At the heart of Gem and Jam is a team that wants to show the world the pool of talent and the magic of the Tucson rave scene. Every year they have brought out world renowned talent and locals to the festival and this year is one of the best yet. With headliners like The String Cheese Incident, LSDream, The Floozies, and Emancipator set to take to the decks along with other rising talents, the 15th edition is going to be something special. Recently, they announced a DJ contest for one lucky aspiring producer to earn a slot for 2023. Partnering with Dancing Astronaut, the contest runs until December 20th 11:59 MT. Those wishing to enter will need to submit a 30 minute DJ mix and the festival organizers will collectively submit their vote on their favorite.
On top of earning a performance slot, the winner will receive two 3-day festival tickets, two VIP upgrades, a car camping pass, and $100 travel stipend! The winner will be notified through email by January 5th, 2023. So hit up all of your DJ friends and share this article with them! You can check out the full details and how to submit here. Good luck and we hope to see you there!