Laces Out! Festival invites sneaker heads across the country to congregate on March 5th in Liverpool’s famous Camp & Furnace to celebrate their shared love of the footwear and culture.
The fourth edition sees the return of the renowned market place featuring thousands of vintage, rare, box fresh and deadstock trainers ready to be bought, swapped and admired. Brand new for Laces Out! SS16 is the Laces Out! Lab – a multi-faceted programme of curated sneaker culture and lifestyle activity, including brand activations, demonstrations, DJ sets and themed panels with leading figures in the industry.
Heading up the Laces Out! Lab is legendary Hip Hop DJ and sneaker freak Bobbito Garcia, joined by Radio 1 Xtra’s DJ Semtex. Further performances come courtesy of UK Hip Hop pioneers Rodney P and Skitz, while featured brands include Krate & Co, Scott’s Menswear and product previews from the worlds leading trainer brands.
The festival runs from 12:00 – 21:00 on March 5th – tickets are at incredible value at just £8 and available from the website: http://www.lacesout.co.uk/
Alongside the market and exhibitions of memorabilia is the Laces Out! Lab featuring keynote talks and DJ Sets from key figures in the industry. Topping the bill
is world-renowned DJ and critically acclaimed author of ‘Where’d You Get Those? NYC’s Sneaker Culture: 1980-87’ Bobbito Garcia, who will take part in an exclusive Q & A as well as performing a headline DJ set.
Joining him will be the UK’s very own Hip Hop authority and self professed sneaker head DJ Semtex, a legend in his own right thanks to his technically pioneering DJ sets and ability to be the first on the scene of new talent thanks to his much lauded BBC 1 Xtra Hip Hop show.
Laces Out! is the only festival of its kind in the North of England, a place synonymous with it’s historic love of trainer culture. An all-encompassing sneaker celebration, Lace Out! is an unmissable event on the trainer aficionado’s calendar.
Tickets are £8 with a very limited amount of VIP tickets available for £15, see website for details – http://www.lacesout.co.uk