Foo Fighters Open Pop-Up Shop in New York City
Foo Fighters have two big shows coming up at Citi Field in New York City on Wednesday and Thursday (July 15-16), so to drum up some excitement, the band has opened a pop-up shop full of Foo merch at 125 Rivington Street. The temporary store will be open from 2-10PM until Thursday, July 16.
The band tweeted yesterday (July 12) that the Rivington pop-up shop features exclusive items, including posters by artist James R. Eads and New York Mets-themed apparel:
The band has apparently been opening smaller-scale pop-up merch stands in the cities where they're about to perform, to help save fans the trouble of dealing with buying a shirt at the venue the day of the gig. The merchandise they've been selling includes buttons, glasses, socks, pennant flags, bumper stickers, jackets and T-shirts, including one that says "Break a Leg" with a graphic of a cast, a reference to frontman Dave Grohl's latest injury.
Speaking of the injury, Grohl recently called his broken leg a "blessing in disguise," saying, "The shows we’ve been doing lately are our favorite shows that we’ve ever done. What seemed like a setback at the time has turned into this beautiful blessing in disguise, where this throne and these crutches and these audiences make us play longer and harder than we ever have. It’s this whole new energy in the show.”