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Press Release

Freako De Mayo Rides Again

Published on Wed, May 1, 2013 (4:17 p.m.)

Wed. April 24, 2013
LVJBS - Headquarters
For Immediate release:

What: Las Vegas Jamband Society Presents:... Freako De Mayo...Rides Again!
Who: Friday 5/3 Jelly Bread and Brian Jordan Band/ Saturday 5/4 Groovesession and Dead Winter Carpenter's
When: Friday- Saturday May 3-4, 2013
Where: E-Strings Bar and Grill
8pm $10 each day, $15 for the weekend 18+

Jelly Bread

‘NO DRESS CODE’ – Voted Best Album 2012: Reno News & Review – Best of Northern Nevada 2012 (Aug 09, 2012)
Tahoe’s Band of the Year 2012 – Lake Tahoe Action (Dec 6, 2012)
Jelly Bread, emerging out of Reno, NV, is a tour de force of full frontal funk, thoroughly steeped in a Rock-Americana style, with a dash of rollicking indie alt-rock radio appeal.
The band is fronted by award winning songwriter and lap steel player, Dave Berry, and vocalist and beast of drummer, Cliff Porter. The band’s ability to meld the elements of a high desert twang and Oakland funk & rock through musical alchemy produces a chameleonic playlist highlighted by dual vocals that bounce between native chanting at a bluegrass barbeque and a gospel singer fronting a rock band at a Sunday morning service.

Brian Jordan Band
Brian Jordan delivers his sultry sound to audiences around the world with a unique flair. As leader of, “Brian Jordan Band”, Brian has thrilled many audiences with his own brand of rock infused groove music. Brian spent 12 years as guitarist with the band, "Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe". He has also performed and recorded with Grammy Award winning artist, Lauryn Hill and appeared numerous times with the house band on the NBC television show, “Last Call with Carson Daly. . Brian has also shared the stage and swapped licks with many luminaries such as James Brown, Dave Mathews, Lenny Kravitz, Bob Weir, "The Allman Brothers Band",

GrooveSession from Ontario, California is a power rock trio with great song writing and live performance. A reputation as the barefoot band that enjoys long sets and a little something for everyone to share. Body, mind and sound “GrooveSession” brings a multi-genre blend of rock n’ roll that they call “movin' groovin' music.” A very hard working and easy going band with a sound on their quest to end the jammin' famine.

Dead Winter Carpenter's

Hailing from North Lake Tahoe, Dead Winter Carpenters represents everything the American west stands for. With an unbridled spirit, and an authentic approach to the art of songwriting, the five-piece roots-rock band captures the freedom of the road with the kind of energy that is made of legends. “DWC” has found considerable national success and with top level festival and theater dates booked around the country.

The Las Vegas JamBand Society is in full Fall swing as it continues on in this it’s 12th year of producing “LIVE” music events in Las Vegas, NV. The LVJBS is a NV. all volunteer, membership driven, not-for-profit organization - incorporated on 10.31.03 The LVJBS produced it’s 1st show at Legends Lounge way back in February of 2000.

Since then the LVJBS has hosted over 200 shows including 4 installments of the Area 51 Soundtest which they hosted from 2001 – 2004 at the Indian Springs Hotel & Casino in Indian Springs, NV (located just North of Las Vegas & where the USAF tests the Predator Drones ) In it’s 12 years - the LVJBS has hosted shows at Legends Lounge (where the idea for the LVJBS was born), the internationally known Blue Note, the Club Rio, Moondoggies West, the Aruba Hotel, and currently the E-String Bar & Grill, and the brand new, state of the art 1,200 capacity Hard Rock Café “STRIP” – located right next door to the MGM Grand on the world famous Las Vegas STRIP.

The LVJBS continues it’s tradition and the organizations mission statement of bringing improvisational and jamband style music to the people of the High desert of Las Vegas, NV. We plan to make Southern Nevada a national destination for Jam Band music and festivals. By doing so we will provide our community with quality music and an enhancement of it's cultural value. We believe in transcendence through music and together we can introduce more people to the magic of this music and the musicians who play it.

The Las Vegas Jamband Society, an association of improvisational music enthusiasts, is the Las Vegas chapter of the Jamband Society of America, Inc. The Jamband Society of America, Inc. is a Nevada not for profit corporation created to promote live, improvisational music in Las Vegas, southern Nevada, and across the country.

Below is a partial list of bands the Las Vegas Jam Band Society has brought to Las Vegas since it's inception!
Boombox -- Mickey Hart Band -- moe. -- the Disco Biscuits -- Keller Williams -- Col. Bruce Hampton & the Codetalkers -- Particle -- Umphrey's McGee -- the Radiators -- Tea Leaf Green -- Garaj Mahal -- Dark Star Orchestra -- Benevento / Russo duo -- Robert Walter's 20th Congress -- The Almighty Senators -- Jennifer Hartswick Band -- The Juggling Suns -- new monsoon -- Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons -- Om Trio -- Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet -- Addison Groove Project -- Hot Buttered Rum String Band -- The Bounders -- Wise Monkey Orchestra -- Lake Trout -- David Nelson Band -- Perpetual Groove -- RAQ -- Hypnotic Clambake -- Delta Nove -- Porter - Batiste - Stoltz -- Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes -- Dumpstaphunk -- On the One -- Toubab Krewe -- Great American Taxi -- Cubensis -- Big Organ Trio -- Olospo -- Lubriphonic -- Sound Tribe Sector 9 -- Moksha -- Superstar Bingo -- Galactic -- Greensky Bluegrass -- The B-Side Players -- McTuff -- JFJO -- Olospo -- Victor Wooten -- EOTO -- JGB w/ Melvin Seals -- Grace Potter & the Nocturnals -- Railroad Earth -- Cornmeal --

The Las Vegas Jam Band Society
Bringing Exploratory and Improvisational Music to Las Vegas.


Jennifer Minucci
Media/Public Relations
Las Vegas Jamband Society
(702) 927-8866

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