We know holiday shopping for your dad (or uncle, or cousin, or grandpa) can be quite the difficult task. They have far too many shirts, ties, and mugs that say “#1 Dad” on them. This year, it’s time to surprise them with a unique and memorable gift! Let’s be real, what dad doesn’t love to embarrass their kids by yelling the lyrics of Lynyrd Skynyrd‘s “Free Bird” at the top of their lungs? If this sounds like your family, then you’ve got a rockstar father, and this list is for you.
Music Playing Cards, $10.00
Does your dad love to play cards, or is he more of a Solitaire on the desktop kind of guy? This deck of cards is carefully curated to have the suits represent different genres, and the photos include different stars in each category. Some names include David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix and Lady Gaga. These cards will turn any normal poker game into an exciting jam session.
Encore Game 2008, $21.94
Throwback! This old board game has been revamped with a new look and feel for the whole family. Break it out during your next holiday gathering to get everyone’s musical knowledge and creative juices flowing with the prompts on each card.
Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011, $18.35
Dads like to read, and dads like history. Why not give him a copy of this iconic novel named after a Strokes song? The book tells the story of the rise of a new era of rock post-9/11. The book is based on over 200 interviews that the author conducted with bands like Vampire Weekend and LCD Soundsystem.
Heavy Metal Rock Band, $48.00
These cute little rock and roll figures will make the perfect decor for any dad’s home office or desk at work! The artist “welds, shapes, bends and gives new life and personality to objects whose usefulness has expired.” How fun!
Record Coasters, $26.50
Dads love beer, which means that dads need a coaster to put their beer on so mom doesn’t complain about ruining the nice coffee table! The solution? Record Coasters! These coasters are made from real vinyl records and come in a pack of 6, with a variety of genres and artists.
Acoustic Guitar Beer Cap Map, $29.95
Still on that beer grind? Well, this wall decor is perfect for any man cave. The guitar shape has room for 38 bottle caps, which makes it the ideal gift for a collector. It also comes in natural birch or dark walnut.
Vinyl Art, Various Prices
This super cool store makes unique vinyl art out of real records! The intricate details created from each vinyl is super intriguing, and you can choose from so many bands and artists. Maybe grab your dad one of the handmade clocks if he’s never on time to holiday dinners!
You can’t go wrong with a t-shirt, especially a comical one. This one is good for dads that like to quote songs whenever he sees fit. If that’s not your musical dad’s groove, just search Etsy for one that’s applicable to him!
Rolling Stones Tickets, Various Prices
Bring your dad back to his glory days when he would jam out at concerts with friends! The Rolling Stones are embarking on a world tour in 2019 and tickets are on fire. Get him a few for a fun family outing. We mean, who doesn’t want to go to a Rolling Stones concert?
Ear Plugs, $25.95
To go along with the Stones tickets, maybe get him a pair of ear plugs! These are top of the line, and they’ll protect your dad’s hearing from a wild concert without compromising the sound quality. They even include 3 sizes so your plugs are sure to fit snugly during the show.
Guitar Amp Key Holder
Last, but not least, make sure your dad never forgets his keys with this awesome amp key holder! It’s easy to install and sure to impress all of his friends. Rock ‘n’ roll!