stuff to beat the band

we the free in brooklyn is hosting a nice little event to kick off their “cafe days”, a series of backyard performances, complete with refreshments! come by and say hi.

where: corner of smith and pacific sts. brooklyn, ny
when: august 22nd 4- 7pm
lineup:
dandy lions. a brother/ sister duet with a guitar and accordion!
4- 4:30
andy bilinski. singer-songwriter
5- 5:30
kim garrison. our headliner! popular east village acoustic artist…
6-6:30
oh, and it’s all free. we the free. :)

free alberta cross concert in brooklyn tonite!

If you’re in NYC and looking for something fun and free to do tonight, check out the Alberta Cross show in Brooklyn! It’s taking place at Brooklyn Bowl at 8pm, and they are playing with another cool band, Phonograph, so it should be a great show! And free! You can’t beat that!

Alberta Cross and Phonograph
Tonight, August 5th, 8pm
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave
Brooklyn NY

wanna design for We The Free?

Hey designers! We The Free is looking for new designs! Come to our Los Angeles We The Free store on August 20th, 2009, between 11am and 2pm, and bring your designs with you! You never know what could happen!
Email Lindsay at lraden@urbanout.com with any questions you may have!
Thursday August 20th, 2009
11am-2pm
We The Free
1520 Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

P.S. Hey East Coasters! Look for a chance to show your designs in September in Brooklyn! Stay tuned!

video mini-giveaway: results!

First, I want to thank all of you so so much for your input! Your opinions are what we are interested in, and all of your thoughts are going to be so helpful as we create more videos! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer!
And now, for the 10 commenters, chosen at random, who will receive a gift card!
Please note I have already emailed the winners, so if you have the same name as one of the winners, check your email to be sure!
Rachel
Tessa
Kait
Jill B
J
Courtney
Eva
Toya
Fiona
Katie
Normally I would post the comments along with them, but since they are nice and long, (he he!) I figured I’d leave them out just this time!
If you didn’t happen to have your comment chosen this time, stay tuned! We have some really cool giveaways on the horizon!
Thank you again for all your participation! We appreciate it so very much!

video mini-giveaway!

Hey everyone – we need your opinions! We would love your input on our videos, and if you help us out, you could win a $5 Free People gift card!
All you have to do is head over to our YouTube channel and look around, and then leave a comment on this post answering two questions:
1 – Which of our videos do you like the best?
2- What sorts of videos would you like to see us make?
Many of our videos were created as a result of suggestions from our customers – we want to know what you like!
Tomorrow, at about this time, we will close up the comments and choose 10 comments at random. If your comment is one of those chosen, we’ll send you a $5 FP gift card! It’s that easy!
Thank you so much for your help!
Free People YouTube Channel

wicker park fest in chicago this weekend!

If you are in the Chicago area this weekend, you should check out the Wicker Park Festival going on this Saturday and Sunday! This a cool music and arts festival that the Wicker Park & Bucktown area put on every year, with this year’s festival including something like 40 musicians! It starts tomorrow at 12pm, and runs through Sunday evening! Located at the intersection of Milwaukee & North Streets, it’ll be right across the street from our Free People store and our We The Free store! The word is that those stores will be having a big sale this weekend as well! Check out this site or this site for all the details!
Saturday July 25th & Sunday July 26th, 12pm-10pm
Milwaukee at North Street
Chicago IL
Special thanks to commenter Caroline for the heads-up!