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Comic Con Palm Springs 2017: Just Around the Corner August 25-27

Comic Con Palm Springs 2017: Just Around the Corner August 25-27

By | April 20, 2017 at 2:37 am | No comments

Get Ready to Suit Up! By Avery Wood As Comic Con Palm Springs draws nearer, occurring August 25-27 at the Palm Springs Convention Center, founder Christopher Spellman is working to bring even more features and developments to the event. Stan Lee is confirmed to be in...

Posted in: Columns, Comic Con Palm Springs, Cover Stories, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/20 - 04/26 2017

Kelly Derrickson “I AM” Album Release Party

Kelly Derrickson “I AM” Album Release Party

By | April 19, 2017 at 11:20 am | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez Released on 4/13/17 through Star Tribe Records and recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, Kelly Derrickson’s second full-length album, I AM, will get its proper introduction at 9 p.m. on ‘Earth Day’ Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Big Rock Pub 79-940 Westward Ho...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/20 - 04/26 2017

DAVID CROSBY LIVE AT FANTASY SPRINGS CASINO – FRIDAY, APRIL 21

DAVID CROSBY LIVE AT FANTASY SPRINGS CASINO – FRIDAY, APRIL 21

By | April 19, 2017 at 11:18 am | No comments

By Rich Henrich Every so often the opportunity to interview a legend comes along but none as great as the godfather of music and activism as the one and only David Crosby! CVW: I consider you one of the founding fathers of modern music. What does it mean to you to be...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/20 - 04/26 2017

RECORD STORE DAY 2017

RECORD STORE DAY 2017

By | April 19, 2017 at 10:52 am | No comments

Saturday April 22, 2017 By Anastasia Beaverhausen The news became official in 2016. Vinyl sales outstripped digital downloads! Who woulda thunk? In 1990 the music industry unceremoniously dumped the original music format, vinyl, for the shiny happy promise of the compact...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 04/20 - 04/26 2017

Positive Buzz on The Day Sesh Art & 420 Party

Positive Buzz on The Day Sesh Art & 420 Party

By | April 19, 2017 at 10:35 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell Throwback to 1969 with lovelies bejeweled with glitter and flowers in their hair, music emanating from the DJ, and a plethora of vendors giving (yes giving) samples and swag to the 'influencers' who attended. Sheree Lilly, (Lilly PR) put together a fun,...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Events, Week 04/20 - 04/26 2017

Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa: Weekend 2 Coachella Activities

Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa: Weekend 2 Coachella Activities

By | April 19, 2017 at 10:20 am | No comments

Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa is proud to offer guests and festival goers alike the chance to enjoy the Coachella festivities all weekend long. This year, Miramonte will be the place to indulge in rest and recreation pre or post-concert with onsite activities like live...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/20 - 04/26 2017

The Yip Yops & The Flusters

The Yip Yops & The Flusters

By | April 12, 2017 at 8:00 pm | No comments

Inbetweener II - Call the Fire Marshal! By Noe Gutierrez The Yip Yops and The Flusters first met two years ago at 111 Music Fest. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. the doors will open to The Hood Bar & Pizza in Palm Desert, California and it’s only a matter of time...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

Wanda Jackson – Music and Memoirs of a Maverick

Wanda Jackson – Music and Memoirs of a Maverick

By | April 12, 2017 at 7:55 pm | No comments

By Lisa Morgan If Wanda Jackson’s spunk, spirit and fire could be bottled and sold, it would sell out faster than the tickets to this weekend’s show at Pappy and Harriet’s.  With over 50 years in the music industry, this trail blazing, soulful growler shows...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

BANG!BANG! Fun and Unfiltered, Making Noise from Nashville to California

BANG!BANG! Fun and Unfiltered, Making Noise from Nashville to California

By | April 12, 2017 at 7:50 pm | No comments

Friday, April 14 @ Pappy and Harriet’s with Wanda Jackson - SOLD OUT Saturday, April 15 @ Big Rock Pub, 8 pm – FREE SHOW By Lisa Morgan and Jordan Simpson BANG!BANG! is a new all-female trio making their way to Southern California by way of Nashville, Tennessee. ...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

McCallum Theater Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary Season

McCallum Theater Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary Season

By | April 12, 2017 at 7:45 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Morning sunlight shines through the multi-story windows of the McCallum Theater’s majestic main lobby.  Its three large chandeliers refract spots of color around the walls, and on rows of folding chairs.  On this day, the foyer bar offers free...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

Whole Foods Pre-Fest Beer Garden Kicks Off Music Festivals

Whole Foods Pre-Fest Beer Garden Kicks Off Music Festivals

By | April 12, 2017 at 7:35 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno-Neil Whole Foods Palm Desert will help kick off the weekends of Coachella Fest with their Pre-Fest Beer Garden on Thursday, April 13th and again on Thursday, April 20th. The event will get the music fest party started with fabulous beer, food and music, all...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

Day Club Complete Lineup for April 14-16 and 21-23 Palm Springs Pool Parties

Day Club Complete Lineup for April 14-16 and 21-23 Palm Springs Pool Parties

By | April 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm | No comments

Chris Lake, Justin Martin, Anna Lunoe, Jai Wolf, Gryffin (DJ Set), Ape Drums, Wax Motif, Party Favor, Kap Slap, Elephante, Swizzymack and more join Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Sasha, Hot Since 82, Martinez Brothers, Madeon, and Nicky Romero Day Club has another star-studded...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month! A Spoken Word Performance by CHIP MILLER

Celebrating National Poetry Month! A Spoken Word Performance by CHIP MILLER

By | April 12, 2017 at 7:20 pm | No comments

Friday, April 14, 2017 @ 2:00 PM. Published Poet, Songwriter, Humorist, Fine Artist, Screenwriter Award-­-Winning Filmmaker, and Recording Artist You’re Invited to Attend a Rare Spoken Word Performance by Longtime La Quinta Resident, Chip Miller. A Q&A will Follow this...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

Hop Up To The Tram For Easter Sunrise Service

Hop Up To The Tram For Easter Sunrise Service

By | April 12, 2017 at 7:05 pm | No comments

By Craig Michaels For some people, getting up before the sun to celebrate Easter is a family tradition. While there are a few options for this early morning ritual, none can claim the view you get at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. One of the most breathtaking...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Good Grub, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

EASTER BRUNCH ROUNDUP

EASTER BRUNCH ROUNDUP

By | April 12, 2017 at 6:55 pm | No comments

Riviera Palm Springs Announces Easter Buffet Unlike Any Other In Town Giant lobster paella station, crab legs, salmon poke, Jack Daniels slow roasted pork ribs, oyster shooters and bottomless mimosas are just a few of the incredible items The Riviera Palm Springs is offering...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate, Week 04/13 - 04/19 2017

The 2017 CV Music Awards Nominees

The 2017 CV Music Awards Nominees

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:17 am | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin Below you will find the Nominees in 37 categories for the 2017 CV Music Awards to be held Sunday, June 4 at the Riviera Resort in Palm Springs. Keep in mind that you can only vote one time from each device (one per wifi or data connection). We have several...

Posted in: Columns, CVMAs, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

INNA VISION – THE HIGHEST GRADE

INNA VISION – THE HIGHEST GRADE

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:15 am | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez INNA VISION Born “Michael Kamakoakeauoliokekai Lopes” Polynesian/Reggae/Dancehall artist Inna Vision grew up on the Hawaiian island of Maui and at age 12 started his first band. Currently supporting his latest release, a five song EP called Highest...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys Kick Off Festival Season at Big Rock Pub

Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys Kick Off Festival Season at Big Rock Pub

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:12 am | No comments

Thursday, April 6, Free Show 7 pm By Lisa Morgan Hide your mamas and your girlfriends – Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys (GGB) are coming to town.  The new Big Rock Pub is kicking off the month of music festivals (and testing the limits of their new house sound system),...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

The Road to the Tachevah Finals

The Road to the Tachevah Finals

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:10 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan   This was a night I couldn’t miss.  Thursday, March 30th at Palm Canyon Road House, some of the most talented local bands I’d ever had the pleasure of knowing and hearing would be competing in the Tachevah band competition.  Just before...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Get into the Grooves at the Westin

Get into the Grooves at the Westin

By | April 5, 2017 at 6:05 am | No comments

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna "Grooves at the Westin" wrapped up an incredible series last Saturday night on Master’s Plaza at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage. The season, which featured four shows over seven weeks started on Feb 18th with...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 6

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 6

By | April 5, 2017 at 5:55 am | No comments

The CV Open Mic Competition 2017 at The Block Sports Bar & Grill in Cathedral City week #6 brought on some enthusiastic fans! Cheers from the crowd could be heard throughout the night after each performer gave us their best song. Plus multiple screams, yells, and even dance...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Local Music Spotlight, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

Art Walk – End of season Sale to Benefit Loving All Animals

Art Walk – End of season Sale to Benefit Loving All Animals

By | April 5, 2017 at 4:25 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels The Art Place in the Palm Desert Design District would like to thank Coachella Valley residents for making them the premier destination for all home design and decor needs. To show their appreciation, The Art Place is inviting the public to their Art Walk...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 04/06 - 04/12 2017

The 15th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival, An International Palette

The 15th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival, An International Palette

By | March 29, 2017 at 7:27 pm | No comments

A Super Bloom of Color and Art Opens March 31 – April 1 & 2 Affirming the Coachella Valley’s art scene as an international destination for culture and entertainment, 200 juried artists from more than 25 countries around the world will attract over 10,000 visitors to the...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Cover Stories, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/30 - 04/05 2017

Desert Rhythm Project Announce New Album and New Tour with Mike Love

Desert Rhythm Project Announce New Album and New Tour with Mike Love

By | March 29, 2017 at 6:56 am | No comments

Rare Local Performance at Pappy and Harriet’s, Friday, March 31st, 8:30 pm By Lisa Morgan The minute that you try and put Michael Reyes and Bryanna Evaro’s Desert Rhythm Project in a genre box, they will bust right out of it.  I have attempted to myself, and...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/30 - 04/05 2017

CAKES the MANIAC – Album Release Party at THE HOOD in Palm Desert

CAKES the MANIAC – Album Release Party at THE HOOD in Palm Desert

By | March 29, 2017 at 6:00 am | No comments

ARTIST AND MUSICIAN MONICA MORONES PERFORMS AS CAKES WITH SUPPORTING ACTS OCHO OJOS, TRIBESMEN, AND LUTHERGATES Monica Morones, a San Francisco-born visual artist and musician living and working in the Coachella Valley, will take over The Hood in Palm Desert, CA on Friday,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/30 - 04/05 2017

Kenny Loggins Coming to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Friday, April 7th, 8 pm

Kenny Loggins Coming to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Friday, April 7th, 8 pm

By | March 29, 2017 at 5:58 am | No comments

By Lisa Morgan He answered his phone and brightly greeted me with a warm, “Good morning!” as he fed his 6.5-year-old “puppy,” a Cavalier King Charles, and poured himself “much need” cup of coffee.  Kenny Loggins, the proud owner of 12 platinum albums, a pair...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/30 - 04/05 2017

Upcoming Events at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Upcoming Events at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

By | March 29, 2017 at 5:50 am | No comments

LEGENDARY COMEDIAN CHRIS ROCK’S FIRST TOUR IN NINE YEARS Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer Chris Rock is making a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. Chris Rock’s TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 is crisscrossing...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 03/30 - 04/05 2017

Retro Jam & Dance Party at Zelda’s Night Club in Palm Springs

Retro Jam & Dance Party at Zelda’s Night Club in Palm Springs

By | March 29, 2017 at 5:10 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell We've done Latin Jazz jams, standards jazz jams and now we are doing a Retro Jam and Dance Party at the classic Zelda's Night Club in Palm Springs. Monday, May 1 from 5-close you can flashback to the 70's and 80's with the best dance music in a live jam with...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Events, Week 03/30 - 04/05 2017

PAUL RODGERS (BAD COMPANY, FREE, THE FIRM) READY TO ROCK FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON SATURDAY, MARCH 25

PAUL RODGERS (BAD COMPANY, FREE, THE FIRM) READY TO ROCK FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON SATURDAY, MARCH 25

By | March 22, 2017 at 4:15 pm | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin It’s no secret that Paul Rodgers has one of the most distinctive and respected voices in rock music history. He first garnered  popularity with the international hit song “All Right Now,” back in 1970 with his band Free, who went on to release four...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real: Promise Kept with New Masterpiece Album in Progress

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real: Promise Kept with New Masterpiece Album in Progress

By | March 22, 2017 at 4:05 pm | No comments

By Lisa Morgan While it was clear Neil Young could have held us captive on his own during his first weekend performance at Desert Trip 2016, the entrance of his band of choice, Promise of the Real, featuring Lukas and Micah Nelson, took things to a whole other level of sound...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Dana Carvey Performs at Fantasy Springs Friday, March 24

Dana Carvey Performs at Fantasy Springs Friday, March 24

By | March 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm | No comments

By Tracy Dietlin Dana Carvey burst on the comedic scene back in the mid-80s as part of the cast of Saturday Night Live. During his 6 year stint on the show he created many memorable characters including “Church Lady,” “Garth” and Hans” to name a few. He also brought...

Posted in: Columns, Comedy, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Hope for Isaiah, Four Year Old Cancer Fighter

Hope for Isaiah, Four Year Old Cancer Fighter

By | March 22, 2017 at 9:09 am | No comments

Live Music and FUNdraising at Big Rock Pub, Monday, March 27th, 6 pm By Tanya Moreno, Desi Strong Foundation Meet four-year-old Isaiah. He has been battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cancer for over a year now. He loves his Marvel Comics superheroes, especially The...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

1st Annual Derby Downs to Benefit BBBSD

1st Annual Derby Downs to Benefit BBBSD

By | March 22, 2017 at 9:00 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert (BBBSD) is proud to announce its 1st Annual “Derby Downs: A Night at the Races” Fundraiser.  This will be a spirited evening of horse races, betting, food, drinks and auction to be held on Saturday, March 25th,...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

THE RIVER AND FOREVER 21 PRESENT FESTIVAL FASHION AT LIVE SHOW ON APRIL 8

THE RIVER AND FOREVER 21 PRESENT FESTIVAL FASHION AT LIVE SHOW ON APRIL 8

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:50 am | No comments

First-ever fashion presentation at The River highlights latest looks for concert-goers and many more By Joe Enos Rancho Mirage-- The River, the Palm Springs area’s popular entertainment center for shopping and dining in Rancho Mirage, has partnered with fashion retailer...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

The Falling Doves – Liverpool Legends Tour

The Falling Doves – Liverpool Legends Tour

By | March 22, 2017 at 8:17 am | No comments

  To what was once home to the legendary Beatles that influenced the world with their music, comes a new wave of musicians from the city of Liverpool that are ready to promote their message of love, peace and music. The Falling Doves are proud to bring these musicians...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017