Local metal-heads Battlecross have launched a crowd funding campaign via IndieGoGo to secure the funds to offset their expenses related to their appearance on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Tour this summer.
According to a press release, “This is a very expensive tour for such a new band but we can't afford to miss this opportunity. Travel, crew and other expenses are expected to cost the band upwards of $50,000. The band is committed to raising $25,000 themselves through sponsorship and their nightly guarantees/merch sales but are offering unique fan experiences and exclusive merch to fans in exchange for their support.”
You can check on the campaign here.
The band has so far raised $9000 with 40 days left of the campaign.
What do you think of band’s raising money in this way? It seems very popular nowadays. Is this the future of touring?Follow @City_Slang
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