The Converse Block Party will be free to the public and will feature a performance by hip hop legend MC Lyte who will also be creating a free downloadable playlist for the event.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2012
WSS (formerly Warehouse Shoe Sale) announced a joint block party with Converse being held Thursday June 14th at famed St. Vincent’s Court during Downtown Los Angeles’ monthly Art Walk.
The Converse Block Party will be free to the public and will feature a performance by hip hop legend MC Lyte who will also be creating a free downloadable playlist for the event. Free drinks, food trucks, and games will be at the block party to compliment the broad selection of music and art. Artwork will be created and on display at the event.
“We’re very excited to be partnering with Converse on this Block Party,” said Rod Aiken, VP Marketing, WSS. “Both our brands have a unique history of community involvement and this event provides us with an exciting opportunity to share our love of music, culture, and fashion with the people of Los Angeles.”
Also available will be 4 unique Limited Edition Chuck Taylor All Stars that Converse has created exclusively for the Block Party. Only 60 pairs of these Los Angeles centric sneakers will be available for purchase at WSS’ pop up shop.
The Converse Block Party will take place from 9PM -12AM June 14, 2012 at 600 S. St. Vincent Court Los Angeles, CA (St. Vincent's Court is located on 7th Street between Hill and Broadway).
People interested in obtaining more information on the Converse Block Party and WSS can visit http://www.shopwss.com/converse-block-party/ for additional details.
Los Angeles based, WSS is a leading Southern California retailer offering a wide variety footwear, clothing, and accessories from all major brands. With over 25 years in business, WSS has an unrivaled reputation for having Great Values and Great Selection and for bringing customers the latest in the best styles. Participating in over 350 local events per year, WSS is a committed partner in the community and can be found online at http://www.ShopWSS.com and Facebook.com/ShopWSS.
Converse Inc., based in N. Andover, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as “America’s Original Sports Company”™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including premium lifestyle men's and women's footwear and apparel. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 58 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at http://www.converse.com.
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