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  • December 06, 2022 7:05 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    DECEMBER 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: December 6, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:05 PM

    Location: Rocky’s Bar & Grill

    Attendees:  Johnnie T., Paige T., Jessica G., Greg S., Adam P., Jimmy C., John R., Star H.

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    • ·         “Thank you to all of the Officers and Committee Heads for their 2022 service and ‘dead’ication!”

    • ·         2023 Officer Nominations have now ended.  Out of the 46 sent ballots, only 22 were completed.  (It was mentioned that one of the last email’s links wasn’t linked correctly.)
    • ·         2023 elected OFFICERS: 
    • President:  John Tolson  Vice President:  Greg Serensits  Treasurer:  Paige Tolson  Secretary:  Jessica Grant  Mayor:  Shannon Stark


    • ·         LVJBS HOLIDAZE PARTY this Saturday (with 60+ RSVPs): 
    • Location: SADDLES N SPURS
    • Date: Saturday, Dec. 10th (2PM-6PM) Music will start at 2:30 PM with Donzo’s Cozmos with various special guests throughout the afternoon. 
    • Cost:  Free* for Members & Invitees (*donation link/tip jar)
    • Menu: Turkey/Dressing, Calzone, Mac & Cheese, Baked Ziti w/ or w/out Meat, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Veggie Tray, and Cornbread.
    • Raffle:  $5 tickets for various music memorabilia: (4 drawings 3 PM, 4 PM, 5 PM, & 6 PM)
    • Contest:  Wear your best TieDye gear.  Prize will be a ‘gift certificate’ for a JamminOn item.  (Price value TBD)
    • Gift Bag:  The first 50 attendees will receive a Gift Bag with various music memorabilia from Howie Green’s collection.
    • ·         A bass guitar that was given to us by Ian Z. was found to be unrepairable by our tech, K-Dog.  Group discussed having it signed by CUBENSIS during our Anniversary event so it can one-day raffled for display use.

    • ·    A FUNDRAISING suggestion sent our way from WOW Carwash.  We can choose one of their six locations while we gather and advertise with signs/arrows for passersby to stop & drive through their wash.  We would get a percentage/match of their day’s earnings. Group suggests waiting until the spring when weather is warmer.  More details TBD.

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam):

    • No Report

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    • ·         A. Party-update: The 50 Holidaze-Gift bags have been made & readied for the guests.  A 2022 Officers will get there by 1 PM to help set-up and ready the event (JT, Paige, Adam, Jessica, Greg).  Wristbands will be given to those who have RSVP’d for their priority in the food line.  Holiday RAFFLE prizes were determined for the 3 PM, 4 PM, 5 PM, & 6 PM drawings (music gift boxes from Howie’s collection.) Raffle Tickets= $5/ea.
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    • ·         B. The Peter J. Porter Music Scholarship is now aligned with the PEF (Public Education Fund) applications: https://thepef.org/scholarships-plus. 
    • As of now, there are two applications in the system ($2k in monies for four $500 scholarships.) More information to be sent our way in January.
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    • ·         C. Louis, from Sunset Park, reached out regarding our ‘LVJBS Memorial Tree’.  The plaque is now readied, the money was received, yet their concern about planting the tree now (with the 1x/day water restrictions) now has on moving the project to the spring.  We have asked for a map from them to determine our preferred location.
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    • ·         D The discussed volunteer program, from ‘Best-Crowd-Management’, needs us to have a 10 person minimum team to complete the needed forms for their required background checks.  The ‘salary’ of these volunteers would be donated back to the LVJBS as a fundraiser.  Please contact Paige Tolson for more info: herespaige@hotmail.com
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    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    • ·         A. Scott Conte’s donated beginner’s Electric guitar was autographed by Scott Rhiner (The Moanin’ Blacksnakes) and has been a successful fundraiser for a local, Middle School Band. ($200+ raised so far) & the drawing for the prize recipient will be done on 12/15. 

     

    • Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg):
    • A.        Color:  GA PEACH


    Item 6: Production Report (Greg):

    ·         A.  CUBENSIS has confirmed the Legends Lounge/Grateful Family Reunion for Saturday, March 25th @ The Hideaway.  There is a conflict with the recently announce PIRATE FEST event at Craig Ranch Park in regards to their annual use of our SoundSystem and our sound-tech, Dan R.  (Phone call made to Dan R. with these comments: We prefer to use our ‘old Legends Lounge’ system since this is an anniversary event. Discussion of priorities were had:  We can’t change the date due to flight arrangements being made.  Pirate Fest changed their ‘usual’ April date to March. We had our date chosen prior to their recent announcement of the 3/25 & 3/26 weekend. Do we rent one for our event?  Utilize Dan R. for our event?)   Decisions TBD soon.

    Pitchfork will have their own system for their outside-performance.

    Greg is going to contact an ol’ LVJBS Pal, David Nelson to see if He would like to join as a possible Pitchfork sit-in (stand-in?) and for a possible jam with Cubensis.  More details TBA.

    •  B. SHAKY FEELIN’ is now confirmed for SATURDAY, JANUARY 28th @ The SandDollar LV.


    Open Floor:

    • ·         The Memorial service for our longtime supporter & Hippie Thug, Mikey Chase, will be at JamminOn on Sunday, December 11th from 2 PM- 8 PM where MOKSHA will share their music.  There is a GoFundMe page set up for his memorial expenses.  The LVJBS will donate $50.
    • ·         JT met Richard Waylan, a CA Real Estate Agent, on a recent airplane trip.  They spoke of Richard’s power plant building in India and his love for marching bands.  He is willing to make purchases of marching band instruments for us to donate to local school, marching band musicians. More info TBD.
    • ·         Keith C. contacted Greg to share info about a funky-fresh NY band, ANNIE IN THE WATER, who were mentioned to him by Pete Mason (PhanArt promotions).  Their name has been sent to the SandDollar and mentioned to the LVJBS for a possible future event in our fabulous city.


    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS: 

    *Dec. 6th—Delilah’s Dead @ SandDollar LV

    *Dec. 7th—ZZ Top @ The Venetian

    *Dec. 10th- Donzo’s Cosmos @ Saddles N Spurs (LVJBS Holidaze Party)

    *Dec. 10th—ZZ Top @ The Venetian

    *Dec. 10th—The Moanin’ Blacksnakes @ SandDollar LV

    *Dec. 11th—Brown Chicken Brown Cow @ Pioneer Saloon

    *Dec. 12th—SwayzeCrayze Band @ SandDollar LV

    *Dec. 15th- Allman Family Revival w/ Dumpstaphunk @ The Westgate

    *Dec. 15th-17th –Social Distortion @ House of Blues

    *Dec. 16th—The Unwieldies @ Boulder City Brewery

    *Dec. 16th-18th—BLAIR-Fest @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Dec. 17th—Catfish John @ SandDollar LV

    *Dec. 17th—BrownChickenBrownCow (w/ Wyatt, Swayze, & Rich Wells) @ Gold Mine Tavern

    *Dec. 31st—NYE w/ The Shmarties @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Jan. 7th—BrownChickenBrownCow @ SandDollar LV

    *Jan. 14th –George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic @ The Westgate

    *Jan. 14th—Collective Soul @ The Pearl

    *Jan. 21st—REO Speedwagon @ The Pearl

    *Jan. 21—BrownChickenBrownCow @ Soulbelly BBQ

    *Jan. 27 & 28—The Storytellers @ Gilley’s BBQ (Treasure Island)

    *Jan. 28th --Shaky Feelin' @ SandDollar LV

    *Feb. 10th & 11th –The Black Crowes @ The Pearl

    *Feb. 25th—Umphrey’s McGee @ BBLV

    *Mar. 3rd-5th—Widespread Panic @ Virgin Theater

    *Mar. 4th- The Flaming Lips @ BBLV


    Meeting adjourned:   8:33 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, January 3rd @ 7 PM

    Location: Sporting Life Bar (7770 S. Jones Blvd. @ Sahara)


  • November 08, 2022 7:00 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    NOVEMBER 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: November 8, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:02 PM

    Location: 595 Craft Kitchen/Frank’s Pizza

    Attendees:  Johnnie T., Paige T., Jessica G., Dan R., Jimmy C., Megan B., Bruce P., Ian Z.

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    “Okay, let’s get this party started.”

    • ·         Thanks to the Officers that are here tonight!  Our VP & Mayor are unable to attend, but have checked in, getting any info our way.

    • ·         2023 Officer Nominations have been coming in (nominations due by 11/15).  So far, there have been the following nominations:

    PRESIDENT:  Johnnie T. & Greg S.  VICE PRESIDENT:  Johnnie T. & Greg S. TREASURER:  Paige T.  SECRETARY:  Jessica G.

    MAYOR:  Adam P., Shannon S., Star H., & Scott C.

    • An email will be sent to the Nominees & they will have 48 hours to accept the nomination.  Then, a GoogleForm will be sent out to Members for an anonymous vote to be completed prior to the Dec. 6th meeting.
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    • ·         LVJBS HOLIDAZE PARTY
    • Location: SADDLES N SPURS
    • Date: Saturday, Dec. 10th (2PM-6PM) Music will start at 2:30 PM with Donzo’s Cozmos with various special guests throughout the afternoon. 
    • Cost:  Free* for Members & Invitees (*donation link/tip jar)
    • Menu: Turkey/Dressing, Calzone, Mac & Cheese, Baked Ziti w/ or w/out Meat, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Veggie Tray, and Cornbread.
    • Raffle:  $5 tickets for various music memorabilia
    • Contest:  Wear your best TieDye gear.  Prize TBA.
    • Gift Bag:  The first 50 attendees will receive a Gift Bag with various music memorabilia from Howie Green’s collection.
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    • ·         Scott Conte’s donated beginner’s Electric guitar was autographed by Scott Rhiner (The Moanin’ Blacksnakes) and is readied to be a fundraiser for a local, Middle School Band. 

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam-absent):

    • No Report

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    • ·         A. We received the 3rd Quarter check from Smith’s Grocery Store ($27.42) 
    • Be sure to sign up your rewards card with ease! 

    B.  Discussed the recent updates/research on the discussed ‘Las Vegas Jam Band Society Memorial Tree’ $500 to designate & plant our own ‘tree’ at a Las Vegas park of our choice.  The tree will have a provided name plate/plaque & we will aim for a quarterly ‘Drum Circle’ at the tree to help maintain it, as needed:

    Las Vegas Jam Band Society’s Memorial Tree

    In Honor of our Family & Friends

    ‘Dead’icated 2022

    • ·         C.  JT’s part-time job (event security/ticket usher) has a ‘not-for profit’ opportunity to raise monies.  We would need 10 people to volunteer at an upcoming event.  The volunteers would work in pairs at a ‘validated parking’ event.  (Volunteers would need to stand-guard at various areas and be present where needed.)  Please contact Paige or an Officer for a release form & a background check will be made.

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    • ·         A. Thanks for getting the donated guitar readied for the school band’s fundraiser!
    • ·         B.  GRATEFUL DEAD ‘MEET-UP AT THE MOVIES’ was a fun event for the both day’s showings.  There were many LVJBS representatives enjoying the tunes & the popcorn! 

     

    • Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg via text):

    A.    Color: Lunar Eclipse Blood Moon Orange

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg via text):

    ·         A. Shaky Feelin’ has made contact with the SandDollar LV for a Saturday, January 28th gig. 

    ·         B.  CUBENSIS has confirmed the Legends Lounge/Grateful Family Reunion for Saturday, March 25th @ The Hideaway.  We will confirm the offers/lodging soon.  (Also, the Virtual Tip-Jar & Tip Jar at the event.)  More details TBD.

    Open Floor:

     

    • ·         JC mentioned the new restaurant-venue in the Arts District, Taverna Costera, which has a nice rooftop bar & event space: booking@tavernacostera.com
    • ·         Ian Z. has a donated electric bass guitar to have us look at, repair, and u se for a future donation.  Also, He sends his well-wishes our way & a farewell to the LVJBS since He is departing to his hometown of Philadelphia on Nov. 18th. Ian will be missed.
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    • ·         JC also mentioned checking out a Seattle band, CYTRUS.
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    • ·         Megan B. mentioned the PEF Scholarship Plus program which provides scholarships to students to pursue their college & career goals.  https://thepef.org/scholarships-plus/
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    • ·         Jessica mentioned being sure to check out THE STORYTELLERS later in the month, for their last planned GILLEY’S Bluegrass & BBQ weekend event for a while:  Friday & Saturday, Nov. 18th & 19th (5PM-8PM, no cover)

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS: 

    *Nov. 12th—AwolNation @ BBLV

    *Nov. 18th & 19th—The StoryTellers @ Gilley’s BBQ

    *Nov. 20th—Big Head Todd & The Monsters @ BBLV

    *Nov. 26th—Grey Street (DMB Tribute band) @ Nellie’s MGM Grand

    *Dec. 2nd—Elle King @ BBLV

    *Dec. 3rd—The Lemonheads @ House of Blues

    *Dec. 3rd , 4th , 7th , 9th , 10th  --ZZ Top @ The Venetian Resort

    *Dec. 15th- Allman Family Revival w/ Dumpstaphunk @ The Westgate

    *Dec. 15th-17th –Social Distortion @ House of Blues

    *Jan. 14th –George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic @ The Westgate

    *Feb. 10th & 11th –The Black Crowes @ The Pearl

    Meeting adjourned:  7:57 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, December 6th @ 7 PM

    Location: Rocky’s Bar & Grill


  • October 04, 2022 7:00 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    OCTOBER 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: October 4, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:00 PM

    Location: Rocky’s Bar & Grill

    Attendees:  Johnnie T., Paige T., Jessica G., Adam P., Dan R.

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    “Well, let’s get started!”

    • ·         Thank you again to our Volunteers & our Officers, for their service so far this year!  J  2023 Officers Nominations will be going out this month with November being the ‘acceptance/denial’ of those Nominations, & December being the Elections for the upcoming year’s offices:  President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, & Mayor.  Be on the lookout for an email to NOMINATE! 

    • ·         The TECOPA TAKEOVER will be on Friday 11/11 through Sunday, 11/13.  This event will be $100 for the weekend’s events. 

    • ·         LVJBS HOLIDAZE PARTY:  We are still trying to lock down a venue, a band, & the date.
    • OPTIONS: 
    • THE SPACE—Spoke with Mark. 
    • *Sat., Dec. 17th   OR Sun., Dec. 11th:  5 hours, up to two bands, no video ($1500 with the ‘door money’ to the bar, then an 80-LVJBS/20-bar split after that.  (Tix would be 75 sold at $20/ea.) OR $3000 and all the door goes to LVJBS.)
    • *No response from Square Bar or Diversified Amusement.
    • SADDLES N SPURS
    • *Sat., Dec. 10th (2PM-6PM can have ‘our music’ and then, the stage is theirs) We will look into the ability to have LVJBS Holiday foods provided OR what SnS will allow.
    • Meeting members prefer the SnS event due to the ‘free’ show and no cost to use venue.
    • GARAGE MAHAL awaiting response for date and use.
    • ·         Picking up the plethora of albums, CD’s, posters, music equipment, & memorabilia from Howie Green’s home on Thursday, 10/6.  Paige & JT will organize & catalog in into possible raffles/silent auctions, etc. to help raise funds for our Scholarship fund.  More details TBA.

    • ·         Scott Conte’s donated beginner’s Electric guitar will be autographed by Scott  Rhiner (The Moanin’ Blacksnakes) and given to a school/student in need.  Jessica to speak with her school’s band to see if they have a use for it OR possibly would want to hold a school wide raffle for the chance to ‘win’ the Guitar and starter-materials.  More info TBA.

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam):

    • ·         ShakyFeelin’ was a great time! 
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    • ·         Reminder of the upcoming ‘Nirvana’ tribute band (Smells Like Nirvana) that will be at The SpaceLV on Oct. 16th ($20 in case anyone’s interested.  They are great!)

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    • ·         A. We provided the $1k to the Tecopa Takeover event, the needed $500 to ShakyFeelin’, & sent the check to the Parks & Rec for the Memorial tree:

    B.  Discussed the recent updates/research on the discussed ‘Las Vegas Jam Band Society Memorial Tree’ $500 to designate & plant our own ‘tree’ at a Las Vegas park of our choice.  The tree will have a provided name plate/plaque & we will aim for a quarterly ‘Drum Circle’ at the tree to help maintain it, as needed:

    Las Vegas Jam Band Society’s Memorial Tree

    In Honor of our Family & Friends

    • ·         C.  We will be providing a $250 VISA Gift Card or Delta Airline Gift Card to our former LVJBS Officer, Dan. R., in memory of his late wife, Donna.
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    • ·         D.     PAY YOUR DUES!  J

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    • ·         A. Thanks to those volunteers that helped with our last LVJBS ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY on SUNDAY, 9/11.

     

    • Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg via text):

    A.    Color:  GOLD

     

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg via text):

    ·         A. Reached out to ANGEL PARK regarding the previously mentioned LVJBS Golf outing on either 11/5 or 11/6, with possible music afterwards.

    ·         B.  Was contacted by CUBENSIS regarding the previously discussed Legends Lounge/Grateful Family Reunion.  (We think the spring event would be best, yet Cubensis is looking for a November date due to an AZ date of 11/5 falling through: The SandDollar is booked—They shared offers plus lodging/meals.)  Discussed the concerns or the possible Angel Park Golf Outing being on 11/5 daytime & the ‘Grateful Dead Meet-up at the Movies’ being on 11/5 afternoon and the busy Tecopa happening directly after.  (Meeting members are aiming for the original spring-MARCH date instead.)

     

    Open Floor:

    • ·         Please remember the VARIETY-SHOW-type-SIDE-STAGE event (at Tecopa) where it would be an interactive, fun display of talents (e.g. jugglers, comedians, dancers, etc.)  & please continue to spread the word of that fun, connecting Jfree with those interested artists.  
    •  
    • ·         Dan R. & Jessica G. discussed the recently edited Bylaws & are interested in being nominated for the LVJBS SHAMEN for 2023.  More details and info at the November meeting.  ;)
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    • ·         GRATEFUL DEAD ‘MEET-UP AT THE MOVIES’ will be showing the DENMARK, 4/17/72 show.  This event will be at three local cinemas on TUESDAY, Nov. 1st, 7/7:30 PM evening shows OR SATURDAY, Nov. 5th, 3 PM. Matinee show.
    • (Century SouthPoint @ 7:30 PM, Regal Village Square @ 7 PM, or Century Santa Fe @ 7:30 PM). 
    • LVJBS will be making an event for the REGAL VILLAGE SQUARE, 7 PM, Tuesday, 11/1 &/OR the 3 PM show on Saturday, 11/5.  More details to be posted to our website/Facebook page soon! 

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS: 

    *Oct. 6th--The Soul Juice Band @ SantaFe Station

    *Oct. 7th—Eddie Vedder & the Crusaders @ Park MGM

    *Oct. 7th—The Soul Juice Band @ Sunset Station

    *Oct. 7th-9th—Reggae Rise Up @ Downtown LV

    *Oct. 8th—BrownChickenBrownCow @ The Backyard Bar

    *Oct. 10th—GWAR @ BBLV

    *Oct. 12th—The Movement @ Virgin Lawn

    *Oct. 14th & 15th—The Storytellers @ Gilley’s

    *Oct. 16th—The StoryTellers @ Pioneer Saloon

    *Oct. 16th—Smells Like Nirvana @ The Space

    *Oct. 15th—The Soul Juice Band @ Santa Fe Station

    *Oct. 15th—Bonobo @ Area 15

    *Oct. 20th—The Soul Juice Band @ Santa Fe Station

    *Oct. 22nd—BrownChickenBrownCow @ Gold Mine Tavern

    *Oct. 28th—The Soul Juice Band @ Sunset Station

    *Oct. 28th—FOALS @ BBLV

    *Oct. 28th & Oct. 29th—Bob Weir & The Wolf Bros. @ Virgin Theater

    *Oct. 29th-- Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs @ House of Blues

    *Oct. 30 & 31st—Duran Duran @ The Wynn

    *Nov. 12th—AwolNation @ BBLV

    *Nov. 20th—Big Head Todd & The Monsters @ BBLV

     

    Meeting adjourned:  7:42 PM

    Next Meeting:  (3rd) Tuesday, November 8th @ 7 PM (due to the GD Movie Meet-up)

    Location:  595 Craft & Kitchen  (4950 S. Rainbow @ Tropicana)


  • September 06, 2022 7:30 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    SEPTEMBER 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: September 6, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:08 PM

    Location: Rocky’s Bar & Grill

    Attendees:  Johnnie T., Paige T., Jessica G., Greg S., Adam P., Dan R., Ramon F., Jeffrey T.

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    “Let’s get going!”

    • Thank you to everyone, our Volunteers & our Officers, for their service so far this year!  J  2023 Officers Nominations will be in October, with November being the ‘acceptance/denial’ of those Nominations, & December being the Elections for the upcoming year’s offices:  President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, & Mayor. 
    • Our 2nd Sunday events at SaddlesN’Spurs (with an open jam) will continue this month, September (9/11 with RED EYE GIN) & next month, October 9th (band TBD).
    • (The November & December events will not be an LVJBS collaboration due to the Tecopa Takeover weekend & the December Holidays.)  *Due to the amount of beverages provided from the bartenders, the bands will no longer have ‘provided’ drinks.  (Suggestion:  The bar might want to provide a couple of ‘raffle-like’ tickets to the band members to help control the comps.)
    • The TECOPA TAKEOVER will be on Friday 11/11 through Sunday, 11/13.  This event will be $100 for the weekend’s events.  We will be working with the Bichsel’s (Dave & Megan) to ensure the Volunteer list is filled (Security/Gate Staff/Bracelets, etc.)  The helpful Google-Sheet time-slot lists were helpful in the past.
    • No reply yet from Goodwill via email attempt regarding instrument donations.
    • SHAKEY FEELIN’ is booked at the SandDollar Plaza for Sept. 23rd.
    • Looking at various, new venues across town.  DIVERSION AMUSEMENTS (5321 Cameron St., near Hacienda) is a rental-events space & is one that may work for our upcoming Hot Buttered Rum/Holiday event.  More details & band confirmation TBA. (Other thoughts:  Garage Mahal or The Space LV)
    • Sent a message to one of our musician-pals, Tom Wood, in regards to a confusing Facebook page called Las Vegas Jam Band Society.  Some LVJBS inquiries have joined the conflicting page.  LVJBS is a recognized non-profit so we are asking for the other page to kindly name edit.
    • Laurie Green, Howie’s widow, reached out regarding the plethora of albums, CD’s, posters, music equipment, & memorabilia that she wants to donate our way at September’s end.  The Officers will get together to pick up the many boxes and better organize them into possible raffles/silent auctions, etc. to help raise funds for our Scholarship fund.  More details TBA.

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam):

    • Nothing new to report. 
    • There is an upcoming ‘Nirvana’ tribute band (Smells Like Nirvana) that will be at The SpaceLV on Oct. 16th ($20 in case anyone’s interested.  They are great!)

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    • A. We will provide $1k to the Tecopa Takeover event.
    • B.  Discussed the recent updates/research on the discussed ‘Las Vegas Jam Band Society Memorial Tree’ $500 to designate & plant our own ‘tree’ at a Las Vegas park of our choice.  We will use some of the ‘Howie Green’ raised funds to help with the memorial.  The tree will have a provided name plate/plaque:

    Las Vegas Jam Band Society’s Memorial Tree

    In Honor of our Family & Friends

    • C.  We will split the funds earned from the ‘Green’ donation with 10% of funds to the LVJBS, $500 to the Memorial tree, & the rest to the Scholarship fund.
    •   D.  We will be providing a $250 VISA Gift Card or Delta Airline Gift Card to our former LVJBS Officer, Dan. R., in memory of his late wife, Donna.
    •  E.     PAY YOUR DUES!  J

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    • A. Reminded our Production Team to make contact with Phil Kotler, the Entertainment & Events Manager at SQUARE BAR (Maryland Pkwy, near Karen—Commercial Center).  They have a small stage area with live music on Friday nights, which show on their bar TVs overhead, as well.  Their calendar is booked through August and sounded open to working with the LVJBS for future dates.  (JT or Greg to make further contact via email:  phil@squarebarlasvegas.com or business phone: (702) 234-8963.)   
    • B. Contacted the GAMBIT --Henderson venue (the old E-String Bar & Grill) as requested.  The booking person, Assistant Manager, doesn’t think going beyond their ‘fixed menu, Jazz-style events will work out.
    • C. REMINDER: The next LVJBS ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY after summer, clean-up will be on SUNDAY, 9/11 from 9AM-11AM.  Please plan on joining us to help clean-up our lake’s roadside! 

    Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg)

    ·         A.    Color:  SAPPHIRE BLUE

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg):

    ·         A. Discussed more of the Legends Lounge/Grateful Family Reunion (which we thought could be in Sept./Oct. might work better in the Springtime).  Update:  Thoughts are to move it to the Spring due to Tecopa. April 8th (Easter weekend) or the following April 15th, prior to the SoCal ‘Skull & Roses’ festival the weekend of April 19-23.  More contact with Cubensis and Catfish John will happen soon.

    ·         B.  BOOTJUICE made contact with us due to them being near Las Vegas in November.  (They will be at the Tecopa Takeover, so may not have known that we are connected with that.)  Greg suggested they make contact with The SandDollar Lounge.

     

    Open Floor:

    • Welcome Jeffrey Trower!  The TECOPA TAKEOVER is nearing (Nov. 11-13) & JFree brought up his annual Raffle-fun once again!  Please look for the upcoming Volunteer list & let him know of any donations for the Raffle. 
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    • JFree also mentioned a VARIETY-SHOW-type-SIDE-STAGE event (at Tecopa) where it would be an interactive, fun display of talents (e.g. jugglers, comedians, dancers, etc.)  Please continue to spread the word of that fun, connecting Jfree with those interested artists.  J
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    • Ramon has continually been in touch with Derrick, the local manager for HOT BUTTERED RUM.  We need to confirm the venue location and the confirmed 12/18 date that was shared last month.  Due to the later date in December, the Officers mentioned it possibly being a daytime event in the case that it’s outdoors (2PM-5PM-ish). We want to see if any of the band’s ‘requests’ can possibly be ‘discounted’ to our non-profit (Band lodging, Meal & Beverage requests, Porta-potty rentals depending on the venue, heat lamps, etc.)
    •  
    • ·Discussed a future meeting location at the German-American Social Club in N. Las Vegas, 1110 E Lake Mead Blvd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030. They do a Tuesday-Bluesday event (Monk & the Po’ Boys participate on the 4th Tuesday of each month, not the first Tuesday, like our meeting dates.)

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS: 

    *Sept. 6th—BIGFOOT COUNTY @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Sept. 9th—BrownChicken BrownCow (w/ Swayze Crayze) @ The Tavern

    *Sept. 10th—RAYFORD BROS. @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Sept. 10th—METALACHI @ Downtown Container Park

    *Sept. 11th—RED EYE GIN @ SaddlesNSpurs

    *Sept. 13th—KANSAS @ The Smith Center

    *Sept. 15th—Nine Inch Nails @ Zappos, Planet Hollywood

    *Sept. 16th—Jimmy Carpenter’s Album Release Party @ SandDollar LV

    *Sept. 23rd—SHAKEY FEELIN’ @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Sept. 24th—UB40 @ Sunset Station Outdoor Ampitheater

    *Sept. 24th—CATFISH JOHN @ GoldMine Tavern

    *Sept. 25th—The StoryTellers @ Pioneer Saloon

    *Sept. 29th:  KHRUANGBIN w/ Genesis Owusu @ BBLV

    *Oct. 4th—APOCALYPTICA @ BBLV

    *Oct. 10th—GWAR @ BBLV

    *Oct. 28th—FOALS @ BBLV

    *Nov. 12th—AwolNation @ BBLV

    *Nov. 20th—Big Head Todd & The Monsters @ BBLV

     

    Meeting adjourned:  8:29 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, October 4th @ 7 PM. 

    Location:  Rocky’s Bar & Grill


  • August 02, 2022 7:00 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    AUGUST 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: August 2, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:05 PM

    Location: 595 Brewery

    Attendees:  Paige T., Jessica G., Jeffrey T., Ramon F.

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie—absent w/ notes via Paige):

    “Let’s do this!”

    • ·      JT reached out to Steve Yakaitis who showed interest in volunteering and assisting us with fundraising since his retirement. (JT is hoping to make Steve an ‘assistant’ of sorts by helping to create a letter for sponsors to help with fundraising, contacting various sponsors, etc.) Nothing yet finalized.  More info TBD.
    • ·      Our 2nd Sunday events with TheeMessArounds at SaddlesN’Spurs (with an open jam) have been doing well. The next event is August 14th.  Please remember to spread the word (like & share it) for extra advertisement help.
    • Question: Does the LVJBS want to continue with these 2nd Sunday events?  If so, the next two months would fall on Sunday, Sept. 11th & Sunday, October 9th. (*The November date will conflict with our Tecopa Takeover & the December event would fall on Sunday, Dec. 11th.)
    • *Meeting attendees discussed a possible LVJBS Holiday Party on that date, if so. YET, later in the meeting (*see ‘Open Floor’) discussed a possible 3rd Sunday switch with LVBS (LV Blues Society), to possibly host a touring band with an LVJBS Holiday event on 12/18.  More details and discussion TBD.
    • ·         No reply yet from Goodwill via email attempt regarding instrument donations.  JT to call again soon. More info TBD.
    • ·         Still no reply from Dan R. as of now, in regards to the LVJBS’ empathy towards his recent loss of his lovely wife, so we will reach out once again, offering a Gift Card for an Airline/Travel Voucher for Dan to be able to visit family out of state.
    • ·         SHAKEY FEELIN’ is booked at the SandDollar Plaza for Sept. 23rd. (Greg to get graphic our way for advertising.)  
    • ·         We will be getting 10 tickets from BBLV to raffle off to our Members.  Winners posted SOON!
    • ·         Spoke with Harrison at RELIX magazine in regards to a RELIX table set up at Goose.  We will need 3-4 Volunteers, so please let us know if any interest! 

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam-absent)

    • ·         No report. 

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    ·         A.    Review of balances. Monies in both checking and savings (Scholarship fund money)

    ·         B.    Discussed the recent updates/research on the discussed ‘Las Vegas Jam Band Society Memorial Tree’ --We mentioned a possible memorial tree for our recent losses (Jenn M, Donna R., etc.).  Looked into pricing for these types of memorials. $500 to designate & plant our own ‘tree’ at a Las Vegas park of our choice.  Another option for $100, would provide a name plate/plaque to an existing tree. (Paige showed the researched location options and the existing tree info.)

    After great discussion, the meeting attendees narrowed down the $100 tree locations to more central locations, in safer, less crime-filled areas to avoid any vandalism. We also discussed being sure to check out ‘where’ in those parks the tree would be, to ensure there is ‘space’ for drum circle-type events that are not near neighborhood walls, etc.  (We do not want to have noise complaints, we want to ensure there is parking nearby, etc.)  Meeting attendees considered discussing the $500 tree, choosing our centrally located & drum-circle friendly, Sunset Park.  (*Paige & Jessica are going to make the effort to check out the other parks’ existing $100 trees, the location within the parks, & take photos to share at our Sept. meeting.) 

    • ·         C.    PAY YOUR DUES!  J

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    • ·         A. Met with Phil Kotler, the Entertainment & Events Manager at SQUARE BAR (Maryland Pkwy, near Karen—Commercial Center).  They have a small stage area with live music on Friday nights, which show on their bar TVs overhead, as well.  Their calendar is booked through August and sounded open to working with the LVJBS for future dates. 
    • (JT or Greg to make further contact via email:  phil@squarebarlasvegas.com or business phone: (702) 234-8963.) 

    Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg—via text)

    ·         A.    Color:  Forest Green

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg—via text):

    • ·         A. Spoke with Dave about doing the discussed Legends Lounge/Grateful Dead ‘reunion style’ party (Sept./Oct.) at The Hideaway that was discussed at a recent meeting, yet it might be ‘too close’ to the Tecopa weekend which takes a lot of planning, as well.  Possible thought of asking CUBENSIS to join Tecopa instead.  More info TBD.

     

    Open Floor:

    • ·         Welcome Jeffrey Trower!  The TECOPA TAKEOVER is nearing (Nov. 11-13) & JFree brought up his annual Raffle-fun!  In the past, Volunteers have been great and helpful to ensure JFree can still enjoy the festival, without taking on the quite huge raffle tasks.  He asked if the LVJBS would still offer our volunteering help.  Paige & Jessica support and feel our ‘usual’ volunteers would assist. (Megan B. is often helpful in creating those volunteer sign-ups, etc.)
    • ·         JFree also mentioned a VARIETY-SHOW-type-SIDE-STAGE event (at Tecopa) where it would be an interactive, fun display of talents (e.g. jugglers, comedians, dancers, etc.)  Please be sure to spread the word of that fun, connecting Jfree with those interested artists.  J

     

    • ·         Welcome Ramon Fagundo!  Ramon has been talking with Derrick, the local manager for HOT BUTTERED RUM, who Ramon has recently become a ‘huge fan’.  HBR had played for the LVJBS in the past and are interested in coming through town again.  They are nearby, in SoCal the week of Dec. 7th-12th.  (The mention of SaddlesNSpurs, that following Sunday, Dec. 18th, was discussed in case the ‘date swap’ of the LVBS’s 3rd Sunday event could possible switch with ‘our 2nd Sunday’ date of Dec. 11th.  Our Production Team will soon make contact with the LVBS to see what their thoughts are before looking into another venue location/making contact with Hot Buttered Rum. (This event could also be our annual LVJBS Holiday Party!?)

    (Ramon shared his contact info with us for any future need!)  J

     

    • ·         Question brought up regarding the GAMBIT Henderson venue (the old E-String Bar & Grill).  Jessica to make contact with them to see what their venue is like these days & inquire whether or not it would welcome a LVJBS collaboration, or a possible meeting location to meet their Management.  More info shared at the Sept. meeting.

     

    • ·         The next LVJBS ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY after summer, clean-up will be on SUNDAY, 9/11 from 9AM-11AM.  More info to be shared soon, via a Facebook event.  Please plan on joining us to help clean-up our lake’s roadside! 

     

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS: 

    *August 3rd—INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN (TP tribute) @ SandDollar Plaza

    *August 3rd—UNIQUE MASSIVE @ SandDollar LV

    *August 6th –THE MOANIN’ BLACKSNAKES @ SandDollar LV

    *August 6th—FATHER JOHN MISTY @ Virgin Theater

    *August 7th—RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS @ Allegiant Stadium

    *August 7th –MOKSHA @ SandDollar Plaza

    *August 8th—The SMOKESTACKS @ SandDollar Plaza

    *August 13th—GEORGE CLINTON, KARL DENSON, FISHBONE, FANTASTIC NEGRITO @ Craig Ranch Amp.

    *August 14th—TheeMessArounds @ SaddlesNSpurs

    *August 14th—BIGFOOT COUNTY @ SandDollar LV

    *August 19th—GREY STREET (DMB Tribute) @ Sunset Station Club Madrid

    *August 19th—NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHTSWEATS @ Virgin Theater

    *August 19th—THIEVERY CORPORATION @ Virgin Lawn

    *August 19th—UNIQUE MASSIVE @ SandDollar Plaza

    *August 19th—ZOSO (Led Zeppelin Experience) @ BBLV

    *August 20th—Australian Pink Floyd @ The Smith Center

    *August 20th—GOOSE @ BBLV

    *August 28th—WAR @ Clark County Gov’t Center

    *August 31st—BIGFOOT COUNTY @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Sept. 10th—RAYFORD BROS. @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Sept. 23rd—SHAKEY FEELIN’ @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Sept. 27th:  GET THE LED OUT @ BBLV

    *Sept. 29th:  KHRUANGBIN w/ Genesis Owusu @ BBLV

     

    Meeting adjourned:  7:55 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, September 6th @ 7 PM. 

    Location:  Rocky’s Bar & Grill


  • July 05, 2022 7:00 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    JULY 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: July 5, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:10 PM

    Location: ChebaHut, UNLV Rebel Plaza

    Attendees: Johnnie T, Paige T., Jessica G., Will H., Star H., Dan R., Greg S. (via phone)

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    “Shall we get started!?”

    Thanks to our new LVJBS Members, Will & Star Houston, for joining us.   :)

    • TheeMessArounds had a good June 12th, Saddle & Spurs, turn out.  They will play again on July 10th & August 14th. (We’re asking all to be sure to spread the word (like & share it) for extra advertisement help.)
    • No reply yet from Goodwill via email attempt regarding instrument donations.  JT to call again soon. More info TBD.
    • One of our longtime members, Steve Yakaitis (Basia) has been gratefully showing more interest in volunteering and assisting us with fundraising since his retirement. JT is hoping to make Steve an ‘assistant’ of sorts by helping to create a letter for sponsors to help with fundraising. Hoping that Steve could find various sponsors’ best contact and JT would follow-up accordingly.
    •  No reply from Dan R. as of now, in regards to the LVJBS’ empathy towards his recent loss of his lovely wife.  (*See ‘Treasurer’s Report’ below for more info…)

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam-absent)

    •  No report.  We send our love & healing strength for recent injury. 

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    ·       A.    Review of balances. Monies in both checking and savings (Scholarship fund money)

    ·       B.    Review of AmazonSmile added funds ($37+)

    ·       C.    Discussed the ‘Las Vegas Jam Band Society Memorial Tree’ --We mentioned a possible memorial tree for our recent losses (Jenn M, Donna R., etc.).  Looked into pricing for these types of memorials. $500 to designate a ‘tree’ at a random Las Vegas park.  We could ‘byo-plaque’ to a purchased/planted tree OR for $100 add our name plate/plaque to an existing tree. Group is leaning towards finding a great tree at Sunset Park (since it is centrally located in the valley and is one spot that ‘we’ have been to or hosted various drum circles at, in the past & since it would make for great, future memorial gatherings of music & friendship.)         Paige to bring more info to our August meeting.

    ·       D.     PAY YOUR DUES!  J

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    •   Nothing new to report.

    Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg—via phone)

    ·       A.    Color:  Aquamarine

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg—via phone):

    • Spoke with Nate at the SandDollar Plaza regarding the Friday, Sept. 23rd
    • SHAKEY FEELIN’ event.  $500 from the LVJBS and $500 from the SandDollar was agreed upon.  A ‘tip jar’ will be present and Jimmy will get those proceeds ShakeyFeelin’s way.  (Greg to send a graphic to JT and Jessica for advertising help.) 

    Open Floor:

    • (Paige) Random question for the SandDollars’ Bars:  Who can be contacted for them to serve BACARDI RUM?  Answer:  Anthony Jamison   J

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS:   

    • ·       July 5th THE SMOKESTACKS @ SandDollar LV
    • ·       July 6th UNIQUE MASSIVE @ SandDollar LV
    • ·       July 6th RED EYE GIN @ SandDollar PLAZA
    • ·       July 7th JIMMY CARPENTER @ SandDollar PLAZA
    • ·       July 8th THE KING JAMES BROWN BAND @ SandDollar PLAZA
    • ·       July 8th MORRISSEY @ Caesars Coliseum
    • ·       July 8th ELECTRIC CHURCH @ SandDollar LV
    • ·       July 9th  SHANDA & THE HOWLERS @ SandDollar PLAZA
    • ·       July 9th THE BLACK KEYS & BAND OF HORSES @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
    • ·       July 10th TheeMessArounds @ Saddles & Spurs
    • ·       July 14th THE SHMARTIES @ Level Up (MGM Grand)
    • ·       July 15th JOSS STONE @ RedRock Station
    • ·       July 15th BIGFOOT COUNTY @ The Backyard (115 Water St.)
    • ·       July 17th The Jason Daniels Band @ SandDollar PLAZA
    • ·       July 21st LED ZEPPELIN II @ House of Blues
    • ·       July 22nd  THE SHMARTIES @ The Palms
    • ·       July 23rd THE SHMARTIES @ Vagabond
    • ·       July 23rd THE COUNTING CROWS @ The Chelsea
    • ·       July 23rd STRANGELOVE (Depeche Mode Tribute) @ SantaFe Station
    • ·       July 23rd CHERRY HILL (w/ THE DIRTY HOOKS @ SandDollar LV
    • ·       July 24th THE SHMARTIES @ SandDollar PLAZA
    • ·       July 24th THE LUMINEERS @ MGM
    • ·       July 27th JIMMY CARPENTER @ SandDollat PLAZA
    • ·       July 29th LEON BRIDGES @ Virgin Theater
    • ·       July 30th JBoog & The Green @ Downtown Events (Reggae RiseUP)
    • ·       July 30th JAMES TAYLOR @ T*Mobile Arena
    • ·       July 30th The Moanin’ Blacksnakes @ SandDollar LV

     

    Meeting adjourned:  7:40 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, August 2nd @ 7 PM. 

    Location: 595 Craft Kitchen (4950 S. Rainbow) 


  • June 07, 2022 7:00 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    JUNE 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: June 7, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:05PM

    Location: Rocky’s Bar & Grill 

    Attendees: Johnnie T, Paige T., Jessica G., Greg S., Jay Steven Smith, Dan R.

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    “Okay, Let’s get started!”

    *The ‘Second Sunday’ Saddle N’ Spurs event for June will be Sunday, June 12th with TheeMessArounds w/ an open jam (7-11 PM)  (Please help to advertise!  Tell you friends!)

    *Will be making sure to get back in contact with the GOODWILL stores for their help in gathering donated musical instruments for our local schools. Our hope is to gather many instruments to publicize with the local news and present to a particular schools.  (Scott T. has one guitar to donate to start it off.)

    *We reached out to GOOGLE in regards to their $10k-15k grants.  We will hold a meeting with them soon in hopes to get info ready for the 2022-23 school year.  More details TBD.

    * We were saddened to hear of the passing of one of our founding LVJBS members & former Treasurer, Dan R.’s wife of 30 years, Donna.  Our group members wants to help Dan out with any need He might have, whether it’s airfare to visit family or simply something that will help him to smile.  More info TBD.

    *A special “Thank You” to our community of music friends & family for being so wonderful and thoughtful for so many.  JT specifically thanks those who reached out to him & Paige and showed care while He was in the hospital.

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam)

    *absent*

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    ·       A.    Review of balances. Monies in both checking and savings (Scholarship fund money)

    ·       B.    Shared thoughts & a request of having future meetings at various ‘non-smoking’ locations to help those with sensitivities enjoy the meetings, as well.

    ·       C.     PAY YOUR DUES!  J

     

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    ·       A.  Was contacted by Monique who helps promote the upcoming George Clinton/Fishbone, etc. show at Craig Ranch Amphitheater, on Aug. 13th. They want to offer our Members a group of tickets (QR code entry) with help in advertising.  JT to contact her back with the plan.  More info TBA.

    Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg)

    ·       A.    Color:  Jenny Rose Red

    ·       B.  Been speaking with Nate LaPointe regarding the GoFundMe for Craig Marshall of Cubensis, which has already met its goal.  They spoke of a possible “CraigRaiser”, here in town, with members of Catfish John, TheeMessArounds, Cubensis, & other Dead related musicians gathering to hold a fundraisers with old and new LVJBS friends.  Hoping to combine the past LEGENDS LOUNGE FAMILY PICNIC event with this ‘CraigRaiser’, while inviting Rudy (&/or Linda) Jalio to the event.  Thoughts of dates:  Sept. 10/11 or Oct. 8/9 --More discussion & details TBD.

     

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg):

    *Nothing new to report*

     

    Open Floor:

    • *Thanks to JT and Paige for representing the LVJBS at the recent THE SOUL JUICE BAND & Iverson ChildHaven fundraiser on May 20th.  The event was a good time & JellyBread was missed after them having to cancel.
    •  Welcome back to our LVJBS Member/Music supporter, Steven Smith, who recently left Las Vegas to be with his parents in Florida.  

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS:   

    *Friday, June 10th: SWAYZECRAZY BAND @ Henderson 115 Water St.

    *Saturday, June 11th: BOOMBOX @ BBLV

    *Wed., June 15th:  THE FUNK JAM @ SandDollar LV

    *Thursday, June 16th:  THE WAILERS @ House of Blues

    *Fri. & Sat., June 17th & 18th:  THE STORYTELLERS @ Gilley’s BBQ (Treasure Island)

    *Sat., June 18th:  CATFISH JOHN @ SandDollar LV

    *Sat., June 18th:  GOV’T MULE @ BBLV

    *Thurs., June 23rd:  KingJames Brown Band @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Friday, June 24th:  MEGASCOPES @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Saturday, June 25th:  PITCHFORK @ SoulBelly BBQ

    *Saturday, June 25th:  PRIMUS @ Virgin Theater

    *Sunday, June 26th:  BigFoot County @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Tuesday, June 28th:  The Chris Tofield Band @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Thursday, June 30th:  Jimmy Carpenter @ SandDollar Plaza

    *Sat., July 2nd:  CATFISH JOHN @ SandDollar Plaza

     

    Meeting adjourned:   7:40 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, July 5th @ 7 PM. 

    Location:  Cheba Hut, Maryland Parkway, near UNLV.


  • May 03, 2022 7:00 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    MAY 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: May 3, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:00PM

    Location: 595 Craft Kitchen 

    Attendees: Johnnie T, Adam P., Paige T., Jessica G., Basia Y., Stephen Y., Bruce P., Dave Tatlock

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    *The ‘Second Sunday’ Saddle N’ Spurs event for May will be Sunday, May 8th (Mother’s Day) with TheeMessArounds (7-11 PM)  (Please help to advertise!  Tell you friends!)

    *Thanks to Basia & Bruce for volunteering for the RELIX table at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at the recent Billy String’s show. 

    *Awaiting to hear back from ‘Tasha’ at the Rockstar Bar (venue @ LV Golf Center). They have live music on Fridays & Saturdays.  We will stop in one weekend to check-in with Tasha, in person, since we keep missing her.  More details TBD.

    *We checked out the stage area at ROSIE’S SALOON (off I-11, just past the AZ border) after the recent Adopt-A-Highway event.  It’s about 45 min. from Las Vegas, so a rental shuttle or designated carpooling would be best.  They are looking for weekend events, 4 bands in 2 days (AM band and PM band, each day).  Thoughts:  PITCHFORK one of those days with brunch.

    *Will be drafting letters to various Sponsors.  Drafts will be sent to Jessica for proofreading.

    *We reached out to GOOGLE in regards to their $15k grants.  We will hold a meeting with them soon.  More details TBD.

    *Still awaiting a meeting with Mark Shunock in regards to the 15-10 grants.  More details TBA.

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam)

    *Nothing to report!  We have a lot of great music coming up!

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    ·         A.    Review of balances. Monies in both checking and savings (Scholarship fund money)

    ·         B.    Reviewed the Smiths quarterly bonuses ($22/8 households participating).

    ·         C.    PAY YOUR DUES!  J

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    ·         A.  Thanks to the great turnout for the Adopt-A-Highway clean-up!  Go team!

    ·         B.  A lot of LVJBS advertisement at the recent Skull & Roses Festival in Ventura, CA.

    Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg:  Absent via Team post)

    ·         A.    Color:  Periwinkle

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg: Absent via text/post with Tiffany B.)

    • ·         Upcoming Album Release/Fundraiser-Benefit:
    • Friday, May 20thTHE SOUL JUICE BAND w/ JellyBread & Iverson
    • @ The Usual Place (100 S. Maryland Pkwy)  *Doors @ 7 PM, Openers @ 7:45 PM & 9 PM, Headliners @ 10:15 PM (all times approx.) 
    • *This will be a $25+ fees ($30/ea.) ticket entry with proceeds going to ChildHaven via Kidz Uplifting Kidz & Dept. of Family Services.  (The LVJBS (contact Paige) has hard-tix available for purchase OR at the door.) 

     

    Open Floor:

    *Welcome Dave Tatlock (vocals The Soul Juice Band) who gave us the background & info of the upcoming fundraising event.  LVJBS has tickets for dispersing and flyers to help advertise.

     

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS:   

    *May 4th:  TheeMessArounds & Funk Jam (w/ Comedy) @ Backstage Bar & Billiards

    *May 6th:  Los Lobos @ Boulder Station

    *May 6th:  The Moanin’ Blacksnakes @ SandDollar Downtown (Plaza)

    *May 6th:  Mega-Scopes @ ReBar

    *May 8th:  The Cult @ HOB

    *May 13th-15th:  BeachLife Festival (Redondo Beach, CA)

    *May 13th-28th:  The Doobie Brothers’ (residency) @ Zappos Theater, Planet Hollywood

    *May 14th:  UB40 @ Mandalay Bay Beach

    *May 14th: Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Warren G. @ Mandalay Bay

    *May 19th: Michael Franti & Spearhead @ BBLV

    *May 20th:  The Shmarties (Pink Floyd tribute) @ The SandDollar

    *May 20th: The Soul Juice Band w/ JellyBread & Jeverson @ The Usual Place (fundraiser/                   benefit)

    *May 21st: Catfish John @ SandDollar Downtown (Plaza)

    *May 26th:  Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals w/ Shakey Graves @ Craig Ranch                                      Ampitheater

     

    *May 28th:  The Eagles @ MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    *June 3rd - June 8th: Sting (residency) @ Caesars Coliseum  

     

     

    Meeting adjourned:   8:00 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, June 7th @ 7 PM. 

    Location:  Rocky’s Bar & Grill


  • April 05, 2022 7:32 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

    APRIL 2022 LVJBS Meeting Minutes 

    Date: April 5, 2022 

    Meeting Start: 7:02 PM

    Location: PKWY Tavern 

    Attendees: Johnnie T, Paige T., Jessica G.

    Item 1: President’s Report (Johnnie):

    “Alright….Just us…”

    *The ‘Second Sunday’ Saddle N’ Spurs event for May will be Sunday, May 8th (Mother’s Day) with TheeMessArounds (7-11 PM)

    *Adjustments to our website were done:  removal of previous businesses that are no longer associated with the LVJBS or ones where addresses changed.  A tab was added for the By-laws & they were posted.

    *The RELIX table at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has asked for 4 Volunteers for the BillyStrings table, on Friday, 4/15.  We had 4 Volunteers offer their help.  One paid member (Basia) and 3 non-paid members.  We will see if more paid Members volunteer before welcoming the others to assist. (Jessica to help with the set-up/suitcase during the event since she will be on site early and for the evening.)

    *Awaiting to hear back from ‘Tasha’ at the Rockstar Bar (venue @ LV Golf Center).

    *Will be drafting letters to various Sponsors.  Drafts will be sent to Jessica for proofreading.

    Item 2: Vice President’s Report (Adam: Absent via text)

    *Meeting w/ Mark Shunock this week, regarding the 15-20 ‘grants’ that The Space supposedly received and see what we can help distribute.

    Item 3: Treasurer’s Report (Paige)

    ·         A.    Review of balances. Monies in both checking and savings (Scholarship fund money)

    ·         B.    Annual IRS Federal & the State Annual Taxes were filed.

    ·         C.    Reviewed the Smiths & AmazonSmiles quarterly bonuses.

    ·         D.    PAY YOUR DUES!  J

    Item 4: Secretary’s Report (Jessica)

    ·         A.    The APRIL ‘Friends & Family Event” at the LION HABITAT in West Henderson was a fun event. There were many LVJBS friends & family members enjoying the habitat and one another!   

    Item 5:  Mayor’s Report (Greg:  Absent via text)

    ·         A.    Color:  STELLA BLUE

    Item 6: Production Report (Greg: Absent via text)

    • ·         A couple bands will be lined up in we decide to do another Saddle N’ Spurs event.  (more info TBD)

    Item 7:  COMMITTEE REPORTS

    ·         A.    BY-LAW Committee:  The updated 2022 LVJBS By-laws have been created.  The final document was posted on WildApricot, under the ‘NEWS’ tab, where the ‘Minutes’ are posted.

    ·         B.     FUNDRAISING Committee:  The LVJBS/Band agreement contract for bands to read and sign-off on was edited and will be added to LVJBS letter head.  This will help to ensure all rules for the hired bands are followed. 

    Open Floor:

    *(Jessica)   Our Adopt-a-Highway clean-up will be on Sunday, 4/24.  Look for the event ad soon!  (JT, Paige & Jessica still plan to check ROSIE’S SALOON & CAFÉ--formerly Rosie’s Den--to see what it has to offer the LVJBS after the clean-up!  Come join us for brunch!

    *Question if any Wednesday, April 20th event happening this year at JamminOn since its recent location change?  More info TBA.

    UPCOMING (LVJBS & non-LVJBS) EVENTS:   

    *April 14:  MEUTE @ BBLV

    *April 15th:  Billy Strings @ BBLV

    *April 15th:  The Killers @ The Chelsea

    *April 15/16:  The StoryTellers @ Gilley’s (Treasure Island)

    *April 16th: Brown Chicken Brown Cow & TheeMessArounds @ SoulBelly BBQ

    *April 22:  (online event) LETTUCE

    *April 30:  Kansas @ The Smith Center

    *April 30:  BillyBob Thornton & the Box Masers @ Santa Fe Station

    *April 30:  Gin Blossoms @ GVR Ampitheater

    *May 6:  Los Lobos @ Boulder Station

    *May 6th:  Mega-Scopes @ ReBar

    *May 8:  The Cult @ HOB

    *May 14th:  UB40 @ Mandalay Bay Beach

    *May 19: Michael Franti & Spearhead @ BBLV

    *May 20:  The Shmarties (Pink Floyd tribute) @ The SandDollar

     

    Meeting adjourned:   7:32 PM

    Next Meeting:  Tuesday, May 3rd @ 7 PM. 

    Location:  Jackson’s Bar & Grill


  • April 03, 2022 1:13 PM | John Tolson (Administrator)

    Jamband Society of America, Inc.

    a Nevada non-profit corporation, aka the Las Vegas Jamband Society

    Bylaws

    ARTICLE I. NAME - PURPOSE – GOALS

    Section 1 NAME

    The name of this Corporation shall be: Jamband Society of America, aka the Las

    Vegas Jamband Society (hereinafter also referred to as the “Jamband Society” or

    the “LVJBS”).

    Section 2 PURPOSE & STRUCTURE

    The purposes of the organization shall be:

    1. To provide an environment to educate and enrich musical awareness

    in southern Nevada and across the country;

    2. To advance public awareness, appreciation, experience and

    understanding of the broad spectrum of contemporary and historical

    improvisational music at affordable, below-market rates;

    3. To educate the public as to how music, as the universal language,

    and particularly improvisational music, can bridge gaps between

    generations, cultures, and persons of disparate points of view and

    experience, fostering peace and understanding through the sharing of

    a common, uplifting, and unifying experience of live improvisational

    music;

    4. To promote and develop improvisational musical art forms;

    5. The publication, sale, and distribution of educational materials

    related to improvisational music at below-market rates;

    6. The conducting of public discussion groups, forums, panels,

    lectures, workshops, and concerts to educate the public and the

    membership regarding contemporary improvisational music;

    7. The production and/or support of radio and television programs

    and/or internet materials to advance public knowledge, awareness

    and understanding of contemporary and historical improvisational

    music;

    8. The documentation, chronicling, recording, preserving, and

    archiving of records of the historical development, interaction,

    evolution, and growth of contemporary and historical

    improvisational musical forms.

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    Section 3 STRUCTURE

    1. Each chapter must have a minimum of 10 members upon formation;

    2. Active Members shall consist of individuals interested in the goals

    and objectives of the Jamband Society of America without regard to

    race, creed, gender or national origin, who are current in the

    payment of their Jamband Society of America dues. Non-dues

    paying persons may be guests at member meetings, but shall not be

    entitled to vote.

    ARTICLE II. MEMBERSHIP

    Section 1 APPLICATION

    Application for membership shall be made in accordance with methods determined

    by the Executive Board and forwarded to the Treasurer of the society with any

    appropriate dues. Membership will begin on the first day of the month in which a

    member joins the society.

    ARTICLE III. GOVERNANCE

    Section 1 VOTING MEMBERS

    All Active Members shall be Voting Members of the Corporation, and each such

    active member shall be entitled to one vote on each issue or official election held at

    a regular or special meeting of the Members.

    Section 2 CHARTER MEMBERS, TRIBAL ELDERS, AND SHAMEN

    The Charter Members shall consist of those Active Members who have been Active

    Members since the pre-incorporation inception of the Jamband Society of America

    as evidenced by a membership number lower than 100. The Tribal Elders shall

    consist of former Officers and Committee Chairs who have served for a minimum

    of one year as an Officer or two years as a Committee Chair or both, and who have

    not lost their last election or otherwise been removed from office for cause. The

    Shamen shall consist of Tribal Elders who have served either five years as an

    Officer or Tribal Elder, applied to become a Shaman, received a two thirds majority

    of votes by the Executive Board (Shaman applicant not voting), and not been

    removed for cause. Votes to elevate a Tribal Elder to Shaman shall be held within

    sixty (60) days of application. Shamen will not lose their seat on the Executive

    Board upon losing an election. Charter Members, Tribal Elders, and Shamen shall

    lose their status after a one year delinquency in dues payment. Charter Members,

    Tribal Elders, and Shamen who become delinquent in their dues may be reinstated

    to their position at the discretion of the Executive Board upon paying all back dues.

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    Section 3 OFFICERS

    The Voting Members shall elect the Officers of the Corporation at the annual

    meeting of the members in December of each year. Only persons who are active

    members of the Jamband Society of America may be elected as Officers. The

    Officers shall consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and

    Mayor; and such Officers shall serve as members of the Executive Board (herein

    alternatively referred to as the “Board of Directors,” or simply, “the Board”). Each

    Officer shall be elected for a term of one year. The Officers will assume office on

    January 1 of each year.

    Section 4 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    The Executive Board of Directors (alternatively referred to herein as the “Executive

    Board” or simply, “the Board”) shall be comprised of each of the elected Officers,

    each of the Standing Committee Chairpersons, together with the Charter Members

    of the Corporation, the Shamen, and the Tribal Elders. Each member of the

    Executive Board shall be entitled to one and only one vote on each matter which

    comes before the Executive Board. Chairpersons of Ad Hoc Committees shall not

    be construed as members of the Executive Board merely by virtue of such position.

    Section 5 ELECTIONS

    Annual elections shall occur during the final quarterly members’ meeting in

    December of each year. Nominations for Officers shall be distributed to the

    Membership in writing, by email, or by other means determined by the Executive

    Board by the November meeting in accordance with the provisions set forth below

    in Article VI, Section 2(A). Elections will take place by a popular vote at the

    December meeting of the active membership. Active members who cannot be in

    attendance may supply a written proxy to any member entitled to vote.

    Ballots will be tallied by two members of the Board of Directors and certified

    accurate by

    the President. The candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall be declared

    the winner. The voting results shall be forwarded to the Jamband Society of America

    headquarters within 30 days of the tally.

    Section 6 DUTIES OF ELECTED OFFICERS

    A. All Officers of the Corporation share a duty to attend meeting of the

    organization. Officers who have more than two unexcused absences during a term

    of office shall be deemed as having resigned their office, and will forfeit all rights,

    privileges, and duties of said office. An “unexcused absence” is defined as missing

    a meeting without notifying the President or Vice-President. What constitutes an

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    Page 4 of 11

    “unexcused absence” as well as the number of “unexcused absences” may be

    changed at the discretion of the Executive board as long as such change is related to

    meetings attendance.

    B. PRESIDENT - The President/Chair shall be the chief elected Officer. The

    President shall preside at all regular and special meetings. The President shall have

    the right to call special meetings of the active membership, upon at least 7 days

    written or e-mail notification to each member. The President shall be an ex-officio

    member of all committees.

    If any executive board position should become vacant for any reason, the President

    shall appoint an executive office pro-tempore until a special election can be held

    for the purpose of electing a new executive officer. Such election must be held

    within 60 days of vacancy.

    C. VICE PRESIDENT - The Vice President shall be responsible for

    maintaining communications with all committee chairs and reporting the progress

    of each committee to the President. The Vice President may determine the need for

    the creation of additional committees. If the Vice President determines such a need

    exists, the final decision for creation will be decided by a majority vote of the

    Executive Board.

    During the temporary absence of the President, the Vice President shall assume the

    duties of the President. If the office of the President becomes vacant for any

    reason, the Vice President shall immediately assume the office of President.

    D. TREASURER - The Treasurer shall be custodian of the organization’s

    funds; shall supervise receipts and expenditures; shall render an annual statement to

    the membership on the financial condition of the association; maintain an up-todate membership roster.

    E. SECRETARY - The Secretary shall record and maintain minutes of all

    meetings; shall have charge of all papers, archives, records, and property; shall

    issue all notices of meetings; and shall provide periodic reports on the activities of

    the association to the society.

    F. MAYOR - The Mayor shall be in charge of Jamband security; shall have

    charge of all activities surrounding committee projects; and provide the association

    with an overall nurturing hand. The Mayor shall also handle such other duties as

    the Officers deem necessary.

    JAMBAND SOCIETY OF AMERICA DECEMBER, 2021

    Page 5 of 11

    ARTICLE IV. FUNDS

    Section 1 FUNDS

    Funds may be derived from dues collected from each active member, income from

    musical programs/events as well as funds generated from sponsors, raffles,

    donations, contributions, and merchandise sales.

    Section 2 FISCAL YEAR

    The fiscal year shall begin on the first day of January and end on the last day of

    December each year.

    Section 3 DUES

    Dues whose amount shall be set by the Board of Directors at the December monthly

    meeting not to exceed $25 per month or $300 per year will be required of all active

    members. Dues are to be paid as determined by the Executive Board. Dues shall be

    payable by the last day of every month and become delinquent thirty-one days

    thereafter. Any member delinquent in his/her dues may be removed from the

    membership rolls.

    Section 4 LOANS

    No loans shall be incurred on behalf of the Corporation and no evidence of

    indebtedness shall be issued in its name unless authorized by a majority vote of the

    Board of Directors.

    Section 5 AUTHORITY

    The Board of Directors, by majority vote of those present at any regular or special

    meeting of the Board, or by written consent to action, must approve any project

    requiring the expenditure in funds in excess of $500 dollars. The President or Vice

    President, acting with the consent of the Treasurer, shall have the authority to

    authorize lesser expenses as an inherent part of their normal duties.

    Section 6 RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF INCOME AND SELF DEALING

    1. Any other provisions of this instrument notwithstanding, the

    Directors shall distribute the Corporation’s income for each tax year

    at a time and in a manner as not to become subject to the tax on

    undistributed income imposed by section 4942 of the Internal

    Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal

    tax code.

    2. Any other provisions of this instrument notwithstanding, the

    Directors will not engage in any act of self-dealing as defined in

    section 4941(d) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding

    JAMBAND SOCIETY OF AMERICA DECEMBER, 2021

    Page 6 of 11

    section of any future federal tax code; nor retain any excess business

    holdings as defined in section 4943(c) of the Internal Revenue

    Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code;

    nor make any investments in a manner as to incur tax liability under

    section 4944 of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding

    section of any future federal tax code; nor make any taxable

    expenditures as defined in section 4945(d) of the Internal Revenue

    Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

    ARTICLE V. MEETINGS

    Section 1 Member Meetings. A meeting of the membership of the Jamband

    Society of America shall be held on the twenty first day of every

    third month, or at such other time as the President may declare with

    appropriate notice as provided elsewhere in these bylaws. Such

    meetings shall be open to the public although only active members

    may vote.

    Section 2 Board Meetings. The Executive Board shall meet on the first

    Tuesday of each month, or at such other times as the President may

    declare with appropriate notice as provided elsewhere in these

    bylaws.

    Section 3 Notice. Notice of each annual or special meeting shall be in writing

    and signed by the President or Vice President, or the Secretary, or

    an assistant secretary, or by such other natural person or persons

    designated by the Board of Directors. The notice must state the

    purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called and the date and

    time when, and the place where it is to be held. The notice shall

    contain such additional information as may be required by

    applicable law or determined by the Board of Directors. Subject to

    the requirements of applicable law, notice shall be given to such

    persons at such time, and in such manner, as the Board of Directors

    shall determine or if no determination is made, as the President, or

    any other Officer so authorized by the Board of Directors or the

    President, shall determine.

    JAMBAND SOCIETY OF AMERICA DECEMBER, 2021

    Page 7 of 11

    Section 4 Waiver of Notice. Any member may waive notice of any meeting by

    a submitting a signed written waiver by such member, either before

    or after the meeting.

    Section 5

    Quorum. The presence in person or by proxy of persons comprising

    at least a majority of the Active Membership at a meeting of

    members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

    ARTICLE VI. COMMITTEES

    Section 1 COMMITTEES

    Each Member, at the time of becoming a Member and again annually following the

    election of Officers or at such other time as shall be designated by the President,

    shall be formally presented with the opportunity to select at least one committee on

    which that Member shall thereafter serve. The Member may decline to participate

    in any committee if he or she so chooses.

    Standing and ad-hoc committees shall function in an advisory capacity to the

    President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, and together with those officers,

    the Chairpersons of the various Standing Committees shall comprise the Executive

    Board. Committees may develop and implement programs and policies authorized

    by the active membership. Committees shall not independently contract outside

    sources without prior approval from the President.

    Committee Chairs shall report on their activities at least annually and at such times

    as directed by the President. The members of all standing committees shall hold

    office until relieved by their successors. All committee chairpersons should prepare

    an oral report to be given at a regular monthly meeting summarizing their

    respective committee’s activities during their term of office.

    Section 2 STANDING COMMITTEES

    Each committee shall be comprised of at least three persons unless otherwise

    expressly approved by the Board of Directors. Each committee is responsible for

    electing a committee chairperson. Efforts should be made to elect a chairperson

    that does not hold position as an elected Officer. In cases where the committee

    does not appoint a chairperson, the President shall then appoint a chair person. The

    Chair of each committee shall convene a meeting of his or her committee on a

    monthly basis. Each respective committee chair shall provide an update to the Vice

    President as necessary.

    JAMBAND SOCIETY OF AMERICA DECEMBER, 2021

    Page 8 of 11

    A. NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE - The Nominations Committee shall be

    composed of the President and two active members appointed by consensus of the

    Executive Board. The Nominations Committee shall be responsible for reviewing

    the credentials of interested members and preparing a final slate for all elected

    officers. The Nominations Committee shall operate on a consensus basis. Only

    active members nominated by the Nominations Committee shall be eligible to be

    slated for an election. Nominations for elected offices must be received by the

    Elections Committee must be received by the October meeting.

    B. MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE - The Membership Committee will conduct

    an ongoing recruitment effort that identifies potential new members. This committee

    shall also develop a formal mechanism for encouraging music lovers who are nonmembers of the Jamband Society of America to join both the national Jamband

    Society of America as well as the LVJBS or other appropriate local chapter. A

    summary of the effects of these efforts must be submitted with the chapter’s annual

    report. The Membership Committee will also be comprised of a Specialty Track

    Subcommittee that will be responsible for identifying specialty areas and promoting

    their respective goals.

    C. COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE - The Communications Committee

    shall consist of two sub-committees, a Newsletter Committee and a Webpage

    Committee. The Newsletter Committee will publish a newsletter and the Webpage

    Committee will be responsible for maintaining electronic communications and a

    homepage for the local chapter.

    D. BY-LAWS COMMITTEE - The By-laws Committee shall be responsible

    for reviewing the by-laws and revising the by-laws as necessary. Amendments to

    these by-laws may be considered at any meeting of the membership. Amendments

    may be initiated by a proposal signed by at least two voting members, and shall be

    delivered to the Chairman of the By-laws Committee. Within thirty (30) days

    thereafter, the Chairman of the By-laws Committee shall send notice of the

    proposed amendment to the Executive Board. Such notification must be sent not

    less than thirty (30) days prior to a meeting of the membership where such

    amendment is to be considered. Amendments to these By-laws shall be approved

    by a majority of votes cast. All revisions to the By-laws must be approved by a

    vote of a Jamband Society of America Active Members present and shall prevail at

    all meetings, except when contrary to the By-laws or any standing rule.

    E. FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE - The Fundraising Committee shall be

    responsible for identifying means of raising revenue to support the expense incurred

    by any local chapter. The Fundraising Committee shall insure:

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    1. That the Corporation receives at least one-third of its total support from

    governmental units, from contributions made directly or indirectly by the general

    public, or from a combination of these sources; or

    2. That the total amount of governmental and public support normally received

    is at least 10% of the total support normally received by the Corporation; and

    3. That the Corporation is constantly attracting new and additional public or

    governmental support on a continuous basis by continuously maintaining programs

    for the solicitation of funds from the general public, the community and the

    membership.

    For the purpose of this provision, the term “support” shall include, but is not limited

    to gifts, grants, contributions, membership fees, net income from unrelated business

    activities, and gross investment income. For the purpose of this provision, the term,

    “support” shall not include amounts received from the exercise or performance by

    the Corporation of its tax exempt purposes, nor contributions of services for which

    deductions are not allowed.

    Section 3 AD-HOC COMMITTEES

    Ad-Hoc Committees may be appointed at the discretion of the President, or Vice

    President. Such committees shall remain active until they have accomplished the

    purposes for which they were appointed or until inauguration of the succeeding

    President.

    ARTICLE VII. GRIEVANCES AND REMOVAL PROCEDURES

    Section 1

    Any member of the Executive Board of the LVJBS may be stripped of their titles

    and powers for gross disregard of the purposes/goals of the Jamband Society and/or

    their duties as an Executive Board member. To remove a member an Ad-Hoc

    Grievance Review Committee shall be formed to review the appropriateness and

    validity of the charges and to hold a hearing to adjudicate the charges.

    Section 2

    The Executive Board will elect five (5) current Active members to serve on the

    committee.

    Section 3

    The member shall be informed of the charges in writing at least fourteen (14) days

    prior to a hearing. Any evidence to be used at the hearing for removal shall be

    provided to the accused member at the time of notice, and continuing through the

    hearing date as further evidence is gathered. All members of the LVJBS must be

    notified (either via email, phone, written letter) that a hearing has been scheduled at

    JAMBAND SOCIETY OF AMERICA DECEMBER, 2021

    Page 10 of 11

    least one week prior to the hearing at which a vote by the Active Membership will

    be held.

    Section 4

    The Vice President shall be responsible for all notifications and be presiding officer

    at the hearing. If the member is the Vice President, the President shall be

    responsible for all notifications and be the presiding officer.

    Section 5

    The member shall be informed of the charges along with any evidence before the

    Executive Board with the complainant present. The member shall have the right to

    have an advisor present to question the complainant, present, challenge and/or to

    submit rebuttal evidence.

    Section 6

    A two-thirds vote of the Active Membership shall be necessary for removal. Any

    Executive Board Officer removed shall surrender all positions and powers held in

    the LVJBS.

    ARTICLE VIII. PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE

    The latest edition of Robert’s Rules of Order shall prevail at all meetings, except

    when contrary to the By-laws or any standing rule. The Chapter should strive to

    govern itself by consensus, though when this is not possible, the majority shall rule

    at the discretion of the President.

    ARTICLE IX.DISSOLUTION

    Section 1 DISSOLUTION

    In order to dissolve this organization, the President must present a resolution

    recommending that the organization be dissolved to the active membership. A

    proposal for dissolution may be considered at a regular or special meeting of the

    active membership only for thirty (30) days notice in writing is given to each

    member in good standing. The resolution to dissolve shall be adopted upon

    receiving at least 80% of the votes to be cast by active members present at such

    regular or special meeting. This organization shall not be dissolved while 20% of

    active members in good standing dissent.

    Section 2 RESOLUTION

    Upon adoption of the resolution for dissolution, this organization shall cease to

    conduct its affairs, except insofar as may be necessary for the proper completion

    thereof, and shall immediately cause a notice for the proposed dissolution to be

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    Page 11 of 11

    mailed to each known creditor and shall proceed to collect its assets and apply and

    distribute them as provided in the Articles of Incorporation. All monies will be

    transferred to the Jamband Society of America Central Office and be withheld for a

    period of not less than 2 years to be used in case another chapter is formed.


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