Vinyl Palooza

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VINYL PALOOZA 3.0

Vinyl Record Charity Spin Event hosted by Erie Experience Vinyl

Thursday, September 22, 2016
McCoy’s Barrelhouse & Grill
1013 State Street, Erie PA

Choose songs from Erie ExperienceVinyl’s collection or BYOV (bring your own vinyl)! 

Live Auction – Steelers vs Bills tickets, Prince album & more! Plus a Music Trivia Contest, Basket Raffles, 50-50, etc.

You are invited! Join us for a fun-filled night of amazing music from an incredible collection of classic and new vinyl record albums played on a state of the art sound system. From 60s oldies and awesome 80s to today’s hits, spinning live…..doors open at 5 PM! Evening also includes a Live Auction, spectacular basket raffles, 50-50 raffle, Music Trivia contest, & more! Open to the public, 21 and over. No admission fee.

Event Schedule 

5:00 pm – Event begins at McCoy’s – let the music begin!  Have a favorite song you’d love to hear? Total Request Line opens at 5 pm. Hundreds upon hundreds of vinyl albums from the 60s to current to choose from. A $5 per song donation will put your favorite tune on the evening’s “Play List”.  (Songs can be ‘bumped” up to the top of the list for an additional donation)

5:30 pm– Juried Art Exhibit Award – New this year – Vinyl Palooza Art Show in collaboration with Erie  Arts & Culture. Unique art pieces created using a vinyl record.

6:30 pm – Music Trivia Contest

8:00 pm – Live Auction Begins – Steelers vs Bills game tickets, Prince album & more!

9:00 pm – Basket and 50/50 Raffles drawings. Need not be present to win.

Karaoke Afterwards

Proceeds benefit children’s programs at Early Connections.


Thursday, September 22, 2016
McCoy’s Barrelhouse & Grill
1013 State Street
The fun begins at 5:00pm!

You are invited to join in on the fun at this year’s Vinyl Palooza 3.0, a unique Vinyl Record Charity Spin hosted by Erie ExperienceVinyl to benefit programs and services provided by Early Connections. Enjoy an evening of listening to your favorite vinyl tunes while helping to raise funds for a good cause. Old vinyl, new vinyl – Erie ExperienceVinyl’s extensive collection of vinyl records has something for everyone. The evening’s activities includes “Total Request Line” – selected songs for a donation, a Music Trivia contest, guest DJs, and live and silent auctions.

New for 2016Vinyl Palooza Art Show and Sale, a juried art exhibit in collaboration with Erie Arts and Culture, will take place on September 22-23.  Artists are encouraged to submit up to 3 pieces of authentic works of art that contain a whole piece or a portion of a vinyl record to Erie Arts and Culture between August 22-26th.  A portion of the sale of these works of art will support STEAM, an Early Connections program.  Click here for additional information or contact Holly Nowak at  814-452-3427.

 Vinyl Palooza Event Sponsorship Opportunities

We hope you will consider becoming a sponsor for this one-of-a-kind event and join us in helping to change the lives of the most vulnerable children within our community. Event sponsorships may be submitted online, via email, fax, or regular mail. Questions about sponsor opportunities? Please contact Michelle Harkins at 874-0144 x 19 or [email protected]

Diamond Record$1000
Includes:

  • Your Company Logo on Beer Pub Glass – Limited to the first seven Diamond Record Sponsors (*this requires an early sponsor submission date; please see below.)
  • VIP Admission for 6 people to the Vinyl Palooza Reception for the Juried Art Exhibit Artist Awards, 4:00-5:00pm at Erie Arts & Culture (23 W. 10th Street – Wine and cheese will be served)
  • 6 Event Pub Glasses
  • Inclusion in event promotion including Radio announcements, press releases, Early Connections website, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Time in VIP area to choose 4 record vinyl songs to play (songs cannot be “bumped” or moved to another time by anyone
  • Rock’n Roll Trivia Team Registration (2 member team)
  • Diamond Record sponsor recognition with logo during the event at McCoy’s and Erie Arts & Culture

Platinum Record $500
Includes:

  • Time in VIP area to choose 4 vinyl record songs to play (songs cannot be “bumped” or moved to another time by anyone)
  • Rock’n Roll Trivia Team Registration (2 member team)
  • 4 Event Pub Glasses
  • Promotion via Early Connections website and Facebook
  • Platinum Record sponsor recognition with logo during the event at McCoy’s and Erie Arts & Culture

Gold$250
Includes:

  • Rock’n Roll Trivia Team Registration (2 member team)
  • Promotion via Early Connections website
  • 2 Event Pub Glasses
  • Recognition as Gold Record sponsor with logo during the event at McCoy’s and Erie Arts & Culture

Chartbuster $100
Includes:

  • Rock’n Roll Trivia Team Registration (2 member team)
  • Event Pub Glass
  • Recognition as Chartbuster sponsor on screen at event

*Diamond Sponsors: Logo for the Event Pub Glass is limited.  Due to production time, it includes an early submission date of July 11th, 2016.   Please submit your company logo to Jayne Deutsch at Early Connections ([email protected]).