'Canna Jam:' Ypsilanti hosts an all-day weed festival next weekend

October 03, 2021, 10:44 AM

Bloomfield Hills attorney Michael Komorn slaps a cachy slogan on a Canna Jam Festival he organized: "Normalizing cannabis one event at a time."

The 10-hour outdoor gathering in Ypsilanti next Saturday features comedy, music, food, non-alcoholic beverages and, naturally, marijuana sales and use. Vendors also will peddle merchandise 

A portion of proceeds from the $15 event will benefit the John Sinclair Foundation and the Redemption Foundation, which aims to help people affected by the war on drugs. Sinclair, a veteran pot-legalization activisit, and Redemption Foundation chief executive Ryan Basore of Lansing will be available at Canna Jam to greet $125 VIP ticketholders, according to Metro Times.

Southfield native Mike Young, a comedian, is among entertainers. So is bassist Tony "T. Money" Green with his Roadwork Crew band.


Detroit Red Wings veteran Darren McCarty, a cannabis entrepreneur, performs as part of his Comedy Slapstick Tour. The finale is a show by Echoes of Pink Floyd with a laser light show. 

Plan to go:

  • When: Oct. 9, noon-10 p.m.
  • Where: Riverside Park, 2 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti (map)
  • Tickets: $15 or $125 for VIP access | 21 or older
  • Tip: Bring chairs or blankets

Leave a Comment:

Photo Of The Day