The 9th Annual Tucson Gem and Jam Festival will kick off on February 6th featuring 2 stages of music over three beautiful days in the Arizona desert. Hosting many internationally and nationally prominent names in the jam and electronic music scenes; Gem & Jam is not just a music festival.
World renowned artist and painter Alex Grey will be painting and speaking at the event along with over 30 of the finest vendors of gems and jewelry from around the country. Fans of music can expect to see acts such as Emancipator Ensemble, Papadosio, Michal Menert Trio (Pretty Lights Music), LTJ BUKEM (UK drum & bass), The New Mastersounds (UK Funk music), and many more. Workshops, dancers, visual performers, high-end art galleries and cutting edge production add to an already over the top experience.
The 9th annual Gem and Jam Festival is held annually in conjunction with the world renowned Tucson Gem and Mineral show – the perfect pairing for music, art and gem enthusiasts of all kinds. While music is for many the main attraction, the festival will also feature artists of all types and mediums, along with crystal and gem vendors, workshops, visual performers, arts and crafts along with high-end art galleries.
With nearly 55,000 people expected from around the world to visit the Tucson area during the three-week Gem and Mineral Show, the organizers of the Gem and Jam Festival aim to provide a unique atmosphere that celebrates the art and ethos of the gem community with entertainment and unique visual arts.
Event organizers are also offering an expanded network of daytime activities, classes and workshops, along with late night after parties with music till dawn. Now located on an expanded outdoor oasis, the music festival features 2 full stages, with plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy the beautiful desert landscape. Inclusive hotel and ticket packages are now available at a discount and are available on the official event website at www.gemandjamfestival.com