NPR and Commonwealth bring the Tiny Desk to ComplexCon 2022
November 18, 2022 – Washington, D.C. - The Tiny Desk is coming to ComplexCon 2022!
In collaboration with the clothing brand Commonwealth, and as part of this year's ComplexCon, NPR's Tiny Desk will host a booth (B37) in the design of the iconic Tiny Desk performance space. The annual event, hosted by VERDY, takes place on November 19 and 20 at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. The partnership includes merchandise from both Commonwealth and NPR. For more information visit https://www.complexcon.com/
With 15 years under its belt, Commonwealth is an award-winning, multi-brand retail concept that offers a global experience in the US through expert curation of world-class brands, top-notch service, exclusive brand collaborations and a wide network of stores coast to coast.
"This Tiny Desk x Commonwealth collaboration was a long time coming. We are grateful for their staunch support of NPR and the Tiny Desk over the years. With the ComplexCon juggernaut wanting to get in on the action, we figured there's no better time than now to partner up," said Bobby Carter, the Tiny Desk's series producer.
ComplexCon is an annual event where pop culture's leading brands and innovators meet to showcase their best work in front of thousands of event attendees. This year's performances include Pusha T, Pharrell, Lil Uzi Vert and more, plus surprise guests.
Since the launch of the Tiny Desk concert series in 2008, more than 1,000 performances have been recorded at the Tiny Desk — Bob Boilen's festive workspace at NPR headquarters — which is adorned with years of music mementos and memorabilia. Tiny Desk concerts attract 16 million viewers per month and help unify a passionate community around the love of music discovery. The series has provided a unique stage for artists across the genre spectrum and at every phase of their careers, including performances by Megan Thee Stallion, Taylor Swift, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Freddie Gibbs, Toro y Moi, Weezer, the characters of Sesame Street and more.
About NPR Music:
For 15 years, NPR Music's robust music journalism and award-winning original video programming has delighted millions of music fans from all genres. NPR Music collaborates with NPR's news magazines, public radio Member stations and the passionate listener community to celebrate exceptional music and discover emerging artists. Visit NPRMusic.org to find the complete Tiny Desk concert series, music feature stories, podcasts, extensive archives of performances, interviews and music reviews. Connect with NPR Music on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Yanius Alvarado Matos