Las Vegas Jam Band Society
Memebers’ Meeting Minutes
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….”
*Spoke with Darcy at the Hard Rock Live/Vinyl:
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.)
Vice President’s Report (JT):
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.
Treasurer’s Report (Paige):
*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 on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ 10am. No more than 2 hours. Mark those calendars! A Facebook invite to be sent this week!
Mayor’s report (Eric F. absent):
Color (via Eric): Leprechaun Green
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.
· 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.
*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.
*The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ 10am.
*Ideas are needed for future ‘Friends & Family’ events.
***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.
*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.
UPCOMING MUSIC (non-LVJBS):
March 14th: Donavon Frankenreiter
March 24th: Ministry w/ Chelsea Wolfe
March 27th: Galactic
House of Blues:
March 31st: George Clinton and P-Funk
April 6th: Golden Gate Wingmen
April 7th: JamminOn Vegas Grand Opening event: Papa Mali, George Porter Jr., & Catfish John
The Smith Center:
April 18th: David Byrne
Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 3rd for all Members & Non-Members/Public @ CHEBA HUT (Sahara & Rainbow)
Meeting adjourned: 8:24PM