Discogs declares Crate Diggers 2019 | The Music Universe

The largest worldwide vinyl competition on this planet

Discogs has partnered with Vinyl World Congress for Crate Diggers 2019. Crate Diggers will turn out to be the biggest worldwide competition sequence on this planet devoted to vinyl accumulating and music merchandise ever with lots of vinyl sellers, report labels, report retailers, vinyl fans 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 embrace 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 business as a result of most the figures and statistics used don’t keep in mind second hand gross sales which is huge,” states Event Director Connolly Mellon. “For Discogs (the biggest vendor vinyl on Earth) which has greater than 20,000 transactions per day, solely 4 p.c what they’re promoting is new music and if you happen to keep in mind the report retailers, excessive road, report 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 tough to be correct, we imagine the precise quantity vinyl being introduced by customers is roughly three to 4 occasions greater than the figures about new vinyl gross sales recommend.

“We are launching these festivals to present the worldwide vinyl group a competition their very own with dwell performances from world class artists devoted to the format and we stay up for serving to the group develop particularly in Asia and South America.”

Hundreds report retailers, vinyl sellers and report labels shall be promoting a range outdated and new information, turntables, tapes and music merchandise. There shall be dwell demonstrations the newest vinyl manufacturing machine’s in the marketplace for potential buyers, report labels and media. Leading Crate Diggers beer companion Westerham Brewery shall be showcasing and promoting a range Vegan pleasant and Gluten Free Beers. There will 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.