Billy and Mary drive up from the wilds outside Eugene twice a year to sell their overabundance of 45s at the Night Owl Record Show. And they always have an overabundance. Their connection on the East Coast is always sending more rare 45s for them to bring. The kind of soul and oldies and rock 45s that you just can’t find here in the Northwest. If you want to know what they have in store drop them a line at their yahoo.com email address; marymarymassage.
Christian Peetz has been driving down from Seattle for the Night Owl Record Show for some time. A great seller with an ever changing stock of punk, soul, funk, hip hop, reggae and more.
You can check out his ebay sales page. If you want to find out what he will bring down this time drop him a line, at his yahoo.com address, cpeetz72.
Christian, along with Mat Griesse, produce the record show, Big Dig Seattle.
Brian was one of the founding members of the Night Owl Record Show. When he is not digging up obscure hip hop and funk rarities, he spends his time printing and distributing fliers, setting up tables and making sure the show runs smoothly.
Recently returned from a few years in Cambodia he is preparing for another Asian adventure. If we are lucky he will decide to lighten his load and bring some records to sell in October.
Jerry writes; “I owe my existance to good old american racial profiling. My parents both born in the USA met and married at an internment camp in Idaho. Once released they fled to New York where my sister and I were born spending our early years in Harlem. I don’t remember scratch from those days but I’m sure we heard hours of great music.
Our family migrated back to the west coast in the mid 1950s settling in Portland. My parents ran the Pine Hotel downtown off Burnside for transients, great rates at fifty cents a night.
My sister had a kids portable record player with red and yellow and black records. My dad was always screwing around with radio tubes, 78s and a soldering iron.
For many years I have been obsessed with Julius Hemphill’s “COON BID’NESS”. Side 2, “The Hard Blues”.
This is my first Night Owl Sale, I will bring 45s, 78s, lps, homemade “Recordio” records, cassettes, CDs, vintage turntables, posters, books and various vintage musical instruments. If there is anything specific you are looking for, I probably won’t have it, but email me requests anyway.”
You can email Jerry through his netscape.net address which is sogadesign@.
Look for his table at the back of the room.
Our friend Mike Samples from the Puget Sound area, has been keeping good records in circulation for a long time now.
I first met Mike at a record show in Tacoma, must have been about 1995. One of the best selections of soul, jazz and funk records I had ever seen at a show. In the years since I have rarely gone to record show in the Pacific Northwest with out seeing Mike there selling and buying good records.
Today he still does record shows across Oregon and Washington. He also sells at Crossroads Music, his records are coded MJS.
Last year Mr Samples took over the long running NW Record & CD Convention, held 4 times a year at the Seattle Center. The next NWR&CDC will be held October 18th, the day after this upcoming Night Owl Record Show. Mike will be at both, will you?
Story is the owner of Vinyl Fluid Records. VFR is a small online music store dedicated to keeping vinyl and cds alive and obtainable. Vinyl Fluid Records wants to help artists get their music into the hands of music lovers. Showcasing local talent from the NorthWest is a priority for FVR.
Vinyl Fluid Records is a great place to get hip hop records, breakbeat comps and battle wax. They also stock music inspired art and clothing. We are looking forward to meeting them at the Night Owl Record Show.
Justin Meyer has only been in Portland for a year, but you may have already met him. He hosts the Wax Broker Riots at It’s A Beautiful Pizza on Belmont. The Wax Broker Riots are occasional, informal, record sales and dj shows, with drinks and Pizza.
Soon the occasional record shows will be replaced by Hall Of Records, a record bar/cafe. Justin and partner are taking their time looking for just the right location and menu. You can join their email list by writing to his @gmail account; hallofrecordsportland.
While we know Justin by the records he sells and spins, the rest of the world know him as the drummer for The Call. Learn more at his myspace page.
Night Owl Record Show is happy to say he is one of our great sellers.