2017 ADELAIDE RECORD FAIR & MUSIC SALE SCHEDULE
4/5 March 2017 – Aldgate Secondhand Music & Book Sale (new venue)
25/26 March 2017 – Prospect Music Sale
8 April 2017 – Salisbury Record Fair
22 April 2017 – Adelaide Comic & Toy Fair
23 April 2017 – Semaphore Record Fair (Record Store Day weekend)
27/28 May 2017 – Prospect Music Sale
24/25 June 2017 – Aldgate Secondhand Music & Book Sale
22/23 July 2017 – Music Palooza
6 August 2017 – Adelaide Secondhand Booksellers Fair (Fullarton)
26 August 2017 – Northern Adelaide Record Fair
16/17 September 2017 – Prospect Music Sale
(September 2017 – Salisbury Record Fair) (date to be confirmed)
2 October 2017 – Semaphore Record Fair (last day of October long weekend)
(October 2017 – Adelaide Comic & Toy Fair) (date to be confirmed)
4/5 November 2017 – Prospect Music Sale
(December 2017 – Aldgate) (dates to be confirmed)
2016 ADELAIDE RECORD FAIR & MUSIC SALE SCHEDULE
13-14 February 2016 – Aldgate Secondhand Music & Book Sale
13 March 2016 – Salisbury Record Fair
2/3 April 2016 – Prospect Music Sale
16 April 2016 – Paradise Loft Autumn Music Sale
17 April 2016 – Semaphore Record Fair (Record Store Day weekend)
28/29 May 2016 – Prospect Music Sale
11/12 June 2016 – Aldgate Secondhand Music & Book Sale
18 June 2016 – Paradise Loft Winter Music Sale
26 June 2016 – Adelaide Secondhand Booksellers Fair (Goodwood)
16/17 July 2016 – Music Palooza
20/21 August 2016 – Northern Adelaide Record Fair
3/4 September 2016 – Prospect Music Sale
24 September 2016 – Salisbury Record Fair
3 October 2016 – Semaphore Record Fair (last day of October long weekend)
8 October 2016 – Adelaide Comic & Toy Fair
29/30 October 2016 – Halloween Comic Con
5/6 November 2016 – Prospect Music Sale
17/18 December 2016 – Aldgate Secondhand Music & Book Sale
SEMAPHORE RECORD FAIR
The thirteenth Semaphore Record Fair will take place on Monday the 2nd of October 2017.
This event typically features 35 local traders with 60 tables of stock for sale, including records, CDs, music books & magazines, DVDs, memorabilia and more, both new & secondhand.
It takes place at St Bede’s Hall, 200 Military Road, Semaphore (approx 20 metres from the intersection of Semaphore & Military Roads). Bus stop 44 is right outside the hall. Entry for the public is FREE. 9am to 4pm.
Its organised by Vic Flierl (Mr V Music), who can be contacted on 0400 223 454 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The October record fairs are held in conjunction with the Semaphore Music Festival, which has been held annually since 2005 on the October Labour Day Long Weekend – www.semaphoremusicfestival.com .
The April record fairs are held on the Easter weekend.
ADELAIDE SECONDHAND BOOKSELLERS FAIR
The third of these events will take place on Sunday the 6th of August 2017, at the Fullarton Park Community Centre, on the corner of Fullarton Road and Fisher Street. Over 20 local secondhand book sellers will have 50 tables of stock, with quality books for all tastes and budgets on offer. FREE entry, 10am to 3pm, with ample free parking. Contact email@example.com for more information.
The sixth Music Palooza Record, CD & DVD Sale will be held on the weekend of the 22nd & 23rd of July 2017, at a warehouse/market space in Bowden, just outside of the city. This is the biggest secondhand music event in Adelaide, for which some of Australia’s biggest music sellers made a special journey to participate. As the most prestigious secondhand music sale in South Australia all available tables are usually hired by traders, so late bookings can result in disappointment.
More than 50 interstate & local sellers usually participate, with 110 tables of stock – from bargains to collectables, featuring music in all styles – including records, CDs, music books & magazines, DVDs, memorabilia and more.
$5 admission – which covers both days – and FREE for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. 10am to 5pm both days.
For more information contact Craig Radcliffe on 0407 166 104, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Music Palooza on Facebook.
PROSPECT RECORD, CD & DVD SALE
The next Record, CD & DVD Sale will take place on the weekend of the 27th & 28th of May 2017, at Prospect Town Hall.
This two day event takes place four times each year. Its not a record fair as such, but instead features two major east coast secondhand music sellers – Revolve Records (Sydney) and The Vinyl Junkie (Byron Bay) – bringing a huge quantity of records, CDs and DVDs (featuring every imaginable style of music, along with a selection of rarities for discerning collectors) to Adelaide for local buyers to enjoy.
Previously this was held at the Arkaba Hotel and it now takes place at Prospect Town Hall – 128 Prospect Road, on the corner of Vine Street and Prospect Road. Bus route G10, stop 11 on Prospect Road. FREE ENTRY 9am to 5pm both days, food & drink available from nearby cafes.
ALDGATE SECONDHAND MUSIC & BOOK SALE
This event is held three times a year in the Adelaide Hills in an upstairs room at the Aldgate Pump Hotel, 1 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate (new venue beginning in March 2017). It next takes place on the weekend of the 24th & 25th of June 2017, 9am to 5pm both days, with free entry, plus food & refreshments available in the pub.
Two private traders will be selling several thousand records, CDs, DVDs and box sets, plus an array of secondhand books, along with sheet music, songbooks, magazines & other music memorabilia. All genres of contemporary music will be available, from bargain price cheapies to top end rarities.
NORTHERN ADELAIDE RECORD FAIR
This takes place for the second time on 26 August 2017, at Northern Sound System, 73 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth. It will feature about two dozen sellers offering records, CDs, cassettes, DVDs and merchandise. 9am to 5pm both days.
$2 admission, or FREE for under 16.
For more information contact Matt Rix on 0439 823 335.
ADELAIDE COMIC & TOY FAIR
A one day event where comics, toys, Lego, collectables, TV science fiction & fantasy books, etc are offered for sale.
Christian Brothers College, 214 Wakefield Street, city on a date yet to be finalised in october 2017.
9:30 am – 4 pm, $2 entry, children under 10 free.
For more information contact Brett Owen on 0448 273 881, or email@example.com.
HALLOWEEN COMIC CON
The second of these annual two day events took place on the last weekend of October 2016 (29-30/10/16) at the Flinders Street Market, 230 Flinders Street, city.
10am – 4pm both days, FREE entry
A celebration of comics, science fiction, fantasy and the imagination in general, where local comic artists will display their work and graphic novels, comics, books, toys, Lego, novelties, games and more will on sale.
For more information contact Darren Koziol on firstname.lastname@example.org.
RECORD FAIRS ELSEWHERE IN AUSTRALIA
A national listing for record fairs Australia wide can be seen at www.australianrecordfair.com.
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