Record Store Day 2018
Over the last 10 years, Record Store Day has become one of the most eagerly anticipated and important events for vinyl fans up and down the country. In 2017, over 500 artists released limited edition vinyl products available exclusively in over 200 participating stores.
About Record Store Day
Record Store Day is the one day of the year when over 200 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 the biggest record buying event on the music calendar.Vinyl releases have been a core part of Record Store Day since its launch and Record Store Day has in turn spearheaded the UK vinyl revival. In 2008 there were just over 75,000 vinyl albums sold in the UK. Propelled by Record Store Day, sales reached 4.3-million in units in 2017, representing 19% by value of the physical albums market.
Over 240 shops will be taking part in what’s now the 11th edition of Record Store Day – the largest number of participating stores in Record Store Day UK’s history. You can find a record shop taking part near you Here
Full information available Here