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Elliott Landy's Photographs of THE BAND—The Book

A project in Woodstock, NY by Elliott Landy

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A Fine-Art photography book of Elliott Landy's photographs of THE BAND—featuring both his iconic and never-before-seen images.
Backers: 882
Average Pledge Per Backer: $220

Funded: $193,626 of $65,000
Dates: Dec 14th -> Jan 28th (45 days)
Project By: Elliott Landy
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Latest News

Kickstarter Ends TODAY!

January 28th - via:
Our Kickstarter campaign for THE BAND book closes TODAY Tues. Jan 28th at 3:53 pm EST.Individuals should reserve copies of this special first printing of this book because it’s possible that after the Kickstarter campaign is over, this version of... (Read More)

List of Publications Which Have Written About This Campaign

January 27th - via:
There are only 21 hours to go.  We've raised over $170,000 in support of this project and I am really, really grateful for all of the support and for the opportunity to make this book as good as I can. This campaign has gotten some really great... (Read More)

Another Almost-Never-Seen Contact Sheet (#2)

January 26th - via:
These are a few unpublished images from one of the many, almost-never-seen, contact sheets we have unwrapped for this project. Levon, Rick, Richard and John Simon shooting pool in Sammy Davis Jr's estate in Los Angeles, where they lived and recorded... (Read More)

THE BAND— Unseen Contact Sheet Teaser

January 23rd - via:
 A few unseen images from one of the many contact sheets we are fascinated with. The guys gather in Levon's room in Sammy Davis Jr's pool house where they recorded The Band album.  (Read More)

VIDEO UPDATE: The Band— Recording in LA

January 20th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Elliott talks about photographing THE BAND in LA as they recorded their second, groundbreaking album "The Band," released Sept 1969. (Read More)

New Levels—Two Books with One Pledge

January 14th - via:
In response to several requests, we have added two new pledge levels! For $150 (Level 2A), backers will receive TWO Regular Editions books, and two 5x7" cards. For $800 (Level 5A), backers will receive TWO Deluxe Limited Edition books, two 5x7"... (Read More)

Elliott Landy Launches Kickstarter for Photo Book Featuring The Band

January 9th - via:
Elliott Landy, the celebrated rock and roll photographer whose portraits grace the covers of both Bob Dylan’s Nashville Skyline and Van Morrison’s Moondance, has created a Kickstarter to fund a book of his photographs of The Band, including a plethora of never-before-seen images. (Read More)

VIDEO UPDATE: Robbie gets hypnotized—The Band's debut at the Fillmore West, 1969.

January 4th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Elliott talks about photographing Robbie Robertson being hypnotized so he would be able to perform despite his bad case of the flu on the night of their debut performance as... (Read More)

Availability of books

January 2nd - via:
Fans of THE BAND and photography collectors should continue to reserve copies of this special first printing because it is possible that after this Kickstarter campaign is over, it will not be available.  Also, its an opportunity to collect some of... (Read More)


December 19th - via:
We reached our base funding level just now in 5 1/2 days.  It also happens to be my birthday, so this is a very nice cosmic birthday gift. Thank you ALL! Elliott *********************** So many thanks once again...DON'T STOP!  Remember, the more... (Read More)

Elliott Landy’s Photos of the Band Bring a Slice of Woodstock to Kickstarter

December 19th - via:
The photographer's Kickstarter will fund production of a book featuring his photos, some of them never before seen, of the Band. (He needs about $65,000, and he’s already accumulated $35,000.) (Read More) "Elliott Landy’s Photos of the Band Bring a Slice of Woodstock to Kickstarter."

December 18th - via:
I am really touched by how insightful this article is, written by Duff McDonald.  "Elliott Landy’s Photos of the Band Bring a Slice of Woodstock to Kickstarter." Elliott Here are some images featured in the article: Garth outside his house above... (Read More)

Heartening Support!

December 17th - via:
Already 50% there... Dear every helping-hand, I figured this would work, however I am truly touched by the extent of support as well as the depth of feelings which you have expressed to me and the work. Thank you very much,  Elliott... (Read More)

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