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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Folk Singer Tom Rush Kickstarts 50th Anniversary Concert

Tom Rush has been performing for 50 years and he wants to celebrate! But he doesn’t want to go the conventional route through concert promoters and middlemen.

So to fund his December 28th concert in Boston’s Symphony Hall, he’s appealing directly to his fans via Kickstarter to fund the rental of the hall and the costs of putting on his show.

Guest:

  • Tom Rush, musician

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