2018 💚 Monroe Street Fair 💚

Saturday, April 7th 2018.

Don't Miss the Largest FREE Pro-Cannabis Festival East of the Mississippi.

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Saturday, April 7th 2018 NOON

Save the date and book a great room for the weekend.

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Monroe Street Fair Music Festival is always the first Saturday in April, on Hash Bash Day.

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TOTALLY FREE SHOW!

Please support this TOTALLY FREE show by checking out and patronizing our select sponsors and vendors.

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Sponsors help make this show TOTALLY FREE!

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Thank you to our legendary legacy sponsors Arborside, Depot Town & B.D.T. Smoke Shops and the many early supporter's of the Monroe Street Fair, most notably MINORML, Reverend Steve, Christeen Landino and the whole MINORML volunteer crew.

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2017 Presenting Sponsors

Entertainment

2017 performances by:

This year we are proud to share with you the talents of the following acts.


Covert Operations

Dixon’s Violin

Leaving Lifted

Lavamoth

Act Casual

Eliza Neals and the Narcotics


Poetry * Comedy * Commentary

Poet: 

Lori Beth Coolidge


Speakers: 

Jorge Cervantes

Danny Danko

Jamie Lowell of MILEGALIZE

Matthew Hoffmann of Hand Grown


Thank you to all of our guests and performers.

BOOKING

BOOKING * BOOKING * BOOKING

BOOKING INQURIES HERE ONLY.

Show Music Samplers

Here is the Sound Cloud Playlist for this year's show. (coming soon)


Also found here: Sound Cloud Playlists from Past Performances.

2018 Artists & Speakers

Artist - TBA

Covert, the exciting musical collective based out of Flint Michigan, continue to work hard at establ

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Chicken Nugget & the KFL

Rock & Roll.

Artist - TBA

Lavamoth

Genre

Stoner Rock

Band Members

Kevin Edwards~ Guitar/Vocals/Moog Synth

Mick Stone~ Drums

Wayne Crouton-Bass

Hometown

Detroit Mi

About

Detroits premier heavy Moog-Rock power trio

Biography

Fuzzed-out,anthemic guitar riffs,combined with tribal,pounding drum and bass. Stoner Rock songs about space and time travel,messed up dope deals,dirty cops, and life in Detroit...Former members of Detroit's own 500 Ft. Of Pipe & Soldiers Of Scrape...laying down some new tracks to melt your brains…more...

Artist - TBA

Poets * Comics * Speakers

Poet: Lori Beth Coolidge

Poet Lori Beth Coolidge is one of Detroit's rising stars. Lori has written 2 books, both include thoughtful stories and anecdotes and has been a festival favorite for year's.

Comic - TBA

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THE LARGEST TOTALLY FREE PRO-CANNABIS MUSIC FESTIVAL EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI.

COME OUT AND HAVE SOME FUN AT THE MONROE STREET FAIR & Marijuana Law Reform Monroe Street Fair / Hash Bash MUSIC FESTIVAL. 

MONROE STREET FAIR * immediately following the Hash Bash in Ann Arbor, Mi

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Jamie Lowell

Jamie is one of Michigan's most visible activists and entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry. He co-founded Michigan's first recognized medical marijuana dispensary, is involved in activism through MILegalize and other projects, and, on behalf of the Michigan Marijuana Law Experts, speaks across the state to municipal leaders on the merits of opting in to the MMFLA program.



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About Us

HUGE SHOW!

THE LARGEST TOTALLY FREE PRO-CANNABIS FESTIVAL EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI!

ANN ARBOR, MI

Saturday, April 7th, 2018


Live music and vending.


We have been bringing our community together celebrating it's culture, music, art and accomplishments for over 17 years

Killer stoner variety show

Come out and enjoy this highly spirited day of fun, love, free live music, poetry, comedy, art, shopping and overall high jinks and merriment.


Our aim is to put on a killer stoner variety show while celebrating the cannabis  zeitgeist. 


We like to feature  artists and act's deserving wider recognition for their talent and pro-cannabis enthusiasm, expertise and contributions. 

Totally Free!!!

Voted #1 free pro-cannabis festival east of the Mississippi for the 17th time in a row!


Thank you to our sponsor's that help make this all possible. Please check out the select businesses featured at the Monroe Street Fair. They support our ever growing community and it's rapidly emerging sub-culture. Many of our long time sponsors also support many of the newer pro-cannabis festivals in Michigan.

About Us

Fred Heller

Fred has been apart of the fair since the beginning, first as a vendor and then as an organizer. An Ann Arbor native, he began glassblowing at the University of Oregon.(Quack Quack) and shows and sells both art and functional pieces. Fred continues to work every year to improve the Monroe street Fair and continue the legacy of fun, free and safe fairs.

Charlie Strackbein

Charlie founded the fair in 2002  and has been it's chief visionary and ambassador ever since. He began his career  in architecture in 1982 as a high school student, studied architecture at the University Of Detroit, worked for some of the oldest and most prestigious firms in the country and world. He has over 20 years experience in pro-cannabis related industries, and has been a pro-cannabis activist for over 15 years. Charlie began working at B.D.T. Smoke Shops in 1996 and founded the Monroe Street Fair in 2002.

Sal Aiello

Sal has been with the fair since 2010 and became it's Administer of Entertainment in 2012. Sal reviews over 100 acts and books 6 bands and a total of 9-15 acts every year.

Sal has been a performer and worked in the music industry for years.

Sal wrote a killer song about Detroit, was inspired to make a graphic representation of it and founded Don't Be Afraid Of Detroit Apparel company in 2010. You will find Don't Be Afraid of Detroit Apparel online and at festivals across southeast Michigan

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