Pins & Knuckles Merchandise, which has offices in South Africa and the UK, was set up by touring musicians with the aim of providing high quality merch to bands and artists. Pins & Knuckles director Shannon Wellby plays bass in Lighter Sight, a rock band based in Johannesburg that was formed in 2014.
The best band T-shirt Shannon has ever owned is a Portugal. The Man tee. Lighter Sight’s T-shirts are hand screen printed in South Africa.
Band name: Lighter Sight
Band members: Shannon Wellby (bass), Justin Du Preez (guitar and vocals) and Kenton Pickering (drums)
Date formed: 2014
Biggest musical influence: Metallica/Deftness
Crowd pleasing tune: Stars
Best-ever gig: Johannesburg Rumours with Desmond & The Tutus and Matthew Mole
Best band T-shirt you’ve ever owned: Portugal. The Man T-shirts
Best band moment: First time touring South Africa
Your band T-shirt: Portugal. Hand screen printed in South Africa
If you’re a garment decorator and you’d like to be featured in the Primal Screen Band Zone, send a picture of your band’s tees along with a video or audio clip of you performing and some group details to: firstname.lastname@example.org.