House of Vans Announces Return of SESSIONS Music Showcase, Free Skate and Live Art Series in Chicago

House of Vans Announces Return of SESSIONS Music Showcase, Free Skate and Live Art Series in Chicago

2019 will be the third official year of House of Vans marquee series, SESSIONS, designed to enable emerging creative talent in the Chicago community. The winter, bi-weekly events, running January through April, will include open skate, emerging musician showcases, and live murals at House of Vans Chicago location at 113 N. Elizabeth St. There will be nine House of Vans SESSIONS held on 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/27, and 4/3. All RSVP's are now open at www.houseofvans.com.

Last year, over 150 artist submissions were received across all House of Vans SESSIONS events. Check out highlights from the 2018 SESSIONS series HERE.

Aspiring SESSIONS performers of all genres can submit music to be selected to play one of the nine events via email: submitmusic_houseofvans@vfc.com. In addition, each House of Vans SESSIONS event will feature a different live muralist that will be commissioned to paint one panel of a larger art installation. Local, Chicago based visual artists include Blake Jones, Erik Lundquist, Caroline Liu,Anthony Lewellen, Mr. Switch, Mosher, Shelby Rodeffer, Adam Lundquist andJoe DeLuca. Each of the artists completed work will be displayed to make an installation that will be on-display at the final SESSIONS event on 4/3.

Vans®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is the original action sports footwear, apparel and accessories brand. Vans authentic collections are sold globally in 84 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and international offices.Vans also owns and operates more than 600 retail locations around the world. TheVans brand promotes the action sports lifestyle, youth culture and creative self-expression through the support of athletes, musicians and artists and through progressive events and platforms such as the Vans Park Series, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing®, the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, Vans Pool Party, Vans Custom Culture, Vans Warped Tour®, and Vans' cultural hub and international music venue, House of Vans.



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