Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day

Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day is a celebration of music, culture, art and sound. Join us April 17, 2021 for another virtual event.


Click here to view video of the 2020 event.


Make Music Montgomery Contest
Featuring performances from residents, with judging and commentary by a distinguished panel of experts: local radio host Candy Shannon and composer/songwriter PJ Ju. Learn about the contest.

Congratulations to:
     Annabelle Magic, Ciao Bella Medley:  1st Place winner and “most technical skill.”
     Andrea Rene Williams, Count it as Done:  2nd Place winner and “most inspirational.”
     Know1Else (Kelly Diamond and Jay Keating), Am I Still:  2nd Place winner and “best production.”
     Rocka, Too Cool: 3rd Place winner and “best personality.”
     Donato Soranno, La Donna e Mobile:  “most classic.”
     Marie-Stella, This is Holy Offering:  “most infectious smile.”
     Tom Karpf, Out of State:  “best moment.”
     Really Derek Ross, Time:  “most soothing.”

Vinyl Day Panel Discussion
Conversation with local experts on making, collecting, and playing vinyl records, moderated by local radio host Candy Shannon. Panel members include composer/songwriter PJ Ju; founder and curator of “Women in Vinyl” Jenn D’Eugenio; host of “Lost Treasures” DJ Mackie (Marc Minsker); and MCPL Digital Strategies Manager, vinyl collector Maddie Hines.

Pricing Vinyl Records
A workshop on vinyl record pricing hosted by Friends of the Library, Montgomery County’s own vinyl record pricer and Director of Business Operations Lance Salins and OMEGA Studios Audio Engineer Mark Dulski.

Sponsored by Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC), Friends of the Library, Silver Spring ChapterTakoma Radio, and Open Sky Jazz.


Photos of Vinyl Day 2019

Vinyl Day 2019 -- Silver Spring Library