Record Store Day

Record Store Day will take place on Saturday 22nd April 2023.

Record Store Day is the one day of the year when over 260 independent record shops all across the UK come together to celebrate their unique culture. Special vinyl releases are made exclusively for the day and many shops and cities host artist performances and events to mark the occasion. Thousands more shops celebrate the day around the globe in what’s become one of the biggest annual events on the music calendar.

The event was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners, as employees wanted a way to celebrate and spread the word about nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2008. Today there are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except Antarctica.

This is a day for the people who make up the world of the record store—the staff, the customers, and the artists—to come together and celebrate the special role these independently owned stores play in their communities.

While there’s only one Record Store Day a year, the organisation works with both independent and major labels throughout the year to create contests, special releases and promotions in order to spotlight the benefits of supporting these independent, locally owned stores with music purchases throughout the year.   In 2010, Record Store Day coordinated its first RSD Black Friday event, which gives record stores exclusive releases as part of the attempt to redirect the focus of the biggest shopping day of the year to the desirable, special things to be found at local stores.

Key Details

Venue

Record Store Day

Unit 5, 8 Lower Mall, Royal Priors Shopping Centre,, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4XU,

Organiser

Upcoming Events

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Children

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Men

Woman Shopping

Women

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Groceries

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Home & Lifestyle

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Wellness & Beauty

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Plan Your Visit

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Where To Stay

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Parks & Gardens

Warwick Castle

Local Region

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A Brief History

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