By Branden Ferguson, Multi Media Video Journalist - bio | email
Lima Ohio -
Across the world, people celebrating the 6th annual international celebration of independent record stores. Groamy's celebrating Record Day with thousands of records, cd's and live music. The event is a way to remind today's younger generation that there's more to music than digital downloads.
According to Nielsen Soundscan data, vinyl sales were up in 2012 for a fifth straight year, rising nearly 18 percent. Groamy believes its hard to compete with digital downloads, but says coming into a record store has a feeling all its own.
Participating artists making more than 350 releases available only to independent record stores.