Love outdoor concerts but find them a bit tougher to sit or stand through these days? Grab this handy gear for a more harmonious time.
Check out Repel 100 Insect Repellent (4 ounces) or a plant-based, deet-free version, Repel Lemon Eucalyptus; $5 at Walmart and Amazon. Sawyer "Fisherman's Formula" Picaridin Insect Repellent (4 ounces) is deet-free, effective and not smelly; $4 and up at various retailers.
Packable rain jacket
Both of these jackets are hooded, breathable and ultralight: Columbia's Watertight II; $60 at columbia.com; and REI's Co-op Rain Jacket; $70 at rei.com.
Superlight folding chair and carrying case
Consider Big Agnes' Helinox Chair One (1.9 pounds); $120 at bigagnes.com; or Alite's Mayfly Chair (1.6 pounds); $100 at shop.alitedesigns.com.
The Igloo MaxCold holds 36 cans, plus has a handle and wheels; $70 at igloocoolers.com. Coleman's 9-Can Cooler has a useful shoulder strap; $15 at various retailers.
The Seattle Sombrero protects from rain, too, and you can turn up the brim, cowboy style; $60 at outdoorresearch.com. Columbia's Coolhead Zero Booney offers UPF 50 sun protection and fabric that cools when you sweat; $45 at columbia.com.