Where To Celebrate Record Store Day In Newcastle This June
Record Store Day lands on Saturday 12 June this year. We're marking this key date in the music diary by checking in with some of our favourite indie stores. Here's how they're celebrating…
This year, JG Windows are celebrating Record Store Day with two drops, on Saturday 12 June and Saturday 17 July. Pop to the store for live music, exclusive offers, competitions and amazing records with releases from the likes of Arianne Grande, AC/DC, Fontaines D.C., Black Sabbath and more! We're expecting big queues at the June drop, so make sure you arrive early, for the store's 8am opening. Don't forget - free bacon butties and hot drinks will be handed to the first 20 people in the queue. What an incentive!
Sitting amongst Commercial Union House’s bubbling independents, 586 have amassed over 10,000 records over the years. Brimming with house classics, bassline beats and trip-hop classics, this place is enough to whet the appetite of even the fussiest collector. Make sure you pop in and say hello this Record Store Day. Stay tuned on 586 Records' social media channels for more updates on RSD celebrations!
Beatdown is a music mecca for any record enthusiast. Headed up by an affable team of music maestros, it's the place to be for a good chat and great tunes. Expect cool records, must-have deals and expert advice on hand at all times.
If it’s recent and decent, you’ll find it at Reflex Records. The experts here have also announced two drops, in June and July, and have just announced their product list for 'Drop 1' on 12 June! Beat the queues by arriving early on the day, before getting lost in a collection of great deals including records from the likes of Al Green, Ben Howard, Elton John, Motorhead and many, many more! Check out the full list online at:
Nestled away on Westgate Road, Beyond Vinyl is an independent that should be on any music-lovers’ agenda this summer. One of the newer additions to NE1’s record store scene, David McGovern and his team have quickly become an integral part of the North East music landscape. They've got big plans when it comes to celebrating RSD in the city and hope to announce live, in-store music sessions very soon. Stay tuned for updates on their Facebook page!
Vinyl Guru is the perfect place to get your record fix as Record Store Day fever sweeps through the city. RSD releases are available across two drops on 12 June and 17 July and are sold on a first-come-first-served basis, so pop the date in your diary and don't leave it too late!
Who doesn’t love a trip to RPM Music? This Old George Yard gem is one of Newcastle’s longest running record stores and has been supplying thousands of limited releases, second-hand beauties and record rarities for years. Did you know that they also have a fabulous vintage hi-fi offering in store too? Make sure you visit this Record Store Day - you're sure to find something unique!