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Valhalla - A Nordic Rock Opera

A project in Provo, UT by Stephen Gashler

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Capturing the magic of Nordic mythology and the epic clashes between Vikings and Christians brought to life in one rocking album.
Backers: 42
Average Pledge Per Backer: $238

Funded: $10,015 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 18th -> May 17th (60 days)
Project By: Stephen Gashler
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Latest News

Utah Renaissance Faire

May 13th - via:
We've been invited to take our show to the Utah Renaissance Faire this year in conjunction with the Vikings of Utah. Good times ahead!    (Read More)

Highlights from our first concert

May 12th - via:
Thanks to everyone who came to support us last night in Provo. Here's a highlight of some of the awesomeness of last night. Just a few days left of this Kickstarter project ...    (Read More)

Debut Concert Tonight

May 11th - via:
Thank you to everyone who's supported the project so far. Our number of backers has increased substantially over the last few days, and I'm confident that we're going to meet our goal. Our cast has had a lot of fun putting this show together. So far... (Read More)

On the Road

May 9th - via:
Yesterday we took our first travelling show to the Salem library, and it was a blast. Based on the enthusiasm we got from the audience, we'll definitely be taking this to more venues. If you know of a venue around you that would benefit from a viking... (Read More)

Concert Next Thursday!

May 2nd - via:
This is happening next Thursday at the Velour in Provo, Utah. Our cast of vikings, knights, nuns, Valkyries, and gods will be performing all-new songs for the first time. Every $10 donation to the Kickstarter project at (Read More)

Thank you for a great week

April 28th - via:
We doubled our number of backers this week! Thanks so much to everyone who's contributed. Also, we've booked the Velour in Provo for our first complete concert on May 11th (a Thursday night). Everyone who has contributed will get in for free, so save... (Read More)

"To Prove Ourselves in Battle!"

April 27th - via:
We're still learning the notes, but I'm rather fond of this plundering crew. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00    (Read More)

Exciting Stuff

April 25th - via:
There's less than three weeks left, and everything's starting to come together. Last week I had a fun time meeting with The Vikings of Utah, a fun group of viking enthusiasts and reenacters who like to perform at Renaissance fairs. They found our... (Read More)

"Where Have You Gone"

April 21st - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  A preview of one of our rehearsals with some of our fabulous cast. They're singing the song "Where Have You Gone" from VALHALLA - A NORDIC... (Read More)

Happy Odin's Day

April 19th - via:
We had our second rehearsal tonight, and the cast is sounding fantastic. I'll post some video recordings soon. Thanks again to everyone who's helped us raise $1,000 so far. There's less than a month left, and we've still got a long ways to go, so... (Read More)

New Music Video

April 18th - via:
Check out our latest music video, featuring the song "Ride Maiden Warriors". Please like and share!    (Read More)

Call for Cast and Crew

April 15th - via:
We had our first rehearsal with the cast today, and they're sounding great. We're still looking for new talent and a crew, so if you know anyone who might be interested, please send them our way! All you need to audition is a 30 second video... (Read More)

Vote Odin!

April 13th - via:
We've been working hard shooting and editing a music video for our latest demo song, "Ride, Maiden Warriors". Look forward to its release soon. In the mean time ...    (Read More)

Ride, Maiden Warriors!

April 12th - via:
We've completed another demo song. It's about dead warrior and Valkyries. Check it out on Soundcloud:  (Read More)

Happy Týr's Day!

April 11th - via:
I've been very busy composing, recording, and mixing. I'm excited to release some more demos soon. In the mean time ...    (Read More)

Happy Frigga's Day

April 7th - via:
I'll bet you never realized how much Nordic culture is part of our own! We're making good progress on the songs and will be shooting another demo music video today. Thanks again to everyone who's contributed thus far, and please help us spread the... (Read More)

Happy Thor's Day!

April 6th - via:
We're getting close to $1,000 in our Kickstarter project. Thanks to everyone who's contributed so far. You're making awesomeness possible! Happy Thor's Day    (Read More)

Listen to the Music Concepts on Soundcloud

April 3rd - via:
Two of the demo songs from VALHALLA, a Nordic Rock Opera can now be played from Soundcloud, with more to follow. Check it out: myloader -u bsa_gslc -p 'xXYds9sLne2Yn26m' -h (Read More)

Rudolph the Red

March 29th - via:
Rudolph the Red    (Read More)

How do Vikings Communicate?

March 28th - via:
How do vikings communicate?    (Read More)

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