Record Store Day takes place in independent record shops worldwide this Saturday, April 16th.

As always, a number of Irish stores are participating with many of them laying on live entertainment, giveaways and competitions, as well as stocking some of the limited edition RSD releases that are being dispersed to stores around the globe.

Below, you'll find what's going on in Irish stores.

TOWER RECORDS, DUBLIN – open from 8am

12pm: The Young Folk
1pm: September Girls
2pm: Fangclub
3pm: Black Bank Folk Club
4pm: Wolff
5pm: Bantum

There'll also be an Aungier Danger pop-up shop, live broadcasts from TXFM and an afterparty at Dean Dublin on Harcourt Street.

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THE R.A.G.E./THE RECORD SPOT, FADE STREET, DUBLIN - open from 8.30am

Free record giveaways, free official R.A.G.E./Record Spot tote bag with every purchase and more offers in-store.

Street party inside and outside the store, with live music from:

Me and My Dog
Oh Boland
Paddy Hanna
Tandem Felix

DJ sets from DJ Dennis "The Harbourmaster" Cassidy, Kid O'Brien, We Three Kings, DJackulate, dip DJs - Robbie & Enda.

Talks from Conor Harry Cusack - "Me vs. 'The Industry'" and Nathan Thomast - Guitar Tech 201

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GOLDEN DISCS - NATIONWIDE

Whitewater Shopping Centre, Newbridge
Live performances from Peter Doran and Vagabonds & Thieves.

Mahon Point Shopping Centre, Cork
Live performances from Anderson and Raising Jupiter

Patrick Street, Cork
Live performances from Marlene Enright, Colm Fitzpatrick, Wasps vs. Humans, Slow Motion Heroes and Lynda Cullen

Pavilions, Swords
Live performances from Fangclub and Gary Gamble

Blanchardstown Shopping Centre
Live performance from Danny C

St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre
Live performance from Hermitage Green

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FREEBIRD RECORDS, DUBLIN

Live performances from 2pm from Owensie, Wounded Healer and Participant

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LITTLE GEM RECORDS, KILDARE STREET

Live performances from 1pm - 10.30pm from: 

Divil A Bit
Strength
Fuzzy Hel
Ewa Gigon
Cal Folger Day
Robert John Ardiff
Laura Ann Brady

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ROLLERCOASTER RECORDS, KILKENNY

Rollercoaster Records afterparty at the Set Theatre, Kilkenny from 11pm – 2am

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SOUL DANCE RECORDS, WATERFORD

Instore event from 11am, 'Vinyl Night' afterparty at the Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms from 8pm

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PLUG'D RECORDS, CORK

5th birthday celebrations with Stevie G's Vinyl Love running from 12pm – 6pm instore

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MUSICZONE, DOUGLAS, CORK

Live performances from:

11am: Raising Jupiter 
1pm: Cry Monster Cry
2pm: Anna Mitchell 
3pm: Crojayn 

If your store is participating in this year's RSD event and you'd like to be included, email [email protected]