Record Store Day has introduced that subsequent yr’s occasion will happen in June.
Looking forward to 2021, organisers have now confirmed that File Retailer Day will return on Saturday, June 12. “Hey file lovers, get out your diaries…,” the announcement put up started.
You’ll be able to see that tweet beneath.
— File Retailer Day UK (@RSDUK) December 1, 2020
The final in a trio of RSD 2020 occasions happened on Saturday, October 24. Followers have been in a position to get their arms on unique releases from Beck and St. Vincent, Def Leppard, Eminem, Suede, Lou Reed, The Rolling Stones, Snoop Dogg and Thin Lizzy.
Again in September, it was revealed that the first Record Store Day (held in August) resulted in a 3% rise in vinyl sales, regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic inflicting vital disruption to the retail trade.
In an interview with Music Week final month, RSD organiser Megan Web page mentioned: “Whereas not all of those extra gross sales are all the way down to RSD, it was chargeable for a considerable proportion of the uplifts achieved in these weeks.”
File retailers have been forced to close their doors in March until June on account of the nationwide lockdown. At present (December 2), non-essential retailers have been permitted to reopen as soon as once more following England’s second lockdown, which started on November 5.
Through the intervening interval, nevertheless, many stores set up delivery services as well as a click-and-collect option in a bid to outlive.
Final month, Record Store Day released limited vinyl releases from the likes of Motörhead, My Chemical Romance and Beastie Boys for Black Friday 2020. Greater than 200 UK indie file retailers participated.