Las Vegas Jam Band Society
Memebers’ Meeting Minutes
April 3, 2018
Location: Cheeba Hut
Meeting Begins: 7:38PM
In attendance: Greg, JT, Jessica, Paige, Dan, David B., Cody T., Eric P., Roland F., Bruce P.
President’s Report & Production Report (Greg): “Alriiiiight!”
*Golden Gate Wingman (at TopGolf, Friday, April 6th) will provide 5 pair of tickets for advertising help!
*Spoke with Darcy at the Hard Rock Live/Vinyl:
(NO UPDATE RE: Joe Marcinek Band, Sat., April 7th:
Joe Marcinek is working with “DEAD FUNK SUMMIT” and wants to get them booked in Las Vegas, giving 9 date options and two possible line up options: Tony Hall (Dumstaphunk & TAB), Alan Evan (Soullive), & Melvin Seals (JGB) & other ‘N-funk’ Members.
*EMINENCE ENSEMBLE is playing a FREE SHOW on Sunday, June 10th at the HARD ROCK LIVE. The band asked the LVJBS to help advertise and share their Facebook posts. Group supports this, yet reminded the band that SUNDAY shows are tough, especially when parking isn’t ‘free’ any longer.
*PHISH should be in town on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31st through SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd. (4 nights) We may do a late-night, if there isn’t ‘too much’ of a conflict with any TopGolf (MGM) shows. More info TBD.
Vice President’s Report (JT):
*Members can get $5 credits—up to $20—for attending monthly meetings.
*Auto-reminders for DUES getting paid was sent.
*Check for Lotteries for tickets . Golden Gate Wingman requests to open tomorrow, Wednesday, 4/4/18.
Treasurer’s Report (Paige):
*Dues sheet updates. There were 2 renewed members.
*The WildApricot site was renewed (savings for the yearly renewal!)
*Don’t forget to add the Las Vegas Jam Band Society to your ‘Smith’s Grocery’ club card and utilize the LVJBS with the ‘AmazonSmiles’ page. (Simply add the LAS VEGAS JAM BAND SOCIETY as the non-profit of your choice, when utilizing the Smith’s Grocery Rewards card and go to www.amazonsmiles.com when ordering anything through the ‘www.amazon.com’ site.) (*A percentage of money spent automatically comes back the LVJBS’ way! A recent check for $10.61 has come our way for the AmazonSmiles orders.)
*Membership card info will be sent to Greg and Jessica for proofreading of names before they get printed.
Secretary’s Report (Jessica):
The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be in May. Two dates will be given and voted on for what works best. No more than 2 hours. Check & mark those calendars!
*Discussion had about what is expected from the LVJBS for our non-profit status. We would like to focus on more COMMUNITY EFFORTS, to help get monies to schools/programs. We want to focus on our LVJBS members/friends of LVJBS’ music Educators’’ departments.
Mayor’s report (Eric F. absent):
Color (via text): “Spring-Time TieDye” (inspired by the ‘grate’ colorful gear this past weekend and Garage Mahall.)
PRODUCTION REPORT (Greg):
· Joe Marcinek is working with “DEAD FUNK SUMMIT” and is wanting to get them booked in Las Vegas, Saturday, April 7th. This line up would possibly have Tony Hall (Dumstaphunk & TAB), Alan Evan (Soullive), & Melvin Seals (JGB). Due to the high ‘guarantee’/budget/need for hotel rooms, etc., a contact was made to Andrew at Vinyl (Hard Rock Hotel) and will be sent to TopGolf. More details to be inquired (possible changes to the line-up) and more info TBD.
· (NO UPDATE) RE: LiveDead’69, featuring Mark Karan, Chuck Aguilar, Robin Sylvester, Michael Fedrano (sp.?) are looking into smaller-festival dates. More info/discussion TBD.
Committee Heads: ~absent~
*The GarageMahall Takeover was a SUCCESS! We raised over $3k, to help out Keith A.’s medical expenses and some financial needs from the event. Thanks to Dave & Megan for getting this together! J
*Don’t forget to support the Orange County Jam Band Society (OCJBS), in California. They are having an awesome 3 day, Grateful Campout, with 15 bands for $99 festival in May—headliners: GrooveSession, Cubensis, & others. May 4th-6th. We will share their event to our page. Any local musicians/bands with interest can contact them on their Facebook page, mentioning the LVJBS. www.oc-musicfest.com for more info
*The Bender Jamboree, April 12-14th, at the Plaza Hotel, has now offered ‘music only’ rates for the 3 days of music for NV residents. They listened to our locals’ requests of ‘not’ needing hotel accommodations. Information for the daily line-ups and individual day prices have now been posted.
*Ideas are needed for future ‘Friends & Family’ events.
*Mark your calendars for the future TECOPA TAKEOVER weekend: November 9th-11th. The LVJBS will collaborate, once again, with this event.
*Discussion of having SCOTT PEMBERTON back to Las Vegas. Venue thought: Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel. Dates to be discussed with Scott Pemberton ASAP. More info TBD. (Possibly a late-night after Phish weekend OR at the SandDollar Blues Lounge? Dave B. to inquire.)
*The 16th Annual CHRONIC CLASSIC, ‘family-friendly’ Poker Tournament, will be held on SUNDAY, April 28th. Dr. Vibus will be performing. The promoter asked about having LVJBS sponsor/help with funds (providing an info-table). Group suggests asking ‘Jammin’ on Main’ to set up a table. Any donations for tables/chairs would be appreciated.
UPCOMING MUSIC (non-LVJBS):
May 4th -6th : STS9 (3 nights)
April 20th: Moksha
April 6th: Golden Gate Wingmen
The Smith Center:
April 18th: David Byrne
April 14th: Bluesfest
Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 1st for Officers/Committee Heads (Once again @ CHEEBA HUT (Sahara & Rainbow)
Meeting adjourned: 8:30PM
March 6, 2018
Location: Rocky’s Bar & Grill
Meeting Begins: 7:35PM
In attendance: Greg, JT, Jessica, Paige, Dan, David B., Megan B., Jenny M.
President’s Report (Greg): “I guess we’ll just start this thing….”
We will now work with the Hard Rock with proceeds coming back our way, when profits are made, or simply, receive ‘ticket-comps’, if not. Discussion of an upcoming gig with the Joe Marcinek Band. Joe Marcinek is working with “DEAD FUNK SUMMIT” and wants to get them booked in Las Vegas, giving 9 date options and two possible line up options: Tony Hall (Dumstaphunk & TAB), Alan Evan (Soullive), & Melvin Seals (JGB) & other ‘N-funk’ Members.
More details to be inquired (with the decided of the two possible line-ups.)
There are 40 sign-ups for LVJBS Membership discount requested, since year’s start and not all have paid. Details below:
If paid by March 31st:
SINGLE membership: $100 (savings of $20)
COUPLE membership (two members residing in the SAME household): $150 (savings of $90)
MONTHLY: $10 pd. by the 7th of each month, to be eligible for any raffles, etc.
**Members can get $5 credits—up to $20—for attending monthly meetings. (Email sent to those who had 2017 attendance, with their ‘credit’ amount.
*Lotteries for tickets are posted 2 weeks before the event so members can purchase their own tickets, if not ‘won’ or those who ‘won’ and cannot attend can give the ‘runners-up’ some notice.
*Discussion of Calendars had again: Maybe a cheaper version with a collage of photos and an easier paper-tear- off calendar on the bottom of the one-poster-page.
*Don’t forget to add the Las Vegas Jam Band Society to your ‘Smith’s Grocery’ club card and utilize the LVJBS with the ‘AmazonSmiles’ page. (Simply add the LAS VEGAS JAM BAND SOCIETY as the non-profit of your choice, when utilizing the Smith’s Grocery Rewards card and go to www.amazonsmiles.com when ordering anything through the ‘www.amazon.com’ site.)
(*A percentage of money spent automatically comes back the LVJBS’ way! A recent check for $10.61 has come our way for the AmazonSmiles orders.)
The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ 10am. No more than 2 hours. Mark those calendars! A Facebook invite to be sent this week!
Color (via Eric): Leprechaun Green
· LiveDead’69, featuring Mark Karan, Chuck Aguilar, Robin Sylvester, Michael Fedrano (sp.?) are looking into smaller-festival dates. More info/discussion TBD.
Media (Jenny M.): Jenny to post events (& TakeOver info) on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
*The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ 10am.
***The next one will be hosted by the Bichsels with the ‘GarageMaHal TakeOver’ on March 31st & April 1st (Easter weekend). Music begins at 4pm, on Saturday. Suggested donation $10.
There will be a Sunday Easter-egg Hunt for kids/families, Yoga, Chili cook-off, horseshow tournament, Bluegrass Sunday potlunck/brunch, and music. This will also be a ‘benefit’, with a share of the proceeds going to our friend, Keith A.
(More info at the Garage MaHall Takeover 2 Facebook page.)
Music includes: Moksha, Superstar Bingo, Silent Disco with Donzos Cozmos, Shanda and the Howlers, Flux, Pitchfork, Unwieldies, Gravity Surfer & the Cosmic Bus Ride, Flameology, & more TBA.
*Discussion of having SCOTT PEMBERTON back to Las Vegas. Venue thought: Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel. Dates to be discussed with Scott Pemberton ASAP. More info TBD.
March 14th: Donavon Frankenreiter
March 24th: Ministry w/ Chelsea Wolfe
March 27th: Galactic
House of Blues:
March 31st: George Clinton and P-Funk
April 7th: JamminOn Vegas Grand Opening event: Papa Mali, George Porter Jr., & Catfish John
Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 3rd for all Members & Non-Members/Public @ CHEBA HUT (Sahara & Rainbow)
Meeting adjourned: 8:24PM
Febraury 6, 2018
Meeting Begins: 7:39PM
In attendance: Greg, JT, Jessica, Paige, & Dan
President’s Report (Greg): “Okay, let’s start this thing!”
We’re continuing to work with the Brooklyn Bowl for advertising help/ticket raffle/comp exchange. Upcoming shows which we will gladly assist with:
*Feb. 9th--Stick Figure with Twiddle & Iya Terra
*Feb. 22nd-- Dark Star Orchestra
TopGolf will contact us with any shows that we can assist them with. As of now, looks like the Friday, April 6th: Golden Gate Wingmen show.
Facebook ‘Events’ have been created to help promote their shows. We are asking all Officers to help promote their shows on their pages, continue to ‘like & share’ others’ posts, etc. We are also hoping to look into a ‘future’ “LVJBS presents” show.
“All is on track!”
*We have 72 Paid 2017 members & 117 ‘Friends of LVJBS’ on our ‘books’
*28 members have paid their 2018 renewal dues.
*Discussion of what to do with last year’s 2017 Calendars (which Relix magazine has inquired about not seeing this calendar-year!). Thoughts are to ‘cut’ them apart, share the ‘photos’ at future events for guests to take home and enjoy.
*WildApricot fees will be increasing for 2018. An annual membership will be made for cost savings.
*We had made $112 at the ‘Icicle Tricycle’ event’s raffle. Jessica G. & a bar patron, Mike, won the two $25 Brooklyn Bowl Gift Cards and Lisa M. has the 2019 dues credit of $50. Also, the extra ‘Holiday Party’ Secret Santa gifts were given out.
*Don’t forget to add the Las Vegas Jam Band Society to your ‘Smith’s Grocery’ club card and utilize the LVJBS with the ‘AmazonSmiles’ page. (Simply add the LAS VEGAS JAM BAND SOCIETY as the non-profit of your choice, when utilizing the Smith’s Grocery Rewards card and go to www.amazonsmiles.com when ordering anything through the ‘www.amazon.com’ site.) (*A percentage of money spent automatically comes back the LVJBS’ way!)
*Ordered additional bags via N*Dot. The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ 10am. No more than 2 hours. Mark those calendars!
Color (via Dan R.): “Deep Rose Red”
*Dan will be using our PA/SoundSystem with the ‘PIRATE FEST’ team, on April 21 & 22 for their annual event.
*The Bender Jamboree, April 12-14th, at the Plaza Hotel, has now offered ‘music only’ rates for the 3 days of music for NV residents. They listened to our locals’ requests of ‘not’ needing hotel accommodations. Now, the hopes for ‘single day’, local prices &/or the daily line-ups. Hopefully more info on that TBA.
*Ideas are needed for a future ‘Friends & Family’ event. Some thoughts: An upcoming Cashman Field soccer game (3 date options) or a Calico Basin pot-luck, nature hikes, picnic-type day trip. Anyone wanting to help plan this future event, please contact an Officer or come to March’s LVJBS meeting.
Feb. 9th: Stick Figure, Twiddle, & Iya Terra
Feb. 13th: Lettuce
Feb. 16th: Tribal Seeds w/ The Original Wailers
Feb. 22nd: DSO
Feb. 27th: Celebrating David Bowie Tribute
The Chelsea @ The Cosmopolitan
Jan. 20th: Spoon
Feb. 16th: Queens of the Stone Age
Feb. 17th: CAKE
Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 6th for all Members & Non-Members/Public @ Rocky’s Bar & Grill
Meeting adjourned: 8:20PM
January 9, 2018
In attendance: Paige, JT, Jessica, Dan
Vice President’s Report (JT): “Well, this is it!”
Already for 2018, we had have contact with Chris at the Brooklyn Bowl. There are already four offers for advertising ticket-trades, for our Member Raffles:
*March 27th-- Galactic
Membership: RENEWAL is happening on a day-by-day basis! An email was sent to previous/current members for their renewal reminder. The online rate-choices have been adjusted for those who are eligible for a reduced price, by attending 2017 meeting(s):
Eric F., Ben Z., Ian Z., Jenny M., Dan R., Jessica G., Kathy G., Paige T., John T., Greg S.
President’s Report (Greg):
**absent** Production report call-update happened at meeting’s end.
**ELECTED 2018 Officers:**
President: Greg Serentsis
Vice President: John (JT) Tolson
Secretary: Jessica Grant
Treasurer: Paige Tolson
Mayor: Eric Frommhold
*An email about the Holiday party was sent. It was a good time! Ended up costing the LVJBS about $550, for a great year-end Party. The RAFFLES were a success. We made about $250 with the raffle-sales. Gift cards to Brooklyn Bowl, a 2018 membership (Congrats, Mike Duvall!), and other Visa Gift Cards were offered. The HideAway helped with some money towards the event.
*New Year....New Binder!
*Thank you to JT for getting the ‘Thank you for your 2017 Support/ Holiday cards’ sent to our LVJBS sponsors/supports. We received a few responses/card acknowledgements.
*The ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY roadside clean-up, last weekend, Jan.7th went well. Only three people: Kathy G., Jessica G., and non-member/friend, Debra P. helped beautify our Lakeside road. Additional bags will be ordered, via N*Dot. The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ 10am. No more than 2 hours. Mark those calendars!
Color (via Dan R.): Lining Silver (in regards to the day’s rainfall)
PRODUCTION REPORT (JT & Greg via phone):
*JGB, on 2/16, the KUNG FU, for 1/27 and the John K. event for late January have all fallen-through for this time around. We are looking at a late January event, January 27th, at The HideAway. We are thinking ICICYLE TRICYCLE. The band will get paid via The HideAway. More details TBD.
*Email sent from Gary Westwell, from the Orange County Jam Band Society (OCJBS), in California. They are having an awesome 3 day, Grateful Campout, with 15 bands for $99 festival in May—headliners: GrooveSession, Cubensis, & others. May 4th-6th. We will share their event to our page. Any local musicians/bands with interest can contact them on their Facebook page, mentioning the LVJBS. www.oc-musicfest.com for more info
*Dan mentioned getting an email stating that the Internet domain, LVJBS.com (which we recently rid, due to our LVJBS.org working for us just fine) has been ‘offered’ for sale, back to the LVJBS by someone wanting to make a ‘sale’. Dan ‘ignored’ the email.
*The Bender Jamboree, April 12-14th, at the Plaza Hotel, has now offered ‘music only’ rates for the 3 days of music for NV residents. They listened to our locals’ requests of ‘not’ needing hotel accommodations. Now, the hopes for ‘single day’, local prices. More info TBA.
January 13th: Hunter & the Dirty Jacks (free)
January 17th: G3: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Phil Collen
February 1st: Rebel SoulJahz
Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 6th for Officers/Committee-heads @ Rocky’s Bar & Grill
(Tuesday, March 6th will be the ‘open’ meeting for all members/non-members/public)
Meeting adjourned: 8:22PM
LAS VEGAS JAM BAND SOCIETY
Members’ Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Meeting Begins: 7:40PM @ Rocky’s Bar & Grill
In attendance: Johnnie, Paige, Jessica, Kathy, Dan, Jeffrey T., Michael A.
Called to order (JT): So…the meeting comes to order!
President’s Report (Greg: absent): (At the meeting….from the box: the TV overhead…GO KNIGHTS GO!)
Vice President’s Report/Production Report (Johnnie): Had a call from Greg regarding the Production Report. We discussed having KUNG FU in town, late January, the 27th. Venue: HideAway. The had concerns are the amount the band is requesting—add the $500 for the ‘opening band’ (either MOKSHA, GLASSES, or MEFASCOPES) and the $300 ‘gear’ rental fee. This would require a $15-$20 cover charge to cover the amount. The group feels there wouldn’t be enough ‘support’ for this show and it would be a ‘loss’.
*The Chris Robinson Brotherhood show is Thursday, December 7th at the Brooklyn Bowl. Our friends at the Brooklyn Bowl provided the LVJBS with 10 tickets, to ‘raffle’ off to our members. There was also a bowling lane, offered to our group. There were 15 ‘friends & family’ who registered for a chance to bowl. JT had asked if possibly TWO lanes could be held for us and the ‘Bowl approved this, with the agreement to purchase appetizers throughout the night. (The Officers decided to celebrate the Holidays, and each other, by providing these snacks during the show.) *4 the Appetizers!*
Treasurer’s Report (Paige): A link was added to last month’s meeting notes for the ‘instructions’ to utilizing the LVJBS ‘AmazonSmiles’ ordering process. (Jessica to copy & paste that link for future monthly minutes reporting. (See below)
Gift cards for the Holiday party raffle-donations discussed: $100 towards a 2018 Membership, $50 for the Brooklyn Bowl Gift Card, $25 (x2) to other businesses (TBD).
Secretary’s Report (Jessica): Thanks to Paige & JT for getting the November meeting minutes posted, due to my absence.
*JT to utilize the ‘box of found Holiday cards’ and send our ‘Friends and Family-of LVJBS’ a Holiday card on behalf of the LVJBS. We will send to venues and those who have helped the LVJBS throughout the year. (Thanks, JT!) J
*ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY clean-up was decided to be held on SUNDAY, JANUARY 7th @ 10am. Details and a Facebook invite to be created soon! Mark those calendars! J
Mayor’s Report (Sub: Michael Andrieu):
2018 Nominations & Voting for Officers/Committee Heads
(There were a few positions with double nominees. Due to the nominees not wanting to ‘run against’ another member/losing the ‘Board of Directors’ status, the Officer positions will remain the same.
Elected 2018 Officers: President=Greg Serentsis, Vice President= Johnnie Tolson, Secretary: Jessica Gant, Treasurer: Paige Tolson, Mayor= Eric Fromhold
*Membership Committee (JT): A new 2018 (single) Membership was purchased today. Be sure to get your 2018 dues in. (List of those who attend the LVJBS meetings was created and those attendees can get $5 credit (up to $20) towards the next year’s tax-deductible dues.) Contact JT for your discount information.
*Register at Smile.Amazon.com –
Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-1987776 and Amazon donates to Jamband Society Of America. #YouShopAmazonDonates
LVJBS Holiday Party, FRIDAY, DEC. 15th @ The HideAway:
*3369 Thom Blvd. in Las Vegas, NV 89130. SuperStar Bingo at 9pm and Moksha should play until 1am.
*Bring cash for Raffle Tickets. They will be $2 each, $5 for 3, and $10 for 7. Kathy has the Raffle Tickets, the collection buckets, posters. Paige to make the signs for the prizes.
*Check out the Facebook event for more details!
*A personalized card was ordered (thank, Paige!) for Keith A. to help send him some ‘healing vibes’ from his LVJBS family. Card sent around to be signed by those in attendance.
*Keith A.’s ‘ONE LOVE’ Fundraiser was discussed. The discussion (led by JFree) was to delay the event a bit so Keith can feel his best and attend when ready. Discussion for fundraising and collaborating was had with those who support our friend during this rough time. We will get together with the 3 bands that Keith is currently a part of.
Friends & Family Event: Holiday Party (adults only), Friday, December 15th @ the HideAway.
Dead Winter Carpenters , FREE SHOW, @ Top GOLF, Thursday, 12/28
Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 9th (SECOND Tuesday, due to the New Year.)
Meeting Adjourned: 9:00PM
Las Vegas Jam Band Society meeting
Date: November 14th 2017 Time: 7:52pm
Location: Rocky’s Bar & Grill 8540 S Maryland Pkwy LV 89123
President’s Report – Greg Serentsis:
Nominations for 2018 – the email is out, send in your choices for next year’s LVJBS Officers. November 25th is the deadline to nominate anyone for any position. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you did not receive the email and want to cast your vote. Only paid members can nominate & vote for next year’s Officers. December 1st is the deadline for the nominees to accept or deny the nomination. There will be an email going out to cast your vote prior to the December 5th meeting. December 5th at the meeting – anyone that hasn’t voted online will get a chance to cast their vote and final notification of 2018 Officers will be announced.
Tecopa Takeover 5 – Was a musical success! Great fun bands and all had a blast! Looked to be about 300 or so people – we will await any numbers that the Takeover Team shares with us.
2018 bookings seem to be coming in. Details to be gone over in the Production Report
Holiday Party 2017 – Hideaway has offered up some dates that we need to run by the band we are looking to book. I will be getting with both to coordinate what works for both (Band TBA)
Hard Rock Live (on the Strip) wants to do more with us. We will be looking into that as the new year approaches.
Vice President’s Report – Johnnie Tolson:
Email for 2018 nominations went out – see above for deadlines and details. A follow up email will go out around Dec 2nd to start getting votes in.
Calendars for 2018 – We will not be doing calendars for 2018 – we give away too many to make any money on them and the desire is not there from the members. We will look into it for 2019.
Treasurer’s Report – Paige Tolson:
Attendance list for 2017 meeting attendees will be complete for December’s meeting and we will let you know if you get a discount for next year’s Membership Fees.
Smith’s donation was $4.63 for 3rd quarter 2017. Register your Smith’s number and get more than great discounts, you also donate to LVJBS all throughout the year. To sign up go to SmithsCommunityRewards.com – sign in or create an account – scroll to the bottom under Community click on - Smith’s Inspiring Donations” – Find and select your organization and click “Save” – Non Profit Organization #79348.
To Register at Smile.Amazon.com –
Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-1987776 and Amazon donates to Jamband Society Of America. #YouShopAmazonDonates
Secretary’s Report – Jessica Grant:
Adopt a Highway for the 4th quarter – Date options will be sent out via email and Facebook. The time will be a little later due to the cooler temperatures. Come on out, it is always a good time for a good cause!
Stand in Mayor’s Report – Dan Rugotzke:
Color O’ the Month – Healing Orange for our Brother Keith Alcantara
Fund Raising – Kathy Gutzat via text:
Fund Raising ideas for the Holiday Party
Production Report – Greg Serentsis:
Sat Jan 27th - Kung Fu looking for support from the LVJBS – venue ideas – Hideaway/Hard Rock Live??
Sat Feb 17/Sun Feb 18 –The Routine – Venue suggestions??
Thurs Jan 25th/Fri Jan 26th John Kadlecik Band looking for dates/venue
Sat Feb 17/Sun Feb 18/Mon Feb 19 – Dusty Green Bones – bluegrass – looking for a venue
Jammin’ on Main – When is the Grand Opening – looked it up, possibly in Dec – look for upcoming information regarding the opening on their website.
Phriends & Phamily – Volunteers for ideas or organizing. An idea came up for a day at the Mountain – Mt. Charleston, of course. Anyone wanting to help organize or if you have another ideas please send an email to email@example.com.
Meeting adjourned: 8:22 pm
October 3, 2017
Meeting Begins: 7:48PM
“Wear a cup or you literally take your future children’s life in your…..”
*BenJammin’ contacted us regarding having the LVJBS being a part of the new Jammin’OnMain store. There will be a DECEMBER ‘First Friday’ event on December 1st. There will be a ‘free’ Friday event/fashion show and a possible ‘George Porter Jr. & Papa Mali’ event, the next evening. (Thoughts: Hard Rock Live and possibly a smaller event with bands such as ‘Shakey Feelin’ or Catfish John, etc.)
--During this/these event(s), bringing back a 50/50 raffle to benefit a Hurricane affected area or the Las Vegas tragedy. Thoughts were to do a ‘Craigslist ad’ asking for possible donations to go to a certain location/group by having them “Tell their story and we will randomly generate which to give to.
*2018 Officer Nominations & Elections are coming up! JT to send an email out, reminding members to NOMINATE Officers vias email, by the November 14th meeting, so the ‘accepting of the nominations’ can be done at the meeting and the ELECTIONS would be held the following LVJBS meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 5th. More info TBA.
*TECOPA TAKEOVER is coming up. Shall we participate with an LVJBS table (We still have SoundTest & 15th anniversary T-shirts.) Group decided to set up a table/vending booth to display our name, have goods for sale, etc.
*Meeting attendance (annual membership cost-discounts) will be provided soon (by Paige) to help the 2018 Membership costs be known to those who attend the monthly meetings.
*Our next ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY roadside clean-up will now be on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15th, to help out our Lake Mead’s roadside, when the weather cools down! 9am….Please mark those calendars to help out an hour or two. It’s a feel-good project! J
*Received some ‘give backs’ from our ‘store-purchase’ cards: Amazon gave back $6.66 and had some return from Smith’s groceries, as well.
*We will have the table, money box, and raffle tickets at Tecopa.
Mayor’s report (Eric F. stepping in):
Color: WILDFLOWER SCARLET (Love for Tom Petty & UNLV)
*Received an email with the subject “Trippy Hippie Classic Rock” from a SoCal “premiere” Classic-rock coverband, ACOUSTIC GENERATIONS who are interested in playing our city.
*POLYRYTHMICS are still interested in the Nov. 30- Dec. 2 time frame. (We will connect them with BenJammin’ & JamminOn Main store for a possible trio-band show with George Porter Jr. & Papa Mali. (More info TBD.)
*THE HIDEAWAY has asked if the LVJBS wanted to do our HOLIDAY PARTY at their site. We want to ensure there is some type of ‘collection’ to help with fees. Last year’s ‘pass the hat’ thought didn’t happen when ‘no one wanted to take the reigns’ during the party. This year, we are hoping to come up with something to raffle which will draw attention/gain cash. (Paige to look into her work’s offers and Jessica to inquire with the Brooklyn Bowl for some type of package—shows/food, etc. –If you know of any donations to help with the raffle-excitement, please let us know!)
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the HOLIDAY PARTY date: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th.
*(Kathy) Fundraising Committee needs some “Fa-La-La-La-La” and hoping upcoming Tecopa raffles can help with this. Ideas? Please contact Kathy G. or any Officer.
*September’s ‘Friends & Family’ Event was the GREENSKY BLUEGRASS, Friday, Sept. 15th show at the HENDERSON PAVILION. It was a great event. (Thanks to Kathy & Paige for helping our group to enjoy it altogether!)
*(Kathy) THE ALLTOGETHERS will be doing a benefit for the Vegas Tragedy at the HUNTRIDGE BAR on Saturday, October 7th.
*(Dan) The LVJBS.org and LVJBS.com email domains are up for renewal. Dan to purchase another year and be reimbursed for the fee.
*(Shelly H.) ‘Paint-your-Parasol’ art-activity for ‘Tecopa kids’ to work on at the event are purchased. She has kindly purchased a 24 pack to have an activity for interested families to partake in. J
*(Lisa M. text via Shelly H.) Lisa wanted to know, as a paid LVJBS member, WHY the LVJBS isn’t doing the TURQUAZ show (…which is this weekend, October 6th at TOP GOLF) and wonders “what is up with ‘late night’ WSP nights? (Max Adler promoted the Turquaz show with Top Golf.) We are looking into having something for the Saturday evening, late night, possibly at the Hard Rock Live since it is in-between the Brooklyn Bowl where the ‘Trey Anastasio Band’ show will be and The Park Theater, where ‘WSP’ will be. More details TBD.
*(Kathy) Another meeting location option has been offered: MULLIGANS Bar & Grill, on Boulder Hwy and Russell Rd., has offered their location/meeting area, when interested. (The group is thankful for their offer, yet, when we have meetings on the ‘Southeast’ side of town, we’d rather give the business to our fellow musicians/LVJBS supporters, at Rocky’s Bar & Grill.)
*(Eric Frommhold) The band PITCHFORK will be playing the Tecopa TakeOver and again, the following weekend, (November 18th) for the ‘Mojave County Music Harvest’ event near Kingman, AZ. It’s a 3 day event, Nov. 17-19, for $20. (Icicle Tricycle will be playing that weekend, as well.)
Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 14th for Officers/Committee-heads (NOTE: This is the second Tuesday due to a ‘Blues Traveler’ event that evening, which many might attend.)
Meeting adjourned: 8:56PM
August 2, 2017
Location: Aces & Ales Tenaya
Meeting Begins: 7:56PM
“Quick meeting, ‘cuz I don’t have much!”
*The DIRK QUINN BAND has once again contacted us. Due to not much attendance at unknown band’s shows recently, we have to hold-off on any booking.
*The POLYRYTHMICS (from Seattle) are interested in Nov. 30-Dec. 2 window. We will have to see how the Fall shows go before any booking Winter shows.
*There are a few upcoming Brooklyn Bowl shows that might be of interest to our members. We will contact them, inquiring if more advertising help is needed for Friday, August 4th’s THIEVERY COOPERATION.
*Be sure to support our local friends/members’ band, PART TIME CRIMINALS on Monday, August 7th, 8pm-10pm @ Aces & Ales,
CATFISH JOHN & Grateful Shred will play Brooklyn Bowl on Sunday, Aug. 6th.....
Also, check out PITCHFORK (Aces & Ales) Sunday, August 13,
which will be a mid-day brunch.
*Thanks to Paige and JT for helping cover the July meetings’ minutes and their posting while I was venturing ‘round the world.
*Email from Smith’s Grocery about our quarterly ‘values card’ give back. A total of $11.64 was earned for those using their card, in our name. (The card system will need renewal soon, so we will continue on!)
Mayor’s report (Kathy—absent):
Color: Aces & Ales Brown
*Thanks to KUNV, 91.5, The Lyons Den and Dead.net for the 7th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-up at the Movies tickets, for our August’s Friends & Family event. Those who went, enjoyed the 1989 concert on the big-screen.
*Our next ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY roadside clean-up will be on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th, to help out our Lake Mead’s roadside, when the weather cools down! Please mark those calendars to help out an hour or two. It’s a feel-good project!
*September’s ‘Friends & Family’ Event will be the GREENSKY BLUEGRASS, Friday, Sept. 15th show at the HENDERSON PAVILION. Kathy Kathy G. and Paige T. have a group-area reserved, with $21 tickets on hand. Please contact one of them for yours!
Next Meeting: Tuesday, September 5th.
(All members & friends welcome! @ ROCKY’S BAR & GRILL)
Meeting adjourned: 8:45PM
START TIME: 7:54 PM END TIME: 10ISH
NEXT MEETING: AUGUST 2 2017 THE PHOENIX – SEE ADDRESS BELOW
MEETING OPENER: TOAST TO THE BIG DAUNCH – GREG’S DAD
PREZ REPORT: GROOVE SESSION FRIDAY JULY 21ST AT VINYL - FREE!!!–
THIS IS AN LVJBS SPONSORED EVENT AND WE NEED TO GET THE WORD OUT. IT IS A LATER SHOW AND WE ARE LOOKING FOR A LOCAL OPENING BAND THAT HAS A FOLLOWING AND WILL PLAY FOR EXPOSURE AND A FEW FREE DRINKS. IF YOU OR ANYONE YOU KNOW WANTS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY AT VINYL, INSIDE THE HARD ROCK HOTAL & CASINO, PLEASE CONTACT GREG AT LVSMOJOE@YAHOO.COM ASAP. OFFICERS WILL POST THIS ON THEIR SOCIAL NETWORK TO GET THE WORD OUT.
A SURVEY WILL BE GOING OUT THAT WILL CONTAIN A FEW QUESTIONS, WE WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR FEEDBACK – WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO DO IS FIND OUT THINGS LIKE: WHAT VENUES YOU WILL COME OUT TO WHEN WE SPONSOR A SHOW? WHAT LOCAL BANDS DO YOU WANT TO SEE AT THOSE VENUES? WHAT BRINGS YOU OUT TO A SHOW/WHAT KEEPS YOU AWAY? –
IDEA TO REVAMP FRIENDS & FAMILY TO MAKE IT MORE OF AN APPEALING OUTING FOR MEMBERS & FRIENDS OF. POSSIBLY TEAMING UP WITH OTHER LOCAL NOT FOR PROFITS, ETC.
VP REPORT: ADDING EVENTS TO THE WEBSITE AS THEY ARE ANNOUNCED
GETTING LOCAL VENDORS TO OFFER A DISCOUNT TO ALL LVJBS MEMBERS THAT PRESENT THEIR MEMBERSHIP CARD
MICHAEL MULLADY – IS OFFERING 15% OFF AUTOMOTIVE WORK
JAMMIN’ ON MAIN IS OFFERING A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE MERCHANDISE THEY CARRY
STEVE BIKARIAN – IS OFFERING 10% OFF AUTOMOTIVE WORK AND WILL BE MAKING A DONATION TO THE LVJBS TO GET HIS LOGO AND INFO ON OUR WEBSITE
I WILL BE CONTACTING OTHER LOCAL VENDORS THAT MAY WANT TO MAKE A DONATION OR OFFER A DISCOUNT ON THEIR SERVICES.
SECRETARY: THE SECRETARY IS ON TOUR!!
TREASURER: WE ARE SPONSORING A NEW DOGGIE THROUGH JD & LONEWOOFRESCUE.ORG. HER NAME IS ROXIE AND SHE IS A BULL TERRIER. IT IS A CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP THAT WILL LAST THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR. WE WILL HAVE HER PICTURE ON OUR WEBSITE AND OUR SOCIAL MEDIA. LET’S GET THIS GIRL A FUREVER HOME!!!
DAN RUGOTZKE WORKED THE PIRATE FEST WITH OUR PA AND EQUIPMENT AND WE RECEIVED A DONATION FROM THE PIRATE FEST FOR OUR SERVICES – THANKS DAN!!
WE HAVE A NEW BATCH OF LVJBS BUSINESS CARDS, SO WHEN YOU SEE AN OFFICER ASK FOR A FEW SO YOU CAN LEAVE THEM AT LOCAL BUSINESSES TO SPREAD THE WORD OF THE LVJBS IN OUR TOWN.
MAYOR FOR THE DAY JENNY MINUCCI SAYS THE COLOR FOR JULY IS:
BURNT SIENNA FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN
JENNY MINUCCI – WE NEED TO PUSH TO GET MEMBERS
KATHY GUTZAT – GREENSKY BLUEGRASS – IT WAS SUGGESTED WE BUY A BLOCK OF TICKETS FOR THE SEPTEMBER 15TH SHOW AT THE HENDERSON PAVILION (THEIR 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY) – ALL THAT WERE IN ATTENDANCE VOTED AND WE WILL BE PURCHASING 20 TICKETS TO SELL TO OUR FRIENDS & MEMBERS. YOU WILL BE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS IN THE COMING WEEKS.
LOOKING INTO PLANNING A FAMILY PICNIC/LEGEND’S REUNION AROUND OCTOBER. MORE DETAILS TO COME.
NEW LOCATION FOR MEETINGS – THE PHOENIX – LOCATED AT 4213 W SAHARA AVE 89102 -
June 6, 2017
Meeting Begins: 7:50pm
Location: Tenaya Creek Brewery
In attendance: Greg, JT, Paige, Jessica, Kathy, Max, Megan, Ben, Anthony
Called to order (Greg): “Well, this will be a loud one….” (Ahhh, thanks Megan, for the location spot upgrade!)
President’s Report (Greg):
*Just announced GROOVESESSION, for July 21st at Vinyl, at the Hard Rock Hotel. This show should be a later start to accommodate those attending ‘Hall & Oates’ at the T*Mobile. Hoping to have a local band open the show. (**Please contact the LVJBS is your band, or if you know of a band that would want to perform, prior to GrooveSession.)
*Looking forward to the Fall, Tecopa Takeover.
Vice President’s Report (Johnnie):
*In regards to the ‘future’ LVJBS Clubhouse: Investors are currently being sought. There’s an option off Dean Martin Dr., The Garden and, also, one off of Russell & Pecos (Group concern with that location not necessarily in the ‘middle of town’, so may not be a good choice.)
*Had a meeting with Leslie Ventura who is with the Review Journal newspaper. She wants to do a ‘story’ on the LVJBS. We will have to discuss this further.
(Max chimed in with the SpeakEasy concept—if we want to continue the ‘Clubhouse’ location idea…..)
*Membership cards are slowly getting out. Jammin’on Main is offering 15% off with the sent email and the membership card. We did hear back from PTs Pubs and they are inquiring more details and numbers before agreeing to any discount options--too much of a hassle, so we won’t support them, as a group. Also, Mike (a Mechanic friend of LVJBS) is offering a 15% off of mechanic-work on members’ vehicles.
*Collecting donations for JD’s LoneWoof Rescue (blankets/dog food bags). Thinking of ‘changing’ our LVJBS sponsored dog, Angus, to another dog. (Angus is having trouble getting adopted—had a few adoptions/returns, so He may just become one of JD’s personal pets.) More info TBD.
Secretary’s Report (Jessica):
*Nothing new to report—Yet, thanks to Paige for covering next month’s meeting (Officers/Committee Heads) at Rocky’s. This will be on July 11th, due to the 4th of July, the week prior.
Mayor’s Report (Kathy in for Justin):
Color: RED, RED, WINE
Friends & Family Events:
*Thanks, Greg, for the fun MAY event (51s game). JUNE’s event was a mention of possibly going to the downtown, Container Park, DOME theater. (Great sound, seats 25, all-ages.) Greg to send email to group, asking for volunteers to ‘create the June event’, allowing others to take part. More details TBD.
Fundraising Report (Kathy & JT):
*Spoke with Nezi & Cal about a ‘central’ room for bands to play (eg. ‘Gear & Clothing’ store--Charleston near Main)….They are ‘more than happy’ to work with us (sharing social media, fliers, etc.).
*Spoke with ‘Grateful Don’, who, too, shares similar interests, with his silver-jewelry sales.
Membership Report (Paige):
*Let’s get these cards out….If you see members who might not have their card yet, please help to distribute!
*Needing to get more ‘basic’ LVJBS info cards (Jenny M. may have the unused ones….more info TBD.)
*Contacted once more by Craig, from Cubensis. Still interested in an October 13/14 date. Max to inquire about a possible Brooklyn Bowl date, yet October is always booked/busy. No confirmation can be given until early September. (Max to have Nathan, @ SandDollar, make contact with Craig for a possible gig there.)
*GREENSKY BLUEGRASS was booked at the HENDERSON PAVILION, on Friday, Sept. 15th. (Kathy may advertise this as a possible September ‘Friends & Family’ event….blankets, coolers, all-ages.)
The opener is still being determined. The ‘AllTogethers’ have inquired.
*The Funk Jam is dealing with a TOP GOLF neighborhood ‘noise ordinance’, so may start earlier. More info TBA.
*Thanks to the LVJBS for the non-profit letter, which helped for ‘free’ beer for the Takeover event. Also, bands are being ‘booked’ for the upcoming Tacopa Takeover. Suggestion: Shakey Feelin’
*Max offering to get LVJBS advertisements out during his upcoming Boulder, CO trip.
--Be on the lookout for late-night WSP show announcements.
Tuesday, July 11th (due to July 4th Holiday) @ Rocky’s Bar & Grill
(….for Officers, Committee Heads/Board of Directors.)
Meeting adjourned: 8:55PM