We have 2-pairs of tickets to giveaway for this fabulous event celebrating urban culture and the launch of the Converse Spring 2012 star player footwear range. To be in with a chance name two grime artists that are set to perform at this event and send your name, address and contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO: Converse UK, in partnership with JD, announces full details for Converse Block Party, featuring performances from some of the UK’s most respected grime artists including Wiley, Lady Leshurr, Mic Righteous, Skepta, P Money, Clement Marfo & the Frontline and Newham Generals.
WHAT: Converse Block Party is a unique, free-ticketed event that celebrates emerging UK urban talent alongside the launch of Converse’s Spring 2012 Star Player footwear range. Dedicated to celebrating local street culture, Converse Block Party is a global event series that launched in 2011 and has since travelled across Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, now hitting the UK for the first time.
Leading up to the big event, Converse hosted a series of JD Sports in-store MC competitions, inviting MCs to battle it out for a chance to perform at Converse Block Party. The four finalists will compete at the Converse Block Party to win the grand prize of recording and releasing their own track on legendary urban label, No Hats No Hoods. Judging the finalists will be some of the most notable names in UK urban culture including DJ Magic and Kozzie from No Hats No Hoods.
The Old Vic Tunnels will be transformed into an underground urban festival featuring live graffiti demonstrations by two of Britain’s most prolific graffiti artists Neas and Vibes and a skate ramp with appearances from Jerome Campbell, Rory Milanes and Harry Lintell from the Converse UK Skateboarding team.
Tickets are free of charge and available online until midday Wednesday 25th April through www.converseblockparty.com