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Help Americana Roots  Artist , Julie Lee , Fund her NEW  studio recording  "Till and Mule"  with recently assembled Baby-Daddies band!
Help Americana Roots Artist , Julie Lee , Fund her NEW studio recording "Till and Mule" with recently assembled Baby-Daddies band!
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Hey everyone...welcome to my Kickstarter page!

I recently went back into the studio again to start recording a new record called...

"TILL AND MULE" 

I worked with Grammy Award winning engineer Phil Harris in his studio and i was joined by a hevenly host of amazing players that i affectionately call..."THE BABY-DADDIES"! 

they are....

  • KENNY VAUGHAN (guitar) - guitarist for "Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives" & "The Kenny Vaughan Organ Trio"
  • MIKE BUB (upright bass) - played bass for Del McCoury Band for 10+ years and currently plays with a host of others as well as his own band "18 South".
  • JON RADFORD (drums) - from "Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors" and  "The Kenny Vaughan Organ Trio".
  • JASON GOFORTH (Lap Steel and Harp) - has played with a number of singer songwriters ..but currently out with "Over The Rhine"
  • ODESSA JORGENSEN ((old time fiddle) - formerly of "The Biscuit Burners" & "Barefoot".
  • SARAH SISKIND, ELIZABETH FOSTER, & SARAH MASEN DARK (on Backing Vocals) Each of them are amazing  artists in their own right.
  • TIM NETSCH (singer) -recorded an old fashioned vocal "duet" with yours truely.
  • and a few more surprises...hopefully!

So where do you come in? 

I need your help!

I am trying to raise $ 15,000 

and i only have 30 days to do it!

Kickstarter makes it easy! Designed specifically for us creative types to safely raise financial backing, it lets you donate as much or as little as you want and each amount comes with it's own "reward" (see column to the right)

All the money we raise will go toward :

  • RECORDING & MIXING IN THE STUDIO - $5,550 
  • MASTERING THE CD - $500
  • PAYING ALL THE PLAYERS - $3,300
  • PUBLISHING FEE'S(COPYRIGHT FEES) - $728 
  • PACKAGING & DUPLICATION OF  1000 CDS - $1500
  • LIMITED EDITION LINOCUT TOUR POSTERS - $500
  • PROFESSIONAL DVD OF US LIVE IN THE STUDIO - $500
  • KICKSTARTER AND AMAZON TOGETHER TAKE 10% - $1500
  • WIGGLE ROOM ....LITTLE UNEXPECTED COSTS - $972
  • TOTAL = 15,000 

But here's the thing - it's an all or nothing effort... 

If i can't raise all of it, i get none of it! 

(in which case no one's credit card gets charged).
 

please know that I truly appreciate each and every one of you whether you can contribute or not

God has used music to take me on an incredible journey collectively with you & i am increasingly aware that it's one step of faith after another .... and i am grateful for your company and encouragement all along the way....

 sincerely,

 Julie Lee 

 ps. i will be uploading video updates throughout the month so please check back and tell your friends!

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    A GREAT BIG HUUUUUUUG FROM JULIE!

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    Advanced Digital Copy of "TILL AND MULE"

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    ABOVE + Hard Copy of TILL AND MULE sent to your doorstep!

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    ABOVE + 11 x 17 "Till and Mule" Tour Poster signed by Julie!

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    ABOVE + a copy of my last cd "WILL THERE REALLY BE A MORNING" & a set of 5 of my original cards based on my artwork!

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    ABOVE + in addition a copy of "The Making Of Till And Mule" (DVD).... select footage and interviews of the band and Julie while making the record this past March!

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    ABOVE + 2 tickets to the TILL AND MULE CD RELEASE in Nashville at The Station Inn ...(DATE TBA) Featuring ...her band ....The Baby-Daddies"...Kenny Vaughn on Guitar, Mike Bub on Upright Bass, Jon Radford On Drums, Jason Goforth etc.... (travel expenses not included)

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    ABOVE + HANDMADE (commissioned piece) of Original Art by Julie Lee... a watercolor ...or found object art collage of your choosing!...created and signed by yours truly...check out my art at

    www.junkingwithjulie.com !

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    REWARDS 1-7 + Julie will come play a solo HOUSE CONCERT for you and your invited guests to enjoy an intimate evening concert at your home.(must be within continental US) + your name in the liner notes!

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    rewards 1-7 + My 1930's (Bird-Eye Maple) "SLINGERLAND" BANJO-GUITAR that was played on the record by KENNY VAUGHAN.(autographed by Kenny) only one person can get this so first come first serve!

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Funding period

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