Is it really that time of year again? Yes, the fabulous Record Store Day returns to the streets of Dublin, and there’s some quite fab events on around the city. You can find out all the facts and figures on their web site here.
First up, we are greeted with the sad news that we are losing one of the best record stores in the city, with the closing party for Elastic Witch.
Jape (Live), Girls Names, I Am The Cosmos, Twinkranes, Diamond Dagger, Skinny Wolves DJs, Kenny Hanlon (Apartment Records), Forza Italo DJs & more TBA
3pm, adm free til 8pm, €8 after
Tower records – There’s talk of mini pizzas and sausage rolls, which is our main interest, but there’s music too!
Lisa Hannigan, Little Matador, Join Me In The Pines, SOAK.
Record Store Gay makes another appearance, with more fab names involved.
Le Galaxie, Kate’s Party, I Heart The Monster Hero, Patrick Kelleher, French Bird, The Late David Turpin, Gar Cox, Veda Beaux Reves, Lo Fires
[UPDATE] We lose one record store on Saturday, but gain a new one, with HMV returning to Grafton Street. To celebrate their opening, there’s all sorts of offers, but also live sets from…
Hermitage Green, We Cut Corners, Seo Linn, The Riptide Movement, Ministry of Sound man Shane Kehoe and DJ Francois.
The odd thing is that’s not all, with events on nationwide, so check out your local record store here.