• It's a music festival & collector show!

    Now in its second year, VinylFest is a new kind of weekend experience, celebrating music collecting and the artists and performers we love. Check out our Dealer's Room to find vinyl records, CDs, music DVDs, rock posters, and other music collectables! It's on August 29-31, 2014. Read More
  • Meet album cover artist Ken Kelly!

    Ken has painted some of the most iconic album covers of all time, including covers for 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees KISS! Ken will be signing albums and selling prints at VinylFest - Aug. 29-31! Read More
  • BS&T's Steve Katz performs Sat. night!

    VinylFest welcomes Steve Katz! Steve was part of the multiple Grammy winning Blood, Sweat & Tears, the Blues Project and American Flyer. Don't miss his concert Saturday night! Stay at the Crowne Plaza and meet him at the VIP Experience on Sunday! Read More
  • Meet Louisville's music scene pioneers!

    Blogger Rocko Jerome hosts a panel with John Timmons of ear-x-tacy, Ben Jones of Better Days, Mike Bucayu of Self Destruct, Heather Fox of LUMA, Ed Lutz of Three Little Girls, Sean Liter of Modern Cult, and Dave Rucinski of Gubbey Records. Read More
  • VinylFest returns
    Aug. 29-31, 2014!

    It's a new music experience! Meet music industry guests, record company entrepreneurs, and album artists like Jeff Gaither, whose incredible art has graced many albums. Don't miss our upcoming show on August 29-31, 2014. Read More
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Say Hello To VinylFest

VinylFest is a new kind of event created for collectors of vinyl records, CDs, music DVDs, rock posters, and other music collectables, who want to experience the writers, performers, cover artists and producers who create the entertainment forms we love. It's music, from conception to collector's item!

  • Guests
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Ken Kelly

He's painted some of the most iconic album covers of all time, including 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees KISS! 

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Steve Katz

Founding Blood Sweat & Tears member Steve Katz will share music and stories from a time which altered pop music forever!

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Violet Knives

With a combination of influences like Radiohead, the Beatles, Pixies & R.E.M., this indie rock band is gonna be one to watch.

See more bands and guests on our Guests page...

 
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Shop till you drop!

Explore our Dealer's Room and hunt for bargains on vinyl records, CDs, DVDs, rock posters and more!

 
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Guest talks & autographing

Listen to our guests and get your album covers and books signed.

 
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Experience our Exhibits & Activities

We'll have special exhibits, scheduled performances and other activities throughout both days!

 
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Friday Night Reception

Start your weekend out right with our DJ spinning vinyl, a cash bar and new friends.

 
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Saturday Evening Live Performances

Enjoy live concerts on Saturday night by Steve Katz and the Violet Knives!

 
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Saturday Late Night Rockumentary

Later on Saturday night we'll feature a video presentation from the vaults.