The Historic Jackson Brewery - An Urban Redevelopment

We are renovating a historic brewery building in Cincinnati into a performing arts center. Live theater, music venue, craft brewery!
Small Business
$13,015USD
raised of $105,000 goal
12%
0 time left
This campaign started on Jun 24 and closed on July 25, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on July 25, 2013
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  • $5USD
    The Mic Check

    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.)

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    3 claimed

  • $25USD
    GRAYSCALE T-SHIRT

    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.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    84 claimed

  • $29USD
    DIGITAL ART-BOOK

    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.

    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    5 claimed

  • $42USD
    VIP TICKETS

    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.)

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    12 claimed

  • $45USD
    GRAND OPENING GALA

    Entry into the grand opening gala celebration. Music, food, drinks, etc... Add $25 for a "plus one"!

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    31 out of 150 claimed

  • $80USD
    DIGITAL DELUXE

    $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!

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    2 claimed

  • $85USD
    BACKSTAGE PASSES

    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.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    1 claimed

  • $100USD
    TOUR AND CHAT

    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.

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    4 out of 30 claimed

  • $115USD
    NEW PERK! - GOODIE BAG

    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

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    3 claimed

  • $249USD
    PRIVATE LESSON PACKAGE

    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!

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    4 claimed

  • $300USD
    CONTRIBUTOR

    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.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    7 claimed

  • $420USD
    NEW PERK! - FRIENDLY PACKAGE

    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.)

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    1 claimed

  • $500USD
    NAME A THEATER SEAT

    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!

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    2 out of 170 claimed

  • $600USD
    LAGER TUNNEL PARTY

    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!

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    1 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    DRESSING ROOM DEDICATION

    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.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    0 out of 4 claimed

  • $1,300USD
    PRIVATE CONCERT

    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.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    0 claimed

  • $1,400USD
    VIEWING PARTY

    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.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

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  • $2,500USD
    DESIGN A MICROBREW

    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.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    0 out of 5 claimed

  • $5,999USD
    RECORD AN EP - FULL PRODUCTION

    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.

    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    0 out of 4 claimed

  • $9,500USD
    LOBBY DEDICATION

    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.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    0 out of 1 claimed

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