Making money from scratch: How the Vinyl Music Festival is bringing Sarasota together to rethink its economic game

Published in Creative Loafing Sarasota, July 14, 2010   Downtown Sarasota is not currently known as the heart of electronic music in Southwest Florida — far from it. But that title could soon be earned if the promoters behind Vinyl Music Festival stay on their current trajectory. Since last year’s inaugural celebration, VMF has more than doubled it’s number […]

Spin doctors: The Vinyl Music Festival will get you dancing, but the real goal is to bring young professionals to the area (Corrected)

Jul. 10, 2009 Relaxing on a comfy brown couch at the Hub Incubator, a launching pad for tech and creative businesses set up in the Rosemary District, it’s hard to fathom all the activity that’s taken place within the space in the past month. What started as, “Let’s have a DJ at Barrel 87,” and then […]