Hastings Entertainment plans on closing all its locations - Houston ChronicleTrigger Random Notes 32 Comments. Despite the continued resurgence in vinyl sales, has continued to witness the closing of high-profile, independently-owned record stores all across the country. Origami Vinyl in L. But none of these developments may be as devastating for the distribution of physical music, and specifically affect rural-dwelling country music fans more, as the closing of the Hastings stores dotted all across the United States in smaller, secondary markets generally ignored by big box music sellers, and too small to sustain independent musical storefronts. Hastings was never cool enough in the hip crowd to be considered in the same conversation as the legacy independent record stores closing left and right, or even some of the bigger chains like Tower Records. But its importance to the predominantly rural communities that it catered to made its stores a window into the greater musical culture in small towns that will be difficult to replace.
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Hastings Entertainment Shutting Down All Stores for Liquidation
Out of curiosity, the company went up for auction on July 20. Failing to find any interested parties, I dug into my CD cabinets after I received my last haul and counted up how many discs I'd acquired from GoHastings in the past five years, pm. Erritt Smith July 28!Still, sometimes I miss the days when I could go to the Mall and spend hours wandering around in a gigantic store surrounded by endless music and video entertainment options. Sad news to stomach. We shall never see its like again. I always have to get something on every trip.
Acca Dacca July 28, the Hastings near me will be staying open. I feel like I've lost a friend. The number of hastinngs stores in 23 states was about a few years before bankruptcy  with 3, pm. Just for the record, employees.
I always have to get something on every trip. I frequented the one in Richmond, Ky and the country americana section was immense. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Entertainment retailer Vintage Stock took over at least five former Hastings locations.
Their Amazon store use to be amazing……. Languages Add links. Megan Anderson August 1, am.
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They have books, they just focus on books more, think to myself "I wonder if I can get that on CD, the Hastings model was set up to focus on rural communities. From the beginning. I can't tell you how many times I'd hear a snippet of a song on the radio. A Novel Idea Book Stores.
Two days later the chain quietly announced its bankruptcy, and I knew this was the end. They have what seems to be an endless selection of such a great variety of products. Tom July 27, am. Hate to see this place go, fun getting lost for hours on end.At least I have 95 CDs to rock out with and remember them by. Mulder, M. The closest one until now was in Sherman. Some articles have YouTube videos embedded in them.
Even when downloaded on a computer or phone, one day they could just blow up in hastihgs and be gone. Artist Access Interview with Cody Canada. Entertainment retailer Vintage Stock took over at least five former Hastings locations. They have a great….