May 2018: Members' Meeting Minutes

May 01, 2018 7:30 PM | Jessica L Grant (Administrator)

Las Vegas Jam Band Society

Memebers’ Meeting Minutes

May 1, 2018

Location:  Cheeba Hut

Meeting Begins:  7:38PM

In attendance:  Greg, JT, Jessica, Paige, Dan, David B., Cody T., Lisa M., Megan B., Dave B. (& Wiley), Indigo B., Ellen, Ian, Brian Riley

President’s Report & Production Report (Greg): “I guess we’ll get started!”

*As you can see, Brooklyn Bowl has a series of upcoming events which we will help advertise in exchange for comp tickets.  JT has been on top of the ‘auto-generated’ raffle-lotteries.

*Even though we haven’t been promoting too many bands with our local venues taking care of that—the LVJBS is still doing what our mission states:  Promoting Jam Band Music.

*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.  

*Fahreed Haque (from GarajMahal) has his new band, The Fahreed Haque Band.  They are interested in Sunday, July 1st.  They contacted us, due to the series of Southern California shows.   We put him in contact with the OCJBS and the ShakeyFeelin’ band members.  The options for local venues were either INDOORS at The Bunkhouse OR The HideAway.  More info TBD.

Vice President’s Report (JT):

Upcoming Lotteries:

5/4-7:  STS9 (3nights)

5/8:  As the Crow Flies

5/17:  Big Sam’s Funky Nation (w/ The Soul Juice Band)

5/28:  Devon Allman Project

7/7:  Thievery Corporation

8/17:  Dispatch

9/7:  Hot Tuna

Membership:

*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.  

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.)

*We raised @27.93 last month for Smith’s.

*Membership cards have been ordered and will be on their way soon!

FRIENDS & FAMILY MAY EVENT:  Wednesday, May 2nd:  Vegas Golden Knights Viewing Party at Henderson Pavilion.  Gates at 5pm.  Food trucks, games for families, all ages, free.  

Ideas for future events:  Please contact an Officer and/or come to our June meeting to share ideas!

Secretary’s Report (Jessica):  

The NEXT Adopt-A-Highway date will be in May.  The two dates will be either SATURDAY, MAY 18th or SUNDAY, MAY 19th.  Look for the Facebook poll to choose the better date! We want to do it once more before the Summer heat. JOIN US!  No more than 2 hours.  Check & mark those calendars!   

Mayor’s report (Eric F. absent):

Color (via ChebaHut):  “Indica Purple”

Committee Heads:   ~absent~

OPEN FLOOR:

*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

*Ideas are needed for future ‘Friends & Family’ events.  

*Tecopa Takeover VI weekend:  It will now be November 16th-18th.  The LVJBS will collaborate, once again, with this event.  

*The 16th Annual CHRONIC CLASSIC was a success.  Congrats to JENNY MINUCCI for taking the FIRST PLACE PRIZE!  

*Thank you to Indigo B. for donating a few posters:  A signed Yonder Mtn. String Band one and a few Conscious Alliance posters.  These will keep for a future Raffle.

Next Meeting:

Tuesday June 5th   @ Rocky’s Bar & Grill

           

Meeting adjourned:  8:24PM


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