When Will Bills Open? As Soon as Possible.

Several Friends of Unfair Park have shot us e-mails wondering precisely when Bill Wisener's opening his new joint on the Southside of Lamar, as his Spring Valley Road location's going adios tomorrow. Well, Bill tells us it'll pretty much be open this week -- kind of, sort of. See, it's not exactly set up yet, but as anyone who's been in the old store will tell you, it wasn't exactly a model of organization, which was part of its estimable charm. "It'll be open when I'm there," Bill tells Unfair Park. "And I'll be there at the end of the week."

Like I said yesterday, we'll have an essay about Bills Records and Tapes tomorrow from Jeff Liles, who's been making his doc about Bills, The Last Record Store, since...uh...forever? Till then, here's another terrific outtake from the doc-in-progress, this one featuring Daniel Johnston performing his classic "Casper the Friendly Ghost" during an in-store at Bills. --Robert Wilonsky

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >