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What’s happening in shops for Record Store Day Ireland 2018

What’s happening in shops for Record Store Day Ireland 2018


Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock returns on Saturday April 21st. There are the usual list of exclusive once-off releases that may feature in the shops.

Here’s a full list of records stores participating in Ireland and below you’ll find the special events and live music happening in them.

This year will mark the 11th annual Record Store Day and gives you a great excuse to go out to your local record shops engage with others, listen to live music and perhaps even purchase that album you’ve always wanted or physical copies of music in general.

Updates and further details on events happening across the country as more stores announce.


Tower Records, Dawson Street & O’Connell Street

Vinyl sale with new albums from Gorillaz, Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Glass Animals and many more running until Sunday April 22nd.

DJ sets starting at 12 am instore on Record Store Day from:

Hot Sprockets
Fontaines D.C
Claire Beck (Today FM)

Radio Nova will be broadcasting live from the store.

Teddy’s Ice Cream outside Dawsons Street from 12pm

Blackwax Records, District Magazine and Lucky’s

Blackwax Records, District Magazine and Lucky’s are teaming up for Record Store Day on Meath Street which will include free craft beer and DJs playing all day.

Lucky’s @ Meath Street
Cóilí Collins (District Magazine) 6 – 7pm
George Feely (Re-Play Records) 7 – 8pm
Willo (Blackwax) 8 – 10pm
Special Guest DJs 10 – close

Blackwax @ Windsor Arcade, Meath Street
Willo (Blackwax) 2 – 3pm
Craig Connolly (District Magazine) 3 – 4pm
Special Guest DJ 4 – 5pm
George Feely (Re-Play Records) 5pm – 6pm

Afterparty in Lucky’s.

The R.A.G.E./Record Spot @ Fade Street

Showcasing local bands and DJs, plus art instillations
Live music from Melts, Markas Carcas & The Trail Gang, Cable Boy, Autre Monde & more.

All-City Records RSD instore @ Temple Bar

DJ sets instore from Automatic Tasty, Defekt & Moving Still, Melly & more.

All sets will be broadcast live on Dublin Digital Radio

+ Afterparty at Wigwam with Sage (Tasteful Nudes), DC FSLMan N DJAIDO, UFO Club & Fio B2B

Freebird Records @ Wicklow Street

Live sets from 2pm from Trouble Pilgrims, The Hot Sprockets, Maria Kelly, Dowry, Recep Yurtsaver

Golden Discs @ Dundrum town centre

Live instore
Molly Sterling – 1pm



DJs in store. Laurie Shaw solo set at 5pm.

Evening showcase.

Bunker Vinyl

100s of brand new albums for €20 or 2 for €35 3 for €50

Music Zone, Douglas (11am, free)

Transmission Club – 11am
Stephanie Rainey – 11:45am
John Blek – 12:30pm
The Shaker Hymn – 1:15pm
August Wells – 2:00pm
Leftbank – 2:45pm
The Elation – 3:30pm
The Burma – 4:15pm
Ian Whitty And The Exchange – 5pm

Golden Discs – Cork

Ian Richards DJing all day


Cool Discs

New and old releases plus imited edition records on sale


Golden Discs – Newbridge

Live instore:



Live music from 9am – 5:30 pm featuring:

Little Hours – 1pm
Paddy Hanna
Pity of the Sea
Flag Listeners
Inner City Radio
Zombie Picnic

Golden Discs – Limerick

Live instore:
DJ Toby 1-4pm


Classified Records, Dundalk

Exclusive RSD releases for sale


Liber Books & Record Store

Limited edition Record Releases on sale and DJs playing from 9am


Ben O’Neills 64 O’Connell Street, Dungarvan

Waterford Ska Club live set. plus live performances

Golden Disco – Waterford

Live instore:
Crome Yellow
De Zoot


Golden Discs – AthloneLive instore

Skywriter – 1:30pm


South East Records Music Shop

Selling a selection of Record Store Releases

Golden Discs – Wexford

Live instore
Frankstein Bolt – 1pm
Rachael Grace – 4pm

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