Welcome back to another edition of MERCH PARTY – a monthly round-up of all the best band merch comin’ to a venue near you, ’cause supporting your favorite artists in more ways than one is just part of bein’ a good fan! Let’s get into what’s good RIGHT NOW:
Very, very, VERY into this bat hat by Cub Sport, you guys. It’s $20 and provides all of the slightly spooky dad vibes you could ever possibly want to convey!
DC – Union Stage 4.6
NYC – Berlin 4.10, Elsewhere 4.11
Chicago – Downstairs at Subterranean 4.21
Hurray for the Riff Raff
Yes to everything about this rad $25 prayer candle by Hurray for the Riff Raff, which, in addition to being aesthetically on point and full of good vibes, will benefit victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Details here!
NYC – Warsaw 4.13, Murmrr Theatre 4.14
DC – 9:30 Club 4.15
Chicago – Thalia Hall 4.21
Hi I went to an anime convention one time and came home with like seventeen different face masks, so it should really come as no surprise to anyone that I am highly in favor of this “hallucinating” one by ELOHIM, available online for $14.95. I will not apologize for my impeccable taste level, you guys.
Baltimore – Baltimore Soundstage 3.22
NYC – Rough Trade 3.24
Of course we can’t forget about our enamel pin-loving friends, and this set by of Montreal is especially endearing. $12 for all three pieces!
DC – 9:30 Club 3.25
NYC – Knockdown Center 3.27
Chicago – Thalia Hall 4.5
These $40 joggers look comfortable AF, you guys. I WANT THEM.
NYC – Brooklyn Steel 3.31
IDK about you, but I am constantly in need of new totes. I am always forgetting to bring them! It is hard to remember to put bags inside of other bags! If I have to keep perpetually purchasing reusable ones, then this piano one by Penguin Prison is for sure on my list // available online for $14.95.
Chicago – Empty Bottle 4.14
DC – Black Cat 4.18
NYC – Bowery Ballroom 4.19, Music Hall of Williamsburg 4.20
Who’s on tour in NYC, DC and/or Chicago this month w/ dope merch that we missed? TELL US, DUH!