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Catch KCRW Faves at Converse's Free Viper Room Show on Fri

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From collabing with hip hotels and NYC art stars to outfitting rock stars and blog stars alike, Converse has a long history of covering countless cool kids' stylish steppers. Seeing as the City of Angels is a magnet for musicians hoping to hit it big, the iconic footwear brand's pop-up recording studio returns to LA, giving emerging musical talents the chance to lay down tracks with pro producers at Hollywood's Swinghouse Studios.

In addition to giving a host of up-and-coming bands—including LA Font, Elle Belle, Warships and more—gratis recording seshes, the shoe label's Rubber Tracks Live series is also treating Angelenos to a free concert at the Viper Room this week. Audiophiles can catch KCRW faves like Hanni el Katib and Tijuana Panthers, along with SF-based newcomers WATERS, when they take the stage at the legendary West Hollywood venue starting at 7:30pm this Friday.

Into it? Snag your spot at the RSVP-only (and 21+) show by sending over your deets here.
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Converse Santa Monica

1437 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-451-0314 Visit Website

Viper Room

8852 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA