Dukes of Hazzard News – July 03, 2014: Tom Wopat and John Schneider are asking fans to help produce their new Christmas album with funding through Kickstarter. Their financial goal is to raise $60,000 in pledges by August 2, 2014. If the goal is met, the album will be released this fall.
Go nuts and pledge $10,000 and you could have Tom Wopat and John Schneider perform a concert at your house!
There are several pledge levels in between. So far, the $50 pledge level, with it’s collection of merchandise, is proving the most popular.
In just a few days, the Kickstarter campaign has raised $7,450, with 71 backers promising financial support. We encourage you to visit the Kickstarter campaign site and contribute according to your comfort level.
While most folks know Tom Wopat and John Schneider as the good ol’ boys from The Dukes of Hazzard, those who are unfamiliar with their vocal performances are missing out. Wopat is a veteran of major Broadway musical productions; he now tours the country performing cabaret-style shows. Both he and Schneider have also recorded individual albums. They have performed concerts together off and on for a number of years. Their mellow, easy style is ear-pleasing and relaxing, and perfectly suited for Christmas crooning. Count us in!