Prime Day is fast approaching. This year, Amazon’s Prime Day will take place on Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 13. However, ahead of the big event, early sales are underway not only on Amazon but also on other outlets.
What is the first day?
Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest sale of the year. The delivery service lowers the prices of thousands of items, including Amazon Music Unlimited and Audible. The annual two-day deals event is exclusively for Amazon Prime members. If you’re not a member, a Prime subscription currently costs $14.99 per month or $139 per year. Or you can sign up for a 30-day free trial to take advantage of the savings.
Fear not, other outlets compete with Amazon and come up with their own great deals. Target, Walmart and more are slashing their prices. Check out some great deals below, including the first Prime Day deals available on Amazon,
Amazon: – (July 12-13): Save up to 60% on various products, including tech devices, and get four months free of Amazon Music.
Target “sale days” – (July 10-13): Save up to $70 on Apple products and up to 50% on advanced tech and headphones.
Walmart “Deals for Days” Event – (July 10-14): Walmart has lowered prices where you can find deep discounts.
Best Buy Savings Event: Along with great deals on headphones and tech, Best Buy is giving away 6 months of free Apple Music with purchase.
Guitar Center: Deep discounts on guitars, monitors, speakers and more.
Thomas: Reduced prices on over 5300 items including audio equipment, guitars, microphones and more for the professional musician.
Friend of the musician: Guitar Fest deals offer up to $400 off Martin, Fender, and Squier guitars, plus lots of different tech gadgets.
Pure water: The Dealzone offers hundreds of dollars in savings on music equipment and accessories.
IK Multimedia: Professional equipment at low prices.
Boost: Discounted products and free 2-day shipping on orders of $50 or more and free return shipping
Other non-music locations with offers:
Dell: Up to $500 off. Black Friday deals for July are now live.
Kohl’s Summer eDeals – (July 11 – 12): Enjoy an additional 25% off Fresh Finds for the coming year.
JCPenney Cybersale – (July 11-13): Up to 65% off select items.
1. 20ft guitar cable
This 20 foot guitar cable plugs into any electric instrument, whether it’s an electric guitar, bass guitar, or electric mandolin. The cable length is 20 feet and will allow you to easily move around the stage. You can save $22 on this cable, which is now selling for $14.99.
List price: $36.99
Bid Price: $14.99
2. DJ light bar
These DJ lights from U’ King can bring fun to any party. The lights are sound activated and therefore move with the music, changing from five different colors. They can change from red to yellow, green, blue, cyan and shades in between with over 100 patterns and 300 graphics. The lights also come with DMX control so if you really know what you’re doing you can set up where you can create your own light show. Now they’re $157, saving you about $30.
List Price: $184.89
Bid Price: $157.23
3. USB audio interface with XLR cable
Save $40 on this USB audio interface. It was $120 and now it’s $80. This interface will allow you the most flexibility for your home studio. This will allow you to record multiple instruments at the same time, such as having a microphone, guitar, and headphones at the same time. Its XLR cable input lets you get creative with your recording and live setup. The interface supports software like Ableton Live, ProTools, FL Studio and Logic Pro.
List Price: $119.99
Bid Price: $79.99
4. Keebofly Guitar Wall Mount
Bring your musical instruments into your home aesthetic with this guitar wall mount. Save 58% on this two-pack of guitar stands when you order now. They can hold anything from an electric guitar to a mandolin as long as it doesn’t weigh more than 11 pounds.
List Price: $39.99
Bid Price: $16.99
5. Squier by Fender Stratocaster Beginners Guitar Pack
Maybe you’re on a budget or just getting into guitar? It’s a solid choice for you. Amazon is offering 10% off this Fender Stratocaster. It comes in two different colors sunburst brown and black. Colors aren’t the only thing that comes with this guitar. It also comes with a gig bag, amp, strap, cable, picks, and online lessons—everything you need to kick-start your guitar career. The Fender Strat is flexible in tone ideal for different types of rock music. Get your Beginner Strat now on Amazon.
List Price: $289.99
Bid Price: $259.99
6. JOYO reverb effect pedal
This pedal comes with an affordable listing price and a great deal. The pedal is listed for $43 but with the purchase of this pedal you can also get a 10% discount on another JOYO pedal. The reverb pedal comes with three knobs – the decay, mix and tone knobs – that allow you to optimize your tuning. It also comes with three reverb settings: Studio, Church, and Plate. Jump on this deal now while it lasts.
7. JBL Endurance Peak II Wireless Headphones
Amazon is offering 20% off these JBL headphones. They may be small but they pack a punch because they give you JBL’s signature bass boost. The battery life of these wireless headphones will ensure rock-solid reliability. They offer 30 hours of playback at a time with six hours in the buds and 24 hours in the case. Get these Amazon Choice headphones now.
List price: $99.95
Bid Price: $79.95
8. Bose Sport Wireless Headphones
These popular headphones are now $30 off. They are perfect for listening to music while hanging out and on the go. each bud has a lifespan of five hours but takes 15 minutes to charge. Get the clarity of a Bose speaker in an earphone with these Amazon Choice headphones.
List Price: $179.00
Bid Price: $149.99
9. Phenyx Pro UHF Wireless Handheld Microphones
Amplify your party with these wireless microphones. They provide 200 feet of coverage allowing you to take your singing on the go. These wireless microphones and receiver are perfect for karaoke, weddings, DJ gigs and church. Save almost $50 when you buy them now.
List price: $139.99
Bid Price: $93.49
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AirPods took the world by storm in 2016. Since then, it seems like everyone is wearing Apple AirPods. Save $20 and get six months free of Apple Music when you buy these headphones. The AirPods Pro are one of the most affordable and best headphones on the market. It has excellent sound quality as well as noise cancellation feature.
If you are looking for a solid earphone at an affordable price, this one is for you. You can get these refurbished 3rd Gen AirPods for $70+ off the original price. The sound quality is as good as the pro version, without the noise cancellation setting.
This five-star rated speaker packs a punch. It is known for its sound quality, portability and price. But, its price just got better. Save $20 on one of the most purchased JBL speakers of all time. With its lithium-ion battery, the speaker will last 12 hours, which means it won’t kill you too much.
Although not as loud as the Charge 5, for its size the GO3 can work. This mini speaker is great for running and activities like hiking. It’s known for its sound quality and portability like the Charge 5 but is more mobile. This speaker once cost $50 and now costs $30. Get it while the sale lasts.
If you and your friends hang out in your living room and want some music, this soundbar is a great option. Hook this bar up to your TV to get the most out of it, or use Bluetooth straight from your phone. The soundbar has four built-in tweeters and woofers that will certify excellent sound quality while keeping it at a high volume. Save $200 on it now.
This soundbar gives you both affordability and quality sound. While connecting to your TV or phone via Bluetooth, it comes with a wireless subwoofer. You can save $160 on this set.
If you’re looking to improve your outdoor sound at home and are ready to invest, this is for you. This Sonos speaker will tour your home and be able to connect to Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora and YouTube. It connects wirelessly via Apple AirPlay. This home theater-like setup is now $1,000 off.
This pair of satellite speakers are ideal for your TV, stereo setup and your guests. It is known for its sound quality and Dolby Atmos setup. Save $30 on this pair of speakers.
Not an Apple fan? No problem. Save $20 on Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Pro. These wireless headphones are Samsung’s counterpart to Apple’s AirPods. These headphones are available in four different colors and have a noise canceling function.
If you don’t like headphones and prefer the over-ear look, you can’t go wrong with these headphones. Beats by Dr. Dre are reliable, available in three different colors and have excellent sound quality. Its plush earmuffs will make you feel like you’re surrounded by the music. Save $50 and get 6 months of free Apple Music with purchase of Beats Solo³.
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