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Record Store Day Launch Events taking place 6th March

The full RSD18 list will be available to the public on Tuesday 6th March at 6pm and there's lots of events to get involved with.


It’s finally here, and we’re just as excited as you are!  We’re very pleased to announce that our full list of #RSD18 releases will be launched on the 6th March from 6pm.

In order to celebrate the launch, some of our independent record shops are putting on events so all the record lovers out there can check out the list and discuss their favourites.  You can expect live music, quizzes, free Friel’s cider and more.

There’s a range of events to choose from so make sure you get involved. Whether you pop down to your local or venture somewhere you haven’t been, it’s one to not be missed.

Bug Vinyl- 11 Ladygate, Beverley, HU17 8BH
Starting at 5:30pm, Bug Vinyl will be getting into the RSD spirit along with special guests such as local station, Beverley FM.

Relevant Record Café - 260 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3NF
With the shop staff playing selections of their favourite RSD releases and a 2-for-1 happy hour on cocktails, you won’t want to miss Relevant Record Café’s get together.

VOD Music - 28 New Street, Mold, CH7 1NZ
Get down to VOD Music for a record fair during the day (10am – 5pm), then enjoy some live music in the evening from (5pm-7:30pm).

Loafers Vinyl - Rustic Level, Piece Hall, Halifax, HX1 1RE
Bring down your own favourite records and get them played in the Loafers Vinyl store. Not to mention free Friels Cider and the chance to enter a competition.

Pie & Vinyl - 61 Castle Rd, South East England, PO5 3AY
Want some RSD themed pie? Want some free Friels Cider? Head to Pie & Vinyl from 7pm to enjoy both. You can bring your own vinyl favourites and get them played too.

Record Revivals - 6 Northway, Scarborough, YO11 1JL
Enjoy some musical offerings from Rich Adams and Rowan Oliver at Record Revival. Not to mention free Friels Cider and many other goodies.

The LP Café - 173 The Parade, Watford, London, WD17 1NJ
Get yourself down to The LP Café to have a gander at the releases whilst listening to some great DJ sets, it’s free entry and starts at 6pm.

Raves From The Grave & Covers Vinyl -The Granary Bar, The George Hotel, Frome, BA11 1AF
They’ve teamed up to bring you a bigger and better event, including live music from Abstract Typography and The Straight Fits. Starts at 7pm with free entry.

Flashback Records - 131 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London, E2 7DG
Live music at the Shoreditch store from The Kramers who will perform songs from their new EP ‘Screws’. It’s free entry, starting at 7pm finishing at 9pm.

The Vinyl Hunter - Twisters Bar, 45 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1PY
The Vinyl Hunter returns to Twisters to celebrate the RSD launch. Chat and register interest in preparation and be the first to see the list.

Vintage & Vinyl - 57 The Old High Street, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1RN
There’s chances to win prizes, 10% off all current stock and free Friels Cider. Plus, free tote bags to the first 20 people to make a purchase on the evening!

Container Records - Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, London, SW9 8PQ
Day and evening party at Pop Brixton which will include a record label market in the main square and headline DJs both in the square and the shop from 12pm -12am.

The Attic - 74 Market Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 1AN
Live music from Howard Rose, Ali Clinton & DJ Matty B. Free entry, beer/cider and 1000 records at £1 a record! Plus 50% off all 2017 RSD titles too. Starting at 6pm-11pm.

Big Sparra Music Café - 137a Glasgow Rd, Dumbarton, G82 1RQ
Big Sparra Vinyl - 7 New Bridge St, Ayr, KA7 1JX
Celebrating in style there will be DJ sets, snacks, drinks and printed out lists at both of their stores. There’s one in Glasgow and one in Ayr.

David’s Music - 14 Eastcheap, Unit 12, Letchworth SG6 3DE
Live music at the store from Green Seagull and Wolf People’s Jack Sharp and Dan Davies. There’s also free Friel’s Cider starting from 6pm.

Grooves Records and Goods - The Old Library, 8 Laing St, Kirkwall, KW15 1NW
It’s the BIG MUSIC QUIZ, test your knowledge over a series of themed rounds. 4 people per team, £5 per team entry. Buy RSD releases at special prices and free Friels Cider!

Badlands - 11 St Georges Place, Cheltenham, GL50 3LA
Launch event starting from 5:30pm-7pm, come down and talk through the list with the Badlands Record Shop experts and discuss your favourites.

Red House Records – Darkroom Espresso, 11 Faringdon Rd, Swindon, SN1 5AR
Check out the new RSD18 releases and bring along your favourite record to play in store. There’ll be free Friel’s cider plus goodies.

Reflex Records - 23 Nun St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5AG
Come along to have a Q&A with staff about the releases on the list. There will be information packs available as well as free Friel’s cider and some entertainment too.

Beyond The Download – The Chocolate Café,6 Heathlands Rd, Wokingham, RG40 3AY
At the Chocolate Café next door, starting from 6pm – 10pm, local singer/songwriters Vicki Sayers & Zach Johnson will perform. Food and drink available to purchase until 8pm.

Assai Records - 1 Grindlay St, Edinburgh, EH3 9AT
Take part in a RSD related quiz with RSD related prizes to be won, as well as live music from local artists and free Friel’s cider and nibbles to attendees.

Lion Coffee and Records - 118 Lower Clapton Rd, London, E5 0QR
Live performance from Video Blue, DJ sets from Sasha Carlson, James Endeacott and Elliot Rawson. Come and enjoy free Friel’s cider starting from 6pm until late.

The Record Store - Unit 16 Park Mall, Ashford, TN24 8RY
Drinks and canapés, live music, raffle tickets and the stock room is opened to customers. Come down and have a discussion about the new RSD releases.

Soda Records – 28 Stamford New Rd, Altrincham, WA14 1EJ
Come along to check out the list and hear a vinyl set from DJ Woodchip in the Soda store which will all start kicking off from 5pm until 7pm.

Intense Records - 33-34 Viaduct Rd, Chelmsford, CM1 1TS
Lots of music to enjoy at Intense Records from the likes of Sergio Vilas (DJ set), MAGIC SEAS, Greydolf and Denholm Ellis. Plus, free Friel’s cider and wish lists to fill in.

Vinyl Tap – 42 John William Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1ER
Free entry to come and watch The Lovely Eggs play live in store. Starting from 6pm the Vinyl Tap are celebrating the list launch.

Matters of Vinyl Importance - 163 Hoxton St, London, N1 6PJ 
Exclusive Spinbox DJ set and decks for sale for the first time in the UK! Free entry from 6pm-10pm and free Friels Cider too. There will also be beers, wine and other goodies to get your hands on.