Taking after the achievement of the southernmost House of Vans occasion in Cape Town this March, Johannesburg was chosen to have a guard few days of music, craftsmanship, road culture and skateboarding (25th – 27th August). The occasion was a piece of Vans commemoration commending 50 Years “Off The Wall”.
94 Juta Street in Braamfontein experienced an emotional change into House of Vans Johannesburg for the three day festivity. The 2000 in number venue respected an amalgamation of a portion of the greatest names in Hip-Hop, Rock and Punk. Premiere night’s live demonstration Maphorisa put on a fantastic execution, introducing KiD X who conveyed the group to a close free for all. Ms. Cosmo, Kid Fonque, Themba Lunacy and Mvelo all conveyed rankling sets for the duration of the night.
Day two saw the opening of a craftsmanship presentation including works curated by three extraordinarily chose specialists: contemporary craftsman Black Koki, weaving craftsman Danielle Clough, and picture taker Tyrone Ping. Vans legacy pieces were in plain view, and visitors had the chance to take part in some imaginative expression with tote pack printing and mug customization workshops. The group bobbed to music exhibitions by The Tazers, Sol Gems, Al Bairre, Bye Beneco, paving the way to an unstable execution by The Make-Overs.
Day three came back to Vans center society with a skateboarding occasion in association with Baseline Skate Shop. The Pro Classic skate occasion presented a recently assembled skate snag which pays praise to a great Johannesburg skate detect that is a tip-of-the-cap adjustment to the notorious Angle Banks on Loveday Street, one of Johannesburg’s most one of a kind and famous normal road spots. SA’s top skaters whipped it out with R10 000 money for traps bolstered by Red Bull.
The last night’s DJ line up commenced with sizzling sets from TMO, Slice Frederico, Olwee and Speedsta. The Johannesburg swarm detonated when Youngsta strolled in front of an audience to convey his first since forever live execution in the City of Gold. Just to be joined by long-lasting colleague Stilo Magolide with a rendition of Pose like Stilo that set the night land.
Past an amazing line up of neighborhood music ability, an entire system of workshops were on offer. The individuals who were feeling imaginative had bounty to get stuck into and left with a remembrance – a free redid tote sack, espresso mug or a blessing from Vans.