It’s Saltaire Festival time again and for the third year running, as part of the opening weekend Open Gardens event, we’ll be popping up around the village asking you to join us playing some fine vinyl.
This year we’ll be at wonderful Edward St Bakery from 9am before moving on to amazing Tambourine Coffee at 1pm and ending up at the excellent YardFest on Upper Ada St for 5pm. Check the poster for locations if you’re not a Saltaire regular.
We always have a laugh at these events and it’s really nice to meet people who come along with a few records to play or just to listen and hang around.
And like last year our massively popular Record Club badges will be available too.
Hope to see you there!
We don’t usually need an excuse to repeat some of our most popular nights and looking at the date of this one we knew we couldn’t let it go by.
Waaaay back in November 2016 we held a 7′ singles only night. Seven people playing seven 7″ singles each. 49 singles. We called in 7×7 and it was great.
So, as our next event falls on the 7th July (7/7) we thought it high time to do the night again. Perhaps we should have called it 7x7x7x7x7…?
To keep things fair only those who didn’t take part last time were allowed to step up for this one and it’s great to see some of our more recent Record Clubbers offering to take part.
Here are our Magnificent Seven for 7x7x7…
11.30pm Err… The End
Why not come and join us on 7th July. We start at 8pm. We finish 49 singles later at 11.30pm. It’s free entry upstairs at the Triangle (47 Bradford Rd, Shipley) where you can enjoy their extensive bar (cash & card) and we usually provide a few Indian snacks to enjoy along the way.
See you there!
Three. It’s the magic number apparently. After the roaring success of Three Little Letters in 2016 we now have Three of a Kind….
It’s simple. Pick three tunes (on vinyl) and bring them along to play on the night. Those three tunes must have something that links them. It might be in the lyrics, a shared performer, an event… anything really. But something which is guessable. Otherwise what’s the point, eh!?
No prizes. Just a bit of fun. And hopefully some very interesting and unexpected tunes. It sort of what Record Club is all about.
It’ll all happen upstairs at The Triangle at 47 Bradford Rd, Shipley from 8pm, where there will also be an excellent selection of drinks to purchase, some of Bradford’s finest Indian snacks to nibble (compliments of Record Club) and an entrance fee of precisely nought pee! Bargain! See you there…
This April come join the Record Club at The Triangle for an evening of songs named after people… all on lovely vinyl.
For the Beatles it was Michelle, for Dolly Parton it was Jolene, Simon and Garfunkel: Cecilia, Eminem: Stan, ABBA: Fernando and Chiquitita. Bruce Springsteen sang about Mary Queen of Arkansas, Rosalita, Bobby Jean, The Ghost Of Tom Joad and both Harry and Mary’s Place – Bruce liked a name.
Continue reading Name On! Saturday 7th April 2018
In March it’s the annual International Women’s Day and on Saturday 3rd March Record Club joins in with “Here Come The Girls”, a night dedicated to female artists and female-led groups.
This will be a women-led event to be enjoyed by everyone and along with hearing some fine albums chosen by women from Record Club, as always there’ll be plenty of space for any women attending to play their own female artist choices on vinyl in the free play sections.
It’s free entry and The Triangle run a bar with a huge range of beers, wines and spirits available for purchase. Come and join upstairs at The Triangle in Shipley from 8pm. A splendid time is guaranteed for all!
“The Record Club believe that Punk’s Not Dead and we want you to come and share your memories and records with us.”
When the Sex Pistols collapsed on that fateful tour of the USA in 1978, some proclaimed that Punk was dead. But their brief riot of recordings and gigs was just a blink of the eye in the storm that Punk would eventually become.
The changes in fashion and taste would see the advent of New Wave, Post Punk, Powerpop and other labels dreamt up by the journos of Sounds and NME. The music had changed forever…
Continue reading Punk’s Not Dead – Saturday 3rd February 2018
For our first event of 2018 we are doubling the fun with the theme of duos. Rob and Noel have both chosen a couple of albums, of which they will play just one side of each one to leave plenty of time for others to play their own choices in our popular free play section. Here is what Rob and Noel have chosen:
Continue reading Duos – Saturday 6th January 2018