Just in time for the Gem and Mineral Show, the “Gems of Rock” are coming to Tucson. The lineup includes: headliner Peter Rivera, singer and drummer of the classic psychedelic rock/soul band Rare Earth, accompanied by Mr. Skynyrd, “Arizona's Premier Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute band” and award-winning Arizona folk singer Jeordie.
Rivera has multiple gold and platinum albums under his belt, including hit songs with Rare Earth like "Get Ready." The night also features a special performance by Arizona's own children's music program, The Schoolhouse of Rock and local Tucson R&B band Soul Essential. Festivities also include a raffle and a late night open jam from 1 to 2 a.m.
8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. at El Casino Ballroom, 437 E. 26th St. General admission tickets are $45, VIP tickets, featuring a meet and greet with Peter Rivera are $75. For more information, visit keylife4ent.com/shop