Tweaked Record Store Day 2020 kicks off this week, with two more Saturdays to come

Photo by Annie Theby on Unsplash

Three months of Record Store Day

Vinyl fans have plenty of options for Record Store Day, celebrated one Saturday of each of the next three months starting Aug. 29.

Locally, Monster Music & Movies, Record Stop and Soundwave in Summerville, will all be active to celebrate the day of special releases.

Because of COVID-19, Monster Music will implement new guidelines to guarantee a safe environment. The store will allow customers to come in for 15 minutes to shop. The RSD titles will be arranged for quick browsing and minimal contact with others.

Soundwave is asking all customers to wear a face covering. Hand sanitizer will be provided at the store.

RSD remains a popular day to celebrate local record stores and vinyl, with a flurry of special releases from artists big and small.

This year, with the pandemic hitting local retail businesses hard, Record Store Day will be celebrated on three different days: Aug. 29, Sept. 26 and Oct. 24.

A full list of releases and the day they come out can be found online

Support the Charleston City Paper

We’ve been covering Charleston since 1997 and plan to be here with the latest and Best of Charleston for many years to come. In a time where local journalism is struggling, the City Paper is investing in the future of Charleston as a place where diverse, engaging views can flourish. We can't do it without our readers. If you'd like to support local, independent journalism:


CofC’s annual Cougar Night Lights kicks off Wednesday

Cougar Night Lights opens to the public Wednesday night, making its 2020 debut with half-hour programs starting at 5:30 p.m. and running until 9 p.m. that will be repeated nightly through Jan. 1 at the College of Charleston’s Cistern Yard. The show was designed, produced and created by CofC alumnus John Reynolds, a multi-Emmy Award-winning […]

Post House adds weekend brunch with seasonal bites, cocktails and baked treats

Mount Pleasant restaurant Post House added brunch last weekend.

Before You Go: Mobile vaccine shelters; Tax proposal concerns West Ashley councilman

South Carolina health officials reported 1,243 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with 4 additional confirmed deaths.

City names Nov. 24 as Jack Bass and Nathalie Dupree Day

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg proclaimed Nov. 24 as Jack Bass and Nathalie Dupree Day for their contributions to the community and culture of Charleston ahead of their move to North Carolina. According to the proclamation delivered during Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Tecklenburg noted Bass and Dupree have left “unique and lasting contributions to the culture […]