OXFAM shops across Hampshire are celebrating Record Store Day with an entire weekend of events.
Club Pyschedelia, the night that has brought the likes of Royal Blood and Wytches to Southampton has put together a line up of bands to play in the Oxfam Music Store on East Street in Southampton on Saturday .
The shop is opening two hours earlier than usual from 8am in order to cope with the increase in footfall. Said Rob Milner shop manager of Oxfam Music Southampton.
The day will also feature Bobby Lovejoy, Minister, The Dead Freights, Fever, Cassava and Palm Honey.
“It is a great opportunity to see some of the best Southampton has to offer in such an intimate venue for free,” said Tom Dyer, of Club Pyschedelia.
Many Oxfam shops in the Hampshire area from will feature new stock, and reductions to celebrate the day.
Staying in Southampton however the party will continue at The Overdraft Craft Ale Bar in Shirley.
For the second year running Oxfam Music and Shirley Oxfam Furniture volunteers will be spinning an 80’s themed vinyl only set at The Overdraft Ale Bar in Shirley.
The event will take place from 4pm to close.
At Winchester Books and Music on Parchment Street at midday customers will be treated to a busking performance from the master of medley Gary ‘GaryOke’ Myles.
Sunday will see even more live performances in Oxfam Music Southampton with an acoustic set from Ash Ellis entertaining shoppers in store.
The weekend will finish off with “Nothingmore” at Brewdog.
A night spanning pysch and traditional folk, alt. country, blues and gospel named after a Sandy Denny composition, an artist that so many of the team have bonded over.
“I think it’s a great showcase of what it’s like to volunteer and share music. If we’re really going to celebrate what makes our Record Store great and unique it’s the perfect end to the weekend.” said Rob Milner.