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AMP Fest (Or Abstract Music in the Park Fest) is a chance to enrich peoples idea of what music can be in an outdoor public setting.

Ever wonder what it would be like, having a day of abstract sound in the park. 

Welcome to AMPfest

AMP Fest stands for Abstract Music in the Park. Abstract basically meaning different than the norm. Ambient, Noise, Progressive, Free, Improvised, Drone, all will be represented and more. It's a chance for a lot of area musicians to meet other people with like minded tastes that may not have known each other. It's also a chance to bring a number of touring bands up that normally wouldn't stop through. 

There will be 18 (and maybe counting) different 30 minute performances by various local musicians. We will start at noon and continue till 10 pm at Maritime Heritage Park. After that if overflow and venues allow, it will continue at another space. Also the sun will (probably) be shining and there will be lots of park fun and relaxation. I may even bring a few frisbees. and Hackey Sacs. 

This event is happening on June 26th in Maritime Heritage Park. 

The money from this Kickstarter will go to paying the permit fees for the park and rental of a backup / night space. Also as this is a free event this will also allow us to give extra money to the touring bands and if it goes really will it will allow for more events like this in the future. I think this will be a monumetal event for the future of abstract music in Bellingham. 

Line up coming soon. In the meantime check these links from our rewards donors / performers.   

Hot Releases

http://www.hot-releases.org/

Crumbling Peak Records

http://www.myspace.com/crumblingpeak

Chris Gusta

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Jess Manley aka FBL

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Thanks, 

Orgoner Promotions

Zachary Michael Zinn

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    A thank you (I'll say anything kid friendly that you want me to say, or your name limited to 300 characters) incorporated into a composition to be read aloud at the festival. This will be called "The Ceremony of Thank You".

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    A Limited Cassette Release from one of the performers. These include cassettes from Crumbling Peak Records, FBL (Jess Manley), and Zachary Michael Zinn. I will also include you in "The Ceremony of Thank You".

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    One of 3 limited releases from Hot Releases Records (hot-releases.org), all Vinyl. You can choose from HORAFLORA / SECRET BOYFRIEND split LP M.B. - Plays the Clockwork Orange LP (Maurizio Bianchi) BOYZONE - MENARCHE LP - 8$ There are 5 of each so these are first come first serve. I will also include you in "The Ceremony of Thank You".

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    A performance by Zachary Michael Zinn or Oracle Cop (Same Person) at a location of your choosing. (If out of town travel is involved travel must be paid for by the pledgee) I will also include you in "The Ceremony of Thank You".

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    A limited 1 of 1 professionally recorded release by Zachary Michael Zinn. I will put this in cd-r or cassette format, whatever your preference may be. I will make the artwork by hand, and you will be the only one to hear these recordings outside of myself and the engineer. These will be my first releases in 4 years. I will also include you in "The Ceremony of Thank You".

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