Katie Dahl Launches Kickstarter Campaign for New Album

Katie Dahl will launch a Kickstarter fundraising campaign July 14 for her new album, Wildwood, with a special double-header concert at the Jacksonport Town Hall Bakery. A 3 pm performance was added after the 7 pm performance sold out. Both concerts will feature special guests Eric Lewis, Claudia Russell, Andy Coulson, Bruce Kaplan and Rich Higdon.

Dahl recorded Wildwood last year in Nashville with JT Nero – front man of Birds of Chicago – at the helm as producer. It features 10 new, original songs by Dahl and one pat mAcdonald cover. Dahl says the album’s themes center on her family’s six-generation history in Door County.

Dahl expects recording and promotional costs to exceed $35,000 and hopes to raise at least $30,000 of that through Kickstarter between July 14 and Aug. 14.Tickets for the 3 pm performance (available at are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.