Heading to see The Roots and Ed Sheeran play the Parkway for the Philly 4th of July Jam? Here are the summer concert essentials you need for a day rocking out in the sun.
Skip the concession lines and still quench your thirst by bringing a water bottle. But actually fill it with H20, people.
Camelbak Eddy .6L Water Bottle, $14, www.camelbak.com
A summer concert means a hot, sticky, smoky atmosphere. Get a breath of fresh air with a mini-canister of oxygen-enriched air. We swear we felt perked up after a few puffs.
Oxygen Plus, $23.97 for a pack of three,www.oxygenplus.com
Stretch out on a comfy linen blanket that won’t get hot and scratchy. The material is also absorbent — perfect when someone in your group tips over a beer.
Lara Linen Throw with Fringes, $124.99, www.linenme.com
Don’t miss a single selfie opportunity. Keep your phone juiced all day long with an on-the-go iPhone charging case.
mophie Juice Pack Air Charging Case, $99.99 at Best Buy
Protect ya neck — and face and scalp — at the concert with a sun-blocking hat. Wallaroo has a line made with fabric designed to block out 97.5 percent of harmful rays. Plus the hat is crushable, so you can stuff it into your bag when the sun goes down.
Wallaroo Naples hat, $44, www.wallaroohats.com
Need a quiet moment in the crowd? Pop in earplugs. Be nice and bring some for your friends too.
Moldex Goin’ Green Foam Earplugs, $31.20 for a box of 100 pairs, www.moldex.com
It’s safer to assume the Porta-Potty will not have toilet paper. Carry a pack of tissues, or step your hygiene up a notch with wet wipes.
Cottonelle Flushable Moist Wipes, Price varies, at drugstores and online retailers