Black Austin Artists You Can Support on Bandcamp Today

Shop merch, buy albums, and listen up

Alongside support for Black-owned restaurants and local Black Lives Matter protests, it’s an essential time to turn out for Austin’s Black musicians.

Black Mercy vinyl

Without gigs, merch and digital sales remain one of the few direct sources of income for artists during the COVID-19 pandemic. Past revenue shares on the popular music platform Bandcamp raised over $4.3 million, with all proceeds put directly into musicians’ and labels’ pockets. The storefront continues to waive their share of sales the first Friday of every month – including today, Friday, June 5, until 1:59am Saturday, Central Time.

BluMoon CD

Black Mercy
For the Man That Has Everything vinyl

Blackillac
T-shirts, snapbacks

Blakchyl
Verses of A Analytic digital download

BluMoon
T-shirts, stickers, Slow Burn CD

Blxpltn
T-shirts, stickers, Black Cop Down CD

Charlie Belle
Like I Love This digital download

Christelle Bofale
“Miles” digital download

Deezie Brown t-shirt

Chucky Blk
T-shirts and “BHM_Bopperoni” single

Curbside Jones
T-shirts, Milk Tea Chronicles photo book

Deezie Brown
T-shirts and Amplifiers digital download

Dregs
The Worst CD

Drint
Don’t Save Me digital download

Eimaral Sol
Sol Soliloquies digital download

Harry Edohoukwa
Fire on the Mountain digital download

Earrings made from Jackie Venson's guitar strings

Ifé Neuro
Cornel East digital download

J Soulja
Illszn digital download

Jackie Venson
Earrings, t-shirts, Joy vinyl

Jonny Jukebox
IMT4U: The Final Mix digital download

Kinder
MG tape

LNS Crew
LNS Crew Vol 3 digital download

Lord Meraki
Primavera Dos digital download

Kinder tape

Los Coast
Samsara digital download

Magna Carda
Coffee Table Talk Vol. Two digital download

Mama Duke
“Mad” digital download

Mobley
Fresh Lies, Vol. I vinyl

Pleasure Venom
T-shirts, Pleasure Venom tape and CD

Poolboi Blu
Rain of the Squids digital download

Trouble in the Streets tank

Ray Prim
Soulwriter Diaries digital download

Riders Against the Storm
"Is It?" digital download

Tee-Double
Lost Scriptures Anniversary Edition digital download

Trouble in the Streets
T-shirts, tanks, Rule Breaker CD

Ukeme
Mornings digital download

Vonne
“Doctor” digital download

9th Sage
Purple Sage digital download


Pleasure Venom tape

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