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We've got an EP's worth of pop country originals that are just dying to be heard. If we can raise the $$ by New Years Day, they can be!
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Thank you for visiting! So, here's the deal:

I have an incredible opportunity to record my first original country project with some amazing people in Nashville and the perfect amount of time to do it in. The only problem is, I don't have enough money to do it alone. In addition to the chunk of money I have saved, I need to raise an additional $10,000 by New Years, or this project will not be possible. 

I have 3 weeks off in between Broadway projects-- The Addams Family will close on December 31st and I will begin rehearsals for the next project the third week of January (which I cannot publicly disclose until the press release goes out... but it's exciting! If you'd like to know, press "send message" at the top of the page and ask me, and I'll tell you privately.) That leaves a perfect window of 3 weeks that I can complete this project and release it in the Spring of 2012!

Justin York, my co-writer and producer, and I have been tirelessly writing and recording as much as we can in our spare time. Everything we have done so far, all of the demos you have heard, have been done for free, with Justin donating his time and talent. We have been perfecting these songs for almost 2 years, and it's high time they finally get heard! 

Justin will be overseeing and producing the project as well as engineering and playing guitar on the album. But the two of us can't do it all. 

Here's what your money will go toward:

  • Studio Time
  • Additional Studio Musicians
  • Mixing and Mastering 
  • Album Artwork
  • Pressing and Printing the final product

If there is ANY money left over, or if we raise more than the goal amount, it will pay for a potential 6TH SONG! Also, it will allow us to bring in additional specialized musicians (mandolin, strings, fiddle, etc.), and if we STILL have more money, it will go toward my first ever MUSIC VIDEO! Now, that would be cool... 

Now, let's get to the good stuff. The REWARDS:

Here's all the things I am offering to sweeten the deal for you!

  • Your name listed in the Thank You's on the EP!
  • Pre-released, autographed copy of EP mailed directly to your home
  • Signed press photo, made out especially to you
  • USTREAM private concert on January 13, 2012 at 8pm EST. I'll email you a private link to log on and watch me sing in the studio live!
  • Free tickets and VIP status to my EP release concert in NYC, in May 2012 (and if you can't make it, I'll mail you a DVD!)
  • Addams Family Show posters and playbills signed by the entire cast!
  • Free download of 3 bonus Christmas tracks I recorded, just in time for the holidays!
  • One of a kind, Rachel Potter designed and bedazzled "Live the Dream" t-shirt. I love rhinestones, and I'm awesome at blinging stuff!
  • 2 house seats and a personalized backstage tour to either Addams Family before December 31 or upcoming Broadway revival in Spring of 2012. (message me to find out which one!)
  • I will record ANY acoustic cover song of your choosing, and send you an mp3!
  • I will do a Holiday concert in YOUR home! That's right, I will be your Christmas party entertainment. If it's any other night than Sunday or Monday, I will have to arrive after 11pm, when my show is over. If you prefer after the holiday season, I know plenty of non-holiday music. (If you are not in the NYC area, we can discuss availability and arrangements. Flight, transportation, and hotel must be provided for 2 people)

Check out the rewards section to see which level of donation gets you what goodies! If you choose a reward that you want to happen before New Years (Holiday Concert, Addams Family tickets, etc.) Please click "send message" at the top of the page and send me your info.

Last but not least... 

THANK YOU. 

THANK YOU. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. From the bottom of my heart. Your support of my art means the absolute world to me. 

Peace, love, and all of the above, 

Rachel

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    + VIP at my New York EP Release concert in May! (If you can't make it to NYC, I"ll mail you a DVD)
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    + Addams Family show poster and playbill signed by the entire cast!
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    +USTREAM private concert

    +VIP at my New York EP Release concert in May
    + Addams Family show poster and playbill signedby the entire cast!
    + Free download of 3 bonus Christmas tracks
    + One of a kind, Rachel Potter bedazzled, "Live the Dream" T-shirt!
    + 2 house seats and a personalized backstage tour to either Addams Family before December 31 or upcoming Broadway revival in Spring 2012
    + I will record an acoustic version of ANY cover song of your choice and send you an MP3!
    + I will do a Holiday Concert in YOUR home! That's right, I will be your Christmas party entertainment! If it's any other night than Sunday or Monday, it must be after 11pm. (If you prefer after the holidays, I can do plenty of non-holiday music. If you are outside NYC, we can discuss dates and arrangements. Flight, transportation and hotel must be provided for 2 people)

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