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By popular demand, Austin-based sardonic honky-tonk bluegrass band, The Possum Posse is recording their first full-length studio album.
By popular demand, Austin-based sardonic honky-tonk bluegrass band, The Possum Posse is recording their first full-length studio album.
168 backers pledged $12,368 to help bring this project to life.

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Hailing from the West Texas town of Clyde (and currently based in Austin), The Possum Posse is one of the top sardonic honky-tonk/bluegrass bands in the region. The band wins over even the most skeptical audiences with its memorable and often over-the-top originals as well as mashed-up versions of urban cult-classics and girlie-pop favorites. The end product is a stage show that is hard to dislike. 

The Posse recently achieved notoriety through a web-based video series called "Guy On A Buffalo," featured on Attack of the Show's Around The Net, Today's Big Thing for 2 consecutive days, and numerous radio and tv stations across the US, as well as countless blogs, podcasts and forums around the net.

Due to the overwhelming encouragement and response to the web series and The Posse's free-to-the-public, low-budget demo E.P. (What's Goin' On With Grandpa)... The Posse is heading into a real life World-class Recording Studio to record a brand new album of original material! 

Support this project and get some really awesome rewards... like a "Guy On A Buffalo" Possum Posse T-shirt, a personalized "Guy On A Buffalo"-style voice message from Jomo, and of couse, a digital download of the album BEFORE IT IS RELEASED!

We are asking for a sizable amount of support because, well... producing, promoting and distributing a record is not easy or cheap, especially if you do it right... and we want to do it right!  It takes lots of time, effort and unfortunately, money, but with your help, we can spread the music and humor of The Possum Posse to the world!  

The project doesn't happen unless we meet our goal - and you won't be charged unless the project happens... so pledge now!

Thanks for checking out our project.  We encourage you to give, even at a small amount - because every bit helps!

The Possum Posse

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    Every little bit helps!! Get to be a part of The Greatest Album Ever Recorded. Possibly, Ever. You'll get project updates, exclusive to backers! Also our sincere appreciation and bragging rights.

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    Obviously, you get the above stuff... but you'll also get a digital download of the new album BEFORE it is released! Yippee!!

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    Get all of the above items AND an advance copy of the new album on CD (signed by the band)! Worst case, a CD makes for a good coaster, am I right?

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    Get all of the above items AND a Posse Care Package - 2 Koozies, 4 stickers and a T-shirt (please let us know what size you prefer).

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    Get all of the above items AND Jomo will leave you a personalized Guy On A Buffalo-Style voice message on your phone. He'll basically sing anything you want him to.

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    Get all of the above items AND a custom-written song about any subject matter you can dream of - recorded digitally for you to show off to your friends. Creative direction is up to The Posse, but input is welcomed.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Get all of the above items AND dinner with The Posse at a restaurant of your choosing (we go Dutch on the dinner tab though).

    NOTE: The Posse is extremely pleasant to be around. This isn't something you want to miss out on.

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    Get all of the above items (excluding the dinner)...

    AND a private performance by The Posse in your home or in a venue of your arrangement. Texas-only please (flexibility in scheduling and travel required).

    AND receive a "thank you" in the album liner notes. Not bad... Not bad.

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    Get all of the above items (excluding the dinner)...

    AND participate as part of the "Baptist Choir" during the recording session. This includes clapping, shouting and general noising of all forms.

    AND The Posse will write and record you a custom song. Theme is up to us, but feedback/input is welcomed!

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    Pledge $3,000 or more About $3,000

    Holy cow! Get all of the above items (excluding the dinner)... AND get listed as a Producer (limit 3) on the album - in the liner notes, online, etc! Play your cards right, and maybe we'll even bring you up on stage during a live show to play the vibraslap!

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