One of our favorite East Bay DIY labels and venues 1-2-3-4 Go! Records is expanding again, and this time its through online funding platform Indiegogo. With a goal to raise $16,000 for expenses, their latest fundraiser comes with a new set of perks for backers.
Donors who pledge $10 and more within the next eight days can get a return of sticker sets, gift certificates, and record releases. For anyone generous enough to offer $1000, the reward is a lifetime of free admission to all public shows.
1-2-3-4 Go! Records is one of the few places to see an all-ages rock concert without crossing the Bay Bridge, and probably the only place to pick up a Twin Steps album, the latest Razorcake magazine, and see an amazing new act. A quick walk from the MacArthur BART will get you to the Oakland steady’s record-lined walls, and through the small door that leads to the back, you’ll see acts like Hunx & His Punx, No Bunny, Lemuria, and Screaming Females.
The record store-slash-venue has already expanded twice before, and this time the expansion will make space to hold a growing record stock and its generally packed house.
Whether you are a fan of punk, garage rock, records, zines, or just live music, please give to this awesome venue so they have the chance to expand.
Article by Penelope Leggett