August 06, 2019 7:30 PM | Jessica Grant (Administrator)

Las Vegas Jam Band Society

Members’ Meeting Minutes

August 6, 2019

Location:  Cheba Hut (Sahara/Rainbow)

Meeting Begins:  7:42 PM

In attendance: Greg, JT, Paige, Jessica, Dan, Ian, Megan B., Dave B., Jenny

President’s Report (Greg):  “Alrighty!”

*Things are starting to pick-up on musicians contacting us, since the BBLV seems to be slowing down on Jamband bookings. We need to secure a variety of venue locations since the SandDollar has been our ‘direction’ when we’re contacted.  (More details in Production Report)

Vice President’s Report (JT):

*New Business Cards for Jenny M. & Megan B. are here with ‘write-on’ ability.

*BBLV gave us a list of the upcoming member-comp tickets:  George Clinton & P-Funk, Tower of Power, Thievery Corporation, Tauk & Jazz is Phish. (We will ask about Xavier Rudd)

* A new website ( is a way for groups to get ‘credits’ for using everyday things.  It is a link that would go to our website.  Unsure if there is a fee, so we will look into it and have a meeting to decide if it would benefit our group.

Treasurer’s Report (Paige): 

*The 2nd Quarter SMITH’S give back gave us $29.79.

*Dues are now ‘monthly’ payments.  $10/month.

* Don’t forget that attending monthly meetings can get you $5 credits for the next year’s dues.  (up to $20max).  Attendance is noted each month and an email is sent your way each December, letting you know the needed dues to keep current.

*Be sure to add your SMITH’S GROCERY card and your AMAZONSMILES account, to the ‘Jam Band Society of America’ non-profit help, to ensure a portion of your purchases comes back our way!  Tell your friends/family!  (We will look into posting an ‘easy’ ‘click here’ link for others to get started.)

Secretary’s Report (Jessica): 

* *August event:  JERRY DAY, The 9th Annual Meet up at the Movies:  Giants Stadium, June 17, 1991 will be at select theaters on August 1st.  Shown at two theaters this time:  Southpoint & Village Square. LVJBS will have 20 tickets to provide to our Members, courtesy of KUNV Radio.  This will be for the SOUTHPOINT location.

Mayor’s report (Jenny M.):



*Saddles & Spurs (bar, N. Jones & Smoke Ranch) has been hosting the LV Blues Society.  They are thinking of having a monthly ‘jam’.  A possible meeting would be held there to discuss future events.  More details TBD.

*Michael Soli once had a similar Jam-session outside of the House of Blues and another option (via Taylor) at the Starboard Tack (Atlantic/near Sahara)


*Discussion of a possible LVJBS Holiday Party with SHREAD IS DEAD (once played at Hard Rock’s Vinyl) which now has a new line-up:  Todd Stoops (RAQ, John K. band), Jay Lane (Ratdog, Primus) & Jay Burwick (RAQ).  Greg to meet with The SandDollar’s Jameon to look into costs/details. 

Dates:  Sun.-Thurs., Dec. 1-5.  Thoughts:  LVJBS members to get 2 free drink tickets for a raffle and a 50/50 Cash Raffle with proceeds to the LVJBS scholarship fund.

*Pete Pigeon & Arcoda was interested in Sat., 9/14 and now available Wed., 9/18.  We spoke with RIO 172, The SandDollar, & BBLV, with no replies. No one in the LVJBS meeting has heard of them.

*Yak Attack (recently played with STS(, Sunsquabi, Joshua Tree Music Fest) and are interested in coming through Las Vegas 10/13-10/26.  We will send name/info to the SandDollar first.


            Fund Development Chair (Megan B.):

                        -Scholarship info is going out.  Please help spread the word. Google Form on website.



*(Megan B.)

-The Tecopa Takeover is coming along!  SO far, there are 21 bands/musicians.

-Be on the lookout for the Volunteer calendar.

-More donations have been received and the LVJBS to match-up some donations.

*Been speaking with ‘FERGUSONS (former hotel) near the downtown project, which has a ‘Grass Ampitheater’, retail shops, outdoor and family-friendly.  More info TBA.

*August event:  JERRY DAY, The 9th Annual Meet up at the Movies:  Giants Stadium, June 17, 1991 will be at select theaters on August 1st.  Shown at two theaters this time:  Southpoint & Village Square.

*AUGUST 10th, at BBLV:  “Prince’s Purple Party’ for kids.

*AUGUST  FRIENDS & FAMILY Event:  AVIATORS BASEBALL GAME.  Wednesday, Aug. 21st @ 7:05pm.  $13 tickets for 20 People.

*Next Adopt-a-Highway date will be in October.  Date/Time TBD.


*Aug. 18--George Clinton & P-Funk w/ Fishbone, Dumpstaphunk, Miss Velvet & The Blue Wolf @ BBLV

*Aug. 20—OAR @ House of Blues

*Aug. 28Morgan Heritage @ BBLV

*Aug. 31:  Rebelution @  Mandalay Bay Beach

*Sept. 1:  Katchafire w/ EarthKry @ BBLV

*Sept. 5-8:  Bender Jamboree @ Hard Rock Hotel

*Sept. 10th:  Cake & Ben Folds @ The Joint

*Sept. 11—Xavier Rudd @ BBLV

*Sept. 13th –Eric Clapton @ T*Mobile

*Sept. 15th—The Doobie Bros @ The Pearl

*Sept. 17th--  Johnny Zig @ The SandDollar

*Sept. 19th—The Higgs @ The SandDollar

*Sept. 21st—Catfish John’s BBQ Bash @ Tatuado WildSide Tavern, Pahrump

*Sept. 20-22:  Life is Beautiful Festival @ Downtown LV

*Sept. 27th--  The Easgles @ MGM Grand

*Sept. 28th--  Peter Frampton @ Red Rock Casino

*Sept. 29—Get the LED out @ BBLV

Next Meeting:  Tuesday, Sept. 3rd @ either Saddles n’ Spurs OR ChebaHut (Maryland)

Meeting adjourned:  8:35 PM


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