The 710 Chronicle, Phoenix New Times and 101.1 The Beat Presents…Greenbuds & Jam

The 10th Annual Greenbuds & Jam – Arizona’s biggest outdoor music festival, is Saturday, December 3, from 2 – 11 p.m.  This event will be like no other event in the state, with the biggest entertainment lineup of its kind, including live glass blowing, fire dancing, comedy and a full day of bands and rappers.

You do not need a medical marijuana card to attend this awesome event.

You have to be 18 to attend the festival and we’ll have a full bar for the 21+ crowd.

In addition to the entertainment, there will be a lot of vendors onsite and food trucks. We’ve got your munchies covered.

About the Venue

Joe’s Grotto was founded in 1994 by local musician, Joe Grotto, (real name) with the sole purpose of supporting his passion; Live Music.

Located in the corner of a strip mall with a small corner stage, Joe’s Grotto started cranking out music, entertaining crowds, making magic and has never stopped! Throughout the years, Joe’s Grotto has made changes and improvements, morphing into a top-notch venue which now hosts Local, National, and International artists.

Located in north Phoenix at 13825 N 32nd St, Ste 32, Phoenix, Arizona 85032, it’s easily accessible from the 51. The crossroads are Thunderbird and 32nd St.


gbj-poster2Rock, Reggae, Rap, Jazz and More

Four bands headline the show.

William Calhoun, or WC (pronounced Dub-C) started out in the gangsta rap scene and worked with fellow rappers Coolio, Snoop Dog, Ice Cube, Mack 10 and Nate Dogg. WC formed Westside Connection with Ice Cube and Mack 10 in 1996 and the group’s debut album, Bow Down reached the number 2 position on the Billboard 200.

Sen Dog was a member of the rap group Cypress Hill. Some of his most well known songs include “How I Could Just Kill a Man” and “Insane in the Brain.”

In the late 1990’s, Sen Dog formed a rock/rap band called SX-10 and in 2008, he released his first solo album, Diary of a Mad Dog.

Property Six is a rap ‘n’ roll group from Phoenix, with a unique style that brings together six different elements of music.

There will be about 25 bands performing all day.  

Fire and Glass

In addition to the main stage, we’ll have two more entertainment areas for fire dancers and glass blowers.

Fire dancers from The Flow Shop will perform in between music breaks. With their own booth and entertainment area, they’ll be selling their juggling and fire dancing gear, hula hoops, glow toys and festival fashion.  

Glass blowers from Glass Magic will be blowing pipes, bongs and art. The group is made up of five family members with a combined 100 years’ experience blowing glass.  Patrons can make a custom request, watch them make it and take it home with them.  


Tickets cost $14.20 in advance and $20 at the door. Get your tickets online at

Come join us, 12/3/16, for the music festival of the winter!


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