January 2018 Members' Meeting Minutes

January 09, 2018 7:30 PM | Jessica L Grant (Administrator)

Las Vegas Jam Band Society

Memebers’ Meeting Minutes

January 9, 2018

Location:  Rocky’s Bar & Grill

Meeting Begins:  7:35PM


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:


*Feb. 9th--Stick Figure with Twiddle & Iya Terra

*Feb. 13th—Lettuce

*Feb. 22nd-- Dark Star Orchestra

*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.

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. 


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

Treasurer’s Report (Paige):

*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.

Secretary’s Report (Jessica): 

*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!  

Mayor’s report (Eric F. absent):

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.


*The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ 10am.




January 13th:  Hunter & the Dirty Jacks (free)

Brooklyn Bowl:

January 17th:  G3:  Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Phil Collen

February 1st:  Rebel SoulJahz

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

March 14th:  Donavon Frankenreiter

March 24th:  Ministry w/ Chelsea Wolfe

March 27th:  Galactic

The Chelsea @ The Cosmopolitan

Jan. 20th:  Spoon

Feb. 16th:  Queens of the Stone Age

Feb. 17th:  CAKE

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

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