We specialize in building and overseeing high volume, live-event and festival merchandise operations.
Rare Peeps is a full service live event merchandise company founded in 2015 by two veterans of the music industry who decided to take on the challenge of offering a sale and operation focused solution to concert music. Live events and music festival merchandise operations are often filled with shady business, questionable vendors, poor communication and accounting oversights. Rare Peeps is here to clean up your operations and give your live event the creative edge and branding it needs to stand out in the rapidly growing world of music festivals where the experience your customer takes home means everything.
Believe it or not, managing inventory can be one of the most challenging aspects of running a merchandise operation at a music festival. You often won't have the same built in infrastructure or resources that many brick and mortar stores have such as warehousing space, fancy display racks or other important equipment that streamlines the process to keep your sales figures on track. Festivals can also be faced with inclement weather, dust, sun, or other...
Rare Peeps excels in using historical data, site knowledge, geographic sales trends, and other live event metrics to properly determine what kind of staffing structure and size is most appropriate for your live event or music festival retail activation. We have an extensive network of friendly vending staff nationwide and an experienced group of event managers to ensure your merchandise is sold, inventory is accurate, and everything runs smoothly. All labor costs and insurance are...
Derek Ball, CEO & Co-Founder, atVenu Inc.
Andy Serrao, VP A&R, Fearless Records
Leo Nitzberg, Co-Founder, BWG Inc.
Joe Lemble, Director of Tour, The Cardboard Box Project Inc.
Corey Emond, CEO / Founder, Superior Defense
Jon Burrow, Co-Founder / CEO, House Party Distro
Jason Valhuerdi, Touring Merchandise Manager, Live Nation Entertainment
Bryan Warner, Sr. Tour Merchandise Manager, Warner Music Group