On November 21 and 22, 2009 the 32nd Mega Record and CD Fair will take place at Jaarbeurs Convention Centre, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Over the last 31 sessions this event has built a reputation as THE spot to find and/or experience the most beautiful music related collections, exhibitions, book presentations, autograph sessions and performances. This 32nd fair will highlight the Punk era, with a special exhibition containing memorabilia and unique material from the legendary USA band the Velvet Underground plus the appearance of two very special guests: Jon Savage and Johan Kugelberg. Both are internationally renowned authors and collectors of modern pop culture.
This worldwide known event was fully booked since June. With 500 stalls and dealers from 45 different countries the show attracts more and more international attention.
At the same weekend the International Collectors Fair celebrates its 30th anniversary. From 1992 onwards the two events take place in the same weekend and visitors have to buy only one ticket to visit them both! Not only you can dig in crates at the record fair, but also you may find beautiful vintage design items and collectables in the other halls.
Jon and Johan will talk under supervision of Dutch (music) journalist Jan Vollaard with each other and with the audience about "England's Dreaming", The Velvet Underground, rock fanzines, the history of punk, and the problems and pleasures of archiving and documenting popular culture. They are both available for book signings.
The exhibition Velvet Underground a New York Art is based on the book with the same name edited by Johan Kugelberg with contributions by Lou Reed, Moe Tucker, Jon Savage and Vaclav Havel. The exhibitions contains several famous Andy Warhol designs like gig posters, handbills and album covers from the early stages of this highly influential avant-garde Rock band.
Bud Benderbe (USA) will highlight the exhibition with his live interpretation of Velvet Underground covers in lounge/disco style.
The Dutch Michael Jackson Fan club will show their most rare and beautiful items like golden awards, Neverland memorabilia, stage clothing, coins, limited editions autographs and so on in hall 11.
The Mega Record and CD fair with more than 500 stalls from over 45 different countries is a true happening for all music lovers. Open Saturday November 21 from 09.00 until 18.00 hours and Sunday November 22 from 10.00 until 17.00 hours
For more information call 00 31 0229 213891 during office hours or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can order your tickets at: www.recordplanet.nl
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