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Patricio & The Wellsprings - Recording Sessions

A project in Nashville, TN by Patricio Johnson

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A 2021 LP of hard R&B and soul inspired originals featuring Scot Sax, Michael Therieau, and a bunch of surprise guests.
Backers: 54
Average Pledge Per Backer: $101

Funded: $5,432 of $5,000
Dates: Oct 18th -> Dec 17th (61 days)
Project By: Patricio Johnson
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Latest News

So Amazed!

December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so much! The campaign has just ended and we have even surpassed our goal! This is exciting and motivating and just generally one of the greatest things I've ever experienced! You guys are the best! Keep an eye on this page for progress... (Read More)


December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We've done it team - today with a scant 40 hours to go we hit our 5K pledge goal thanks to your generosity and confidence in this project. I am very moved and inspired to make this worth your efforts. Mike and I will be woodshedding throughout the... (Read More)

WTG Team!

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm overwhelmed at the response we've gotten in this past week - when the chips were down, you really came through for the project and we are on the verge of making our nut! Mike flies into town in a couple of days and we will be fine tuning the... (Read More)

This is the Homestretch!

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Pledgers! You have almost done it! The campaign is now in its last 4 days and we are within $800 of our $5000 goal. Thank you! Still, it's not a done deal yet, so if you have any friends who you think might be into a rockin' soul and blues LP by some... (Read More)

Just over halfway there with only 8 days to go!

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
.Thanks so much for your support! It's incredible to see the friends (old and new) coming out to help us get this budget together - what a great team! I'm  a little nervous though- only 8 days to go and we are $2400 short of our goal. Mike and John... (Read More)

Almost Halfway There!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Incredible! We are watching in awe as you all come forward and pledge to make this project a reality!  It's a daunting truth that, acording to Kickstarter, most music projects never meet their goals, but this one seems to be on track - if you take a... (Read More)

45% And Rising

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to you we are almost halfway to our goal with about a month to go! Mike and I have been writing remotely at a furious pace and let me tell you his chops are better than ever. Incidentally, if you've never heard his solo album, it's on Apple... (Read More)

2/5ths of the way there!

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to you we are cooking with gas!  Mike, John and I are working together remotely every day on the material, writing and "conceptualizing" and planning ways to optimize this into a really special album - something that will stand up in the long... (Read More)

Georgia Gets Some Love

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey! If we hurry up and make our 5K goal, I'll turn around and send $200 of it immediately to ActBlue to support the Dems in the Georgia runoffs. It's way better than me trying to write a political song - and we gotta make sure they win.  Also,... (Read More)

36 Days In The Hole

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey! Thank you pledgers - we are on solid ground thanks to you. John and Mike have bought their plane tickets (part of the budget) and our recording dates are booked at a small studio run by Chris Mitchell - he's a genius sound engineer and musician... (Read More)

You are the answer

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
This is going great - thanks for your pledges!  Now I have to ask for something more - if there is any chance that you know music fans out there with deep pockets, who will take a chance, who love good soulful rock and blues, who are music... (Read More)

New Rewards!

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey - we're at 14% which is a great start! Your pledges mean a lot to us and as we make our travel plans for the sessions in December we are increasingly conscious of this campaign and hoping we make our goal of $5000 - remember, it's all or nothing!... (Read More)

Extra Big News!!!

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
As if things couldn't get any more exciting, we have just gotten word that drummer extraordinaire John Kent will be joining us for this project. Yes it's true - we are reuniting the greatest Bay Area rhythm section of the last 20 years for this... (Read More)

It's a team effort!

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, thank you donors!  You may have noted that the project title has changed - that's because Mike Therieau, one of my favorite musicians in the world, and I were texting from our respective country clubs over the weekend and we decided that we... (Read More)

We're On!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com

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