Wheatus play free intimate show at Popcultcha Records Geelong this Sunday

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Wheatus play free intimate show at Popcultcha Records Geelong this Sunday

Words by Staff Writer

The 'Teenage Dirtbag' band will be playing a Record Store Day Recovery session alongside locals Cooldad, De Porsal, Left At The Avenue and Hassall.

Following what is set to be a mammoth Record Store Day (RSD) across the globe on Saturday 20 April, Geelong record store Popcultcha Records will be hosting a special RSD recovery gig with a line-up of local artists supporting nostalgic cult classic band Wheatus on Sunday 21 April.

The ‘Teenage Dirtbag‘ anthem famed band are in the country set to play at Pandemonium Festival alongside Alice Cooper, Blondie and Wolfmother this weekend, jumping up on the Melbourne stage on Saturday 20 April.

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RSD Recovery Details

  • What: RSD Recovery
  • Who: Wheatus are playing alongside Cooldad, De Porsal, Left At The Avenue and Hassell
  • Where: Popcultcha Records, Level 1, 96/98 Ryrie Street Geelong
  • When: Sunday 21 April 2024 from 12pm
  • Tickets: You don’t need them – it’s free and first in best served

Since their self-titled album debut in 1999 which included the hit sing-along and feature song of film Loser, Wheatus have been consistently been releasing music and touring, including remastering the influential debut. It’s a hot pick for RSD this year.

Rolling into that 1999 nostalgia with a nod to the beloved former Australia television program Recovery, Popcultcha Records are helping the RSD hangover by enlisting local bands and artists Cooldad, De Porsal, Left At The Avenue and Hassall to assist the day after crate digging. With music kicking off from 12pm, the store is also throwing 20% off all vinyls excluding RSD2024 exclusives for in-store purchases only.

You won’t need two tickets for this special event – it’s free and all happening at their upstairs Ryrie Street location. Get down to the store location early because it is first in best dressed. Set times are to be announced closer to the date.

Across the country RSD day antics will be in full flight. With RSD in it’s 17th year of celebrating the humble independent record store, the special events, in-store activities and exclusive offers are plenty across the state. Check out recordstoreday.com.au for participating store.

But teenage dirtbags, make sure you get down to Popcultcha Records on Saturday 20 April for crate digging deals, and Sunday 21 April for the Wheatus-led recovery session.