Joe Buchanan’s 2nd Album of Jewish Americana

$4,761   raised
GOAL: $20,000

51 days to go

71

 Donors

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Good gravy, y’all! I am fired up and ready to sing my tail off to bring some good music and good times to you. We’re heading back into the studio in May to record the follow up to 2015’s “Unbroken” and I can’t wait for you to join us.

You and your support made the last album possible. I never could have expected the response that “Unbroken” would have. In the time since it’s release, I’ve spent sacred time with people from all manner of Jewish communities, heard the stories of those who have joined the tribe, and prayed with folks from every branch of Judaism and every walk of life. It has been one of the most meaningful experiences of my life and to everyone who supported the last crowdfunding campaign or invited me out, thank you.

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The journey home to Judaism was just the beginning and so many new songs have been written since our family started down this road. Songs about struggle, community, and this life that we’re all experiencing together. It’s going to absolutely rock and I am so proud to be working with producer, Saul Kaye, to bring this new collection of Jewish Americana to life.

Working again with Saul!

Working again with the King of Jewish Blues!

Independent music can be expensive and this album will be a huge undertaking. We’re putting out a full-length collection of songs – 14 tracks of original Jewish Americana. Most will feature the full band and be recorded “off the floor” in Berkeley, CA. You’ll have access not only to the perk you select, but also behind the scenes pics and videos, exclusive recordings, and what amounts to a backstage pass for the whole endeavor.

We want you with us and can’t wait to get this music from the studio to your ears.

Thanks for the consideration! Feel free to pick a perk and let’s get rolling.

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2018-02-21
Allison Checkoway
$75
"Go get 'em Joe!"
2018-02-21
Susan and Marc Sacks
$180
2018-02-20
Nancy & Roger Weiss
$100
"Joe, we are so proud of all you’ve achieved so far. It’s so fun watching you go from strength to strength! May your journey continue to be joyous & inspirational. With love, Nancy & Roger"
2018-02-20
Jamie Marx
$18
2018-02-19
Mark Pelaivn, Union for Reform Judasim
2018-02-19
Judy and Marty Meer
$100
"Good luck Joe! Can’t wait to hear it."
2018-02-17
Chava Mirel
$36
"So excited to hear this music!!"
2018-02-17
Martin Rowe
2018-02-16
Anonymous donor
2018-02-15
Abbie Strauss
"Cannot wait for this album. Joe, you are a gift!"
2018-02-15
Jacob "Milk" Sandler
$100
"No question he's got that Jewish soul. I'll see you at SLBC Joe!"
2018-02-15
Maria & Reuben Simon
$100
"So happy to help get your next album off the ground!"
2018-02-15
Josh Warshawsky
"B'hatzalacha, Joe! Cannot wait for this new music, and so honored to know you and share in this work with you!"
2018-02-15
Natalie Young
$36
"Mazel tov my friend. Wishing you the best on your musical journey. Can’t wait for you to share your gifts!"
2018-02-15
Beth Eisenman
"In honor of Rabbi Janie Grackin, thank you for introducing me to Joe!"
2018-02-15
Jamie
$50
2018-02-14
Laurie Akers
$36
"Go Joe!!"
2018-02-14
Sharon Valentine
$100
"Mazal Tov and your second album. Best of luck for great success."
2018-02-14
Alachua Nazarenko
$36
"Congrats!!!!"
2018-02-14
Anonymous donor
2018-02-14
Rick and Addie Lupert
$36
"Rock on! (Jewishly)"
2018-02-14
Stefanie Posner
$36
"Can't wait for another album of your incredibly heartfelt tunes!"
2018-02-14
Andy Funk
2018-02-14
Greg Martin
$36
2018-02-14
Anonymous donor
2018-02-14
Sean Keeton
$100
2018-02-14
Sharon B Mills
"Mazal Tov, Joe!!!"
2018-02-14
Charlie Kramer
$18
"Can’t wait to hear the killer tunes brother!!"
2018-02-14
Eliana
$18
"You rock, holy brother Joe!!"
2018-02-14
Sammy Rosenbaum
"You are an inspiration brother! Love and Gratitude."
2018-02-14
Samantha Thal
$36
2018-02-14
Mike Arnold
$36
"Keep it growing Joe."
2018-02-14
Rita Janoe
"Best of luck to you, and an advanced Mazel Tov for a successful CD."
2018-02-14
Sam & Debi Mishael
$180
2018-02-13
Naomi Siegel Morse
"Can't wait for the new tunes Joe! I'm glad more of your wonderful music is going out into the world0!"
2018-02-13
Anonymous donor
2018-02-13
The Willis Family
$36
"Thanks for being such a great role model for Tannor and allowing me to be a part of nathans life so many years ago! We are so proud of your success!"
2018-02-13
Michael Miller
$36
2018-02-13
William and Danielle Jackson
$100
"We're so excited for you and for the new album!! We're cheering for you! Many Blessings!! O:)"
2018-02-13
Mitch Cohen
2018-02-13
Rabbi Larry Karol
$36
"Mazal tov on your continuing and unique contributions to Jewish music!"
2018-02-13
Cantor Jessica Hutchings
$500
"In honor of the gorgeous music and sacred work of my friend, Joe Buchanan. Keep inspiring us with your song, holy brother!"
2018-02-13
Yosef Goldman
"Can’t wait to hear it, Joe!"
2018-02-13
Rivkah Eisen
$100
2018-02-13
Stephanie Weishaar
$36
"So glad to help bring more of your great music to life!"
2018-02-13
Nancy Kaplan
"Can't wait to be lifted by even more of your inspiring stories and music!"
2018-02-13
Jason Mesches
$54
"Yes. YES. YES!!!!"
2018-02-13
Suzanne Shira
2018-02-13
Cathy Kaplan
$100
"Can't wait!"
2018-02-13
Risa & Harvey Stein
2018-02-13
Sarah Metzger
$18
2018-02-13
Suzanne Rubens
$36
"Best of luck on this campaign!!"
2018-02-13
Wendy Silverman
2018-02-13
Rabbi Dennis Eisner
$180
"Its a pleasure to support a real mensch and an outstanding talent like Joe Buchanan."
2018-02-13
Paeglis Family
$36
"We are looking forward to hearing you new album."
2018-02-13
Barbara Fabricant
2018-02-13
Rory Michelle Sullivan
$36
"Excited for you, Joe!"
2018-02-13
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-02-13
Stephanie Marshall- Number 1 Fan
"Joe- Hope all the funds come in quickly. Can't wait for album #2!"
2018-02-13
Yaffa
2018-02-13
Cindi Gellert
$36
2018-02-13
Marilyn Cohen
$18
2018-02-13
Rob and Julie Aronson
$50
"Good Gravy!! I know I will enjoy this new album because I dig everything you put down on paper. I’m on Buchanan Bus!!"
2018-02-13
Anonymous donor
2018-02-13
Julie Plaut Warwick
$100
"You are one of the most authentic humans on this planet! Thank you for all of you inspiration! Now, Go make a Joyful Noise!!! all my love, Julie"
2018-02-13
Kathleen Hanover & Kaden Harris
2018-02-13
Barbara Orville
$100
"Can’t wait to hear more of your glorious music!"
2018-02-13
Phyllis Greenspan
$36
2018-02-13
Daniel Levin
$180
2018-02-13
Nick May
$18
2018-02-13
Joel Swedlove
$18

Joe Buchanan’s 2nd Album of Jewish Americana

$4,761   raised
GOAL: $20,000

51 days to go

71

 Donors

Campaign by
Joe Buchanan
TX, USA

A blend of southern soul and country charm, Joe’s music is distinctly Americana and grounded in the belief that there is always more room at the table. Since converting to Judaism five years ago, he has led Shabbat services, concerts, and a workshop called "Choosing to be Chosen" in communities across the United States. He's the host of Jewish Rock Radio’s Emerging Artist Showcase and has been featured at numerous festivals and conferences. Joe's debut album, Unbroken, was produced by Jewish blues legend, Saul Kaye, and funded right here on Jewcer! Find out more about Joe at his website - www.joebuchananmusic.com and on Facebook as Joe Buchanan Music.

  • Chai Y'all!
    10 claimed

    Thanks for giving a little wave and a lot of love. You'll receive a digital download of the album as soon as the music arrives, along with a custom sticker to commemorate the making, AND... wait for it... a shout-out on Facebook to thank you for your support!

  • Chai Five
    36 claimed

    Double up and slap it down. Along with the digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out, you'll also receive an advance copy of the album - signed, sealed, and delivered.

  • Down-home Deal
    2 claimed

    For this piece of business, you get two signed CDs sooner than they cool from the presses, and I'll record and post to Facebook a birthday video for you - keep it for yourself or gift it to a friend. You'll also receive the digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out.

  • Ten-Gallon Goodness
    14 claimed

    Thank you so much! Let's put your name in lights - or at least on a specially designed, matte-finished CD digipak. Your name will be included in the 'Special Thanks' section of the liner notes on the CD. I'll also send you a t-shirt featuring a new design for the new album. You'll also receive two signed CDs, Facebook video 'birthday song', digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out.

  • Club Level -
    5 claimed

    Well, how about it!? We're taking you behind the scenes for the making of the music - club level seats via a private Facebook group that will feature access to special videos, live streams, clips, recordings, and pics. Live from the studio floor, interviews with the band, and more. You'll also receive special thanks in the liner notes of the CD, 2 signed CDs, new design t-shirt, Facebook video 'birthday song', digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out.

  • Happy Trails
    1 claimed

    Thank you! Wow - this is really big. As a show of appreciation, I'd like to sing a few songs just for you. At this level, you get a private, streaming concert for you and any guests. You'll also receive your name in the special thanks section of the liner notes, club level 'Chai Rollers' access, two signed CDs, a Facebook video 'birthday song', new design t-shirt, digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out.

  • Raise 'em Chai
    0 claimed

    Thank you for your amazing support! Live music is coming your way - with this package, I'll go wherever you are (travel not included) and lead an Americana Shabbat service in your community or give a one hour community concert. You'll also get 10 CDs, in addition to two signed CDs, your name in the special thanks section of the liner notes, club level 'Chai Rollers' access, a Facebook video 'birthday song', new design t-shirt, digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out.

  • The Whole Enchilada
    0 claimed

    Thank you so much and I can't wait for us to spend time together! So, let's make it happen. I'll travel to your community (travel not included) and lead an Americana Shabbat service, join in on Saturday, lead my workshop 'Choosing to be Chosen', and rock out a Havdalah service and community concert. You'll also get 10 CDs, in addition to two signed CDs, your name in the special thanks section of the liner notes, club level 'Chai Rollers' access, a Facebook video 'birthday song', new design t-shirt, digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out.

  • Good Gravy, You Rock
    0 claimed out of 2 available

    Good gravy. You rock! I'm naming you as an Executive Producer of the album. You'll receive special credit on the album as an Executive Producer and be the exclusive owner of a limited edition 'Good Gravy! Executive Producer' mug. I'll also perform and record a cover song of your choice. You'll also get an Artist in Residence weekend - aka The Whole Enchilada - (travel not included), 10 CDs, in addition to two signed CDs, your name in the special thanks section of the liner notes, club level 'Chai Rollers' access, a Facebook video 'birthday song', new design t-shirt, digital download, custom sticker, and Facebook shout-out.

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