Port Merch is a full service merchandise company providing solutions for bands, artists, and record labels. Our goal is to provide exemplary customer service for consumers and fans while providing artists a new or renewed revenue stream from online stores built especially for them.
We handle online store creation and management, daily order fulfillment, screenprinting, and just about any other merch need from our world headquarters here in fabulous Raleigh, North Carolina.
Six Port Merch Artists Nominated for Americana Music Awards
Jason Isbell, Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Lake Street Dive, John Moreland, and The Milk Carton Kids are among the nominees for the 15th annual Americana Honors and Awards! Congrats to all of these great Port Merch clients who are at the top of their game and being recognized for it! See all of the nominees and get more info at Rolling Stone and the Americana Music Association website.
May News: The Jayhawks, Bonnie Raitt, Nada Surf, Stryper, and more
Sorry for the break from news updates, but we’ve been extraordinarily busy! We’re bringing our online store system kicking and screaming into the 21st century, and it has been labor-intensive to say the least.
We’ve picked up several new artists since we last dispatched an update – The Jayhawks, The Hip Abduction, Yarn, High Highs, andThe Ragbirds all have spiffy new online stores! They’ve got news as well. Veteran outfit The Jayhawks have just released their amazing ninth album, Paging Mr. Proust. Yarn has a new album coming later in May that is now available for pre-order. In addition, The Hip Abduction, High Highs, and The Ragbirds also recently released albums. These are all things you should investigate by clicking the band names above.
Nada Surf might be one of the busiest bands on the planet right now. They released a flawless new album in February, completed a European tour, and are now hitting the road in the US for a summer jaunt. Check out dates at their website and new tour merchandise at their online store.
Musical legend MAVIS STAPLES has also released a new album, which is a big deal! Livin’ on a High Note is shipping now, and autographed CDs are available. Mavis also signed a few copies of her amazing book, I’ll Take You There, and they are available for a limited time.
In early March, rock veterans NADA SURF will release their 7th full-length album of original songs, You Know Who You Are. The album is amazing and you need to preorder it on CD or LP now! They’ve also provided us with a limited amount of the 3-LP live album Live at the Neptune Theatre.
Happy New Year from Port Merch! We’re just 12 days into 2016, and there’s a lot happening here. In the last couple of weeks, we’ve welcomed a new artist to our roster, and unleashed a couple of great new releases.
JOHN MORELAND is a singer and writer from Oklahoma specializing in stripped-down, gritty songs with influence from rock, punk, folk, and blues. He’s quickly garnering a national following on the strength of his latest release, High On Tulsa Heat. Check out all of the albums he has to offer, plus his new shirts, at his new online store.
The new album fromLUCINDA WILLIAMS, The Ghosts of Highway 20, is now available for pre-order. The 2-CD set will be released on February 5th, and it features instrumental icons Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz on all 14 tracks. Garden and Gun Magazine says the album “has the feel of a masterpiece”. Pre-order it here.
Another musical icon, MAVIS STAPLES, begins another year of her illustrious career with a new album. Livin’ on a High Note features songs written specifically for Mavis by the likes of Benjamin Booker, Nick Cave, Justin Vernon, tUnE-yArds, Neko Case, Aloe Blacc, Ben Harper, and others. This is one of the can’t-miss albums of the year, coming at you on February 19 and available for pre-order now.
More legends at work – BONNIE RAITT has a new album coming soon, and you can pre-order it here. We’ll be fulfilling your order from Bonnie’s official store, so don’t worry! See and listen to the new single, “Gypsy in Me”, below!
Cool music-related merchandise is one of the very best things you can give or receive during the holidays, and our bands are running some fantastic sales on music, shirts, posters, and more right now. Look for your favorite artists in the alphabetical list below! Save as much as 60% on some items! Order now for shipping this week and avoid the stress of last-minute delivery. Take advantage of great discounts from your favorites, or discover something new for less.
Collective Soul Opens New Online Store At Port Merchandise
We recently became the online store and fulfillment provider for rock veterans COLLECTIVE SOUL! The band released their 9th album, See What You Started By Continuing, last month and is currently on tour. Check out their new album, along with shirts, hats, and other items, at their store!
HARD TO PLEASE, the latest release from festival favorites The Black Lillies, is shipping (and downloading) now. The album is the band’s fourth offering and it includes ten of the songs that have made them a much-discussed commodity in the realm of blues, folk, and Americana music. Right now, you can get any shirt in their store for only $10.00 when you purchase Hard To Please on CD, LP, or digitally, so head to their shop and treat yourself!
The Brothers Comatose Release New Merch
The Brothers Comatose have stocked their online store with new shirts! Check out the Falcon T in men’s and women’s styles, plus a sweet Pie logo tank top for the ladies.
New Langhorne Slim Shirts In Stock
Head over to the Langhorne Slim store and get your hands on all of the new shirt designs. He’s always had some of the best-looking merch in the business and these new shirts continue that tradition.