Val’s halla will be open from 9am to 7pm for Black Friday
Tons of limited edition RSDBF titles available (as always these are first come, first serve. No holding of any kind.)
All USED product 20% off
Many select NEW vinyl titles specially priced
And of course LIVE MUSIC ON STAGE ALL DAY!
CauDog Recording Artist Ellis Clark, The Big Parade & Ary Jeebie will be curating our stage...
Nov 27 at 9:00am to Nov 30 at 7:00pm
It’s that time again! Time to waddle off the couch and burn off those regrettable calories with some retail therapy!
We’ll be open two hours early (9:00 AM) on Black Friday (Nov. 27th) with tons of LIMITED EDITION #RSDBlackFriday EXCLUSIVE releases! Same rules apply as Record Store Day, all releases are extremely limited, first come first served, no holds WHATSOEVER.
All USED product in...
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Several years ago, an abandoned bathroom in the rear of the store beckoned for recognition.
It was, after all, in that dreaded bathroom in Memphis where the King had fallen. Perhaps our old bathroom might pay homage.
A gurgling fountain, black velvet tapestry, a pair of Elvis socks, multitudes of articles confirming His reincarnation, rare and precious samples of his artistry abound — providing a comforting respite for the weary...
Promoting local recordings has been a mission at Val’s halla since our beginnings almost 40 years ago. Since the days of homegrown 45’s and LP’s, we have welcomed and displayed the work of performers’ self produced artistry.
With the advent of personal websites, it has become much easier for bands and individual musicians to expose their art to the general public, but there is nothing as satisfying as walking...
After ten years, we’ve settled nicely into our “new” home in the Arts District of Oak Park. Our airier location has allowed us to offer some new goodies that didn’t fit in our beloved alley on South Boulevard.
BOOKS & MAGAZINES: A wide array of paper collectibles from 60’s Beatles fanzines to opera hardcover books to rare back issues of Mojo, and even some concert programs and other oddities. Come see....
Watch a wonderful conversation with Val! Great video of the Elvis Shrine too.
Black Friday – November 27, 2015
Storewide sale — opening early at 9:00 a.m.
Vast selection of Black Friday ONLY titles
LIVE music – hosted by Ellis Clark 11:00 a.m. til ——-?
Val’s halla was born July 26, 1972 following the demise of a small record chain I had managed from the same location since 1968.
One week after the fall of the chain, I was able to lease the empty location that had been my home for almost five years and — with the all-volunteer efforts of former employees — literally brought a myth to life.
After almost four decades in our original home on South blvd, the spectre of...