2815 F Street
Bakersfield, CA. 93301

Gratefully Celebrating
41 Years!

Store Hours
Wednesday  through
Friday 11am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

World Records is ready to help you get CDs, LPs, and tickets for our upcoming concerts.

Speaking of concerts, we have some big artists coming up:
Eilen Jewell, John McCutcheon, Tommy Castro Band, Andy Woodhull And More…
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Everyone wants to be proud of their town. But it takes effort to have a town to be proud of. And when it comes to World Records concerts, it takes a little effort, but the rest is really easy, and FUN, and INVIGORATING! The artists we select to feature at our theater, they are the foundation of the music version of the food pyramid – artists that aspiring artists draw inspiration from, recording artists, world-wide touring artists, artists whose life work is to spread meaning through music.

Next Show!

Eilen Jewell
Saturday December 9, 2023
Tickets Now On Sale!

Eilen Jewell
– Live and Onstage @ World Records Saturday December 9, 2023

After a Tumultuous Few Years, Eilen Jewell Drives Her Diverse Noir Roots on ‘Get Behind the Wheel’ – American Songwriter. With Get Behind The Wheel, her ninth studio album, Jewell does precisely that, planting herself firmly in the driver’s seat as she picks up the pieces and finds new purpose and meaning in the process. The collection pushes Jewell’s trademark blend of vintage roots-noir into more psychedelic territory, with spacious, cinematic arrangements complementing her revelatory explorations of grief, loss, resilience, and redemption.

For over fifteen years, Eilen Jewell has taken her brand of sultry surf-noir and dynamic Americana music to cities from Melbourne to Madrid to Manhattan. Her subtle but powerful musical approach, combined with her warm stage presence and evocative original lyrics, continue to gain her the loyalty of fans worldwide.
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Hello there Ladies and Gentlemen –
Sure has been nice to have folks back in World Records, flipping through CDs and LPs, checking out the Boytone record players and Audio-Technica turntables, picking out seats for upcoming concerts, getting just the right color WR t-shirts, and filling out to-s and from-s on those World Records gift certificates that every music lover longs for.

It’s easy to use the World Records Upcoming Shows Page to get up to speed about the terrific artists we have selected for upcoming concerts.

So, I hope you have a few minutes to “meet” these artists, whether or not you come to the concert.  It’s important that you know why we think a visit by these artists make our town a little better.
Thank you for taking time to read and for being the reason our store and our concerts continue! 

We are a local, independent Record Store

World Records has a great selection of new CDs and LPs.
We LOVE tracking down Special Orders! 
We have a huge selection of Used Vinyl – already cleaned, graded, and sealed.
We also sell turntables, record players, t-shirts, and more.  

The only Record Store with a Theater in the entire USA!

Your Gathering – Book Your Event Now!

World Records Theater is a great venue for receptions, reunions, parties, meetings, school proms, or other social events.

Stimulating Interior  Vaulted ceilings, reclaimed brick walls, multi-level floor, large stage, and modern restrooms. Seats over 500 people for lectures or 290 guests at banquet tables.

• User Friendly Great location near Hwy 99, 178, and Golden State. Huge, well lit parking lot. Full kitchen. Beer and wine bar. Experienced team to help with planning and logistics.

Great Acoustics Our theater was built from the ground up to sound fabulous!

Call us today for details: 661-325-1982

Record Store  

Let our 41 plus years of experience work for you.

Are you thinking about some special music that you have been meaning to add to your collection?

Call us today: 661-325-1982  We can help!

Read more about World Records here.


Music is for ALL ages.

So is World Records,

the store AND its shows.