NEKTAR - the legendary psychedelic/progressive/classic rock band => BOOKING + NEW ALBUM
"The Other Side"
The Legendary Rock Band are recording a new album!
This is the first new studio album made
in the United States since 1977!!
The original members of NEKTAR:
Derek "Mo" Moore (bass guitar, back vocals),
Ron Howden (drums, back vocals)
and Mick Brockett (lights and visuals),
with Ryche Chlanda (guitar, lead vocals) from the 1978' band
and Randy Dembo (12-strings guitar, bass guitar) from the 2005 band,
and newcomer Kendall Scott (keyboards).
The music for our new album "The Other Side" comes from the 1978 era
when the band was writing in Mo's basement in Chatham, New Jersey.
This music was put on pause for the last 40 years and it's now time to
release it with new input and fresh ideas.
NEKTAR has started a Kickstarter campaign
to fund the recording of the new album!
NEKTAR wil perform one exclusive show the Fall at the ProgStock Festival in Rahway, NJ on October 13, 2019. The band will tour in 2020 and 2021.
For more info on ProgStock: www.progstock.com/2019
Other bands performing: SAGA, Brand X, 3.2 featuring Robert Berry, Rocket Scientists, Phideaux, Jane GetterPremonition, Salem Hill, IO Earth, Discipline, The Cyberiam, Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius, Rachel Flowers, Melanie Mau & Martin Schnella, Randy McStine, Last Call Live, Kinetic Element.
What are next steps for Nektar?
The reason NEKTAR is on Kickstarter is to generate the necessary funds and freedom to do this album in a suitable manner without a record company. NEKTAR would like to release a CD, a DVD on the "Making of the New Album", and writing and tweaking of the music. A double-vinyl album, all with excellent artwork by the band's friend and collaborator Helmut Wenske, the original artist in the tradition of classic NEKTAR. After the album is released, in 2020, NEKTAR will make a Blu-Ray DVD with the light show and the fans, can have music and visuals that you can take home with you.
NEKTAR also need to set up touring to bring the music and the visual light show to you throughout 2020. In order to give NEKTAR's fans, the band's unique experience, and NEKTAR needs your help.
Here are some of the items you will receive depending on the pledge you choose:
• Autographed CD's and Advanced Digital Download of the new NEKTAR's album "The Other Side"
• Original 1970's NEKTAR Man Poster
• Classic NEKTAR Yellow T-Shirts with the NEKTARr Man
• Original 1970's NEKTAR Man Artwork by Helmut Wenske
• Original/Reproduction NEKTAR Posters
• Classic NEKTAR Yellow T-Shirts
• Embroidered Blue Polo Shirt with Classic NEKTAR Logo
• Framed and Unframed Fine Art Prints of NEKTAR albums "Tab in the Ocean, " "Remember The Future, " "Recycled, " and "Sounds Like This"
• The NEKTAR Fine Art Print Collection
• Original Handwritten NEKTAR Lyrics that includes all notes and cross-outs
• Autographed NEKTAR Stationary from 1973
• Your name on the new NEKTAR's album credits
• Executive Producer credits on the new NEKTAR's album
• VIP Seats and All-Access Passes for the NEKTAR's show
• Breakfast with NEKTAR in any town NEKTAR is playing live
.... and much more.
What are other ways you can help?
Thanks to various NEKTAR's social media outlets; FaceBook, Instagram, and Twitter, you can show your support by sharing this campaign link to extend the band's reach to NEKTAR's fans around the globe who are loyal and love the NEKTAR experience.
The classic NEKTAR spirit is still very much alive, building on the band's rediscovered popularity. The NEKTARr family is determined to continue bringing NEKTAR's music around the world.
And NEKTAR thanks you!
Derek, Ron, Mick, Ryche, Randy and Kendall.
NEKTAR's Kickstarter campaign to fund the recording of the new album:
For more information:
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