The exterior of Square Cat Vinyl on Virginia Avenue in Fountain Square.

Unique Music Destination

Square Cat Vinyl is a one-of-a-kind record shop in the Fountain Square Cultural District in Indianapolis. The space is comprised of a record store, performance venue, and a bar serving beer, wine, and coffee drinks. Our mission is to be a music communal space for local and traveling musicians. We serve as a meeting ground for musicians of different types and ages along with music aficionados throughout the region.

Named one of the best record stores in the country by Vinyl Me Please.

The entrance of Square Cat, showing the new releases shelf.


The heart of Square Cat Vinyl is the record shop. We have a wide assortment of records (new and used) for sale focusing both on the classics as well as up and coming independent acts of today. One of our major focuses is on the promotion of great local and regional acts and labels. We have sections dedicated to local artists as well as local labels. We are committed to selling you all the highest quality music at a reasonable price.

A view of Square Cat from the stage.

Live Music

Square Cat Vinyl has a full performance space built into the shop allowing for live shows on a regular basis at the shop. We have shows that range from in-store performances from touring bands to separately booked evening shows for bands. We have crafted a space that hosts a diverse array of musical performances.

Past Performers

Durand Jones and the Indications, Babe Rainbow, Fruit Bats, Charlie Parr, Houndmouth, Spaceface, Holy Wave, Motherfolk, Sound of Ceres, Sierra Ferrell, Chicago Farmer, Robert Ellis, Richard Lloyd, Imarhan, L.A. Witch, Sugar Candy Mountain, LSD and the Search for God, Dead Meadow, Night Beats, Post Animal, Fleece, Boyscott, Acid Mothers Temple, L'Eclair, WITCH, Abraxas, Death Valley Girls, Lung, REZN, Maybird, Klaus Johann Grobe, Tobin Sprout, Vinyl Williams, Avi Buffalo, Acid Dad, Mattson 2, Wild Pink, Mint Field, Levitation Room, Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Morgan Delt, Yonatan Gat, Triptides, Ghost Funk Orchestra, and many, many more...

The bar at Square Cat


Square Cat Vinyl truly sets itself apart with our bar and its offerings. While you're browsing our vinyl collection, you can grab a beer, glass of wine, or a latte. We have an assortment of local beer and wine in addition to a full coffee bar including espresso drinks all from Tinker Coffee. Whether you're looking for a pick me up or something to help you unwind, we've got what you need.