A great way to get your beloved band to play your hometown is by starting a Kickstarter to raise to bring them around. It’s worked wonders before; Inspired by a group of Foo Fighter fans who started a Kickstarter to bring the band to Richmond, Va., a bunch of fans in Birmingham, England, have raised nearly $90,000 in a bid to get a Foo Fighters show in their town, too.
But a Kickstarter aimed at getting a band to avoid your local arena? That’s the goal of the “Don’t Let Nickel Back,” a Kickstarter with a mission, and that mission is to make sure the Canadian rockers never set foot in jolly old London again.
“We are attempting to ensure that Canadian ‘rockers’ Nickelback do not come to London, England to play a gig,” reads the plea from the founder, who’s looking for $1,000 for his campaign. “With your help, we can ensure that the band do not schedule any gigs here, do not attempt to come here – nor even phone here … Just imagine, thousands – perhaps tens of thousands of music lovers – all not witnessing an exclusive concert by Nickelback in London. It will be glorious. Legendary. Dare we say, game changing?”
So far, 24 people have donated a total of $127, with a minimum donation of $1 ensuring that your action will result in an email, “written on your behalf, to the management of Nickelback, kindly requesting that they do not ...Read More →