815 F Street

Bakersfield, CA. 93301
Wednesday – Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

World Records has a great selection of CDs, LPs, DVDs.
We get most special orders overnight.  
We also sell record players, t-shirts and more.  
Let our 35 plus years of experience work for you.
Read more about World Records here.

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