This will just be a quick update. Thank you again for supporting the Accidental Music Festival! We're over 40% funded by 48 backers, with most donations in the amount of $25 or less. We've had several donations of $85-$150 and one donation of $1000 from an anonymous donor! In short, it's overwhelming to get this kind of support for a project that requires so much work from so many people.
On August 11th we will have an art auction and party at Urban Rethink to raise more funds for the festival. If you or your friends or family are artists or art collectors, please encourage them to get in touch with us about the auction. Artists will be able to keep up to 80% of the auction price with the rest going to our Kickstarter campaign. There will be a wide range of styles and a very wide range of prices, and of course it's going to be a great party so plan to be there!
We're adding another two events to the festival schedule. Friday night (9/9/11) will be for the party people, night owls and the short attention spans as we will have a night of improvisation, spontaneity, conversation and film in an informal setting. Because our festival is about new music and community engagement, expect audience participation.
Saturday (9/10/11) will feature a presentation by our guest composer Juan Trigos on his compositional practice of Abstract Folklore, and the genre he writes in, which he calls Hemofiction. He will present video from a recent production of one of his operas.
Thanks again! Mark your calendars for the art auction (August 11th, 6:30PM) and we'll see you soon!