Not too long ago, Gem & Jam Festival which takes place Feburary 3-5th in Tucson, AZ announced it’s initial 2017 lineup for it’s 11th anniversary show, which solidified it as one of the go to names in jam. Including headliners like Gramatik, The Floozies, Lotus, Com Truise, Russ Liquid, The New Deal, and many others!
Now Gem & Jam is back with the second wave of their lineup release and boy is it a doozie! Adding names like Phish’s Mike Gordon and an all-star Grateful Dead tribute set planned, featuring: Steve Kimock & Friends, members of The Motet, and more; Gem and Jam is killing the festival game!
Gem & Jam is Located on 640 acres just 20 miles south of downtown Tucson. The multi-stage music and arts festival will be offering camping options for the first time, including: onsite RV camping with hookups, boutique camping, car camping and walk-in camping. In addition to this new element, Gem & Jam will be expanding on its experience with world-class visuals, unique stage designs, artist galleries, live paintings, experiential installations, daytime workshops, gem and mineral vendors and much more. General Admission passes are available now for $169, plus fees. Camping options will be available starting at $30, plus fees. Prices will remain frozen, until December 15th. Tickets are available online at www.gemandjamfestival.com. Gem & Jam Festival is an all ages event.
When I first started going to festivals almost over a decade ago, second wave lineup announcements were thought of almost as a joke. But now with festivals like Euphoria and Gem & Jam, they are taking the idea much more seriously and giving fans something to actually look forward to.
Gem & Jam’s full performer lineup, including those previously announced is: Gramatik; The Floozies; Lotus; The Trancident, featuring Kyle Hollingsworth, Michael Travis, Michael Kang and Jason Hann of the String Cheese Incident; EOTO & Friends; G Jones; The Infamous Stringdusters; Poolside; Com Truise; Steve Kimock & Friends, featuring Jeff Chimenti, Bobby Vega and Wally Ingram; Opiuo; The Motet; 8 Minutes to Burn; Adem Joel; Another Monkey; The Bennu; Cadillac Mountain; Cool Nasty; Desert Hearts Showcase, featuring Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds and Marbs; Dimond Saints; Electric Feel; Endoplasmic; Evanoff; Flying Skulls; The Funk Hunters; Gipsy Moon; Jaw Gems; Keli & the Big Dream; Kitchen Dwellers; kLL sMTH; Kyle Hollingsworth Band; Kyma; Late Night Radio; Maddy O’Neal; Majitope; M-Q; The New Deal; Onism Qi; Party People; Rebel Disco; The Russ Liquid Test; Safi’s Lab; Smash & Grab; Smokovich; Thriftworks; Tnertle and Unlimited Aspect. The lineup is its biggest yet, hosting over 50 musicians across 3 stages, with special late night sets, gem and mineral exhibits, art galleries, painters, dancers, daytime workshops, and much more.