M83 is partnering with beloved footwear brand Converse to release a limited edition M83-inspired Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker to be sold exclusively at www.converse.com. As part of the collaboration, Converse is launching a design contest inspired by M83’s latest critically acclaimed album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.
For the contest, fans are encouraged to submit original artwork inspired by the Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming album or any of its songs. Drawings, paintings and photography are all acceptable mediums for submissions, but they MUST be original works of art.
Details on how to submit an entry and a full list of rules and regulations is available at www.converse.com.
Up to three winners will be selected and their artwork will be chosen to feature on limited edition M83 posters. 100 of each winning poster design will be sold at M83’s Central Park SummerStage show in NYC on August 8th. Winners will also receive a pair of the customized M83 Chuck Taylor All-Stars.
The contest began on July 2nd, and entries will be accepted until July 31, 2012.
Winners will be announced on Aug 3rd via the Converse and M83 websites.
The limited edition M83 Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers are available for purchase now while supplies last at converse.com.
Following the announcement of their recently RIAA Gold Certified single, “Midnight City”, M83 are pleased to announce the addition of Treasure Island Music Festival and FYF to their Summer tour schedule. This will round out a busy Summer, which already includes Lollapalooza, Osheaga and Bumbershoot festivals, as well as a SOLD OUT Summerstage Show in NYC.
M83 is Los Angeles based French artist Anthony Gonzalez.
Aug. 1 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
Aug. 2 – Munhall, PA – Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
Aug. 3 – Chicago, IL– Lollapalooza-Grant Park
Aug. 4 – Toronto, ONT- Historic Fort York
Aug. 5 – Montreal, QUE – Osheaga Festival
Aug. 7 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
Aug. 8 – NYC – SummerStage (Sold Out)
Sept. 1-3 – Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot Festival
Sep. 5 – Edmonton, AB, Canada – Edmonton Event Centre
Sep. 6 – Calgary, AB, Canada – Mac Ewan Ballroom
Sept. 26 – Miami, FL –The Fillmore At Jackie Gleason
Sep. 27 – Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues Orlando
Sept. 29 – Richmond, VA – The National
Sep. 30 – Norfolk, VA – NorVa
Oct. 2 –NYC– Hammerstein Ballroom
Oct. 3 –NYC – Hammerstein Ballroom
Oct. 9 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues New Orleans
Oct. 10 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
Oct. 11 – Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
Oct. 12 – Austin, TX- Austin City Limits