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Since 1972, Val’s has relied on the power of community relationships to weather the storms of the music industry and continue to carve out its niche in the vibrant community of Oak Park. 

Since the store’s re-location in 2006, the Oak Park Arts District has played a central role in providing a support system for Val’s. We are proud and active members of the Oak Park Arts District Business Association and are grateful to our fellow members for making the district a lively destination. 

Partnership Opportunities

In addition to our immediate neighbors, we also partner with many other individuals, businesses and organizations who share in our mission to cultivate a love of all music.

We are open to all partnership ideas, here are some examples:

  • Host an in-store event or fundraiser
  • Cross-market a special event
  • Donate/trade services

Interested in partnering with us? Fill out the form at the bottom of this page!


Partner Spotlight

School of Rock: Oak Park

School of Rock Oak Park co-sponsors our Teen Jam & Open Mic nights. The school’s show directors also share album recommendations related to the themed music shows they direct each season. Come in any time and browse their recommendations!




Pure-Grooves offers Soni-Magic — unbeaten ultrasonic cleaning technology for your vinyl collection. Need work on your vintage audio system? Vince at Pure-Grooves is your guy. Val’s offers used equipment for sale in our store so we can start budget-conscious customers down the path of experiencing the magic of vinyl!


Let's Collaborate!

Let’s talk about how we can work together and promote our local businesses.  Just send us a note below and we’ll reach out to discuss opportunities for partnerships.