Paved Paradise Announces Third Edition of Traveling Record Label Expo, Returning To The East Coast & Midwest From Oct 12-23 | Shore Fire Media

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Paved Paradise Announces Third Edition of Traveling Record Label Expo, Returning To The East Coast & Midwest From Oct 12-23

Paved Paradise Announces Third Edition of Traveling Record Label Expo, Returning To The East Coast & Midwest From Oct 12-23

Dead Oceans, Ghostly International, Jagjaguwar, Numero Group & Secretly Canadian Welcome Colemine Records & Sacred Bones to The Lineup

Equal Parts Pop-Up Shop, Block Party & Roadside Fruit Stand, Each Event Will Celebrate Music & Community Through Thousands of LPs, Cassettes & CDs, Plus Hi-Res Listening Station From Qobuz & More

Today, Paved Paradise announces the third edition of its traveling label expo, further reimagining the record store experience through a series of outdoor events and communal celebrations. From October 12th-23rd – featuring music, merch and more from Ghostly InternationalNumero GroupSecretly Group record labels Dead OceansJagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian, and the brand new addition of Colemine Records and Sacred Bones – this forthcoming tour will bring the series' widest selection of LPs, 45s, 8-tracks, cassettes, CDs and other physical ephemera to independent venues, breweries and parking lots across the East Coast and Midwest. 

Equal parts pop-up shop, block party and roadside fruit stand, Paved Paradise will debut its tented wonderland in Atlanta, Cincinnati and Washington, DC and for the very first time this fall, in between return appearances to Nashville, Asheville, Durham, Richmond, Pittsburgh, and Detroit's Third Man Records. Find the full list of dates below, and more information at

Following the previous success of Paved Paradise tours in fall 2021 and spring 2022, which spanned thousands of miles and thousands more attendees, the expo has expanded to include more music, friends and Secretly family members than ever before. In addition to the acclaimed catalogs and trusted tastes of Paved Paradise's five flagship labels - Dead Oceans, Ghostly International, Jagjaguwar, Numero Group and Secretly Canadian - the Secretly Distribution affiliated Colemine Records will showcase its impeccable collection of independent soul music. Along with titles from stalwarts like Kendra Morris and Monophonics, attendees will find new Colemine releases such as GA-20's Crackdown, Say She She's Prism and The Harlem Gospel Travelers' Look Up!

Also distributed by Secretly Distribution – and synonymous with the forward-thinking music and culture of artists such as John Carpenter, Molchat Doma and Zola Jesus – Sacred Bones will appear on its first Paved Paradise tour with a curated selection of rare and exclusive items. Highlights include copies of the The Source Family Scrapbook ahead of its official November release, plus signed editions of Halloween Kills, and the label's now legendary Townes Van Zandt 8-tracks. 

From Dead Oceans, fans can pick up the upcoming Vieux Farka Touré et Khruangbin LP, Marlon Williams' My Boy, Toro y Moi's MAHAL, and other new records from Kevin Morby Khruangbin, Japanese Breakfast and Mitski. Ghostly International will come stocked with colored vinyl variants of Com Truise's In Decay, Kate Bollinger's Look at it in the Light, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's Let's Turn it Into Sound, Whatever The Weather's self-titled LP, Launder's Happening, and more from Mary Lattimore. Jagjaguwar will have picture discs and limited edition Union Pool concert tees from Sharon Van Etten's We've Been Going About This All Wrong, as well as copies of Angel Olsen's Big Time, Molly Lewis' Mirage EP, and a selection of beloved Bon Iver releases. The Chicago-based Numero Group will bring boxes full of box sets, including Blondie: Against The Odds 1974-1982, Duster's Capsule Losing Contact and Pastor T.L. Barrett's I Shall Wear a Crown, the Soul Music of Ohio book, and other precious lost sounds from Karate, Unwound and more. Secretly Canadian will round out the vinyl racks with in-demand new albums like Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Cool It Down, Whitney's SPARK and NNAMDÏ's Please Have A Seat. Music streaming and download service Qobuz will also be joining Paved Paradise once more, bringing their Hi-Res listening station for attendees to check out all the participating labels' catalogs. 

By way of a 16-foot box truck, this fall's Paved Paradise will be led by the team of longtime DJ, Paved Paradise alumni and current Turntable Lab manager Chris Klassen, as well as artist, musician and former Bluebonnet Records owner Kana Harris, who met while working together at Waterloo Records. They will be joined by Amanda Colbenson for select dates, Secretly Group's Creative and Experiential Marketing Director who has spearheaded the production of dozens of Paved Paradise events and counting. 


Paved Paradise - October 2022 Tour Dates

Oct 12 - Nashville, TN - Bearded Iris Brewing - Sylvan Supply, 2pm-8pm

Oct 14 - Atlanta, GA - 529 EAV, 2pm-7pm

Oct 15 - Asheville, NC - Archetype Brewing - West AVL, 12pm-7pm

Oct 16 - Durham, NC - Motorco Music Hall - Rock n Shop Market, 12pm-6pm

Oct 18 - Richmond, VA - Cobra Cabana, 2pm-8pm

Oct 19 - Washington, D.C. - Songbyrd, 12pm-8pm

Oct 21 - Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny City Brewing, 2pm-7pm

Oct 22 - Detroit, MI - Third Man Records, 11am-6pm

Oct 23 - Cincinnati, OH - Rhinegeist, 12pm-6pm


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About Secretly Group

Secretly Group is a leading independently owned music company including record labels Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar, Saddest Factory Records and Secretly Canadian, with headquarters in Bloomington, IN. Secretly Canadian was founded in 1996, Jagjaguwar in 1996, Dead Oceans in 2007 and Saddest Factory Records in 2020.


About Ghostly International

New York-based music, art and technology company, Ghostly International, was started from a dorm room in Ann Arbor. Since its formation in 1999, it has challenged the concept of the traditional record label with its various projects and collaborations.


About Numero Group

Founded in Chicago in 2003, for nearly two decades Numero has committed itself to unearthing precious lost sounds for new audiences, with an unparalleled ear for potential and spirited eye for detail. In the growing noise of the so-called reissue field, The Numero Group remains distinct in its quality: deeply researched, expertly resuscitated and lavishly packaged box sets, playlists and ephemera of historic music from the 1950s to today. 


About Colemine Records

Colemine Records was founded in 2007 with the simple idea of putting out authentic and soulful LPs and 45s. Since then the little midwest label that could has become a curator of the independent soul scene as well as a voice for independent record stores nationwide, since Colemine also owns and operates indie retail store Plaid Room Records. Through key signings like Durand Jones & The Indications and Black Pumas, Colemine continues to push the soul scene forward.


About Sacred Bones

Sacred Bones is an independent record label and publishing company based in Brooklyn, NY. We have spent the last 15 years crafting a critically respected label that is synonymous with forward-thinking music and culture and we won the Libera Award for Label of the Year in both 2020 and 2022. With over 300 releases under our belt, we've had the distinct pleasure to work with legendary artists the likes of Patti Smith, Trent Reznor, and the late Genesis P-Orridge, as well as fostered the respective music careers of film directors David Lynch, John Carpenter, and Jim Jarmusch. We've also released career-defining albums by newer artists like Zola Jesus, SPELLLING, Molchat Doma, Marissa Nadler, Amen Dunes, and Jenny Hval. We have retained our cult underground following as well through smaller curated releases from some of the best punk and experimental artists.


About Qobuz

Founded in 2007, a pioneer of high-quality sound, Qobuz is the French music streaming and download service that meets the needs of demanding music lovers and audiophiles. Available in 19 countries around the world, in Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand and Japan (Hi-Res download service only). Qobuz offers an exceptional range of exclusive editorial content written by a team of experts. With its catalog of more than 80 million tracks, Qobuz also has the richest choice of high-resolution (Hi-Res) references on the market. Qobuz is licensed for Hi-Res Audio by the Japan Audio Society (JAS). For more information, visit


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