On Sunday, February 19, 2012 from 4PM to 3AM, NORML of Florida, Ploppy Palace Productions and Revolution Live will be hosting the 14th Annual Medical Marijuana Benefit Concert.
This concert is to raise funds for NORML of Florida (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws), Patients Out of Time, The Silver Tour and the PUFMM (People United For Medical Marijuana) medical marijuana campaign to protect patients’ rights.
Legal Federal Medical Marijuana Patients Irv Rosenfeld & Elvy Musikka, Woodstock organizer Artie Kornfeld, Commissioner Walter Harris, Robert Platshorn, Michael Minardi + Representatives from the ACLU, the FL Green Party, NORML of FL
There is a statewide campaign to change the medical marijuana laws in Florida. This legislation is in the Florida House and Senate—a 30 year historic first—as well as a statewide petition drive. As such, there will be informational booths on-site with literature and educational handouts for community members regarding issues and the medical marijuana campaign in Florida.
The 14th Annual Medical Marijuana Benefit Concert will also feature a selection of community speakers who will present information about the issues including:
Irv Rosenfeld & Elvy Musikka, South Miami City Commissioner Walter Harris, Artie Kornfeld – author, music producer and organizer of Woodstock, Dante Trevisani of the American Civil Liberties Union of Greater Miami, Michael Minardi P.A.- Marijuana Defense Attorney, Shawn Heller from the Florida Justice Institute, Robert Platshorn – author and speaker for The Silver Tour, Eric Stevens from the Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy, Kim Russell from PUFMM, Steve Berke – former Miami Beach mayoral candidate, comedian & video activist, Jayne King from the Florida Green Party, representatives of NORML of Florida and other concerned citizens.
Some of South Florida’s top bands, spoken word artists and community activists will join together for patients’ and physicians’ right to use medical cannabis. The diversity of supporters for this cause will be a broad variety of musical styles including jazz, blues, rock, reggae, folk, hip-hop, funk, experimental, tribal rhythms, flamenco, Traditional Peruvian, world beat fusion, psychedelic grooves and various interactive jams. Here’s the breakdown.
3 Stages of 30+ Acts featuring Cyril Neville and the 13 Tribe Band
(Grammy Winner from The Neville Brothers of New Orleans),
Johnny Dread, The Spam Allstars, Crazy Fingers, Sweetbone, Ephniko,Nag Champayons, The Tribe, The Funky Nuggets, JP Soars Sigmund Floyd, The Int’l Language, Jam I Am, Kuyayky, Rhythm Flow, Gypsy Cat Omine, Kiki Sanchez, Fudakochi, Valerie C Wisecracker, Ellen Bukstel, Orrin Bolton, Teri Catlin, Steve Minotti, Lonesome Grey, Mr Grim Reapa, Anglo Sax, Immortals, & more.
Spoken Word: Alonso, Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughns, Raven, Martian Ambassador, Bishop Makalani-MaHee, Benjamin Shahoulian and Soulflower.
Live Art: Anibal Fernandez, Linx & more
Dancers: Elviza’s Rockabelly Hippies featuring Elviza, Symphony, Stacy Oh, Sofia Luna, Lili Barrera, Marie Insua, & more.
Performance Art: Yvonne Gougelet, Coconut Grove Jugglers Exchange.
Video Art: Gabriel Orenstein.
Tickets & Location
*18 and older with ID, Minors allowed with an adult* General admission is $18, Pre-sale $15, VIP Tic’s are $50. You can also purchase Discount Advance tickets here. ** VIP Tickets include entrance to comfortable seating in the VIP areas, a dedicated VIP bar and a year’s membership to NORML of Florida.* *
The event will be held at:
Revolution Live Ft Lauderdale
200 W Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale,
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