Tucked alongside the mountains of the Arizona desert, Gem & Jam music and arts festival takes place during the annual Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase. Unlike many large mainstream music festivals, Gem & Jam is an intimate event that focuses on being a transformative festival which brings together artists, teachers and concert goers alike for a weekend of creation and collaboration.
In addition to a variety of musical entertainment, Gem & Jam also offers a variety of different musical and artistic workshops to those who attend. The festival is designed to teach and inspire attendees about the environment around them and the talents within themselves and below are eight lessons that we took away this year.
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The dead of winter isn’t an ideal time to throw a festival. However, Gem and Jam Festival isn’t one to play by the rules. Coming straight out of Tucson, AZ, they’re ready to heat up this frigid January even further and we’re giving you the chance to win a Gem & Jam Festival Camping Package! They bring out some of the funkiest, grooviest, and wobbliest acts around and you can be sure that the fire will be raging in the desert. If you’re looking to escape the cold and throw down hard in the same stroke, then look no further. But before you watch these gems jam out (hehehe), get in the know from the bottom, up!
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