Gem & Jam Releases Second-Phase Lineup, Camping Options, + More!

Photos by Sage Thomas

After a year-long hiatus, Gem & Jam Festival is set and scheduled to return to Tuscon, Arizona this upcoming January 31st through February 2nd! The perfect start to 2020 awaits,  boasting a journey of sight and sound nestled in the desert landscapes of Pima County Fairgrounds

Let’s Jam

Rejoice, phase 2 has finally arrived! Gem & Jam’s Grateful Dead Tribute featuring: Michael Travis, Jason Hann, Eric Krasno, Mihali Savoulidis, Reed Mathis, and Todd Stoops, along with Michal Menert, Pink Talking Fish and over 25 more artists have joined the glorious 13th annual lineup.

For a festival with a relatively low attendee count, the production element and overall experience that is cultivated on these grounds is top-notch. Expect a sound quality that will rock your world paired with lasers, lights, and visuals that enhance the glorious schedule of performances. Year after year, Gem & Jam provides a place for the family to let loose and let the jams take over. And with a year off to recoup, this upcoming year is bound to be even more exceptional than ever before. 

Juicy, Local Talent Coming Your Way

The headliners are undoubtedly bangin’ for this round, but let’s take a deeper look into your 2020 lineup. Compared to previous years, this particular schedule of musicians has more local talent featured than ever before. This means more jaw-dropping sets and unforgettably good times, no matter what time of day we’re talking about! Here are 5 artists we recommend scoping out as you are getting ready for your adventure to Gem & Jam:

Sunn Rays




Prism Shank

Be sure to check out the rest of the names listed if you can, as these are just a few of many!

The Logistics + Info

Located on 640 acres and just 20 miles south of downtown Tucson, Pima County Fairgrounds and Gem & Jam will offer a variety of camping options. Choices and tickets are available for any style of festival-goer, starting at free walk-in camping with a $20 parking fee, car camping and RV options with hookups. Along with this, Gem & Jam offers two upgraded camping experiences: Ready Set Camping and the Camping Bundle ticket.

With Ready Set Camping, you can experience the future in insulated Shiftpods, made of composite fabric that keeps you cool during the day and warm into the night. This ticket includes an inflatable mattress, bedding, furniture, a space heater, electricity, and can sleep two comfortably. For those looking to travel light and take the work out of camping, Gem & Jam offers a pre-prepped Camping Bundle, which includes all of the essentials that two people could need: a tent for two, one lantern, two flashlights, pillows, sleeping bags, and a queen size inflatable mattress.

Learn more about Gem & Jam and buy your tickets HERE!

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