Vans presents SESSIONS, a free art and music showcase on June 12th, August 14th and November 13th from 6 PM – 10 PM. The event is open to all ages. Designed to enable emerging creative talent, Vans SESSIONS at El Club will feature musician showcases and live murals from up-and-coming Detroit talent.
Aspiring SESSIONS performers of all genres can submit music to be selected to play one of the three events via email here.
Vans will announce a SESSIONS Detroit grand prize winner who will receive a three-day studio session at High Bias Studio in historic Corktown with the top three winners receiving $1,000 worth of music equipment.
Live mural by TONY WHLGN
Professionally known as Tony Whlgn ( Hoo - li - gen ), is an Artist + Designer, born on Detroit’s Eastside. With a background in Digital and Fine Art, Tony creates unconventional ways for his work to be experienced and made available for mass exchange. From music to garments, carrying out a solid narrative effectively is a top priority. In 2009, with the help of his close friends he formed, the Whlgn® which encourages creatives and individuals alike to be entrepreneurial, live out their dreams, follow what they believe to be true, and not conform to what society believes will make them happy in their lives. Their objective is to open the door of imagination & inspire individuals that can relate. "What makes us Whlgns, is that we do what we want because we love what we do. “