Weʼre raising £3,500 to produce an album "Tributes - Songs for Neil Vol.1" for RUSHfest Scotland. All profit going to charity. PRE-SALE AVAILABLE NOW.
- Arisaig, Scotland, UK
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UPDATE 14 Sept 2020 - COPIES STILL AVAILABLE -Sincere thanks to everyone that has already supported this project and bought copies. We had a a lovely album launch online event on 12 Sept - celebrating Neil's birthday with fan video messages and a playthrough if this entire album using videos from each band. These are all still online on our Facebook Page and YouTube channel.
COPIES STILL AVAILABLE - see below for info and prices.
RUSHfest Scotland is an annual event for fans of the Canadian band Rush. Founded in 2013 by Steve Brown (who is also running this crowdfunding campaign) RUSHfest Scotland has donated over £50,000 to cancer charities throughout the UK. Please see our main site for more information.
All profits from this album will be split equally between two charities - Glioblastoma Foundation Neil Peart Research Award in the USA and Cancer Support Scotland (registered charity SC012867).
This crowdfunding campaign is to help finance the production of an album of Rush songs played by Rush tribute bands and musicians from around the world. Rush themselves retired from touring in 2015 and, tragically, drummer Neil Peart was diagnosed with a brain tumour (glioblastoma) a year later. He passed away in January of this year.
This album "TRIBUTES - SONGS FOR NEIL VOL.1" is dedicated to Neil Peart and will hopefully be released on what would have been his 68th birthday on 12 September 2020. All going well, this will be an annual project - hence this year's is Vol.1.
Any amount you can donate will be sincerely appreciated. PLEASE BUY YOUR COPY BY DONATING TO THIS PAGE. The original £3500 target was to cover production and licencing expenses to make 300 CDs and 300 LPs on beautiful red vinyl, plus downloads. THIS WILL BE A COLLECTABLE LIMITED EDITION ALBUM - especially the coloured vinyl format with gorgeous artwork from CHARLIE ROY and PAUL TIPPETT and a helping hand from the wonderful HUGH SYME himself!
TARGET REACHED - THANK YOU -
but please still order your copies by donating via this page.
All of the musicians, engineers, artists and graphic designers have given their time and tracks for free and no one is taking any profit from this project. All legal copyright licences will be paid.
At time of writing, the following bands and musicians have confirmed to be on the album. In alphabetical order - 3 Snow Dogs (Brazil), Bravado (England), Clockwork Angels (Scotland), David King (Scotland), Far & Near (UK), Fleesh (Brazil), Jacob Moon (Canada), La Villa Strangiato (Italy), Lotus land (USA), The Macallan Project (Scotland), Moving Pictures (Scotland), New World Men (Canada), The Rush tribute Project (USA), The Rushians (Netherlands).
Sincere thanks to everyone for taking part and submitting their recordings, time and skills.
ON SALE NOW
All and any amount of donations will be appreciated and if you would like a copy of the album PLEASE buy here by making a donation. Once you've made your donation PLEASE CONFIRM YOU ORDER (format / number of copies) by emailing steve@RUSHfestScotland.co.uk We will not be able to send you the Download / CD / LP if you do not confirm an email address with Steve - thank you.
£10 - full album MP3 download (DL) - link sent within 48 hours
£12 plus postage (£3 UK, £5 rest of world) - full album CD plus DL - CD shipped end September, DL within 24 hours.
£20 plus postage (£5 UK, £10 rest of world) - red vinyl LP plus DL - LP shipped in November, DL within 48 hours.
Please note all payments are in £GBP - UK currency. Paypal will do any currency conversion for us.
AFTER PAYMENT YOU MUST EMAIL DETAILS OF YOUR ORDER TO STEVE@RUSHFESTSCOTLAND.CO.UK OTHERWISE WE MAY MISS YOU
Please contact steve@RUSHfestScotland.co.uk if you would like to chat about becoming a sponsor and for multiple shipping rates.
Any amount you pay over the prices stated above will be graciously accepted and added to the amount we send to the charities.
RELEASE DATE - 12 SEPTEMBER 2020 - NEIL PEART'S BIRTHDAY
RUSHfest Scotland celebrated Neil's birthday and the release of this album by having an online event on www.facebook.com/rushfestscotland This featured videos from all of the bands involved - plus some lovely video messages from fans from around the world. Thanks to everyone that took part. The videos are still available to view on the Facebook page and the RUSHfest Scotland YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwyndpR2FN1CD2ceH3A-lhA?view_as=subscriber
Thanks for reading through all of this. If you would like any more information please contact steve@RUSHfestScotland.co.uk
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Sep 21, 2020
Fantastic effort from all involved!
Sep 20, 2020
Henk van der Tas
Sep 18, 2020
Great initiative, well organized. "It's all for the best."Can't wait to put the CD in the hifi radioset and drive my Red Barchetta with some 'new' tribute songs of the holy triangle. Good luck
Sep 18, 2020
Great work Mr. Broon!
Sep 15, 2020
Big thank you for putting this together! a great tribute to a great man.
Sep 14, 2020
Sep 14, 2020
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Arisaig, Scotland, UK
Fulltime musician since 1993, Steve founded RUSHfest Scotland in 2013 and has so far donated over £50,000 to cancer charities. Every penny profit from RFS events in 2020 and 2021 is going to Cancer Support Scotland - registered charity SC012867. steve@RUSHfestScotland.co.uk