Press release: Bloomington Hosts the 3rd Annual Music Expo

Attendees browse records, and merchandise, during the second annual Record Show at the Monroe Convention Center, Saturday, February 8, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (File photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

The 3rd Annual Music Expo will take place at the Monroe County Convention Center Saturday, February 5, 2022, according to a press release sent to the Bloomingtonian this week.

Here is the press release, and more details:


January 26, 2022

For more information, please contact:

Mike McAfee, Executive Director, Visit Bloomington
[email protected], 812-355-7720

Bloomington Hosts the 3rd Annual Music Expo
Experience Live Music at Bloomington’s Only Vinyl Fair

Bloomington, Ind. – The third annual Bloomington Music Expo will take place on Saturday, February 5 at the Monroe Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, Indiana. The free expo is a celebration of music anchored by Bloomington’s only public vinyl fair.

During the music expo, vinyl, tapes, CDs, art, apparel, and other music-related merchandise will be for sale from 30 vendors. Find rare and used vinyl albums, posters, t-shirts, and more from your favorite musicians across many genres.

Attendees can enjoy live entertainment from DJs and four musical performers, headlined by Bloomington native, Jason Wilber. Jason is a successful solo musician who played guitar for the late, great John Prine for over two decades.

A full schedule of events for the Bloomington Music Expo is as follows:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Music merchandise sales
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: DJs spin vinyl
12:00 PM – Kid Kazooey & The Ballroom Roustabouts perform (Music for all ages)
1:00 PM – Craig Brenner performs (Boogie-woogie piano)
2:00 PM – Rodeola performs (Folk rock)
3:00 PM – Jason Wilber performs (Acoustic rock)

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR/Rapid test result (received on or after February 3, 2022) are required to enter the event. Face masks must be worn at all times by all attendees, regardless of age. These rules will be strictly enforced.

The Bloomington Music Expo is produced by Visit Bloomington in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College, WFHB Community Radio, and The Orbit Room.

More event information, including details on kickoff and after-party events at The Orbit Room, can be found at


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