#SaveOurVenues - Mundell Music Backstage

by David Mundell in Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom

#SaveOurVenues - Mundell Music Backstage
We did it
On 17th December 2020 we successfully raised £23,624 with 515 supporters in 37 days

We're one of the music venues identified by MVT as being most at risk of permanent closure due to the crisis. Please support our campaign.

by David Mundell in Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom

New stretch target

Extra monies will go towards improvement for the venue lighting and seating arrangements.

Mundell Music Backstage Kinross is part of a national initiative launched by the MVT to prevent the permanent closure of music venues most at risk due to the crisis. 

"Backstage Kinross is a special intimate, small capacity destination venue. It attracts people from all over the UK. I will not let it fade away. It means too much to so many"


If ever there was a time to support your local music venue, this is it. Help Mundell Music / Backstage Kinross to overcome this and survive 2020 and be ready to re start in April 2021.

Now is the time to stand up and say thanks for those good times.  Whether it was getting close to tears at an intimate show with some of the legendary Artists that have graced our stage or even being lucky enough to catch some of the up and coming Bands that play for us. Loads of you tell us that we are your favourite music venue. Support us and we can continue to be exactly that!!



David Mundell with Mike Estes from Skinny Molly (Ex Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Mundell Music/Backstage have on THREE separate devastating occasions been unsuccessful in triggering a grant that was made available by the Scottish Government but administrated by a third party who deemed us ineligible. Therefore with live Music probably not restarting until April next year at the earliest, we are now asking if you could support our crowdfunding appeal to safeguard our survival so we can again be in a position to re open our incredibly popular live music venue.

Any donation from you would be most gratefully received and hopefully secure the future of Mundell Music/Backstage so that the popular wide ranges of music can be continued.



Backstage Kinross, The Stage.

We are fighting through this pandemic but we now need your help. There are too many people and local businesses who would certainly miss Mundell Music/Backstage if we were to close.

Thank you to all those who have so far bought some merchandise eg Tee Shirts that certainly has helped. We really appreciate your support.

Why are we crowdfunding?

Our music venue risks permanent closure because…. we have not received any money since March and we have monthly bills to pay. We need to ensure that we can survive through to April 2021

Your donations will be used to… pay wages and marketing and admin costs.


Paul Young with Los Pacaminos

About Backstage

We stage on average 120 gigs per year and have always ensured we have an eclectic mix of established and up and coming artists across all genres and fully intend to try and carry on for a number of years to come.


Albert Lee and Peter Asher

About Save Our Venues - The Red List

During the last 8 months, Music Venue Trust and Crowdfunder have worked together to prevent the closure of hundreds of grassroots music venues. With no end to the crisis in sight, we are now refocusing that work to spotlight those venues under most imminent threat of permanent closure. The #SaveOurVenues Red List highlights the grassroots music venues at most risk.

Right now.

We’ve checked all the available funding, financial support, furlough schemes, business support for these venues, and what is on offer is not enough to prevent them being lost. These 32 venues are on the Critical List and need your help.

These grassroots venues play a crucial role in the development of British music, nurturing local talent, providing a platform for artists to build their careers and develop their music and their performance skills. These venues also play a vital role in the cultural and economic vibrancy of any village, town or city.


John Jorgenson, Alan Thomson and the Webb Sisters

Please donate, share this page widely and do what you can to help us to make sure our grassroots music venues survive this crisis.

Artists and Bands who have played include, Gallagher & Lyle, John Jorgenson, Martin Barre, Albert Lee, Lindisfarne, Focus, Andy Fairweather Low, Rhino's Revenge, Henry McCullough, Skinny Molly, Rodney Crowell, Jefferson Starship, Billy Bremner, The Webb Sisters, The Move, Iain Matthews, Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash, Climax Blues Band, Ben Poole, Carl Palmer, Ian McNabb, Stan Webb and many many others.


Felix Rabin and his Band


Joe Martin


Alan Thomson(Martin Barre and ex John Martyn) with Elliott Morris


This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£45 or more

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Buy a Brick

Buy a brick slip with your name engraved on it and it will be displayed within Backstage for all to see. It will become the wall of fame with those who supported us.

£185 or more

6 of 12 claimed

Whisky Barrel engraved with your name on plate.

Buy a whisky barrel approx 3 foot high that will be a drinks table within the venue, so whoever uses your table on any given night they will surely raise a glass to you and your valued support!

£950 or more

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Buy a season ticket for Backstage

With around 120 gigs per year this seasonal ticket lasts for 12 months and is certainly value for money. This will get you into every gig for One person (non transferrable) over a 12 month period here at Backstage. This will commence from the day we re open. We will send you your own all access Backstage laminate! This is incredible value! For true Rockers only!

£1,900 or more

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Buy a Two Year Season Ticket For Backstage.

With around 120 gigs per year this two year ticket lasts for 24 months and is certainly value for money. This will get you into every gig for one person (non transferrable) over a 24 month period here at Backstage. This will commence from the day we re open. We will send you your own all access Backstage laminate! Only for the Professionals!! Its amazing value!!

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