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
3pm: Black Bank Folk Club
There'll also be an Aungier Danger pop-up shop, live broadcasts from TXFM and an afterparty at Dean Dublin on Harcourt Street.
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
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
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
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
FREEBIRD RECORDS, DUBLIN
Live performances from 2pm from Owensie, Wounded Healer and Participant
LITTLE GEM RECORDS, KILDARE STREET
Live performances from 1pm - 10.30pm from:
Divil A Bit
Cal Folger Day
Robert John Ardiff
Laura Ann Brady
ROLLERCOASTER RECORDS, KILKENNY
Rollercoaster Records afterparty at the Set Theatre, Kilkenny from 11pm – 2am
SOUL DANCE RECORDS, WATERFORD
Instore event from 11am, 'Vinyl Night' afterparty at the Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms from 8pm
PLUG'D RECORDS, CORK
5th birthday celebrations with Stevie G's Vinyl Love running from 12pm – 6pm instore
MUSICZONE, DOUGLAS, CORK
Live performances from:
11am: Raising Jupiter
1pm: Cry Monster Cry
2pm: Anna Mitchell
If your store is participating in this year's RSD event and you'd like to be included, email [email protected]