Because Live Music Matters in Maine

Listening rooms like One Longfellow Square are on the verge of extinction. Preserve this intimate venue and support the diverse musicians who perform here.
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This campaign started on Sep 27 and closed on November 06, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on November 6, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Live Music Matters to ME

    You are a true live music fan! You'll receive a thank you note from Artists/Board Members Lauren Rioux and Joe Walsh, and an OLS euro bumper sticker for your car, instrument case, songwriting notebook, locker, etc. At the end of the campaign, all donor names will be featured on a thank-you scroll in the OLS lobby and on the website.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    26 out of 999 claimed

  • $25USD
    Keep On Listening

    Receive the above plus a pair of CDs from our grab bag of great music featuring OLS alums or emerging artists.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    76 out of 100 claimed

  • $50USD
    OLS/Live Music Matters T-Shirt

    Wear your passion for live music on your sleeve! A limited run LIVE MUSIC MATTERS t-shirt designed exclusively for OLS.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    86 out of 150 claimed

  • $75USD
    Autographed Show Poster

    Receive a t-shirt and a black and white replica print of the performance show posters we feature in our Congress Street windows -- autographed by the musicians (based on their availability).

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    6 out of 50 claimed

  • $100USD
    Longfellow Square Print

    Limited edition print of the vibrant city square OLS calls home. Sure to be a conversation piece in your home, office or studio.

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    21 out of 100 claimed

  • $200USD
    Stand Up and "Chair"

    Our goal is to purchase 200 new comfortable, stackable chairs for the venue for all to enjoy. Chairs* will have small donor plaques recognizing your name/short message. A dozen have already been sponsored. Be the next one! (*NOTE: Chairs will not be reserved for sponsors at performances, but enjoyed by any and all.)

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    16 out of 188 claimed

  • $500USD
    String Music Voice Message

    A one-of-a-kind offering -- Lauren Rioux or Joe Walsh will record your outgoing voicemail message, along with a short fiddle or mandolin tune composed just for you! Includes Stand Up and "Chair" benefit.

    Estimated delivery: June 2014

    4 out of 10 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    "No Waiting" VIP Package

    This "Live Music Matters" VIP package features two complimentary tickets to five (5) upcoming shows of your choice, reserved seating, two beverages at each show, an OLS gift pack with two t-shirts and prints, and your name(s) hand-painted on the OLS recognition wall by local artist Patrick Corrigan.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    3 out of 20 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Our Place . . . or Yours?

    Two (2) hours of live music at your house (New England) or at OLS, performed by Lauren Rioux and Joe Walsh (fiddle and mandolin). Could be a party, could be a house concert, could be a proposal! It's your call. (Subject to tour schedules and artist/venue availability.) Includes "No Waiting" and "Stand Up and Chair" benefits.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    1 out of 4 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Lifelong Fan

    Lifetime membership to OLS, includes a pair of tickets to any show for life (subject to availability and non-transferable). Your name will be hand-painted by Portland artist Patrick Corrigan on one of the exposed primary support steel beams in the venue -- visible to the performers and the audience. Includes "No Waiting" and "Stand Up and Chair" benefits.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

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