Plan B, Paul Weller, Nas to headline Converse 'Represent' series of shows

Santigold, Best Coast, Pulled Apart By Horses will also play London's 100 Club as part of free gig series

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Plan B, Paul Weller and Nas are among the headliners for Converse's new 'Represent' series of free gigs, which will take place next month.

The series will see nine gigs taking place at London's 100 Club in July and August, beginning on July 30 with Plan B and running for two further weeks.

Ben Drew and his band kick things off on July 30, with UK Subs then headlining a punk extravaganza on July 31 with support from the Anti-Nowhere League and Discharge. Paul Weller then headlines on August 1 with support from Spiritualized, Towns and 2:54. August 2's headliner has yet to be confirmed, but will be joined by a stellar support of Savages and The Bots.

SBTRKT will top the bill on August 6, while Santigold, Django Django and Best Coast will all play the venue on August 7. Reggae legends Toots And The Maytals headline on August 8, with metallers Overkill and Pulled Apart By Horses then topping the bill on August 9. Nas rounds things off on August 10, with support from Kano and Speech Debelle.

Speaking about the shows, Cheryl Calegari, Senior Marketing Director, 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."

She continued: "'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."

You can watch a video trailer for the series of shows by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

To find out more information about the show and for all the details on how to get tickets, visit Converse.co.uk.

The line-up for Converse: Represent is as follows:

July 30

Plan B
L Marshall
Yuna
Jacob Banks

July 31

UK Subs
Anti-Nowhere League
Discharge
Goldblade
Ed Tudor Pole
Dumbjaw

August 1

Paul Weller
Spiritualized
Japandroids
02:54
Towns

August 2

Very Special Guests
The Bots
Savages
Swiss Lips

August 6

SBTRKT
Rudimental
John Talabot
Man Without Country
Lemonade

August 7

Santigold
Django Django
Best Coast
Citizens!
Friends

August 8

Toots & the Maytals
Natty
The Heatwave
Janice Graham Band

August 9

Overkill
Pulled Apart By Horses
The Safety Fire
Wet Nuns

August 10

Nas
Kano
Speech Debelle
Spoek Mathambo
Children Of The Night

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