GET DIRTY Converse is a series of musical events 11 cities to join internationally renowned artists with the emerging talent of each place.
Beginning 19 March in Paris, GET DIRTY will break based jumps, strokes and noise around London, Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Vienna, Amsterdam, Milan Antwerp. Inspired by the current brand campaign, which is condensed into the phrase «Shoes Keep It Clean, Sneakers Get Dirty«, This new series of musical events celebrating the incorruptible headlong mentality and return to the surface with marks and scratches so testify.
The eclectic list of artists mixing local bands Hoax y Pional, with established local groups caliber The Raveonettes, Black Lips, Gallows, Vivian Girls y Major Lazer, giving fans a experience unique musical, built on some of the most remote venues across Europe.
«We are excited to bring the Get Dirty series to Europe », Lewis explained Jed, Music Marketing Director de Converse.
«We are really lucky to have been among artists for decades and our commitment is to do our best to return to the music community all he has given us. GET DIRTY provides emerging artists the opportunity to perform with some amazing headliners, and in this way reach the public in cities throughout Europe ».
Led by Danish indie rock duo The Ravionettes, GET DIRTY the first event will take place on 19 March in the new pop-up store Converse 19YT in the neighborhood of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. The maverick attitude will take the 200 square meters of space where fans can enjoy live performances, in situ discover the new collections Chuck Taylor All Star Well Worn y 70’s Chuck, and even add your own touch «well worn»To your sneakers thanks to the customization service« Tune & Repair».
The spectacular enclosures Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid y el FAD de Barcelona They have been chosen to host the GET DIRTY SESSIONS in our country, that deaf their respective cities with the talent of bands like Vivian Girls, Theme Park, Pional o BeGun. Thanks to this eclectic group of artists, all inspired by the spirit GET DIRTY, fans live music and unique artistic experience, that combine art, music and urban expression.
As tuning for GET DIRTY SESSIONS, CONVERSE GET DIRTY EXHIBITIONS organized in Madrid (Store sivasdescalzo) y en Barcelona (Studio Store).
For these events, MiguelTrillo the iconic Spanish photographer capture the idiosyncrasies of a new creative generation through the peephole GET DIRT,
portraying uniquely six young emerging artists handpicked by the project as Laura Put, Abel Cuevas, Juanita and the Ugly en Madrid, y Elena Gallén, White Vines and Borja Rosal (Extraperlo) en Barcelona. Along with a stunning portraits retrospective of the work of Miguel Trillo it will also showcase, documenting several generations of youth cultural movements.
GET DIRTY comes on the heels of the Converse Rubber Tracks experience at SXSW in Austin (Texas) where many bands have had the opportunity to record for free on a groundbreaking study during the two-week festival. Converse's commitment to music is reflected with creative arrangements with Amsterdam Red Light Radio or 100 London Club, and through the award-winning series REPRESENT, prompting 45 artists to electrify the capital of the UK for nine nights last summer.
Calendar of Events in Spain:
4 de abril – Get Dirty Exhibitions – sivasdescalzo, Madrid > Juanita and the Ugly + Laura Put + Abel Cuevas
11 de abril – Get Dirty Exhibitions – Studio Store, Barcelona > Extraperlo + Elena Gallén + White Vines
6 April - Get Dirty Sessions - Bellas Artes, Madrid > Vivian Girls + Theme Park + Pional (Live) + Trajano!
13 de abril – Get Dirty Sessions – FAD, Barcelona > Vivian Girls, Dulce Pájara de Juventud, Lasers, BeGun