Trimble the Troubadour pays homage to Lord of the Rings

A project in Kansas City, MO by Michael Doss

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Songs from Middle Earth!
Backers: 67
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $2,585 of $1,000
Dates: Nov 30th -> Dec 30th (30 days)
Project By: Michael Doss
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Latest News

The Campaign is over, but the work has just begun!!!!

December 30th - via:
When I decided to do this, I knew I would have some folks who would help just because they were friends, or have supported my music in the past. I had no idea we were going to bust through with 150% more than what was originally needed.  I intend on... (Read More)

Oh man! We've DOUBLED the goal!!!

December 29th - via:
That means that Trimble will be writing and reciting a version of a scene from Lord of the Rings, as written by Dr. Seuss.   He's now kicking around ANOTHER stretch goal to see if we can hit one more before the end of this campaign in 20 hours! All... (Read More)

Looks like we've crossed the first Stretch Goal for enhanced packaging - so what's next?

December 28th - via:
When performing live, I did a recitation of a Lord of the Rings scene - as written by Dr. Seuss.  However, this version was not penned by Trimble. If we can hit $1800, I will create my own version of a Lord of the Rings scene - as written by Dr.... (Read More)

One week to go, and we're off to the show!

December 22nd - via:
Trimble is playing at Vignettes (North Kansas City) "Lord of the Drinks" on Christmas evening.  In addition, Vignettes has extended the pop up theme for another month, so I'll likely be back in January at some point!   As for the CD Project, I have... (Read More)


December 19th - via:
We went over the line tonight!   Thank you very much from the bottom of my troubadour heart!!!! For each and every one who chose to support this endeavor, you have my sincere appreciation!  You are awesome! It's time to get to work now!      (Read More)

We have passed the halfway mark, friend!

December 12th - via:
Friday night at Vignettes was a wonderful time with new friends and old.   We were able to pass our halfway point on the Kickstarter campaign!  Huzzah! (seriously, that's what they might have said in Middle Earth, though it wasn't documented) In... (Read More)

For those in the Kansas City area - or those who like to travel!

December 8th - via:
Trimble will be doing a full night show this Friday, Dec 10th, at Vignettes from 8ish to Midnightish -  I have worked up a few more parodies and put a few more of Tolkien's poems and songs to music and plan to debut them!   The drinks and the... (Read More)

Nearly halfway there and update on the "Behind the Scenes" room!

December 6th - via:
Trimble the Troubadour, at your service! Thank you all who have supported me on my adventure.  I surely hope that the end result brings a smile to your ears!  I look forward to the joy of making the music and seeing what interesting things happens... (Read More)

Not even 24 hours in and nearly 25% there!

December 1st - via:
I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to those who have supported the project thus far! Quite honestly, I'm humbled by where we are in such a short time. I did have a friend ask for a 'sample' of the music.  I plan to have a few reference... (Read More)

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