Valley Rhythms

Loving All Animals Super Pet Adoption Fair adds Music Festival

By | November 14, 2012 at 10:38 pm | 77 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza In addition to all the festivities mentioned in the Cover Story about the Loving All Animals Super Pet Adoption Fair, Johnny Meza and Lola Rossi of Prestige Entertainment, have added an exciting line-up of Musicians to the two day event. Starting at 10...

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Hollywood Star, Mickey Rooney continues The 2012 Legends At Lyons Series on Monday.

By | November 8, 2012 at 12:55 am | 17 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza In association with Chi-Chi Productions, Lyons English Grille located at 233 East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, continues “The Legends At Lyons” series on Monday, November 12, with the Iconic Hollywood Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor,...

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Reggie “Vision” Alexander performs at Three Sixty North Lounge and Restaurant

By | October 30, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 351 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Saxophonist, Reggie “Vision” Alexander, is also a very good vocalist and performs solo every Sunday and Tuesday from 6:30 until 10:30 p.m. at the Three Sixty North Lounge and Restaurant at 360 North Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. He also performs...

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Spanish Guitarist, Benise, Returns to Palm Springs an Emmy Award Winning International Recording and Performance Artist

By | October 24, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza   Presented by the McCallum Theatre and KJJZ’s Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald, Spanish guitarist, Benise, kicks off the 14th year of concerts for “Fitz’s Jazz Cafe” on Friday, November 2, at 8 p.m. in “Benise - En Fuego!” at the McCallum...

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By | October 17, 2012 at 8:33 pm | 336 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Hollywood Star, Margaret O’Brien launches The 2012 Legends at Lyons Series. In association with Chi-Chi Productions, Lyons English Grille located at 233 East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, will launch “The Legends at Lyons” series on Sunday,...

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The Collective performs at the Joshua Tree Roots Festival this Friday

By | October 9, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 39 comments

This week, Valley Rhythms is going back to its roots. Many of you may still remember the first publication to promote local and up and coming musicians here in the Coachella Valley, Desert Rhythms published by Robin Linn, also a vocalist and promoter. Well, this week, Valley...

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By | October 2, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 150 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Dance with Steve and Barb Hansmeyer every Wednesday Dancing is a great way to stay in shape, and every Wednesday, the Palm Springs Parks and Recreation Department sponsor the dances at the Pavilion, 401 South Pavilion Way. Dance coordinators, Steve and...

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By | September 26, 2012 at 7:09 pm | 15 comments

Valley Rhythms by Lola Rossi-Meza The members of the Indian Wells Country Club call Marlene Adams “Our Little Songbird” Marlene Adams loves to sing and just returned home from a week of competition as part of the 12th Annual Talent Quest National Karaoke Singing...

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By | September 20, 2012 at 7:23 am | 62 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza The Ted Herman Big Band featuring Frank DiSalvo performs this season at the Indian Wells Resort Hotel Saxophonist and big band leader Ted Herman will be performing every Sunday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the lobby lounge next to the restaurant called...

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By | September 12, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 856 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Hot new band: The Collective features a mix of the former band Evaro with Bobby Nichols Solo guitarist, Bobby Nichols performs every Friday from 6 until 9 p.m. in The IW Club located at 44-500 Indian Wells Lane in Indian Wells. (760) 834-3800. Every...

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By | September 4, 2012 at 8:16 pm | No comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Woody Retro performs in two bands: The Refills and Alyce Bowie Bassist, guitarist, vocalist and song writer, “Woody Retro” performs with The Refills this Friday, September 7, in The Tack Room at 9 p.m. located at 81-800 Avenue 51 in Indio. (760)...

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By | August 29, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 960 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Vocalist Francesca Amari is one of eight finalists in “The Voice of the Valley” A very busy Cabaret vocalist, Francesca Amari will perform at the unveiling celebration party for graphic artist James Cesena on Saturday, September 1, at 7:30 p.m. at...

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By | August 21, 2012 at 10:02 pm | 431 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Pianist Joel Baker accompanies singers for “The Voice of the Valley” A very busy pianist and vocalist, Joel Baker performs every Thursday, from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m., at the Rainbow Bar and Grill located at 216 South Indian Canyon Drive in Palm...

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By | August 14, 2012 at 7:56 pm | No comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Karaokie Jo celebrates 25 years as the first KJ in the Coachella Valley. From eight tracks and cassettes to Laserdiscs and CDs to the now more sophisticated Lap Top Computer, Karaokie Jo has stood the test of time and is celebrating 25 years as the first...

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By | July 31, 2012 at 11:29 pm | No comments

Mark Gregg is “Living the dream” By Lola Rossi-Meza Mark Gregg and his band, Dude Jones, have been performing in the Coachella Valley since 1994. "We were developing a following playing around the Valley, performing at ‘B.B. O’Brien’s’ and ‘Cecil’s on Palm...

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By | July 24, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 425 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Manny Lopez goes to Graceland during Elvis Week 2012. Musician, band leader, RCA recording artist and nightclub owner, Manny Lopez, has been performing since the early 1950s. He was recognized as the “King of the Cha-Cha-Cha” in the early 1960s when...

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Kal David sings the Blues in The Purple Room at Club Trinidad

Kal David sings the Blues in The Purple Room at Club Trinidad

By | July 24, 2012 at 8:59 pm | No comments

By Lola Rossi-Meza Kal David sings the Blues in The Purple Room at Club Trinidad For the next several weeks, Kal David will perform every Thursday, from 7 to 11 p.m., in the Purple Room at Club Trinidad located at 1900 East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. (760) 327-1877...

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By | July 18, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 968 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Jam with Greg Veach at the Dillon Roadhouse every Sunday. Have you ever attended a Jam? GREAT... Then you know, how much fun it is to have an opportunity to play with professional musicians and appreciate a good time, with lots of other talented...

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By | July 11, 2012 at 9:06 pm | 1,491 comments

By Lola Rossi-Meza Musician and Radio Personality Brad Mercer of The Heat 99.5 FM Brought to you by The Palm Canyon Roadhouse, Brad Mercer of The Heat 99.5 FM and host of Brad Mercer’s Bands ‘N Fans, has committed to playing a track from an unsigned band at 5:35 p.m....

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By | July 3, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 756 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Web-site launches: A Directory for local Musicians, Models and Artists Photographer and videographer Dan Suttner along with his associate and artistic director Bonnie Taylor, have been working diligently to launch...

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By | June 26, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 743 comments

Lola Rossi-Meza Two Twelve performs at venue near you. Recently formed band, Two Twelve, is comprised of veteran musicians who have performed in various other bands, and now have come together to heat up a venue near you. This Friday, June 29, at 9 p.m., they perform at...

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By | June 19, 2012 at 10:15 pm | No comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Bill Baker performs in TV commercial for The Star Hotel and Casino in Australia. Pianist and vocalist Bill Baker performs every Saturday, from 8 p.m. until 12 a.m., in the Purple Room at Club Trinidad located at 1900 East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm...

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By | June 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 2,552 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza   Promoter Randy Foulds brings a blend of solo acoustic guitarists from Scotland, the USA and Australia to Schmidy’s Tavern   Thanks to the fine ear and determination of promoter Randy Foulds, Schmidy’s Tavern located at 72-286 Hwy....

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Nitro Express

By | June 5, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 1,769 comments

Valley Rhythms by Lola Rossi-Meza   Country rock band Nitro Express debut Concert Series   Palm Desert’s Summer Concerts begin this Thursday, June 7, with Country rock band, Nitro Express performing from 7:30 until 9 p.m. at the amphitheater in the Civic...

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By | May 30, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 2,295 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza George Washington Charter School has talent! “I was inspired and learned music in elementary and middle school,” said Nicole Hannan-Jodoin, who attended George Washington Charter School. “If a music program was not there when I was in school, I...

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By | May 24, 2012 at 9:44 pm | No comments

Icon Rose Marie reflects on her show business career on Sunday followed by a “Meet and Greet” by Lola Rossi-Meza Lyons English Grille located at 233 East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, along with Chi-Chi Productions, proudly presents the legendary show business...

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A Winery Mirage in the Desert

By | May 16, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 3,015 comments

by Rick Riozza Yes, that’s right. I was dying of thirst; it was one of our typical hot and dry afternoons. Passersby were telling me there was a “river” nearby; so I groped along with hope. Who would have thunk? A winery right in the middle of Rancho Mirage. ...

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Tower of Power comes to Palm Springs

By | May 16, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 842 comments

Valley Rhythms by Lola Rossi-Meza The 17th Annual Palm Springs Smooth Jazz Festival is being held this Saturday, May 19, at the Indian Canyons Golf Resort off South Palm Canyon at Murray Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. EZ103.1 and Dan McGrath will broadcast live from 6 until 8...

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Rose Mallett

By | May 9, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 1,829 comments

Jazz vocalist Rose Mallett captivates the diners with her smooth and sassy voice. Rose Mallett and her Trio perform every Wednesday from 5 until 9 p.m. in the Escena Lounge and Grill at the Escena Golf Club located at 1100 Clubhouse View Drive in Palm Springs. The entrance...

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By | May 2, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 1,196 comments

Roberta Linn returns to the stage with a new Dinner Show, “I’m Here Again” on Sunday. Lyons English Grille located at 233 East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, along with Chi-Chi Productions, proudly presents Roberta Linn performing with the Bob Corwin Trio in...

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By | April 25, 2012 at 8:51 pm | 1,469 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Jeff Stover produces the OnStage Musicals Concert Series and now, the OnStage Jazz Festivals Jeff and Cheryl Stover will present the OnStage Palm Springs Jazz Festival on Sunday, April 29, at 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Indian Wells Theater on the Cal...

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Nicole Hannan-Jodoin

By | April 19, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 1,535 comments

Valley Rhythms by Lola Rossi-Meza   Nicole Hannan-Jodoin re-creates her role as Lola from Cavalleria Rusticana   The International Opera Institute presents “Scenes From The World’s Four Greatest Operas - Carmen, Tosca, Madame Butterfly and Cavalleria...

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Mark Linford and Sergio Villegas

By | April 11, 2012 at 12:29 am | 443 comments

Linford and Villegas “wow” the guests a The Wine Bar in “Dueling Guitars II”   If you want to see something very unique, stop by The Wine Bar, 78-015 Main Street in La Quinta on Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. for “Dueling Guitars II” featuring two very...

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Johnny Meza

Johnny Meza

By | March 28, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 528 comments

by Lola Rossi-Meza Pianist and vocalist, Johnny Meza, captivates the crowd with his smooth voice and versatile repertoire at Arnie’s Pub in Arnold Palmer’s Restaurant, 78-164 Avenue 54 in La Quinta every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 6:30 until 10:30 p.m. (760)...

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