Occasionally we get sent some secret info that we are allowed to share with you, dear reader. And today is such a day. Converse sent us an email letting us know that Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks are making a surprise appearance in Austin at the Parish on September 19th as part of their Rubber Tracks Live series, with handpicked local faves Mirror Travel in tow. Better yet, it’s a benefit for HOPE a non-profit that brings together artists and educators. It’s a free event but you’re going to need to go here to RSVP for tickets tomorrow. Full details are below and keep your eyes out for our review of the performance!
CONVERSE RUBBER TRACKS LIVE RETURNS TO AUSTIN WITH FREE CONCERT FEATURING STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS AND MIRROR TRAVEL
Converse Partners with HOPE Events for Special Show on Saturday, September 19 at The Parish
Converse returns to Austin with a special Converse Rubber Tracks Live, a free concert music series featuring headlining indie-rock band, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, and Austin natives, Mirror Travel, a rock trio hand-selected by Malkmus and The Jicks to open the show. Music fans can register for free tickets to Converse Rubber Tracks Live at 12 p.m. EST on Wednesday, September 9 at www.converse-music.com/rubbertrackslive.
Converse is partnering with HOPE Events for this special Converse Rubber Tracks Live. As part of the show local Austin artist, Josh Row will create an exclusive mural at HOPE Outdoor Gallery located in Downtown Austin. Art from Row’s mural will also be featured on the official Converse Rubber Tracks Live show poster, which will be screen-printed and distributed to fans for free at the show.
Established in 2011, Converse Rubber Tracks is a multifaceted global music platform that provides emerging artists the opportunity to unleash their creative spirit. Converse Rubber Tracks recording studios connect artists with experienced engineers to create original music in a professional studio, at no cost. The program includes permanent studios in Brooklyn, São Paulo and Boston, along with various Converse Rubber Tracks pop-up studios hosted around the world. Converse Rubber Tracks Live is a free, live music series that takes a Converse Rubber Tracks recording artist to the stage, handpicked by a renowned headliner. For more information, please visit: www.converse.com/rubbertracks.
HOPE Events is a 501(c)3 non-profit that helps artists and musicians support education by connecting creatives with causes through projects, campaigns and events. For more information visit www. http://hopecampaign.org.
Saturday, September 19 / Doors are at 8 p.m.
Converse Rubber Tracks Live / The Parish, 214 E. 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701
HOPE Outdoor Gallery / 1101 Baylor Street, Austin, TX 7870