Thursday, January 31, 2019

Gems of Rock, Featuring Peter Rivera, Coming to Tucson Feb. 8

Posted By on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 4:38 PM

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. 

Gems of Rock supports the charities the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Arizona's Children Association

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

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