Best places for music lovers to shop around Kansas City for Small Business Saturday 2018
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When the Thanksgiving meal is over and Christmas is creeping closer each day, it's time again for days devoting to shopping, and what's better than music-related gifts? Kansas City has a little something for every type of music lover this Small Business Saturday, whether you want to support local talent or are looking for a brand-new guitar--and whether it's a gift for someone else or you're treating yourself. Here are some of the best.

Revolution Records
1830 Locust St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 399-4849

Revolution Records is a must-visit for music lovers, with their collection of LPs, CDs, and cassettes, plus stereo equipment, vinyl-care products, and even zines. Check out the Digger's Room for music priced as low as $2 or less, and stop by for one of their events throughout the month. Best of all, Revolution is dedicated to the local scene and hosts First Fridays every month (except January), featuring a free, all-ages show open to everyone to hang out, listen to some great music, and maybe add to their collection.

7th Heaven
7621 Troost Ave. 
Kansas City, MO 7621
816.361.9555

In the lower level of local shop 7th Heaven, you'll find The Vinyl Underground, there to cover all your vinyl needs from new releases to pre-owned classics, as well as cassettes, 8-tracks, music-related art, and more. They also offer supplies to keep your collection playing, like needles, record cleaning supplies, and more. 7th Heaven is also a huge supporter of Kansas City's local scene, with a long history of selling the music of local artists. 

Mills Record Company
4045 Broadway Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-960-3775

Just a look at Mills Record Company's website will show you're sure to find a record you love here, from new releases to the perfect LP to add to your vintage collection. Be sure to pre-order the latest records or create a wishlist to make sure everyone knows exactly what you want this Christmas.

 

Big Dude's Music City
3817 Broadway Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
800-931-9520

Whether you're just starting to learn an instrument or are a veteran looking to add to your collection, Big Dude's Music City has a great selection, from guitars and ukuleles to drums and keyboards--even gear for recording and live performances. They also offer lessons, repairs, rentals, and even installation for equipment. Not sure where to start? Check out their handy gift guide.

Luyben Music
4318 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-753-7111

Help a budding musician get started at Luyben Music, with their selection of instruments and accessories, or help the musician in your life master some of their favorites with Luyben's selection of sheet music for sale. You can also order by phone or e-mail.