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Assai Events

ASSAI RECORDS hosts events instore in Dundee & Edinburgh and occassionally at local venues.

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Past Events

Billy Mitchell Time Takes Its Toll Instore performance & signing

Latest Assai Recordings signing, the one and only Billy Mitchell, launches his debut vinyl release with a special full-band instore performance at Assai Records on Saturday 5th October at 12pm (Edinburgh) & 5pm (Dundee).

The Vinyl Revival Screening - 25th September 2019

Graham Jones returns to Assai Records Dundee to present a special screeening of Record Store Day Film "The Vinyl Revival"


Dermot Kennedy - "Without Fear" Album Launch Show Events

Fat Sams Dundee - 30th September 2019 (Doors TBC)
SWG3 Glasgow - 1st October 2019 (Doors TBC)
Album & Ticket bundles are available instore and online from £15.00


Marika Hackman - Any Human Friend Instore Event

Marika Hackman will be performing an intimate instore event on the 13th August 2019 at Assai Records, Edinburgh. Doors 5.50pm

Mansun "Six" Instore Event - Paul Draper Performance & Signing

Paul Draper will be promoting Mansun reissue of their second album 'Six' out 22nd March 2019 by visting Assai Records Grindlay Street Edinburgh, 5.30pm on the 27th March. Edinburgh Shop - 27th March March 2019 - 5.30pm


Man Of Moon 'Chemicals EP' Instore

Edinburgh Shop - 2nd March 2019 - 2pm

To celebrate the release of ‘Chemicals’ Man Of Moon will be performing in as well as signing copies of the new EP.

Tom Walker 'What A Time To Be Alive' Album Performance & Signing

Glasgow-born BRITs British Breakthrough award winner Tom Walker will celebrate with Assai Records the March 1st release of his debut album ‘What A Time To Be Alive’

Broughty Ferry Shop - 2nd March 2019 - 1pm

Edinburgh Shop - 2nd March 2019 - 5pm

James Yorkston - "Route to the Harmonium" Instore & Signing

Edinburgh Shop 23rd February 2019 - 1pm

In support of new album 'The Route to the Harmonium' (out 22nd February) we have James Yorkston visiting Grindlay Street to play some songs and sign some records. "The Route to the Harmonium" will be available to purchase in-store

Malcolm Middleton 'Bananas' Album Instore

Broughty Ferry Shop - 16th February 2019 - 4pm

To celebrate the launch of new album 'Bananas', we have Triassic Tusk's Malcolm Middleton performing in-store at Assai Records Broughty Ferry as well as signing copies of the new album.


Edinburgh Shop 8th Feb 2019 - 5.30pm

Dundee Shop 9th Feb 2019 - 4pm

Celebrating the launch of their debut EP, we will be playing some songs and answering some questions in Assai Records store.

You Tell Me, is a new project from Field Music’s Peter Brewis and Admiral Fallow member Sarah Hayes, just us for instore events:-

Edinburgh Shop 19th January 2019 - 1.00pm

Broughty Ferry 19th January 2019 - 4.00pm

Malcolm Middleton 'Bananas' Album Instore

Edinburgh Shop - 15th December - 2018

To celebrate the launch of new album 'Bananas', we have Triassic Tusk's Malcolm Middleton performing in-store at Assai Records Edinburgh as well as signing copies of the new album.

Mumford & Sons Instore Signing.

Edinburgh Shop - 20th November 2018

Marcus Mumford from Mumford and Sons will be popping down at 12:30pm 20th November 2018 with an acoustic guitar to say hi. Copies of 'Delta' signed by the all four members of the band will also be available.

Bobby Gillespie (Primal Scream) Q & A and signing sessions

You can gain priority entry to this exclusive event by buying Primal Scream's "Give Out But Don't Give Up: The Original Memphis Recordings" 2LP from Assai Records.

Attendees will be admitted on a strictly first-come-first-served basis following priority customers. Album onsale 9am 12th October 2018

Broughty Ferry Shop - 7th November 2018 at 6pm
Edinburgh Shop - 8th November 2018 at 1pm - Please note date change! Original tickets still valid

Cassette Store Day & National Album Day 2018

Edinburgh shop - 13th October 2018

Mt Doubt. / Acrylic 13 instore for Cassette Store Day (and National Album Day)

Scottish Fiction label-mates Mt. Doubt and Acrylic will be performing special in-store sets in Assai Records Edinburgh. In celebration of Cassette Store Day 2018 they will have exclusive releases available on the day.

KT Tunstall 'Wax' Instore

Edinburgh Grindlay Street Store 1pm, 6th October 2018

KT Tunstall will be promoting her new album 'Wax' out 5th October by visting Assai Records Grindlay Street Edinburgh, 1pm on the 6th Oct.

Priority access given to customers who pre-order/ buy the album from Assai Records -

Doors 1pm

Spare Snare 'Sounds' Instore

Edinburgh Shop 18th August 2018 - 1.00pm

To celebrate the release of their new album 'Sounds' produced by Steve Albini, we have Spare Snare performing in-store as well as signing copies of the album. 'Sounds' will be available on Scottish indies only orange vinyl LP.

Kathryn Joseph 'From When I Wake The Want Is' Instores

Broughty Ferry 11th August 2018 - 4.00pm

Edinburgh Shop 13th August 2018 - 5.30pm

Kyle Falconer ' No Thank You' Album signings & acoustic performances.

Edinburgh shop 27th July 2018 - 1.30pm,

Broughty Ferry, Dundee 27th July 2018 - 7.00pm

Kyle will be live in-store at Assai Records to perform a couple of tracks from his new album 'No Thank You', released 27th July by Riverman Records.

Magic Numbers - Edinburgh Store 3rd June 2018 - 2pm

Modern Studies - Edinburgh Store 26th May 2018 - Midday

Record Store Day 2018 - Dundee & Edinburgh Store 21st April 2018 8am till 8pm

(Brownbear 11am EDINBURGH, 4pm Dundee. Hamish Hawk EDINBURGH 5pm)

Dropkick - Edinburgh Store 14th April 2018 1.00pm


Free Carer Policy

Subject to Availibility : One carer goes free for every paying disabled guest. Free entry for a carer will be valid with instore and online purchased ticket & album bundles. Please ensure that you bring documentation with you on the day such as your DLA Letter or note from a doctor or specialist which has been issued in the past 2 years. Requests for wheelchair position or seats should be made by email on the day tickets are purchased .

We can make allowances for disabled visitors who need more than 1 carer in exceptional circumstances. Please contact us at to confirm attendance and additional carer requirement.