Music Crowdfunding From Cooking Vinyl’s Pete Lawrence & Book Publisher

Pete Lawrence, founder of England’s Cooking Vinylrecord label and The Big Chill festival, is launching another more intimate festival called Alfresco. But instead of directly crowdfunding the festival, he’s releasing a book full of stories about his past and offering tickets with pledges via Unbound, a book crowdsourcing and publishing service in London. For a variety of reasons it seems likely to be a success but, so far, only 5% of their goal has been reached. The first Alfresco music festival is billed as the “launch party for Pete Lawrence’s first book ‘The Big Chill and Other Alfresco Stories’”. It’s being held in partnership with Unbound who are bringing literary talent to the gathering. Alfresco takes place on June 9th weekend in Warwickshire, UK with an exact location to be announced. It’s described on the book’s pitch page and will be releasing only 499 tickets available via a 100 pound pledge as part of the book promotion: “The location is a glorious natural farm setting in the Warwickshire countryside and the ethos behind the festival is to dismantle the gap between audience and performer. There will be be no publicised line-up, no VIPS, no sponsorship and no free tickets. You’ll see a mix of Unbound authors, DJs and live music in […]

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