Rockin Rudy’s, a cornerstone of Montana music scene since 1982

The accessibility of listening to and buying music online is certainly different from the days when fans lined up to buy Elvis Presley records.

Brick and mortar record stores have closed all over the country.

But in Missoula there’s one shop that’s weathering the changes and even opening channels to music in new and old ways.

It was a bitter cold Saturday when we visited Rockin Rudy’s.

The wind chill hadn’t dissuaded customers from coming in.

In her vintage platform tennis shoes, 13-year-old Amelia Mudd was doing what girls her age did years ago.

She was buying a vinyl record.