Dominic will state your name lovingly into a microphone during the enticing setup process known as "The Mic Check". Your name will echo for the acoustically appropriate amount of time with our gratitude. We'll also get you a spot on the mailing list to receive detailed updates about the construction and renovation process. All rewards above this also include the updates. (You can opt out of them, too.)
An Exclusive shirt designed and printed by Cincinnati's Southpaw Prints. Choose between our awesome Grayscale Cincinnati slogan or the stunning Metal Blast building image (see images on the left towards the bottom) Add $25 to your pledge to include this with any other reward.
A PDF copy of the documentation art-book being created showing the full back-story and renovation of this historic building into a local icon.
Choose from (4) tickets to any music show during our first year, (2) theater tickets to any performance during the first year, or (1) ticket to the Hamlet preview show this August! (Hamlet is an exclusive pre-construction event. We'll have a building tour followed by a professional production of Shakespeare's Hamlet in our upstairs theater (Danish Castle Ruins.) Shows will run the 3rd and 4th week of August in 2013.)
Entry into the grand opening gala celebration. Music, food, drinks, etc... Add $25 for a "plus one"!
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$100 worth of digital downloads from our music sound stage venue. Expect a lot of great sounding local music, along with some touring indie rock/jazz acts. Also includes the PDF art book. Add $80 to your pledge to include this with any other reward!
Snag a couple (two) exclusive backstage passes to hang out with your new favorite musicians or actors before and after a show! Add $80 to any other item to add these to your reward.
Get an hour with Scott and Dominic. The architect can give you a tour of the entire building, or the professor can talk music. Want to see the blueprints? Music theory rant? Chat about Frank Zappa? Tour of how the sound system works? You get our attention on-site for an hour plus. Travel expenses not included.
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You get: 1) a Metal Blast building T-shirt 2) a limited edition screen-printed poster of an original painting of the building, 3) a HARD COPY of the building renovation documentation book
8 30-minute sessions - MUSIC lessons with one of the best players on your instrument in the city! From classical to jazz/rock/pop, and whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned vet, we will find the right teacher for you! OR 8 30-minute sessions - DRAMA/ACTING lessons with a real working actor in Cincinnati! You will receive personal focus from a trained professional whether you are a beginner or a practiced performer! Great for public speakers too!
Your name in the lobby! We'll be creating an stylistic formal "thank you" to all sponsors at and above this level. This gets you the name plate, inscribed as you like. Also includes a digital PDF copy of the renovation process art book and the private tour of the facility.
For you and a friend: Private tour of the building, two of the shirts shown to the left, two tickets to a music concert with drinks on the house, and lunch with Dominic and Scott. We'll take you out for burritos or pizza after the tour! (Travel costs not included.)
Your name, family name, business name, or witty quip engraved on a brass plate permanently affixed to a seat in the theater. We'll also try to accommodate your request to sit in "your seat" whenever you visit! All perks above this also receive lobby recognition and entry into the pre-opening gala!
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A private party for you and your friends in one of our awesomely spooky lager tunnels! Anything goes in the basement! We'll supply a couple beers per person in your party, too!
Name a dressing room. You are a star! Put that power to work and get your name permanently on one of our four dressing rooms backstage. Includes a dedication ceremony in your honor. If you're out of town, we will record a video of us dedicating your room.
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Book a one-hour show at our venue by one of the Cincinnati area's greatest musicians! Invite your friends, hang out with the artists, tour the building. A show specifically for you! See the descriptions and links for the artists on the left.
Theater rental for one evening (organized to fit everyone's schedule). Bring all of your friends. We'll screen any movie/sporting event exclusively for you! Travel not included.
Name and help with your own microbrew! Work with one of our in-house brewers to construct a signature flavor of your choosing on the brewery's 1/2 barrel pilot system to be sold as a limited run specialty at the lobby bar. Ingredients, science, and tastings included! On release day for your brew, get a private tour of the building for you and your friends.
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Record an EP on our soundstage. Dominic will PRODUCE it - hiring musicians, running the boards, mixing and mastering. All included. Your sounds + our tech = golden recordings.
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Name the lobby gallery space! Just think, all the receptions and events we'll hold will permanently be listed at the <Your Name> Lobby! Commemorated with an official wall placard, this will be permanent. Also includes invitations to the pre-opening gala and reception, your choice of a t-shirt shown to the left, the exclusive poster, and a pair of season tickets for the first full season of our theater performances.
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