Monday, April 04, 2011
Dirtfoot's CD/DVD Release of a Live Prison Performance
It all started with the intention of making a music video for “Cast My Plans”. Shreveport's own Dirtfoot were approached by film director Jonathan Rothell with the video concept of the band members playing criminals who wound up in the same jail (filmed at Wade Correctional Facility) That was when the idea of "Dirtfoot Live and in Prison" was born.
William Sadler known for his acting roles in Shawshank Redemption, The Good Student, as well as The Green Mile, offered to play the part as the warden. Sadler’s response was, “Get me there and I’m in!”
The audio recording is complete. The video recording is complete.
But this is where Dirtfoot needs your help. Their goal is to raise $10,000 to cover the expenses of filming and recording the project, mixing the tracks, post production, and album pressing. $10,000 is the bare minimum needed to release the album. If they go above the goal it will go towards proper marketing of the live album and DVD as well as touring a wider range--meaning Dirtfoot might just come to your town!
Dirtfoot is asking you for pledges to help meet their goal. You don’t actually pay anything until the goal in pledges is met. Once you pledge $5 or more then you start getting items from Dirtfoot in exchange. Many of the items listed are exclusive to this project and cannot be obtained any other way. So check out everything they have to offer and grab yourself a few souvenirs while helping out your favorite gypsy punk country grumble boogie band around.
For more information on this project or updates from the band themselves, please visit their website or their facebook page.