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Canna Cabana Fest 2019


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Saturday Oct 12 - Sunday 13th

Join LyricsJoints.com as we create a movement around the country with our 1st “CannaCabanaFest 2019” in Ashland, Oregon. We believe in the universal language of music and in independent musicians who express freely.

Leveraging the power of music performed by area independent artists, our aim is to de-stigmatize and celebrate “cannabinoid” use across the US. Our musical festivals not only celebrate area bands, but also aim to feature boutique farms and craft artisans expressing their independent talents and self-expression.  

CannaXpert, LLC began operations in Oregon (July, 2018) and is pursuing a national campaign in 11 states (including Washington DC) that have legalized the adult use of cannabis. 

Come join us as we begin a movement kicking off at the historic Ashland Armory and moving across our great country!

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We have an Excellent Lineup!

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Niki J Campell

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Niki J Crawford and her band bring the heat with a high energy soul get down. After a short break following her latest tour, Niki is back with a new band, new songs and a new show. Niki is an American Recording Artist/Songwriter from the small country town of Springhill, Louisiana with a powerful, unforgettable and melodic voice. The singer/song writer crafts poignant lyrics and creates music with a Soul-Funk-R&B sound that you can feel. Niki has been singing since she was 6-years-old. From her roots as the lead soloist in her hometown church choir to the recently completed touring, her talent has continued to evolve as one of the strongest voices in music.

Niki and the band members have shared the stage and have played with Carlos Santana, Snoop Dogg, Al Green, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Aaron Neville, Macy Gray, Booker T Jones, The Roots, Tune Yards, Chicano Batman, Galactic, Keb Mo and Orgone just to name a few of the performers who have sought out her talent. She has performed on various late-night TV shows such as Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, and Saturday Night Live and lit up festival stages across the world like Bonnaroo, Wakarusa, Cal WorldFest, Utah Arts, Montreal Jazz, Summer Camp, Bear Creek, Long Beach Jazz Fest, All Good, High Sierra and Jam Cruise.

A multi-talented artist, Niki J. Crawford not only sings but is also a talented and growing actress. She just finished shooting an upcoming film “Revival” based on the gospel of John set to release Dec. 2018 and "Mr. Sophistication,” in which she plays herself-a popstar alongside Tatum O' Neal, Harry Lennix and Rick Fox. Niki can also be seen in Taylor Hackford’s "Love Ranch,” co-starring alongside Ginnifer Goodwin and Kevin Connolly in the hit comedy, "He’s Just Not That Into You"; “American Dreamz”, as well as roles in “The Tenants,” “Seeing Other People,” "Gridiron Gang,” "Miss March", and “Killer Diller,” which she received a “Two Thumbs Up” for her performance and was told “She is The REAL American Idol” from Ebert & Roper. Niki has also guest-starred on television shows “Ally McBeal,” “Wanted,” and was a “Scarlett” series regular; she has guested on hit productions “Rent” (Shubert Theater), and “Behind Closed Doors” (Tyler Perry Prod./T.D Jakes Prod.); and is also featured singing in the national Subway Campaign.

Niki continues to write and perform leading with her trademark aura of unconditional love and sensuality that fuels a vocal passion with the effortless ease of a veteran performer. Niki has said her goal is to make feel-good music and great films with an energy that inspires and alleviates negativity.

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Avehre

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Brandon “Avehre” Smith is an American Songwriter, Singer, and Producer. From his local church in Chicago to studying as a background singer under Grammy Award Winning performers like Gladys Knight, to producing with Billboard topping artists like Wanya Morris (Boyz II Men), Avehre’s journey has created sound that displays an undeniable and certain extraordinary soulfulness.

Knight adopted Avehre as her ‘Protégé’, backing his first public project a holiday EP titled ‘Star Filled Sky’ in 2014. The project received high praise from multiple major media outlets including Billboard Magazine, GlobalGrind, and RollingOut. In 2015 he went on to participate on Knight’s 2015 album as the songwriter and Vocal Producer for the lead track ‘Just a Little’.

Avehre is a “go-to” industry songwriter. He co-wrote ‘Blown’ (feat. Curren$y) for Lloyd on his fifth studio album ‘TRU - LP’, and placed his song ‘BulletProof’ on the first film released by Riveting Entertainment, ‘Never Heard’ (Prod. by Josh Webber). In addition to songwriting, Avehre is currently producing Samantha Mumba and Wanya Morris upcoming 2019-2020 projects, and preparing for the release of his solo EP.

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Jelly Bread

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Jelly Bread has risen from Reno/Lake Tahoe area favorites into a nationally- touring, powerhouse quintet that delivers a high-energy, chameleonic playlist all over the United States.  Jelly Bread’s distinct style is identified by a blend of desert twang meeting the urban tones of funk and rock. Exceptional songwriting and storytelling interlaced with four part harmonies, intricate “in-the-pocket” drum and bass grooves, swampy lap steel guitar, dirt under the fingernails guitar licks, tasty talkbox, “take-’em-to-church” organ come together into a sound that is downright appetizing.

Here, There & Everywhere was mixed by renowned engineer/producer Justin Phelps (Cake, Galactic, Fruition, The Mars Volta, The Neville Brothers, and Dead Kennedys among many others).  Jelly Bread has performed direct support for the likes of Robert Cray, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Moe, Rusted Root, JJ Grey, Dragon Smoke (members of Galactic), The Motet, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Pimps of Joytime, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Allen Stone Band, Orgone, Kyle Hollingsworth Band, Carolyn Wonderland, and The California Honeydrops. The band has also appeared at premiere festivals including the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, High Sierra, Joshua Tree, Strawberry, and Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza.

Jelly Bread is Dave Berry – guitar/vocals, Cliff Porter – drums/vocals, Alvin Johnson – keys/vocals, Ian Lindsay – bass/vocals, and Kevin Russell – lead guitar

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Fox and Bones

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Portland, Oregon based folk-pop duo Fox and Bones are the product of life on the road. Their music is ripe with vocal harmonies that pull at the heart strings and a rich, often times metaphysical lyrical landscape. They’ve spent the majority of their four year career in transit, relentlessly touring the greater United States, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This unwavering commitment to the road has spawned dedicated pockets of fans and friends all over the world.

It’s not all gas stations and hotel rooms for the internationally touring sweethearts. In 2018, they released their sophomore album “Better Land” which was met with critical acclaim. Jake Craney from Ground Sounds states “Better Land is exceptional, and impossible not to love” and music blog Come Here Floyd raves “The Oregon based duo are story tellers, adventurers and discoverers of magic in their sophomore LP.” Their new single “Running Free” is scheduled to be released August 2nd, 2019.

The duo’s live shows are an intimate hybrid of storytelling and comedy and as they play improv games and share stories from their adventures that draw in the audience and create a strong sense of community. Kelsey Greco of Vortex Music Magazine beams “(Fox and Bones) have an undeniable chemistry on stage, stealing furtive glances and sometimes locking eyes with an intimacy that showcases how vulnerable they are with one another and their audience."

Perhaps Isaac Biehl of Source Weekly puts it best: "Fox and Bones' music is made for those who are after adventure or who are running down a dream. The sound feels vast—like being in an open field with nothing but your thoughts narrating to the future."

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Earlier Event: October 10
The Human Experience with Gone Gone Beyond
Later Event: October 19
Justina Valentine