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Shannon Hoon documentary : WE DID IT!

Auto Date Friday, May 8th, 2015

The Kickstarter campaign has been a success! It even exceeded the initial goal with $ 115,224 raised.

Here is a message from Danny Clinch:

“Thank you all for the love and support shown on this Kickstarter campaign. We made it! The contributors, musicians, and those who shared their well wishes, we are indebted to your kindness. Thanks to the band and Shannon’s family and to the “Ladies and Gentlemen” collective: Shannon Hoon, Colleen Hennessy, Taryn Gould, and the rest of my team: Lindha Narvaez, Shawna Kaszer, Dan Prakopcyk, Lisa Connelly, Steven Trachtenbroit - lets kick up some dust and spread this amazing music around. Kinda feels like Shannon and i are still leanin on each other.”

Shannon Hoon documentary: WE NEED YOUR HELP

Auto Date Friday, May 1st, 2015

Only 4 days to go and about $37 000 to be raised.
If we don’t hit the initial funding goal ($100 000), we won’t see anything we’ve raised.

So we need you to donate as soon as possible!

Shannon Hoon Film : A Danny Clinch Documentary

Auto Date Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Danny Clinch team has started a Kickerstarter campaign that has already raised over 25K

There are only 20 days left to raise an additional 75K.  Let’s get this documentary made!!  We need YOUR help!

Joon Wolfsberg

Auto Date Monday, February 14th, 2011

Joon Wolfsberg is a young german artist. She has an album coming out in April called “Made in USA” that features a song named “Blind Melon”. This song is dedicated to the late Shannon Hoon and was recorded in Nashville, TN. “I love so much the old Blind Melon. My favorite songs are Paper Scratcher and Change” she says.

Vigil 2010 fundraiser

Auto Date Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

The Blind Melon forum staff has opened up a vigil 2010 fund and is counting on your generosity once again.
All the money raised will be used to help cover some of Nel Hoon’s costs with the annual vigil in celebration of Shannon’s birthday!
Every dollar helps!

To donate via paypal (easiest and safest method), please click here

To donate via cash, checks or money order, please contact me here.

For more information about the vigil, check out the Vigil FAQ thread of the Blind Melon Forum.

Styff Kytten reunion resurfaces as Project 88

Auto Date Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Years before the tune showed up on the Guns N’ Roses 1991 album “Use Your Illusion I,” a little band in Lafayette was playing “Don’t Cry” in their set.
That little band, which was called Styff Kytten, happened to have a young Shannon Hoon as its lead singer.
Mike Kelsey (Styff Kytten guitarist) said he was careful to call the show Project 88 instead of a full-on Styff Kytten reunion. The musicians wanted to respect Hoon’s memory and include other musicians who were rocking stages more than 20 years ago. Kelsey revealed that a portion of Saturday’s show will have the guitarist playing solo, acoustic versions of Blind Melon songs. “It is the best way I know how to celebrate the spirit of Shannon,” he said.

Kelsey and fellow Styff Kitten members drummer Barry Koch and bassist Brian Bundy will reunite for “Project 88,” a semi-Styff Kytten reunion and celebration of the local rock scene circa 1988. The show will be at 9 p.m. Saturday July 3rd at Nick’s Riverside, 402 Brown St., West Lafayette, IN.

Shannon Hoon and his first band, Styff Kitten

Thanks to Daniel for the tip

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