UPDATE, APRIL 11, 6:56 P.M.: Hey, seriously, this in-store performance is way sold-out. Fingerprints would like to stress that there will be absolutely no walk-up entry on Saturday. So don't go loiter outside the store anyway hoping you'll get in, and stop freaking out the city of Long Beach, okay?
UPDATE, APRIL 4, 5:26 P.M.: So if you're not already in line, we'd probably think over making the drive to Long Beach. According to Fingerprints' official Facebook page:
And check out a photo of the queue sent in by a reader after the jump.
ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 4, 2:30 P.M.: And Record Store Day 2011 (that's Saturday, April 16) just keeps getting cooler: Foo Fighters will be performing an in-store show at Fingerprints in Long Beach!
“I'm proud to be a part of Record Store Day. I grew up discovering music
that changed my life in record stores like Fingerprints and will always
do everything I can to keep that experience alive for generations to
come,” says head Foo Dave Grohl.
Meanwhile, Fingerprints owner Rand Foster
is stoked, too: “Record Store Day has quickly become both an annual
celebration of the indie record store culture and a day to revel in the
glory of unique physical goods. We are extremely proud to host a special
Foo Fighters' in-store for this year's event; their 2011 covers album
is a classic example of a great RSD exclusive. We are excited to be part
of this year's RSD event, and happy to help keep the spirit of the
record store going all year round.”
And on top of it all, Foo Fighters will be releasing a special, limited-edition exclusive piece, Medium Rare, a vinyl-only album of the Foo Fighters' collection of classic cover tunes.
Want to get in? A limited number of wristbands will be available with pre-order of Wasting Light (the Foo's upcoming seventh studio album to be released on April 12) starting Monday, April 4 (that's today!) at 7 p.m. Wristbands will only be available IN PERSON at Fingerprints, limited to the first 200
customers. There will be no e-mail or phone sales.
Fingerprints, 420 E. Fourth St., Long Beach,
(562) 433-4996; www.fingerprintsmusic.com.