You’ll probably recognize quite a few of the names from our hallowed pages, including Meth Dad, The Ascent of Everest, MegaJoos, Fancytramp, The Prophet Nathan, Linear Downfall, Gnarwhal and Penicillin Baby. Just as many of the up-and-comers may draw a blank: Jimmy Carter Kennedy, The Flying-Tinis, German Error Message … Kilo’s Kuntfart Kwartet?
The event, scheduled for the Record Store Day weekend of April 19-21, will feature multiple stops with bite-size sets of live music, augmented this time by poetry slams, drama and performance art. The route and schedule have yet to be announced, but more than 60 acts have been confirmed. Fingers are crossed that the weather holds — the past three years in a row, RSD has been marked by miserable outdoor conditions, though they’ve been known to turn around on a dime.