This week on Art of the Kickstart, we have a slightly different type of interview! We spoke with Shawnee Kilgore, a musician whose Kickstarter project gave her the opportunity to work with screenwriter and director Joss Whedon. Tune in to hear more about why Kickstarter is a good fit for musicians, how to prepare to launch an album on Kickstarter and much more!

A Long and Precious Road: Shawnee’s New Full Length Album!

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • Why Kickstarter is a good fit for musicians
  • How long it takes to prepare for a music project on Kickstarter
  • How to tell your friends and family about your Kickstarter project in a personal way
  • Why it’s important to be authentic throughout your entire Kickstarter campaign


Shawnee Kilgore and Joss Whedon – Back to Eden (Official Music Video)

Connect with Shawnee Kilgore


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