WAX TRAX! OPENS VAULT IN CHICAGO FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY!
A free Chicago gallery exhibit to showcase the history of influential record store and label, Wax Trax! Records, scheduled for Thursday July, 2018.
Wax Trax! Records, in conjunction with HOUSE OF VANS, will open the Wax Trax! archives to showcase the rise and fall of the independent Chicago record store and label. In addition, the one day event will feature a full Wax Trax! collector’s pop-up shop with out-of-print vinyl, posters, CDs and more from the label. The gallery and shop will highlight rare bits from the catalog and previously unavailable or unpublished items.
The exhibit is a visual companion piece to the 2018 documentary INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT: The Story of Wax Trax! Records, which won the Audience Award this month at Chicago Underground Film Festival and is currently screening at film festivals around the world.
The event will take place Thursday, July 12, 2018 at HOUSE OF VANS, 13 N Elizabeth St, Chicago, IL. as part of the ongoing Vans House Party series and will also feature live performances by
The Dead Milkmen, Youth Code, Caustic and The
San Andreas Fault.
The gallery and shop will open at 6:30p with live performances to follow.
More information as well as tickets for the entire event is available through HOUSE OF VANS at NO CHARGE.
A free RSVP link will be available starting June 26, 2018. RSVP tickets will be accepted night of the show until HOUSE OF VANS reaches capacity...So get there early!!!
As if that wasn't enough...Complimentary drinks will be provided (Thank you House Of Vans!)