Friday, 8 June 2012

Converse Australia’s ‘Acts Of Disruption’ Launches Next Round Of Shows Announced

Converse Inc., through its Australian licensee, Conquest Sports (Aust) Pty Ltd., announces the launch of Acts of Disruption, featuring live performances in unexpected locations by some of Australias most exciting emerging bands.The first Acts of Disruption event featured King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard with supports The Murlocs from Melbournes underground music scene.Acts of Disruption is a Converse initiative designed to disrupt the traditional live music tour experience by inviting bands to showcase their artistry in unique locations.Originally launched in China in 2011, Acts of Disruption has showcased in a variety of creative venues across China, featuring a unique mix of music acts such as Health, Re-Tros and White+.

The series has now expanded to Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Indonesia as part of Converses commitment to supporting local music scenes and delivering fresh experiences to music fans around the region.The first Sydney edition of Acts of Disruption took place on May 11, 2012 at the former Rozelle Hospital, a historic building located in Lilyfield.Forthcoming line-ups and location for Melbourne, Brisbane, and Wellington events will be announced shortly. Tickets for Acts of Disruption events are free of charge and available exclusively via RSVP