MUSIC fans will be all in a spin this weekend as they head to Bridport to snap up vinyl records.

Clocktower Music and Bridport Music Centre will both be participating in this year's Record Store Day.

The event, which celebrates independent record shops across the UK, will be going ahead over two Saturdays this month and next, with the first taking place this Saturday, June 12.

Clocktower Music at St Michael's Trading Estate will be opening at 9am and Bridport Music Centre on South Street will be opening at 8am.

The second date is on Saturday, July 17.

Both days will see certain special vinyl records released for the first time on the individual days.

At Bridport Music Centre, sandwiches and coffee will be given out from 6am to those queuing outside the shop before the doors open.

Clocktower Music will be running on a first come first served basis with a maximum of five releases per customer. Masks must be worn in the store and gloves will be provided to customers to browse the records.

In previous years the store has had bands playing in the shop throughout the day - but said they couldn't give up space in the shop this year as they have to allow for social distancing.

Roy Gregory, owner of Clocktower Music, said: "Bridport is one of the absolute best places in the area for records as you have two independent records store. Usually, you see record collectors making a beeline for Bridport.

"People who are fans of it will get out if they can. I think plenty of people will be coming down to visit."

Record lovers often take to queuing outside the stores to get the first pick of the records when they open, with customers queuing from as early as 2am for previous events.

Record Store Day sees more than 200 independent record shops across the UK come together to celebrate their unique culture. Special vinyl releases are made exclusively for the day.

To check which records are being released and on which dates, visit