Help A Local Band Play A Music Festival

$135 of $200 goal

Raised by 11 people in 31 months
Mike McClanahan  PARK HILLS, MO

Please help us play our first out of state show!

The Melonfest Festival in Berea, KY is a fundraiser festival for the family of Blind Melon singer, the late Shannon Hoon. Estimated attendance is up to as many as 5,000 people. This could be the opportunity of a lifetime for us. We aren't on a record label, and we are mostly funded out of our own paychecks. But we feel confident that we write good songs and just need that little push to get it in front of people. But traveling to shows out of state involves stuff like renting a trailer, gas, merchandise, food, etc.

Berea, KY is in the middle of the state and is considered the "Arts Capital of Kentucky". It is also the home of the Berea Liberal Arts College. In other words...heaven for a band like us.

Like most bands, we have day jobs (coffee house, Lowe's, Home health care). We all live paycheck-to-paycheck like most families today. To escape our stresses we write and record music, play locally and release music online. Playing this festival would be a dream come true for us.

Thank you ahead of time for your help.

- Corks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GJXzJarNW0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FUnLUMs050

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Update 15
Posted by Mike McClanahan
31 months ago
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Alright so we didn't reach the goal of $200 so I don't have to do the stunt. But hey, our fundraiser page was visited 400 times, we raised $135 and a lot of people who wouldn't have heard our music did. I'd call that a success! -Corks
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Update 14
Posted by Mike McClanahan
31 months ago
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Our deadline is Friday. We're most of the way there.
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Update 13
Posted by Mike McClanahan
31 months ago
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$135 of $200 goal. 67.5%!!!
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Update 12
Posted by Mike McClanahan
31 months ago
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Oh man. We're up to $135 in our $200 money drive to play a big music festival in Berea, KY on Aug 2nd. That's 67.5% to goal. Oh no. Only a little bit left and I have to take a dog poo pie to the face.
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$135 of $200 goal

Raised by 11 people in 31 months
Created July 16, 2014
JE
$20
Jason Emerick
31 months ago

Good luck. Playing out of state is fun but expensive.

AH
$15
Anthony Hedrick
31 months ago
JL
$15
Joshua & Alicia Luebbers
31 months ago

Keep on Rockin' in the Free World.

TP
$10
The Pryors
31 months ago
HP
$25
Hershel Patterson
31 months ago

go kill em!!

PB
$10
Paul Barton
31 months ago
$5
Taylor Politte
31 months ago
GD
$10
Garry Dunn
31 months ago
EJ
$10
Emily Johnson
31 months ago
TB
$10
Tim Brown
31 months ago

Good luck, guys.

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