All The Special Events Happening This Record Store Day

16 April 2024 | 2:18 pm | Mary Varvaris

The in-store activities for this weekend's Record Store Day have been revealed.

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Today, Record Store Day Australia has unveiled its lengthy list of special events and in-store activities for the big day (Saturday, 20 April).

Montaigne will be signing records at Hum On King in New South Wales from 3 pm on Saturday, Little Lord Street Band will perform live at Midland Records in WA, a “heavy metal choir” will perform at Victoria’s ALT CVLT at 3 pm, free coffee for anyone who purchases a record from Footscray’s Co-Co Bananas, Emma Donovan will perform at Northside Records, and The Belair Lip Bombs and Big Wett will perform at Collingwood’s Soundmerch.

Those are just some of the in-store special events taking place this weekend—you can find the complete list of events on the Record Store Day Australia website.

This year, the Australian releases list for Record Store Day features artists including Ian Moss, Montaigne, country star James Johnston, hip-hop up-and-comer Tasman Keith, indie folk group Sons Of The East, and more.

Elsewhere, independent record stores across the country have locked in some epic international releases, including a red & black splatter vinyl of Black Sabbath’s ParanoidWaiting In The Sky (Before The Starman Came To Earth) by David Bowie (on 180g black vinyl), David Byrne and Paramore’s team-up for Hard Times / Burning Down The House on 12-inch vinyl, Dolores O’Riordan’s Are You Listening on colour vinyl, Cracker Island by Gorillaz on limited pink vinyl, Pearl Jam’s new album, Dark Matter, Australia’s own Sia’s third album Colour The Small One on white/transparent vinyl, Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s Remixes release on blue glitter vinyl, with releases from The Rolling Stones, The Who, Kate Bush and many more on the list, which you can find here.



Montaigne - Glorious Heights – 1LP (Saffron Yellow Vinyl) 

Ian Moss - Live At The Enmore – Double LP (RSD Blue Vinyl)

Tasman Keith - A Colour Undone LP (Clear Vinyl)

The Wiggles - Yummy Yummy LP - Dorothy The Dinosaur Version (Green And Yellow Splatter)

The Terrys - Skate Pop LP 4/20 Version (Clear Green Vinyl)

Time Capsule. Australian Sounds. 1985-1994. Volume One. (Double LP compilation).

Sons Of The East - Palomar Parade LP (RSD Exclusive Red Vinyl)

Deep Faith - Gloria In Tumultu, Veritas In Fragore, Prophetus Insanum EP (Clear Pink Vinyl)

James Johnson - Raised Like That LP RSD 'Retro' Version (Orange Vinyl)

Lord Knows - Lord Knows CD (via Northside Records)

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