2011 2nd Annual Jefferson State Music Festival and Hemp Expo August 26 – 27

2011 2nd Annual Jefferson State Music Festival and Hemp Expo August 26 – 27
3833 Holland Loop Road Cave Junction, Oregon 97523– Jefferson State, Cascadia

Media Contact Erik —— email = jsmusicfest [AT] – and – PHONE 541-659-3549

Mission Statement:
Jefferson State Music Festival and Hemp Expo is founded on the belief that through awareness, education, and the cooperation and coordination of citizens and public officials, many complex social issues can be mitigated.

Objective and Purpose:
To host a world class music event that provides outlets for cannabis advocates to educate the public on the many potential benefits and uses of the cannabis plant. This includes religious, medicinal,
industrial, agricultural, economic, environmental, and other practical applications.

Event Description:
Two day music festival and educational hemp exposition featuring speakers and hemp industry advocates, 30+ regional and national musical acts on two stages, camping,vendors, artists and more.

Main Event Sponsors:
Southern Oregon Alternative Medicine:
Northern Light & Garden:
State of Jefferson Band:
Profound Entertainment:
Dragon’s Laire Glass:
Oregon Cannabis Connection:

Hemp Expo Needs Your Help: We are asking volunteers and Hemp Expo supporters to help us acquire some items to help make this years event run smoothly. We have extensive but limited supplies on hand and want to be able to help each other out as much as we can. So here is a list of items that we will use throughout the event. Lumber, Wood stakes, 5 gallon buckets w/ lids, Wheel barrows, Carts, Rickshaws, Golf carts, Water tank (500 Gallon) or larger, Shower parts, Hoses, Shade cover/ Ez-up’s, Extension cords and Power strips.  If you are able to donate or lend the Hemp Expo any of these things please let us know and be sure to clearly mark your gear and keep track of who you loan it to. Please remember that we will be providing all of the essential materials for the event including everything listed. If you bring what you need for the weekend and are willing to help out your neighbor you will have a most enjoyable Hemp Expo experience.

Addmission and Ticket Information:
Day time admission (10am – 4:20pm) is FREE. Yes that’s right, we said FREE!! Attendees can walk into the “Festival Area” free of charge during those hours.

Night time admission (4:20pm – 10pm) is $5 per person. Wristbands will be issued at the front gate. There will be no re-rentry to the “Festival Area” after 4:20pm unless you are wearing the appropriate wristband.

Parking Information: Parking: $5 per vehicle with no re-entry into day lot.

Come prepared for your stay at the Hemp Expo. There will be a lot of traffic on the road that weekend and you will enjoy your time more if you are not running to the store to re-up on supplies.

There will be event staff and security in the parking lot and throughout the campground and festival area. Please drive slow and do not leave anything of value in your car.

If you plan on camping at this years event you will need to purchase camping passes to get access to the campground area.

Volunteers: If you have not made it to a Hemp Expo meeting and signed up for your
volunteer shifts, this is your last chance to do so. We will be going over event details,
previewing the performance schedule, and familiarizing ourselves with the event site.
This is a great opportunity to get to know the people that you will be working with.
If you cannot make it to this meeting and still want to volunteer, please show up to
Hemp Expo ready to participate. Last minute volunteers do not receive their camping
passes until their shift is complete.
No Dogs This is the law of the land. The property owner does not allow dogs due to livestock and safety concerns. If you show up with a dog you will be turned away. No exceptions! This includes vendors, volunteers, staff, and all other attendees. If you are found with a dog at the event you will not be invited back! NO EXCEPTIONS.
No Fires bbq OK And finally…
Jefferson State Hemp Expo reserves the right to restrict or prohibit any activities deemed to interfere with the public access and/or programming, or which would reflect poorly on the event. Should you act in a manner that is illegal or unsafe to me, other participants, or staff, you may be excluded from the event. Jefferson State Hemp Expo 2011 reserves the right to refuse service and privileges to anyone.
Most importantly, have a good time and be safe. Come prepared for your stay at the Hemp Expo and bring shade for your group. It is going to be hot, hot, hot.
Camping Information: Jefferson State Hemp Expo offers weekend
camping passes for on-site camping at the Hemp Expo

Included with each camping pass is one parking pass for the campground, a tent
site next to your vehicle, and your weekend wristband for admission to the festival and

Camping is $50 per person. We encourage you to come for the day if you
cannot camp with us.

Children 12 years and under are free and must be with an adult to get their wristband.

There is a limited amount of passes available and we plan to sell out. So don’t
delay, get your pass now.

Hemp Expo 2011 is using Pay Pal to handle online payments. The service is free and you can pay with your credit or debit card.

To purchase your camping pass please fill out the registration form and submit to
event coordinators on-line. Once you send the registration form you will be redirected
to Pay Pal where you will be able to buy your passes.

Jefferson State Hemp Expo
Rogue River, OR 97537

Large groups, businesses, and people purchasing multiple passes should look
into our sponsor options. Some of the benefits of sponsorship include camping.

V.I.P. packages are available upon request. Thanks, see you at the show.
Parking Information:

Parking: $5 per vehicle with no re-entry.

Come prepared for your stay at the Hemp Expo. There will be a lot of traffic on the road that weekend and you will enjoy your time more if you are not running to the store to re-up on supplies.

There will be event staff and security in the parking lot and throughout the campground and festival area. Please drive slow and do not leave anything of value in your car.

If you plan on camping at this years event you will need to purchase camping passes to get access to the campground area.

From the I-5 Freeway north or south take Exit #55.
Merge onto U.S. HWY. 199 for 30.9 Miles.
Turn Left on OR-46, East Caves HWY for 1.8 Miles
Turn Right on Holland Loop Road.
Destination will be on the right side of the road.

From the Oregon and California coastline take U.S. Hwy 199 to Cave Junction.
Turn Right on OR-46, East Caves HWY for 1.8 Miles.
Turn Right on Holland Loop Road.
Destination will be on the right side of the road.

From Happy Camp take Indian Creek Road for 11.5 Miles.
Slight Left at Greyback Road for 7.9 Miles.
Slight Left toward Road 48 for .9 miles. Continue on Road 48 for 9.7 miles. Continue onto Happy Camp Road for 1.9 Miles.
Turn Right on Takilma Road 4.7 Miles.
Turn Right on Holland Loop Road.
Destination will be on your Right.

All readers of this posting can receive a FREE gift from Terry’s Trading Post by just asking for it!

2011 Hemp Expo Artists (More TBA)
Artist info is up to date. Performance schedule will be released on Thursday, August 25th. Link to your favorite bands to find out what time they are playing.

Poor Man’s Whiskey, State of Jefferson, Frankie Hernandez, The T-Club, Alcyon Massive, Takilma

Oneironauts, Jack Falls-Rock, Pure Will, Michelle McAfee, Jim Matthiesen, Jen Ambrose, Illies

Sentinel, Outpost, Willie Ames, Harri and Friends, Willie and the Poor Boys, Synergy, Medium Troy

Michael Annotti , Podunkt, The Bones, Blind Lion, Michelle Bellamy, Unsung Hero’s, Matt Hill

Buzz, Big Wes, Windsong, Fashion for Zion, Smokin’ Rogues, Brian Whitecloud, Dan Eagan

Alice DiMicele, Eastern Sunz, 100 Watt Mind, David Kai, Coyote Rising, Organic Time Machine

Ring of Trees, 541 Syndicate, Ngaio Bealum, Heavily Medicated Crew, Sol Seed,

2011 Main Event Sponsors More info:

Here are a few highlights of our alternative medicine services:

Primary Care Services:
We have multiple physicians and nurse practitioners to meet your primary care needs. Chinese Medicine options are manual medicines with an osteopathic focus. Experience stress relief and reduction. We also offer hands on body work sessions that are distinctively different from chiropractic, physical therapy or traditional message therapy. For more details call our office.

Medical Marijuana Certification:
Once we are provided state required, current medical documentation from a licensed physician – our physicians are able perform a consultation enabling the recommendation for medical marijuana. For more details call our office.

Acupuncture & whole body healing offered by Kristen Piacitelli, MS, L.A.c.
Kristen has over 3,000 hours of training in the five branches of Oriental Medicine. She invites to you come explore and question what Oriental Medicine has to offer. Call today to find out more.

Message Therapy:
During a manual application of pressure and movement to the soft tissue, skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia; patients are able to experience relief. Dozens of techniques treat everything from anxiety to pain and loss of sleep.

Chiropractic Care:
Experience relief from pain and discomfort. Call our office for more details.

Northern Light and Garden
Today, NLG has three Oregon locations including one in Beaverton, Salem and Grants Pass.

We stay ahead of the game by visiting our competitors, carrying the latest products and buying in volume so we can pass the savings on to our customers.
Business has been growing every year even though competition has severely increased. The staff at NLG understands that loyal customers are the key to success, which is why we started the rewards program. We’ve recently launched our loyalty card that rewards people for return visits to the store. The more you shop the more you save – it’s that simple.
This industry is becoming more professional and is growing at a significant rate. There is huge potential for business. The unprecedented customer service, large selection, a great reputation and knowledgeable employees that enjoy what they do make NLG so successful. We don’t believe in commission; it’s better to sell the right products and make less then it is to push customers into something they don’t really need. Customers come first at NLG.

State of Jefferson
Welcome to the State of Jefferson. You’ve finally made it. You are home. You’re finally free!
This group is entertaining the muses and inspiring the masses as they blossom out of the heartland of the famed State of Jefferson statehood movement in Southern Oregon and Northern California. The groups stellar live performance coupled with their unique, energetic, and carefree personalities, creates a bond with the swirling seas of dancing believers near and far, leaving them awestruck and hopeful for the future in a world seemingly strife with struggles of all sorts.
State of Jefferson’s diverse catalog seamlessly and psychedelically weaves together many genres, melding together Reggae, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Bluegrass with heavy overtones of Jam based music .
. The band has backed many artists including MC Mystic, Maacho, The Herbivores, Marko, and Alcyon Massive and shared the stage with many great, national and international acts such as Prezident Brown, Yellowman, Midnight, Abyssinians, Culture, Pato Banton and the Now Generation, The Mystic Roots Band, Jah Levi, Zilla, Blue Turtle Seduction, Tea Leaf Green, and the list goes on. Most recently the group performed and recorded with Joe Craven, formerly of the David Grisman Quintet.
From Seattle to San Fransisco and all points in between, they’ve really been covering some ground.The bands even been cruisin’ off to the Hawaiian Islands for the last five years. They’ve been soaking up some sun in the winter months as well as performing with some of Oahu’s premier musicians and artists such as Sashamon, Maacho and the Cool Connection, and Kapono Haines.
Be sure to check out the State of Jefferson in 2011. The band will be performing throughout the State of Jefferson as well as performances in and around the West Coast Festival Scene as well as hosting their own festival series. Look for them at the Seattle Hempfest, Portland Hempstalk, Takilma Treehouse 4th of July Bash, Jefferson State Music Festival, The Summit Stage and Saloon, and many other fine events and venues.

“We would like to thank everyone for their support that has been involved with State of Jefferson throughout this musical journey. The love, blessings, and encouragement we receive from all of the people we meet is enlightening to us, and carrying us through the years, as well as showing all of us that we are on the right track.”

Joe Ginet- Vocals, Guitars, Mandolin, Harmonica’s, other miscellaneous strings, reeds, and devices

Mickey Stevens- Vocals, Guitars, Trumpet

Erik Vestnys- Organ, Synthesizer, Samples, Vocals

Ryan Redding- Bass, Vocals

Drums- Iggy Jefferson

Guest appearences and specialty instrumentation can be arranged upon special request…. i.e. Horn Section, Violinists, Dobro, Banjo, African Drummers and Tribal Dancers, etc.
The State of Jefferson band will back up just about any competant artist and are prepared to travel.
Here’s a short list of artists the State of Jefferson has recently backed: Messenjah Selah, Maacho, M.C. Mystic, Marko, Alcyon Massive, Iwill, Jim Mathiesin of the Heahrbivores, Jewish Cowboy of the Humboldt Kings, Frankie Hernandez, Mark Wonder, and many more.

Thank you’s are deserved to the seemingly countless number of musicians who have performed with and contributed to the group:
A couple of key players to be thanked are
Duke Davis, Michael St. John, Mitch, Mike Forney, Mathew Wells, Kapono Haines, Salam, Scotty one Drop,
……. and so many more

Profound Entertainment
A full service special event production company with over 17 years of experience in producing major events throughout California and Oregon. We specialize in event support, offering the best professional audio, power, lighting, staging and video. Profound Entertainment will customize any special event to suit the client. We are effective in consulting and representing volunteer organizations, community groups and/or committees and can guide them to achieve their desired goals and objectives. Be sure to contact us.

The Dragon’s Lair
Glass and Accessories
210 NW 6th St.
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Phone: 541-479-5617
Tuesday – Saturday 11:00-6:00
Dragon’s Lair carries an amazing selection of glass from many of the best glass blowers, such as: Carsten Carlile Tom Fenn Chaz Eusheen Darby Holm Misc. Bad Ass Glass Which Include: Funtional Art Pieces Non Functional Art Pieces Water Pieces Dry Pieces Small Pieces

We carry clothing from: Seedless and Satori We also carry: Jewelry Body Care Bags and Cases And much more!

Oregon Cannabis Connection
The Oregon Cannabis Connection is a bi-monthly publication focused on the Oregon cannabis community. We are published by K2 Publications located in Medford, Oregon. Our focus on local issues sets us apart from other cannabis publications. We hope to provide a useful resource for Oregonians interested in learning more about cannabis and its usefulness as a medicine, and also those who already know its value and currently are using cannabis.
Be informed, aware and educated! Pick up a copy of Oregon Cannabis Connection today!

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