Discogs has partnered with Vinyl World Congress for Crate Diggers 2019. Crate Diggers will change into the most important worldwide pageant collection on this planet devoted to vinyl amassing and music merchandise ever with a whole bunch vinyl sellers, document labels, document retailers, vinyl fanatics and world class acts performing to over 25,000 attendees throughout the 4 main occasions in UK, USA, Brazil and Japan.
Crate Diggers UK will happen in Brighton on Saturday, May 11th on the Brighton Centre. Crate Diggers USA will happen in New York on Saturday, July 27th on the New York Expo Centre. Crate Diggers Brazil will happen in December 2019 at a venue to be confirmed. Crate Diggers Japan will happen in Tokyo October 2019 at a venue to be confirmed.
First acts confirmed to carry out at Crate Diggers embody Method Man and Redman, General Levy, David Rodigan, Zion Train and JFB with extra to be unveiled within the coming months.
“There is sort of a common miscalculation the precise measurement the vinyl trade as a result of most the figures and statistics used don’t have in mind second hand gross sales which is very large,” states Event Director Connolly Mellon. “For Discogs (the most important vendor vinyl on Earth) which has greater than 20,000 transactions per day, solely 4 % what they're promoting is new music and in the event you have in mind the document retailers, excessive road, document gala's, small charity store purchases vinyl and course on-line second hand gross sales throughout Discogs, Ebay, Amazon and the like, while it’s troublesome to be correct, we imagine the precise quantity vinyl being introduced by customers is roughly three to 4 instances greater than the figures about new vinyl gross sales recommend.
“We are launching these festivals to provide the worldwide vinyl group a pageant their very own with stay performances from world class artists devoted to the format and we sit up for serving to the group develop particularly in Asia and South America.”
Hundreds document retailers, vinyl sellers and document labels will probably be promoting a variety outdated and new information, turntables, tapes and music merchandise. There will probably be stay demonstrations the newest vinyl manufacturing machine’s in the marketplace for potential buyers, document labels and media. Leading Crate Diggers beer companion Westerham Brewery will probably be showcasing and promoting a variety Vegan pleasant and Gluten Free Beers. There may even be a showcase and demonstration the newest turntables in the marketplace from the main turntable producers, amongst different occasions and keynotes.
Tickets for Crate Diggers go on sale on Friday, January 18th at 10 am at cratediggers.com. Tickets begin at $30 every with tables for sellers beginning at $160.