EVENTS

What Cheer often organizes
and puts together Special Events!

as you can image our annual Spring Event has been
postponed to a date still to be determined. it was to have
taken place this Saturday 2nd May 2020 in Providence, but all
events like this are not happening until it’s safe to do so.

in the nearly 15 years we’ve been organizing our
Rock + Roll Yard Sales we’ve never had to cancel an
event. we’ve had a few that had to be moved to raindates,
but we’ve never dealt with anything like what we’re all facing
now with this health crisis. it’s interrupted nearly everything
and has definitely created hardship for the very core
of our events – our vendors.

some of them do sales like ours on the side, but a large
number of our vendors make a living selling at pop-up events
and have seen their incomes dry up without an avenue for
selling their goods. below is something of a virtual
Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale for you to check out.
please consider spending some time clicking around and
if you have some money to spare, buy something!

below are the vendors who’d been accepted to be part
of our Saturday 2nd May Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale.
our hope is that you’ll virtually shop and support them.
just click on the photos and business names / descriptions
to make your way to the vendor’s websites, etc.

(those that aren’t clickable don’t have web presences).
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here’s some great records, vintage + DIY handmade goods

 


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ARTBOOF

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Artboof is a collective of artists focused on bringing
accessible art and knowledge to the community, including
handmade paintings, prints, stickers, t-shirts
and original clothing.
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BAG LADY

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All kinds of bags, purses, cross body phone pouches,
etc. designed and crafted by hand from new and recycled
materials.  A small number of bags are vintage as well.

Mari isn’t currently selling anything online as she’s
busy with a mask sewing project, but she also
promotes flamenco related events through facebook

https://www.facebook.com/FlamencoBuzz/



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Big Wheel Vintage sells great rare records and vintage
clothing, including an excellent selection of vintage rock
and pop culture related t-shirts.


BOTANIE

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Botanie seels plant art & plant jewelry made from
repurposed metals and foraged materials, macrame,
floral dresses / clothing and shirts. 
 

 
Candy’s Curiosities & Vintage sells an eclectic mix
of unique antiques oddities and vintage decor
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The Colonel sells records, comics, art, mid-century
modern items & more. he’s also a local music legend.
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Design Whathaveyou creates unique handmade
concrete jewelry in a variety of styles and colors and
embellished with different gemstones.
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DISPOSABLE RELICS

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Disposable Relics sells great records, CDs, toys,
vintage goods, and some crafts. they have no websites
so look forward to seeing them in person later on.
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Duque Skate Art sells upcycled funcional handmade
skateboard art made out of locally collected skateboards
from Rhode Island. some of their items are pens,
keychains, coasters, seam ripper‘s,
bowls, and cutting boards 
 
 


EDIE & FIN

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Edie & Fin sells handmade children’s shoes,
clothing and bucket hats. they have no websites so
look forward to seeing them in person later on.
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EIGHT ACORNS

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Eight Acorns sells nature-inspired terrarium jewelry,

accessories and home décor items, featuring preserved
botanicals and herbarium collected from all around the world.
All pieces are meticulously created solely from their home
studio, currently based in Sharon, MA.

All flora undergoes a special preservation process
then gets encased in the highest quality jewelry-grade
acrylic, followed by sanding and polishing each piece
by hand. It’s a long labor-intense process that can take up
to two weeks from the very beginning, but it ensures
flowers keep their fragile beauty for a lifetime.
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nature inspired accessories, unique jewelry and
home decor featuring pressed flowers
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Fresh And Fossil sells affordable men’s and women’s
hand picked vintage clothing & accessories from the ’90s
and earlier. It’s an eclectic mix of street style, bold colors,
fun designs and feminine mid-century pieces. they
also sell a lot of kitschy accessories. 
 
 


FUNKY GEMS

 

 

Funky Gems sells objects d’art and thrift store type
products, including practical & impractical small stuff
and small vintage furniture items. they have no websites
so be sure to check them out in person at
a future Rock + Roll Yard Sale.
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All things vintage! Clothing, Housewares & Handmade

 

 
Goldenhour Goods sells accessories for pets and owners
and Deanna Crone of One Oliver sells cards & custom cups. 
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Henna By Heather does hand-painted, custom-designed
and all-natural plant-based body art that lasts 1-3 weeks. see
about booking private appointments with Heather. she will
be available to book for weddings and other events
once it’s safe for her to do so. 
 


HOLY CROW

 

 

Holy Crow is Art, Design, and Evidence of Magic 
specializing in Witchpunk jewelry made with the person
wearing it in mind. Some pieces are  magical amulets,
spiritual objects, and some are designed to be stylish pieces
for the rock and metal scene. In addition, we offer zines,
buttons, patches, illustrations,  photography, and our
wellness line, The Illuminated Seed Society.
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James Polisky sells printed silkscreen on paper & wood

 

 
Larkin And Larking creates Hand-Embroidered Denim
Jackets + Patches and Far-Out One-Of-A-Kind Accessories.
they’ve also been making some fun tie-dye masks
that can be ordered by clicking here.
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LENNY SCOLLETTA

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Lenny sells great Records, CDs and Posters. 

no websites so look forward to seeing him later on.

 

This amazing antiques center on steroids sells great
records, clothing, furniture, knock knacks & art / posters
and things to hang on your walls.
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Rhode Island T Shirts, Mugs & Stickers

 

 

MUD HEDZ

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Mud Hedz sells really cool, handmade clay pipes
that are slip cast in earthenware clay. They are made in
molds cast from objects, hand sculpts or a combination of
both. Mud Hedz pipe designs are inspired by the process
and aesthetic of vintage salt and pepper shakers
and 1960s & ’70s hobby ceramic wares.
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‘Gansett Merch from this great local brewery!

 

 
Mick sells great Vinyl Records & Music Memorabilia
at events and at his Massachusetts shop. be sure to visit
him at 1 Milford St., Upton, MA 01568 when shops
can be shopped at again.
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PARCHED

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Parched sells Providence and New England themed
shirts, totes, hoodies, baby onesies and other soft goods
with local Providence and Rhode Island themes, as well as
a few other cities we have a connection  to. They’re two people
who design and screen-print everything and are based
out of Federal Hill in Providence.
 
 

Pawpetual Pins creates and sells custom enamel pins

 

 
Records + Tapes + CDs + Patches
and be sure to visit this great New Bedford shop.
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PVDVTG

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pvdvtg sells a mix of vintage streetwear and custom
upcycled clothing and accessories from the ’80s-2000s
with a focus on streetwear as well as custom upcycled
hand dyed workwear. They also sell lighters and smoking
accessories decoupaged with vintage comic books
(The Simpsons, Beavis & Butthead, etc).
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Records The Good Kind is an exceptional record shop
located in Vernon, CT and they occasional also sell
vintage jewelry & handmade cards at events.
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Handmade Throw Pillows, Tote Bags, Scrunchies, and More 

 
 
Sepia Lepus sells original paintings, prints, tea towels
and a few tote bags featuring colorful and fun
illustrations and cartography.
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SHINDIG!

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Shindig! sells hand painted vintage luggage, leather,
patched denim, pins with a sexy, scary, rock & roll vibe 

repurposing & upcycling whenever possible.

 

 
 

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Sir Milky Quartz is a curated collection
of handmade, upcycled and vintage goods
 
 

SJK SALES

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Handmade Animal Art Made From Recycled Metal
and Tin and while SJK SALES has no websites you can

contact them to purchase items via email
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bme101361@gmail.com

 

SWAMP YANKEE

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Swamp Yankee designs rock posters and sells
hand silk-screened prints of them at events and on
his website. he is also the official Rock + Roll Yard Sale
poster artist and has been since 2004 when we first
started our events. follow him on Facebook for some
seriously amusing posts as well as special free
black & white downloads of some of his posters
intended to be colored in like coloring books

he can also be hired to design the logo
or poster of your dreams.

http://swampyankee.weebly.com/
https://www.facebook.com/swampyankee.art

 

 
Swift & Faire sells clothing, accessories, cool threads
and some funky odds and ends.
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https://www.instagram.com/swiftandfaire/

and also check out . . .

 

vintage toys, sports memorabilia and some vintage clothing

 

 

UJJAYA

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Ujjaya sells natural fragrances, jewelry, canvas totes – all
products that make you smell good, look good, feel good!
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VINYL HAVEN

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vinyl, memorabilia, vintage, antiques.
they have no websites so see them in person
when it’s safe to hold our event. 

 

 

Wandering Bird makes artisan gemstone jewelry

 

 
Records, CDs, Vintage Goods & More
and What Cheer owners Chris & Jennifer Daltry
are also the Rock + Roll Yard Sale’s organizers.
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AK sells funky handmade clothing and accessories

 

 

Wisheyeview makes monster/robot/zombie art, apparel & comics

 

 

also check out Black Rabbit Curiosities

Black Rabbit makes decorative arts and collage.

 


 

Nicely Curated Vinyl You Should Listen To

 

 
great vintage clothing, mainly tees focusing
on music, pop culture and sports.
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ZOOGUU

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Zooguu makes Handmade Faux Taxidermy & Art Prints

 

 


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Past Events

 

join us on Sunday 22nd December for our
21st Anniversary Party & Holiday Sale

more info here

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Sunday 8th September 2019 at Union Square Plaza
in Somerville, MA (the Boston area) with a
raindate the following Sunday 15th Sept.
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the event will feature a large number of local vendors
selling records / music stuff + vintage + DIY handmade with
live music + a fun host DJ spinning vinyl records

click here for more info and full vendor list

2018 SOMERVILE ROCK AND ROLL YARD SALE ELVIS COSTELLO POSTER

our next Rock And Roll Yard Sale takes place on
Saturday 4th May 2019 in downtown Providence, RI.
it’s the InDowncity Rock Garden Party where you’ll find
records, vintage and DIY handmade goods from 50
great local independent sellers. there’ll also be vendors
and representatives from area farms, gardens, etc.
plus outdoor bars + food vendors.
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it’s free to attend and the hours are 11am-6pm

click here for more info

 

Saturday 5th May 2018 is our annual Spring event
where we partner with inDowncityPVD for a large
block party called the Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest
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click here for more info

what cheer sells all sorts of vinyl records in providence rhode island

Sunday 10th September 2017 at Union Square Plaza in
Somerville, MA. it’s our annual Boston area event, done
with the help of the Somerville Arts Council and
is part of their excellent ArtsUnion series.the event will feature a large number of local vendors
selling records / music stuff + vintage + DIY handmade goods
with entertainment provided by our host DJ Patrick Neil Bryant + live
music by the Low Cardsthe Silks, and Willa Mamet + Paul Miller

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the 2017 somerville rock and roll yard sale 9.10

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on Saturday 22nd April we celebrate the
10th Anniversary of Record Store Day at our shop
What Cheer Records + Vintage in Providence. there will
be a sale, lots of special limited edition releases,
live local music and more!

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10th Anniversary of Record Store Day 4.22.17

here’s the local music we’ve rounded up for Record Store Day

TALL TEENAGERS
ALLYSEN CALLERY
THE LOW CARDS
KATE MICK

and more tba

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our annual Spring Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale
is happening on Saturday 6th May 2017 in downtown
Providence. it’s part of a huge block party called Taco Fest
(formerly the Cinco de Mayo block party). we’ve
rounded up awesome local vendors selling
records / vintage / diy handmade goods

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this event is part of a huge block party called
Taco Fest where there will be taco trucks on every corner
as well as outdoor bars, live music, DJ Studebaker Hawk
and more fun stuff for the young and old alike.

5.6.17 RRYS DETAILS

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and then we’re closing the doors on retail
at the end of May 2017. after nearly 20 years in
Providence, we are closing the shop, but we are
not going out of business. What Cheer will
continue to sell online and also organize our
Rock + Roll Yard Sales and other events.

what cheer farewell cover

more on this later, but greedy and visionless
landlords like ours, Capstone Properties, in addition to
developers, including Brown University, have ruined Thayer
and made it impossible for a shop like What Cheer? to be
sustainable. almost every single independently owned
retail store has been squeezed out of Thayer, and
when there are so few shops, people no longer come to
the street to shop. and now even great local restaurants
are being forced out, only to see more chains move
in, causing rents to go up to absurd levels
that only chains can afford.

we have given it our all, only to see what was
once an incredibly awesome local shopping district
be turned into nothing. so long, Thayer . . .

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join us for our annual
Black Friday Record Store Day
event on Fri 11.25.16

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on Sunday 18th December we
celebrate our 17th Anniversary with
a party and a sale!

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on Sunday 30th October 2016
What Cheer Records + Vintage hosts
Mike Badger (founder of the La’s!) for a
talk / reading celebrating his new book
‘ The Rhythm And The Tide (Liverpool,
The La’s and Ever After) ‘

SUNDAY 30 OCTOBER 2016
MIKE BADGER BOOK TALK / READING
WHAT CHEER RECORDS + VINTAGE
180 ANGELL ST. (UPSTAIRS)
PROVIDENCE, RI 02906

2-5 PM

FREE !

https://www.facebook.com/events/267184530348097/
What Cheer Records + Vintage in Providence
welcomes Mike Badger Founder of The La’s and
co-author of The Rhythm And The Tide (Liverpool
The La’s and Ever After) for a book reading and
Q&A on Liverpool as a Music city.

Mike Badger will play an acoustic set and
also playing live in-store at What Cheer will be:

The Barley Hoppers
the ‘Mericans

and Narragansett Beer are sponsoring the event!

What Cheer will be open Noon-5pm with
the event itself running from 2pm-closing time.

it’s also close to Halloween so costumes
of attendees would add to the fun . . .

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Liverpool in the 1980s. With prospects for the city’s
youth bleak, an ill-fated scheme for unemployed musicians
commenced, inadvertently shaping the future for members
of Space, Cast and The Lightning Seeds, thus giving fresh
impetus to the idea of song as a saviour for the city.

Spearheading this was The La’s, first they conquered
their home town, and then on the brink of hitting the big time
(and eventually inspiring what would become Britpop) Badger
quit to form Americana pioneers The Onset and find international
recognition as a sculptor, before eventually co-founding
Liverpool’s Viper record label (which has recently
released its 100th album).

As well as featuring a host of Mersey Musicians and
characters there are chance meetings with Captain Beefheart,
Jonathan Richman and Frank Sidebottom to name a few but
above all new insights are revealed into the
great lost Liverpool band The La’s.

From the emergence of Punk and New-Wave in the
1970s and on through to the acknowledgment of Liverpool
as Cultural Capital some thirty years on.

The Rhythm and the Tide is Mike Badger’s personal
story as a restlessly creative individual, and a reflection on the
ebb and flow of the music scene in the city that he loves.

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on Friday 17th June, What Cheer
celebrates the physical release of the
new Radiohead album ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’
with an all-day event including a special
live stream curated and including performances
by Radiohead! we’ll have the limited edition
double LP opaque white vinyl pressing of the
new album (we’ll also have it on CD and regular
black vinyl) and there will also be promotional
goodies, free with purchase + you can enter
special contests to win Radiohead rarities.

Radiohead Live From A Moon Shaped Pool at What Cheer

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the event is sponsored by our friends
at Narragansett Beer, meaning complimentary
ice cold tall-boys for 21+ thirsty locals.

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see an art exhibition curated
by What Cheer‘s own Jennifer Daltry
until July 15th in Fall River, MA at
The Narrows Center For The Arts

Experimental Nature 1

Experimental Nature includes
Jennifer’s drawings and prints + the
work of 4 other Rhode Island artists.

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on Saturday 11th June 2016 there’s an
opening reception for an art exhibition called
Experimental Nature that was curated and
includes work by What Cheer‘s own
Jennifer Daltry.

it’s not at the shop, but instead
at The Narrows Center For The Arts
in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Experimental Nature 1

Experimental Nature

 The urge to document our surroundings dates back to the cave paintings of primitive beings. As artists, each of us interprets the world in a different way, whether realistic, stylized, fantastic or even surreal. A natural surrounding can be transformed by each artist’s translation of what they see, and this collection will showcase unique perspectives. Curated by Jennifer Daltry, and featuring Jennifer Hrabota LesserLauren ScottoMaggie Siegel
and Dianne Wilkinson

The Narrows Center For The Arts
16 Anawan Street, Fall River MA 02721 

The show will run from June 3rd – July 15th 2016

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday – Saturday
Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Also open by appointment. Call 508.324.1926 to schedule a day and time.

There will be a reception on Saturday June 11th from 1-4 pm

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our next Rock + Roll Yard Sale is our
annual Cinco de Mayo RRYS and Block Party

SATURDAY 7 MAY 2016

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🚴 Our Vendor List! 🚴

(below is a partial list of vendors selling at this event. more to be added soon!)

ABOVE BELOW JEWELRY  |  BRASS + SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE JEWELRY

ALEX SALVI  |  ORIGINAL ARTWORK / ILLUSTRATION

ANNE MADE DESIGNS  |   HANDMADE JEWELRY

APE + BIRD  |  HANDMADE VEGAN CAPS + PACKS + MORE

ATOMIC FLAT  |  MID-CENTURY MODERN

BLACK SHEEP DESIGNS  |   UNIQUE HANDCRAFTED JEWELRY

BOTANIE  |  BOTANICAL ART + BRASS JEWELRY FROM OLD SCRAPS

DAVE HUDON RECORDS  |   VINYL RECORDS

ESOTERICA  |  REPURPOSED VINTAGE JEWELRY

FLIGHTLESS CREATIONS  |   VINTAGE INSPIRED HANDMADE JEWELRY

FOLK COUTURE  |  ONE OF A KIND CLOTHES FOR WOMEN WHO DARE

GINA’S CREATIONS + VINTAGE  |  HANDMADE + VINTAGE GOODS + RECORDS

HOMESTEAD AT RED BARN  |  SHABBY CHIC VINTAGE SODA + COSMETICS

HUNGER OF THE UNDEAD  |   RECORDS + TAPES + POSTERS + MORE

INSIDE MY CRANIUM  |   UPCYCLED GUITAR STRING JEWELRY

IN YOUR EAR  |  VINYL RECORDS

I WANT A PONY  |  UPCYCLED + REPURPOSED VINTAGE GOODS

JAMES POLISKY SILKSCREEN ART  |  ORIGINAL SILKSCREEN PRINTS

LITTLE PANCAKES  |   HANDMADE JEWELRY

MAYFLOWER VINTAGE + ANTIQUES  |   VINTAGE CLOTHING + HOME GOODS + RECORDS

MODE MERR  |  VINTAGE + PIN UP INSPIRED WOMEN’S CLOTHING

PROVIDENCE PYREX + T-SHIRTS  |  VINTAGE MENS CLOTHING + KITCHENWARE

RECORDS THE GOOD KIND  |  THE GOOD KIND OF VINYL RECORDS

RHODE TRIP PHOTOGRAPHY  |   RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL IMAGES + PICTURES

ShopCREAM  |  HANDMADE JEWELRY + UPCYCLED SUNGLASSES

SPLIT APART SECONDHAND  |  MENS + WOMENS VINTAGE CLOTHING + ACCESSORIES

SPIRIT BONE APOTHEKARY  |   HOMEMADE HERBAL PRODUCTS + VINTAGE GOODS + ART

STUDEBAKER HAWK  |   OUR HOST DJ + VINYL RECORD SELLER

SWAMP YANKEE  |  SILKSCREENED ROCK POSTERS

THAT HIPPIE CHIC  |   HANDMADE JEWELRY + ACCESSORIES

THE BIRD’S NEST  |  VINTAGE CLOTHING + JEWELRY + ACCESSORIES

THE EMBASSY ANTIQUES  |  ANTIQUES + COLLECTIBLES + VINTAGE

THE SNEAKY PENGUIN  |  HAND-PRINTED T-SHIRTS + MORE

WANDERLUXE JEWELRY  |  HOME + BODY ADORNMENT FOR CHIC DRIFTERS + DREAMERS

WHAT CHEER?  |  RECORDS + VINTAGE

WHITE BUFFALO  |  VINTAGE INSPIRED ACCESSORIES + MORE

WILDING DAVIS + CO.  |   LETTERPRESS + SCREENPRINTED GOODS

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also be sure to stop by and see our friends
from the Providence Animal Rescue League


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coming up in the Spring of 2016. first we
celebrate Record Store Day #RSD16 on
Saturday 16th April with a Sale +
Special Releases and More!

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on Sunday 20th December our shop
What Cheer celebrates it’s 16th Anniversary
with a sale and party! the hours will be
11am-5pm and everything in the shop will be
16% OFF (except gift cards and special orders)

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What Cheer Records + Vintage presents
the Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale on
Sunday 13th September 2015 at Union Square Plaza
in Somerville, Massachusetts from 11am-5pm.

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What Cheer Records + Vintage presents
the Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale at the historic
Providence Public Library on Saturday 13th June 2015.
the event will feature some of the area’s best independent vendors
selling Records + Vintage + DIY Handmade Goods and
there will also be Live Music and DJs to entertain
and a Cash Bar to fuel on the fun.

the Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale
Saturday 13th June 2015 from Noon – 8pm
Providence Public Library
225 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903

Free Admission!
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and on Saturday 13th June 2015 we’ll be bringing
the Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale to the Library! as
part of a 3-Month-Long-Music-Series, we’re doing
a RRYS at the Providence Public Library. there will be
DJs spinning Vinyl + Live Local Music in addition
to lots of great local DIY vendors.
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ANALOG UNDERGROUND  |  VINYL RECORDS
BAREFOOT HENNA
  |  HENNA BODY ART
BOTTLERY  |  HANDCRAFTED BOTTLE JEWELRY + DECOR
COLONEL’S COLLECTIBLES  |  RECORDS + VINTAGE GOODS
DAVE’S RECORDS  |  VINYL RECORDS
DEB + ERIC 9  |  VINYL RECORDS
ESOTERICA  |  REPURPOSED VINTAGE JEWELRY
GEE’S RECORDS  |  SOUL + JAZZ RECORDS
GINA’S CREATIONS   VINTAGE + RECORDS + HANDMADE
HUNGER OF THE UNDEAD  |  RECORDS + POSTERS + MEMORABILIA
JENTHIC QUEEN  |  STEAMPUNK + VOODOO DOLLS + MORE
MIGRATION GOODS  |  HANDMADE FELT + FIBER + PAPER GOODS
NEVERMIND SHOP  |  RECORDS + POSTERS + VINTAGE GOODS
PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY  |  DVDs + POSTERS + SHIRTS
RHODE ISLAND RESCUE  |  FELINE / CAT FOSTERING + CARE
SLIPPED DISC  |  PUNK + NEW WAVE + METAL RECORDS
STUDEBAKER HAWK  |  VINYL RECORDS
SWAMP YANKEE   SILK-SCREENED ROCK POSTERS
SYMPOSIUM BOOKS  |  RECORDS + BOOKS
THE EMBASSY ANTIQUES  |  VINTAGE UPFURBISHED GOODS
TOR JOHNSON RECORDS  |  NEW INDIE RECORDS
TRAPHAUS RECORDS  |  VINYL RECORDS
UPTOWN VINYL  |  RECORDS + VINTAGE GOODS
VINTAGE ON THE ROCKS   |  VINTAGE CLOTHING + ACCESSORIES
WHAT CHEER?  |  RECORDS + VINTAGE

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Live Music and DJ Schedule (Times are Approximate)
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4pm
Alec K. Redfearn + The Eyesores
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Alec K Redfearn And The Eyesores play Providence Public Library Rock And Roll Yard Sale on Sat 13th June 2015

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Alec K. Redfearn And the Eyesores play music
like no other. their accordion led psychedelic gypsy rock
sounds will sound so crazy good at the library!
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3pm
Cowboy & Lady
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Cowboy and Lady are a rootsy Providence duo
made of of Tyler of the Silks and his lady Jess Powers.
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2pm
the Nonpareils
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the Nonpareils were a Providence indie-pop band back in
the 1990s who played sugary pop music with clever lyrics. they
recently reunited and have been playing locally.
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and DJ T-Law + Money Mike will spin vinyl throughout
the day, with special guest appearances by DJ Jackson Devious
(PPL Exec Director) and Jane Vasser (Project 45)
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What Cheer Records + Vintage presents a
special concert on Friday 13th June 2015 with locals
Roz And The Rice Cakes performing live in the
Providence Public Library Auditorium and you
can Get Advance Tickets by Clicking Here 

what cheer records and vintage presents roz and the rice cakes live at providence public library on friday 19th june


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from April – June 2015 the Providence Public Library
is hosting a series of Music Related Events at their Downtown
Providence location. the series is called Don’t Stop The Music
and What Cheer was asked to book a bunch of Live Music
for it. click here for the schedule. almost all of it
is Free and sure to be fun!
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on Saturday 16th May 2015 there will be a
special edition of the Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale
on Thayer Street in Providence. it’s an East Side
version of Narragansett Beer‘s already popular
Neighbor Days Block Party which has happened for
several years now in the Fall on the West Side of
Providence (it’s our hope that going forward there
will be a Neighbor Days on the East Side every Spring
and another on the West Side in the Fall).
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since moving our shop What Cheer Records to
Thayer Street, we’ve wanted to help make something
like this happen on Thayer / the East Side, and after
bringing the idea up to Narragansett Beer, they ran with it
and now it’s a reality, thanks to the folks at Flatbread Pizza
and the Thayer Street District Management Authority. we’ve
also teamed up with WBRU to provide live music for this,
the 1st Annual Thayer Street Neighbor Days Block Party.
besides bands, beer and food, many of Thayer’s
merchants (including What Cheer) will be joined by
some great Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale vendors
selling Records + Vintage + DIY Handmade.
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besides all the shops and restaurants Thayer already has
to offer, the Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale has rounded up the
following vendors selling Records + Vintage + DIY Handmade
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VENDOR LIST
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GIRAFFES AND ROBOTS  |  ORIGINAL ART PRINTS
GLOWORM  + EON  |  VINTAGE TOY PHOTOS + HANDMADE GOODS
GOMOBYJO JEWELRY DESIGNS  |  HANDCRAFTED REPURPOSED JEWELRY
I’M YOUR PRESENT  |  HANDMADE CLOTHING + JEWELRY
INSIDE MY CRANIUM  |  REPURPOSED GUITAR STRING JEWELRY
KIND CONNECTION  |  AMERICAN MADE FUNCTIONAL GLASS ART
MODE MERR  |  RETRO WOMEN’S CLOTHING
STUDEBAKER HAWK  |  VINYL RECORDS
THAT HIPPIE CHIC  |  VINTAGE CLOTHING + ACCESSORIES
THE BIRD’S NEST  |  VINTAGE CLOTHING + ACCESSORIES
THE EMBASSY ANTIQUES  |  VINTAGE + ANTIQUE GOODS
TRAPHAUS RECORDS  |  VINYL RECORDS
WANDERING BIRD DESIGNS  |  HANDMADE JEWELRY
WHAT CHEER  |  RECORDS + VINTAGE
WITH CARE JEWELRY  |  HANDMADE JEWELRY
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what cheer sells all sorts of vinyl records in providence rhode island

and on Saturday 13th June 2015 we’ll be bringing
the Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale to the Library! as
part of a 3-Month-Long-Music-Series, we’re doing
a RRYS at the Providence Public Library. there will be
DJs spinning Vinyl + Live Local Music in addition
to lots of great local DIY vendors.
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click here for the vendor application for this event!

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Saturday 2nd May 2015 and it’s part of the awesome
annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party that In-Downcity Providence
puts on every year on Westminster Street in downtown
Providence. on Saturday 2nd May 2015 we’ll join this block party
with lots of great vendors selling Records + Vintage + DIY Handmade
goods. this Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale is our biggest
Rhode Island event of the year and is not to be missed.
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2015 CINCO DE MAYO RRYS PROVIDENCE ROCK AND ROLL YARD SALE POSTER 5.2.152015 CINCO RRYS POSTER B+WSaturday 2nd May 2015 from 11am-6pm 
Cinco de Mayo Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale + Block Party
Westminster Street in Downcity Providence

what cheer sells all sorts of vinyl records in providence rhode island

Happy 2015 from What Cheer?

and thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate
our 15th Anniversary at the end of last year!  we’re not
wasting any time coming up with more fun events now that
we’re in the New Year. coming up on Saturday 18th April
we celebrate Record Store Day with a sale, lots of
special Limited Edition RSD Releases, and
Live Local Music at What Cheer?

celebrate record store 2015 at what cheer records and vintage in providence ri rhode island on saturday 18th 18 april 2015

CELEBRATE RECORD STORE DAY 2015 AT WHAT CHEER
SATURDAY 18 APRIL 2015 (10AM – 8PM)
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Live Music at What Cheer on Record Store Day

BOB KENDALL
THE RED PENNYS
SLEEPYHEAD

EMMA ROME

we open at 10am and live music starts at 1:45pm

learn more about Record Store Day by clicking here

Celebrate Record Store Day 2015 at What Cheer Records and Vintage in Providence Rhode Island Live Music and More

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this Fall will mark 15 Years of What Cheer! to celebrate,
we’re having a party! on Sunday 21st December we’ll be throwing
a party at our shop to celebrate What Cheer’s 15th Anniversary
and the Holidays. this will be a sale with holiday cheer galore.

we’ll have snacks, ice cold Narrangansett Beer, a
Sale where EVERYTHING at What Cheer will be 15% OFF
this Sunday 21st December only (excluding any held items or
special orders) and besides spinning holiday classics
on the turntable, there will also be some live music
by Emma Rome and more.
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this Fall will mark 15 Years of What Cheer! to celebrate, we’ve
put together some special events to commemorate this big anniversary.
the first will be a big bash for Black Friday Record Store Day which
will be on Friday 28th November from 10am-8pm. we’ll have lots
of the special Record Store Day vinyl limited edition releases
as well as live music by Roz And The Rice Cakes and
John Faraone and more tba.

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then on Saturday 13th December we’ll be throwing one of our
Rock And Roll Yard Sales in Downtown Providence – just in time for
Holiday Shopping, this Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale will
be at Aurora on Westminster Street, which will be jam packed with
great local vendors selling Records + Vintage + DIY Handmade

RRYS 12.13.14 David Byrne Hotdog Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale

and then on Sunday 21st December we’ll be throwing
a party at our shop to celebrate What Cheer’s 15th Anniversary
and the Holidays. this will be a sale with holiday cheer galore.

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What Cheer Records + Vintage of Providence presents
the Somerville Rock + Roll Yard Sale on Sunday 7th September 2014
in Union Square – Somerville, Mass. this is the annual event
we do along with the Somerville Arts Council !
the hours are 11am – 5pm and it’s Free!

there will be Live Music by Reindeer (ex Swirlies / Scarce
 Michael Tarbox, Chris Monti and Keith McCurdy of Vudu Sister
and Spinning Vinyl all day will be DJ Subject To Change.

the Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale
Union Square Plaza
90 Union Square
Somerville, MA 02143


Sunday 7th September 2014 Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale Ric Ocasek of the Cars Poster Design by Swampyankee Uncle Pete
the Somerville Rock & Roll Yard Sale will feature a large number of
vendors selling Records + Vintage + DIY Handmade Goods and More!
you can even get a hand silk-screened poster of the design above featuring
Boston legend Ric Ocasek of the Cars by the one and only
Uncle Pete of Swampyankee Design.

Sun 7 Sept 2014 Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale Details
here’s our Vendor List

ABSOLUTELY CREATIONS (Northborough,MA)
A NUBIAN NATION RECORDS (Dorchester, MA)
BIG PHIL’S RECORDS (Lowell, MA)
CHEERS 2 CHAIRS VINTAGE + RECORDS (Somerville, MA)
DAVID COLOMBO RECORDS (Somerville, MA)
DOM CASUAL RECORDS (Rye Brook, NY)
EMINENCE FRONT (Somerville, MA)
ESOTERICA JEWELRY (Somerville, MA)
EVOLUTION NOW HANDMADE + VINTAGE (MA)
EXILE CDs (Rye Brook, NY)
EYECANDY WEARABLE ART (Wrentham, MA)
GARRICK POTZ RECORDS (MA)
GINA’S CREATIONS (Cranston, RI)
HUNGER OF THE UNDEAD (Lincoln, RI)
I’M YOUR PRESENT (Providence, RI)
IN YOUR EAR RECORDS / CHRIS ZINGG (Warren, RI)
MAD’S LUCKY 13 (Medford, MA)
MARI GALLI (Cambridge, MA)
MEMORY RELICS (Roslindale, MA)
MIKE CURTIN CDs + RECORDS (Queensbury, NY)
MONKEY CHOW (East Boston, MA)
MUSIC GEMS (Newton, MA)
PRESCRIBED VINYL (Wellesley, MA)
RECORDS : THE GOOD KIND (Vernon, CT)
ROTTEN APPLES CRAFTS (Springfield, MA)
SOMERVILLE ARTS COUNCIL (Somerville, MA)
STUDEBAKER HAWK RECORDS (Western MA)
SWAMPYANKEE POSTERS (Portsmouth, RI)
SWIFT AND FAIRE CO. (Boston, MA)
THE MOUNTAIN MAKERS (Keene, NH)
TOMORROW’S PEOPLE VINTAGE (Somerville, MA)
TOT ROX (Somerville, MA)
UNION PRESS (Somerville, MA)
WEINBERG DESIGNS (Somerville, MA)
WHAT CHEER RECORDS + VINTAGE (Providence, RI)
WILDING DAVIS + COMPANY (Roslindale, MA)

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What Cheer presents the Cinco de Mayo Block Party and Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale on Saturday 3rd May 2014 on Westminster Street in Downtown PVD
on Saturday 3rd May 2014 What Cheer presents the
Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale as part of the 4th Annual
InDowncity Providence Cinco de Mayo Block Party.

the Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale
this event will feature a large number of vendors selling
Vinyl Records and other Music Memorabilia, great Vintage Goods
and DIY Handmade stuff. there will be food trucks, outdoor bars
plus a DJ and a Live Mariachi Band.
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celebrate Record Store Day RSD14 at
What Cheer in Providence on Saturday 19th April!
we’ll have a Sale + Limited Edition RSD Releases
and Live In-Store Performances by Arc Iris
the Brother Kite and Cotton Candy. the
live music
will start at 3:30 pm

What Cheer RSD Show Poster Saturday April 19th 2014

get the Crosley Peanuts Crusier Record Player Turntable at What Cheer in Providencealong with lots of special limited edition
Record Store Day RSD 2014 vinyl releases, we’ll
also have a limited amount of the most-excellent new
Crosley Peanuts / Charlie Brown Cruiser Portable Turntables!
if you’re looking for one of these, let us know as we may
be able to arrange a pre-order for you.

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on Saturday 1st March 2014 at 6pm What Cheer? will
be hosting a Live In-Store Performance to celebrate the release
of  the album ‘Island Intervals‘ by Providence’s Death Vessel
on Sub Pop Records. DV’s Joel Thibodeau is an old friend of
What Cheer’s and his new album is incredibly good!

get Death Vessel 'Island Intervals' on LP Vinyl at What Cheer in Providence
Death Vessel’s ‘Island Intervals’ was recorded in Iceland
with the Sigur Rós people and sounds as otherworldly as their
own records. the album is officially released on Tues 25th February
and we’ll have it available at What Cheer? beginning then. it’ll
also be available on CD and LP at the in-store performance
on Saturday 1st March at What Cheer?

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on Sunday 15th December 2013 What Cheer will be Celebrating its
14th Anniversary with a Holiday Party + Sale! we’ll have snacks, tasty beverages from Narragansett Beer + More!
click here for more information.

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What Cheer Black Friday Record Store Day Special Event in Providence Special RSD Releases Sale Vinyl Records Albums Live Music

on Friday 29th November 2013 we’ll be Celebrating with a Sale
and a Special Black Friday Record Store Day Event at What Cheer?
in Providence. we’ll have Limited Edition Black Friday RSD Releases
and all Used Stuff at What Cheer will be 25% Off and New Stuff will be
10% Off and all Bargain LPs, 45s and 78s will be just 10 cents each
this One-Day-Only (all special Record Store Day items are excluded
from Sale).  there will also be Live Music + the Event
is Sponsored by Narragansett Beer.

Black Friday 29th November 2013 open 10am-8pm.

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Saturday 7th September 2013

What Cheer? has Rounded up Rock + Roll Yard Sale Vendors
for the 3rd Annual Neighbor Days Block Party which is Free and
features Live Music in addition to great Food + Beer Trucks
from Noon – 6pm in Luongo Square on the West Side
of Providence (between the Avery and E+O Tap)
Click Here for More Information!

2013 Neighbor Days Providence Rock + Roll Yard Sale Poster

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Sunday 25th August 2013

Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale 2013 Sunday 25th August
Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale 2013 Sunday 25th August

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Saturday 29th June 2013

Allysen Callery + Tim Woulfe What Cheer In Store Performance Saturday 29th June 2013

on Saturday 29th June 2013 we’ll be hosting two local songwriters for a
special Record Release Event with Allysen Callery and Tim Woulfe.
both musicians have new records out and they’ll also both
be playing sets of their music in the shop at What Cheer? and the
event is Sponsored by Narragansett Beer and starts at 3pm.
click here for our facebook event page for this!

stop by to hear and buy their new music on Sat 29th!

Lily of the Valley from brett davey on Vimeo.


the Video for “Joyce” by Tim Woulfe

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Saturday 15th June 2013 

Trav S.D. Chain of Fools at What Cheer

author Trav S.D. will be stopping in at What Cheer on
Saturday 15th June 2013 to talk about stuff from his new book
Chain of Fools – Silent Comedy and Its Legacies
from Nickelodeons to YouTube.

we’ll also be Screening two old Silent Comedies
that day at What Cheer? as well so stop by for a rare chance
to view Harold Lloyd’s 1919 film “Don’t Shove” and
Buster Keaton’s 1923 classic “The Baloonatic”. the event
is at 3pm and our sponsor Narragansett Beer
will assist with those who thirst . . .

click here for more info.

Ballonnatic

Sunday 2nd June 2013

on Sunday 2nd June we’ll be Celebrating our 1st Anniversary of being on
Thayer Street since moving the shop a year ago. come by and toast this Milestone
with us as we continue on at our new and awesome location on Thayer!

click here for our facebook event page for this celebration

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May 5th 2013 Cinco de Mayo Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale
May 5th 2013 Cinco de Mayo Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale

What Cheer Presents the Cinco de Mayo Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale
on Sunday 5th May 2013. for more information, click here

the Feelies play What Cheer's Sat 20 April 2013 Record Store Day Special Event

the Feelies play What Cheer’s Sat 20 April 2013 Record Store Day Special Event

for Record Store Day we’ll be bringing in lots of Special Releases and having
a Sale as well as hosting a Special In-Store Performance by Indie Rock Legends
The Feelies and Narragansett Beer are also Sponsoring this Event. the
Feelies performance will be at 2pm and space will be limited for this, so
be sure to show up early if you want in for the live music.

the Feelies special In-Store Performance at What Cheer on Record Store Day 2013

the Feelies special In-Store Performance at What Cheer on Record Store Day 2013

What Cheer RSD Poster

Saturday 9th April 2013 Daphne Lee Martin + Daniel Chase In-Store Performance

Saturday 9th April 2013 Daphne Lee Martin + Daniel Chase In-Store Performance

Daphne Lee Martin
‘Moxie’ In-Store Release Performance
What Cheer Records + Vintage at 4pm Sharp
Sponsored by Narragansett Beer

with special guest Daniel Chase

click here to listen to Daphne Lee Martin’s album ‘Moxie’

and here’s a Video of a new song from Daphne Lee

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