The City of Tampa has a lot of history and culture on every street. Whether it be delightful cuisine or the arts, there is definitely something for everyone’s tastes. These music stores have vinyl records that are both new and used with new and old music selections. All shops are within the Bay area and are all affordable.
Bananas Records and Tapes
2887 22nd Ave. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
St. Petersburg’s Bananas Records and Tapes has over 6,000 square feet of vinyls to choose from. The vinyls including genres such as rock, jazz, big band, pop, soundtracks and much more. Bananas is ranked as one of the top record stores in the United States. The collection can also be accessed online and customers can purchase a wide selection of vinyls with just one click. Vinyls also make great gifts and Bananas has gift certificates for the vinyl aficionados in your life who will have a generous variety to choose from.
Daddy Kool Records
666 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Daddy Kool Records is a business with a great concept that has a little something for every customer it has served since 1999. The shop, which is located in St. Petersburg, has both newer and older genres available on vinyl. This is great for music lovers who may enjoy newer genres and styles of music and just can’t get enough of these treasured vinyls. Daddy Kool Records also sells tickets for concerts at local venues at very affordable prices.
Oldsmar Flea Market
Race Track Road and Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
Kingfish Records in one of Tampa’s most popular record shops. With an inventory of thousands of vinyls on hand, Kingfish is sure to have what you’re looking for. The selection of new and used vinyls include everything from the Beatles to reggae and everything in between. Not only does Kingfish Records sell used vinyls, the shop will also buy used vinyls in near perfect condition for top prices. This gives music fans a chance to sell their vinyls that they may not have any use for anymore and then use that cash to buy some more music. The staff at at Kingfish Records is incredibly knowledgeable and can help you find exactly what you are looking for.
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4906 N. Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33603
Tampa’s Microgroove record store is located in the heart of the city, accessible to all of Tampa Bay. Microgroove has a wide variety of new and used vinyls to choose from. It also has USB turntables to make listening to your favorite song just a bit easier. Gift certificates are also available for future buying opportunities. To find out more about Microgroove, visit its official Facebook fan page.
Mojo Books and Music
2540 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612
Located near the University of South Florida, Tampa’s Mojo Books and Music is in a great location. The vinyl collections are outstanding and quite distinct. Mojo’s is affordable to fit every size wallet. The shop buys, sells and trades new and used vinyls of all types of genres. Besides having a large vinyl collection, there is also a wide selection of literature as well that will definitely suit all reading styles. But, don’t forget to stop by the coffee and tea bar before leaving Mojo’s. There are plenty of gourmet and international delicacies to choose from.
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