Oberhofer will be joining The Walkmen at Classic & Boston on October 11th. Fall vibes & good music. You're so there. I heard the guys are recording a new album right now so I bet we'll get some brand new tunes, Boston. Plus there is Ice cream and bubbles happening all over this video below.
The last time we caught up with The Walkmen was at Boston Calling Festival in May. Now we will all be headed back to Boston again for them to play our Classic & Boston event. A few photos from our last Boston adventure below via the Vans Music Tumblr.
Nick Waterhouse is playing our Classic & San Francisco event and we are loving the track and extra classic video for his song "I Can Only Give You Everything." Watch it below.
Sophie has been busy at work customizing tons of Vans for the Classic & Austin event coming up. Take a look at some more of her progress below.
Two minutes and twenty seconds to get you psyched to see AraabMuzik play at our Classic & Austin event below. You're welcome.
We've got a great music lineup for our Austin event including Kate Boy. Check out the music video for "The Way We Are" below. We'll see you there, and we'll be dancing.
Sophie Roach is an artist and illustrator based in Austin, TX. By utilizing familiar shapes, patterns and her intuition, Sophie has created a unique visual language based on spontaneity and rhythm. Her abstract style is playful yet austere, extremely detailed, and often vibrantly colored. When she’s not hard at work in her East Austin studio, she’s out traveling the world, sketchbook in hand.
She'll be customizing Vans gear at our Classic & Austin event so we thought it might be best to get her thoughts on the city. Click read more for her hometown Q&A.
Vans once again partners with Los Angeles-based indie label IAMSOUND to present the Classic & City Events series to celebrate Vans’ iconic Classics footwear collection across the globe. The free, all ages shows will kick-off in the U.S. with events taking place in Austin, San Francisco and Boston. The series will run over the span of three weeks in September and October featuring live performances from critically acclaimed musical acts, an interactive video installation, and giveaways of customized Vans Classics and limited edition socks and tees.
Classic & Austin, the first event in the series, will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the Mohawk, located in the heart of Austin’s storied music scene. Renowned hip hop and electronic music producer AraabMUZIK will headline, supported by rising Swedish electro-pop act Kate Boy.
The next stop, Classic & San Francisco, will be hosted at Slim’s on Friday, September 27 featuring San Francisco native, Nick Waterhouse as the headliner bringing his blend of R&B, soul and jazz. Nick will be supported by local favorites Cool Ghouls.
Classic & Boston will close out the U.S. series on Friday, October 11 at the Paradise Rock Club. Indie rock titans The Walkmen will headline following the opening from Oberhofer.
In addition to the music performances, local artists from each city have been invited to customize Vans Classics along with limited edition tees and socks which will be given out during each event. This year, artists Sophie Roach (Austin),