WSIU Classic Vinyl Sale Coming Sept 17, Item Donations Needed for Annual WSIU Fundraiser

Aug 29, 2016

Shoppers comb through vinyl records at last year's WSIU Classic Vinyl Sale.
Credit T.J. Price / WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Monday, August 29, 2016

Contact:  Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, (618) 453-6170,; Kevin Boucher, WSIU Community Engagement Producer, (618) 453-4348,

WSIU Classic Vinyl Sale Coming September 17; Item Donations Needed for Annual Public Media Fundraiser

Carbondale, Ill. – Find your treasure at WSIU Radio's 9th Annual Classic Vinyl Sale, coming for one day only to WSIU-TV Studio A, located in the Communications Building, Room 1065, 1100 Lincoln Drive on the SIU Carbondale campus on Saturday, September 17 from 9am to 5pm.

Shoppers are invited to park in lots 46 and 40, located on the west and south sides, respectively, of the Communications Building. These are the parking lots typically used by campus guests attending performances at McLeod Theater.

Community partners are the SIU Credit Union (all southern Illinois branches), Wright Do-It Center in Murphysboro, and the Du Quoin Public Library.

Item donations of working stereo equipment, vintage vinyl record albums, especially from the rock, blues, R&B, and jazz genres, DVDs, CDs, cassettes, and electronic games will be accepted through Friday, September 9 at all southern Illinois branches of the SIU Credit UnionWright Do-It Center at 208 S. Williams in Murphysboro, the Du Quoin Public Library at 28 S. Washington in Du Quoin, and WSIU-TV Studio A in the Communications Building, Room 1065, 1100 Lincoln Drive, on the SIU Carbondale campus. 

To coordinate donation drop-offs at the Communications Building or to make other arrangements, contact Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, at (618) or Kevin Boucher, WSIU Community Engagement Producer, at (618)

All sale proceeds will support WSIU Public Radio's programming, services, and community engagement activities. 

About WSIU Public Broadcasting

WSIU Public Broadcasting is licensed to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University and is an integral part of the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts on the Carbondale campus. The WSIU stations reach more than three million people across five states and beyond through three digital public television channels, three public radio stations, a radio information service, a website, and an education and community outreach department. 

WSIU's mission is to improve the quality of life of the people they serve. The WSIU stations partner with other community organizations to promote positive change and to support the academic and public service missions of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Learn more and get the latest station news online at and on WSIU's Facebook and Twitter pages.

WSIU's programs and services are partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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