Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar presents
BRIDGEPORT RECORD FAIR: SANTA’S GOT A BRAND NEW RECORD BAG
Saturday, December 14 – Noon – 5 PM
Get your vinyl fix on Saturday, December 14 (noon to 5 PM) with a special one-day only pop-up holiday record fair, Santa’s Got A Brand New Record Bag. We’ll be getting in the Christmas spirit and have a funky good time with a soulful marketplace of unique and collectible vinyl stocking stuffers and used books.
Located in the heart of the community of the future of Bridgeport, Maria’s will feature a variety of choice record (and book) dealers plus collectors peddling the finest black gold for all music lovers and as well as some deep gems for the diggers as well.
Also, expect a sweaty rotation of Chicago’s finest selectors on the decks throwing down some of their rare treasures, plus posters and prints for sale, vinyl art, and tasty brews to ward of that dusty digs from the Maria’s bartending crew. We’ll also be screening rare videos as a visual backdrop in the main bar area including such little-seen treasures like Surprise Partie, a 1968 French TV show featuring such talent as The Troggs, Jacques Dutronc, Joe Cocker, Françoise Hardy, Aphrodite’s Child, Antoine, Johnny Hallyday, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, The Small Faces, P.P. Arnold, Booker T & The MGs and Pink Floyd.
Vinyl is alive and kicking in Bridgeport this Christmas, and remember “El disco es cultura!”
As James Brown, the Godfather of Soul sang in “Let’s make this Christmas mean something this year”
Hi everybody, this is James Brown
This is a very, very unusual way to come to you
But I gotta start by saying thanks
Thanks for such a wonderful year
Now let’s make our next year be as nice as this year
Now Christmas gotta be the kind of a Christmas
That we remember a long time ago
You remember when everybody used to look forward to it, Santa Claus
You’d wanna know what you gonna have the next day
You couldn’t wait until Christmas morning to jump up
But that’s the morning you wouldn’t go to your table
You go straight to your little sack
Hanging on the mantle over the fireplace
This event is free (no cover charge).
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