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Help an amazing drummer take his unique drum light show, called the eli james Experience! across the USA.
Help an amazing drummer take his unique drum light show, called the eli james Experience! across the USA.
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I've been working really hard to get The eli james Experience! up and running for the last few years now. As you know, I really cater to my fans and fans around the world have been asking for me to come play The eli james Experience! in their area. Well, in order for me to do that, I have to start somewhere.. and that somewhere is the United States. 

The eli james Experience! 2013 US Tour

As the video explains, the eli james Experience! is "breaking boundaries” as the “Modern One Man Band”. I drum and spin the tunes we all want to hear, all while providing a visual treat via a custom light show that includes a one-of-a-kind LED drum/Glo kit that I control as I play. It's an entertaining show that you'll never forget!

Now, if you ask ANY artist about even booking a show in their own area, let alone the entire USA, it's SUPER HARD to do and takes a tremendous amount of work to get it all done correctly. And as of this moment, I am doing this all by myself with help from a few super AMAZING people behind me.

I am not a major top 40 artist or a major rock band (yet..wink wink).n. and don't have the means to get this goingn.. So, my friends, this is where YOU come in.. I need your help! :) 

I was once told the best nation in the world is a DONATION..(ahah) So please help If you can, make a donation, you are making DREAMS COME TRUE!! And if you can't make a donation at this moment.. that's ok, YOU can STILL HELP by spreading the love/word about me and this eli james Experience! KICKSTARTER campaign to anyone that you may know that can help. purely by sharing this campaign to as many people as possible it will help a lot more than you can imagine. :) 

We do have a TON of perks for your donations (see right side of this page) and fun group reward levels, listed further down. Let's see if we can raise the funds to get me out there! aahhh! (fingers crossed!) :) 

Here's an estimate on which cities will be a part of the tour (cities and dates may change a little depending on logistics):

9.25 - Los Angeles

9.27 - Las Vegas 

9.28 - Sacramento 

10.1 - Portland 

10.3 - Seattle 

10.4 - SLC 

10.8 - Kansas City

10.10 - Mankato

10.12 - Grand Island

10.13 - Covington 

10.14 - Bedford

10.15 - Nashville

10.16 - TBA

10.17 - Houston 

10.18 - Austin 

10.19 - San Antonio 

10.23 - Norman 

10.24 - Lubbock 

10.25 - TBA

10.26 - Casa Grande

10.28 - Los Angeles

To help insure I visit your city on the tour path, get a few local friends to donate at the ticket level or above. More solid travel dates & city details will be added as I see Kickstarter campaign donations come in.

GROUP REWARD LEVELS

I want to celebrate as a group in making this tour possible and encourage your participation by doing something fun as we hit certain milestones.

$500 - when the campaign reaches $500 I'll share a never-seen-before eli james Experience drumstick stop motion animation. 

$1,000 - when the campaign reaches $1,000 I'll share an embarrassing childhood story.

$2,000 - if the campaign reaches $2,000 I'll share secret details on how my custom LED drum kit & light show works. 

$2,500 - if the campaign reaches $2,500 I'll tell the story/meaning behind one of my tattoos (this has never been done before publicly)

$3,000 - if the campaign reaches $3,000 I will give away one of my drumsticks at each show.

$4,000 - if the campaign reaches $4,000 I will create a custom drum ringtone for all supporters to download.

$5,000 - if the campaign reaches $5,000, every donor will receive a free exclusive eli james song. 

Risks and challenges

Risks and challenges are involved with any road trip. Though this tour will be much larger then past tours, it will be the 5th eli james Experience! tour plus I've toured around the world with the bands I've been involved with. I promise you this... no matter what happens on the road, i am going to do everything in my power to make it to every venue on time and with great punctuation. Also, I purchased road side assistance throughout the US just as a back up. :)

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    Thanks for your support. Be sure to follow the tour via social media.

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    Eli will make a public shout out for your support via Twitter and/or Facebook.

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    Signed, custom The eli james Experience! POSTER shipped directly to you!

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    TICKET to the eli james Experience! in or near your town and a Twitter and/or Facebook shout out. See the list of possible cities. If the tour doesn't end up in your hometown or the dates don't line up for you, you will receive the other $20 poster level reward.

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    An eli james T-Shirt, a VIP TICKET to The eli james experience! (when he is on tour near your home town), and a signed, custom
    eli james Experience! POSTER!

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    MEET & GREET session before or after the eli james Experience show plus the $50 level perks.

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    LUNCH OR DINNER with Eli (Eli's treat) and also the perks at the $50 level. Must be along the tour path or near one of the shows - to be coordinated in advance.

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    Get your name (or someone important to you) in the title of an upcoming eli james track. May be your first or last name at Eli's discretion.

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    YOUR OWN PRIVATE ELI JAMES EXPERIENCE PARTY/BACKYARD BASH!! This must be within the USA and worked out/scheduled properly and accordingly. All details will be worked out depending on location as well.

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