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Record Shows This Weekend & More

There will be three record shows this weekend, one in Halifax, Nova Scotia and another in Newmarket, Ontario and the last in Edmonton, Alberta.

The Halifax Record Fair will be held at the Halifax Forum Maritime Hall at 2901 Windsor St. on Saturday, the 14th of October 2023 from 10am to 4pm.

Admission with be $5 and parking will be free. And the nearest bus stops, 8572 and 8564, are located in front of the complex. Consult Halifax Transit for details.

The Newmarket Vinyl Record & Collectibles Show will be at the Royal Canadian Legion on Sunday, Oct 15th, 2023 from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm.

Admission will be $5 and the venue is located at 707 Strigley St, which is serviced by multiple bus stops so you can find the nearest, more convenient stop by using the trip planner on the York Regional Transit site.

The Fall edition of the Edmonton Record Fair will be hosted at the Central Lions Recreation Center at 11113 113 St. on Sunday, the 15th of October 2023 from 11am to 3.30pm.

Admission is $5 (or $10 for early admission at 9:30am). And the nearest bus stops are 1122 and 1488, on 111 avenue. Consult Edmonton Transit for details.

By the way, you should note that Amazon Big Prime Day only ends at 3am Eastern Time on October 12th, so you might be able to find a deal or two until then. Click here for the deals on music.


Back To School Deals

Back To School offers for vinyl, CDs and television, film and music related merchandise are available at multiple retailers:

Buy One Get One 50% Off offers on posters and t-shirt can be found in store at Sunrise Records, as well as a 10% off offer on new CD purchases of over $50 and 15% off offer on new vinyl purchases of over $100.

Indigo also has a select number of new vinyl releases online with a offer for free shipping on orders over $35.

If you’re looking for used vinyl, CDs, DVDs and blu-ray you can buy one and get 20% off on the second used purchase at Legend Records, both online and in store in Ottawa. And Sonic Boom Toronto will ship orders over $175 free to any destination in North America with some limitations (posters, turntables, speakers and record storage crates are ineligible).

Don’t forget to drop by at your local record store this long weekend for labour day specials.


Optimum and Sunrise Records Offers

There are two offers that I thought you’d like to know about.

The first is from PC Optimum and includes an offer for 5000 bonus points on $50 Apple Gift card purchases from participating retailers, which expires on August 30th, 2023 and can be used on up to a maximum of $500 in card purchases. Click here for details.

The second is an in-store offer from Sunrise Records, which includes a 25% discount on vinyl with the purchase of a turntable. Contact your local store for details.

Just thought you’d like to know.

Sunrise Records is offering discounts on new vinyl and compact discs until September 3rd, 2023 – 15% off on in store purchases of vinyl over $100 and 10% off on in store purchases of compact discs over $50.


Various Offers

Now that Prime Day is over, you should know that Apple has several offers going with PC Optimum and Pepsico.

You can now obtain 5000 bonus PC Points when you purchase $50 Apple gift cards at participating Real Atlantic Superstores and Real Canadian Superstores until Wednesday, the 19th of July 2023. And yes, you can purchase up to ten $50 cards for a maximum bonus of 50,000. Click here for details.

Pepsi drinkers will also notice that specially marked bottles of their favourite drink feature an offer for up to three months of Apple Music for free. But there’s no need to look for an empty bottle for the QR code to participate because this QR code and details on the offer and summer contest are available by clicking here.

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New Offer From PC Optimum and Apple

Have you ever wanted to try out Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple Fitness or Apple News? Then you should note that PC Optimum members who are not currently subscribed to these services can get a 90 day subscription for free.

To obtain more information and to claim this offer, go to PC Optimum’s offer page. And note that the 15,000 Optimum point bonus offer on $100 One 4 All gift cards, which can be redeemed at The Source, Indigo and Staples stores, will expire tomorrow.

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