Hastings Entertainment to Host Record Store Day 2013

             Hastings Entertainment to Host Record Store Day 2013

PR Newswire

AMARILLO, Texas, April 17, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hastings Entertainment, Inc.
(NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has
announced its plans for a chain-wide celebration for Hastings Record Store Day
on Saturday, April 20^th. As part of Record Store Day, Hastings will provide
customers with offers on some of your favorite music and music accessories.

As a part of Record Store Day Hastings will have various offers available
throughout the day including: 30% off vinyl, 30% off used CDs, and 30% off new
and used music DVDs. A Crosley 5-in-1 Entertainment System, regularly priced
$129.99 will be on sale for $89.99, select headphones will be on sale, along
with a coupon offer to purchase any CD for $9.99 (regularly priced $18.98 or

Please contact store managers at the Hastings nearest you for additional
details on the Record Store Day events in your area. The offers listed above
are in store offers only. To view special online offers for Record Store Day,
or to find a Hastings location near you, visit www.goHastings.com.

About Hastings

Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia
entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos,
video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise,
with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We
currently operate 135 superstores, averaging approximately 24,000 square feet,
primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States. We also
operate three concept stores, Sun Adventure Sports, located in Amarillo, Texas
and Lubbock, Texas, and TRADESMART, located in Littleton, Colorado.

We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes
available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique,
contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and
pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press
releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access to our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

Website: http://www.gohastings.com
Contact: Dan Crow, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, +1-806-677-1422
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