Final January, boxing legend Mike Tyson announced plans to open a cannabis resort. Though Tyson Ranch is nonetheless in improvement, Iron Mike is maintaining busy with Sort Music Festival.
The “micro-festival” will take location in Desert Hot Springs, California on February 23. Its modest roaster of performers involves Miguel, Starcrawler, Yonee, and All My Mates Hate Me. A single dollar from each and every ticket sale will advantage a nearby charity, regardless if attendees buy common admission or a lavish VIP pass.
Though Sort Music Festival is an all-ages occasion, it is not as well discreet about its affection for the plant. Its emblem is a dove with a cannabis leaf in its beak, just after all. To the naked eye, the event appears like a theme park catered to adult cannabis customers.
Attendees can also count on added thrills in addition to music, which includes meals trucks, a ‘chill-ville’ (rest region), inflatable obstacle courses, a bar region, restricted-edition merch, and exclusive vendors.
Sort Music Festival’s mission is to bring people today with each other by way of kindness. It also aims to celebrate California’s progressive legal recreational industry. Having said that, the occasion will not permit the use or sale of cannabis on festival grounds.
Interestingly, the FAQ section of the Sort Music Festival internet site does, nevertheless, recommend leniency towards cannabis use. A single query addresses cannabis-use on festival grounds, and the response hazily addresses that the festival “salutes California’s progressive stance on cannabis and its updated recreational/health-related laws that go into impact on January 1, 2019.”
An excerpt from California’s updated regulation prohibits “the consumption of marijuana in a public location unlicensed for such use, which includes close to K‐12 schools and other regions exactly where kids are present.”
According to PE, the festival is taking location on the 412-acre plot owned by Tyson, exactly where Tyson Ranch is becoming constructed. Tyson also seems to be pushing for a tv show about a retired boxer operating in the cannabis space, which is, basically, a story about his lif.