Plan B and Paul Weller to play free shows

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 27 June 2012
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Plan B, Paul Weller and Nas are among the artists who will perform free London gigs as part of the Converse: Represent series of shows

Plan B, Paul Weller and Nas are to headline free gigs in London.

The trio are among a number of acts who will perform at the city's 100 Club as part of Converse's Represent series.

The nine shows kick off on July 30 with Plan B topping a bill that also features L Marshall, Yuna and Jacob Banks, followed by a punk extravaganza headlined by UK Subs on July 31.

Paul Weller headlines on August 1 with support from Spiritualized, Towns and 2:54. The August 2 headliner has yet to be announced.

SBTRKT will top the bill on August 6, while Santigold, Django Django and Best Coast perform on August 7 and Toots And The Maytals headline on August 8.

Overkill and Pulled Apart By Horses perform on August 9, with the final show, on August, 10, seeing Nas, Kano and Speech Debelle taking to the stage.

Cheryl Calegari, Senior Marketing Director of Converse UK said: "This month, Converse celebrates its one year anniversary of collaborating with the 100 Club and bringing the best in established and emerging music to UK fans.

"Represent takes our collective commitment to music to the next level by showcasing such a wide spectrum of musical talent and offering fans a chance to get behind the music that matters most to them."

To find out more information about the shows, including ticketing information, visit Converse.co.uk

Paul Weller

The Modfather performs material from his 40-year career, including his latest album A Kind Revolution.

Genting Arena, Birmingham

Fri 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 338 8000

York Barbican

Thu 23 Aug

prices vary / 0844 854 2757

Plan B

Shape-shifting East London rapper who transformed into a credible old school soul crooner, hip hop artists and film director.

Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Sat 21 Jul

£35 / 01942 725963

Millennium Square, Leeds

Fri 20 Jul

prices vary

Rowley Mile Race Course, Newmarket

Fri 27 Jul

£37

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