Brian Vollmer & Claire Byrne ALBUM
When we first met and began our courtship, we would spend the bitter and snowy evenings playing fiddle tunes and singing together. After a few months, we decided to book some shows. Fourteen months later, we are engaged and ready to put out an album of our favorite old-time duets and fiddle tunes!
In order to pay for all of the aspects of the project, we have put together this GoFundMe site. As is the case with any album, there are multiple things to pay for: the recording studio and engineer, the final mastering, the artwork for the album cover, the printing, producer, and PR will all cost money. We have come up with a budget of $5,000 to fund the majority of our project.
What we are offering for your donations:
-A pre-sale order of our Album is $15. When the release date is announced and we print up the CDs, you will be one of the first to get a signed copy in the mail.
-A donation of $500 or more will get Brian & Claire booked in your living room to entertain your friends and neighbors.
-For every donation ($5 or more) a free download of Our EP will be given to you via e-mail
Recorded at Artfarm Recording, a 150-year-old barn turned studio in the Catskill Mountains. Our gracious engineer Sean Boyd invited us down for a day of recording and we are hoping to return soon!
Name Your Price and Download Our EP at the official Brian Vollmer & Claire Byrne web page: banjoandfiddle.com/thevollmers Every dollar goes towards funding our Full-Length ALBUM Project!
Artfarm Recording: artfarmrecording.com
Our Very Best,
Brian & Claire
P.S. Stay tuned for updates as this project moves forward! Please help us out by sharing this link: gofundme.com/ncv698
The last couple of years have been very busy and exciting. We got married in September of 2016 and have done a lot of traveling and playing in the interim. We are finally feeling very ready to hunker down and get this album out for all of you.
We will be recording with our good friend, Joseph Emerick Alston. Joe is a talented musician and engineer and we have been spending a lot of time with him talking about tunes and what we'd like our album to sound like.
Because this campaign has been stagnant for so long, Gofundme is asking us to withdraw the funds. We will do so and leave the page up through the recording process. We will continue to send you updates and of course let you know when the album is out! We are anticipating a release some time mid-2018.
We'd like to apologize for letting this campaign fall to the side for so long and we thank you for your patience. We appreciate you!
All of our love,
Brian and Claire