28th February: Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs Album Launch: The Tears of Technology

We're chuffed to host DJ Sets from Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs and Shipley's The Record Club to celebrate the launch of their new LP The Tears of Technology. Friday 28th February at 8pm. And it's free entry! At the turn of the 80s, a new generation of musicians appeared who saw synthesisers not as dehumanizing […]

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Live music: Friday 21st February - Astles

We're chuffed to be hosting Liverpool's Astles on Friday 21st February at 8pm. And what's more, it's free entry! An artist that is unafraid to chart new musical waters, Astles has been praised for his dynamic vocal style, captivating melodies, artistic boldness and a delicate rawness to his sounds. After wowing judges and winning 2016’s Merseyrail Sound Station, […]

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2020 Sporting Lunchtime Lectures

Record Cafe Sporting Lunchtime Lectures 2020‘When I came to Bradford I didn’t expect to end up eating Serrano ham and listening to a bloke talking about Hungarian brutalist architecture before the match’.  A quote from a Newport County fan who wandered into The Record Cafe and was met by the odd mix of education, entertainment […]

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The return of the monthly Music Quiz

After a break for Christmas, the music quiz is back in its regular slot on the last Thursday of each month. Win £20 of beer, spot prizes plus there's the big cash jackpot on 'Don't Play Your Cards Wrong'

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The Record Café Best Beers and Records of 2019

As we enter the new year, lets just take a few minutes to look back at the last 12 months in records and beer. It's been as good a year as any, and we've all had to make some tough choices. So without further ado, here's our staff picks:

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Christmas and New Year opening hours
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The Record Café 5th Birthday

Another year older and it's something of a landmark. Five years. Wow. Hard to believe it's been so long. In that time we've made a wonderful group of friends - as customers, suppliers and people who've come to entertain us. So as a thank you to those who've supported us, we're bringing together the best […]

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Record Store Day 2019 remaining stock

Thanks to all those that came down yesterday to make it such an ace day! We've still some stock left, so for those on the look out for anything they missed yesterday, our remaining stock is listed here: Remaining RSD2019 stock 14-4-19

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Record Store Day 2019 - Updated 11/4/19 - FINAL STOCK LIST

Saturday, 13th April from 8am. Another year another Record Store Day! The day that inspired The Record Café. Yes, we're delighted to bring the global phenomenon that is Record Store Day to the city of Bradford for the fifth time. It's a day to celebrate music, celebrate independent shops and most of all, celebrate records […]

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