Founding Buffalo Springfield and Poco singer/guitarist Richie Furay is winding down a Kickstarter campaign he launched to help fund a new concert film and album, documenting a special show he played in November 2018 at L.A.’s famed Troubadour venue.
Furay performed Poco’s 1970 live album DeLIVErin’ in its entirety, as well as an opening that featured other Poco tunes, some Buffalo Springfield tunes and material from his solo career. Longtime Eagles and former Poco bassist Timothy Schmit joined Furay and his solo group for the performance, and also read an introduction penned by rock journalist and award-winning filmmaker Cameron Crowe. Also during the show, acclaimed producer Peter Asher hit the stage to present an award to Richie.
Live at The Troubadour: DeLIVErin’ will be released as a two-CD set, as a DVD and as digital audio and videos. Last week, Furay took part in a Facebook Live streaming event during which he shared details about the project.
“I’ve heard some of the finished product and it really sounds cool,” Richie said. “I think you’re gonna be amazed at just how really good this sounds.”
He also revealed that the Kickstarter campaign, which ends tonight, had passed its goal of $20,000, though he encouraged fans to continue to give to help cover other expenses. The album and video are due out in the fall.
Furay also noted an ongoing GoFundMe initiative to help raise money for a documentary that’s being produced about his life and career, titled Through It All: The Life and Influence of Richie Furay.
Richie, who turned 75 in May, also announced during the Facebook Live stream that he’s considering retiring from touring after he finishes his recently announced fall concerts with Dave Mason.
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