Publication date delayed til October
Backbeat Books (Hal Leonard, inc.), the publisher of the book, has moved the publication date to early October from September 8th. I just received this explanation from them, which is... Read more
Book has been sent to the printer
The finished book was sent to the printer a few days ago. Because I had not looked at it for awhile, when I returned to it for a last look... Read more
Publication Date and Publisher announced
The Band Photosbook will be officially published by BackBeat Books on September 8, 2015. Your copies will arrive before that. I will keep you informed when I have more... Read more
The 8x10 print will be included in the DeLuxe Edition book case and not shipped by itself
There has been some confusion about the delivery of the 8x10 print (of the guys with Rick's dog, Hamlet) which is included in the DeLuxe edition. This print is going... Read more
Major Publishing Agreement
After months of delays and frustrations, I am happy to report that I have entered into a contract with Hal Leonard/Backbeat Books to publish The Band Photographsbook that you... Read more
Progress Report Sept. 10, 2014
The book will be delivered in 75-90 days barring unexpected situations.
I am VERY happy with the way the book has turned out. It took a lot of... Read more
John Simon to Write Text & Progress Report.
We are so pleased to announce that John Simon is writing text for the book! John produced Music From Big Pink and The Band. In addition, he... Read more
Thank-You Cards Sent
The Thank-You Cards have been sent. Expect your's shortly! If there are any issues, wait until the end of next week to ask us (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We are working... Read more
Visual Guide: How to Change Your Address and How to Complete Your Survey
If you are still having trouble changing your address or with your survey, here is a visual guide.
**Note: If you pledged but chose not to receive a perk... Read more
How to Change Your Address and How to Complete Your Survey
All perks are sent to the address which is in your SURVEY at the time of mailing. The only way to change your address is to change it via your... Read more
The thank-you cards have been successfully printed and they’re gorgeous. Elliott is signing them this week and we will send them out within the next two weeks. So, if you... Read more
Happy Birthday, Richard.
Richard Manuel's 26th Birthday while recording "THE BAND" album in Sammy Davis Jr's house. April 3rd, 1969, Los Angeles, California. This is one of the photographs we discovered in the... Read more
Latest Progress Report...
We have been sifting through thousands of images, adjusting and printing hundreds (yes hundreds) of proof prints from which I will choose the final ones for the book.... Read more
About Your Survey...
Your Surveys have been sent! Please fill out the information with your shipping address as soon as possible. We will send all items to the address you supply.... Read more
Your Kickstarter surveys will be arriving in a week or two. The wonderful level of support this has received has made it possible to explore working with the... Read more
Thank You and Surveys to Come
Thank you for the support you’ve given to this book and my work. I am very grateful. We raised $193,626, nearly three times the base amount we asked for. Our project... Read more
Kickstarter Ends TODAY!
Our Kickstarter campaign for THE BAND book closes TODAY Tues. Jan 28th at 3:53 pm EST.
Individuals should reserve copies of this special first printing of this book because it’s possible... Read more
List of Publications Which Have Written About This Campaign
There are only 21 hours to go. We've raised over $170,000 in support of this project and I am really, really grateful for all of the support and for the... Read more
Another Almost-Never-Seen Contact Sheet (#2)
These are a few unpublished images from one of the many, almost-never-seen, contact sheets we have unwrapped for this project. Levon, Rick, Richard and John Simon shooting pool in Sammy... Read more
THE BAND— Unseen Contact Sheet Teaser
A few unseen images from one of the many contact sheets we are fascinated with. The guys gather in Levon's room in Sammy Davis Jr's pool house where they recorded The... Read more
VIDEO UPDATE: The Band— Recording in LA
Elliott talks about photographing THE BAND in LA as they recorded their second, groundbreaking album "The Band," released Sept 1969.
We are about to enter into the last... Read more
New Levels—Two Books with One Pledge
In response to several requests, we have added two new pledge levels!
For $150 (Level 2A), backers will receive TWO Regular Editions books, and two 5x7" cards.
For$800 (Level... Read more
VIDEO UPDATE: Robbie gets hypnotized—The Band's debut at the Fillmore West, 1969.
Elliott talks about photographing Robbie Robertson being hypnotized so he would be able to perform despite his bad case of the flu on the night of their debut performance as... Read more
Availability of books
Fans of THE BAND and photography collectors should continue to reserve copies of this special first printing because it is possible that after this Kickstarter campaign is over, it will... Read more
We reached our base funding level just now in 5 1/2 days. It also happens to be my birthday, so this is a very nice cosmic birthday gift. Thank you... Read more
VanityFair.com: "Elliott Landy’s Photos of the Band Bring a Slice of Woodstock to Kickstarter."
I am really touched by how insightful this article is, written by Duff McDonald.
"Elliott Landy’s Photos of the Band Bring a Slice of Woodstock to Kickstarter."
Here are... Read more
Already 50% there...
Dear every helping-hand,
I figured this would work, however I am truly touched by the extent of support as well as the depth of feelings which you... Read more