By Joni Wright

The highly anticipated Big Rock Pub is now open to the public. With a Rock & Roll theme and sports bar entertainment, a new concept in dining and entertainment is now available in the Greater Palm Springs area.

Big Rock Pub’s walls are unique one-of-a-kind artwork of Rock & Roll legends, autographed guitars, and memorabilia for the Rock & Roll enthusiast. Rock music plays on a state-of-the-art exceptional sound system throughout the venue, and a video wall features popular music videos, Rock-umentaries, sports events and the like.

“My vision for Big Rock Pub was spurred by the continued growth in the Coachella Valley of music festivals and a large community of music lovers living here,” said Owner Ken Hanna. “There is not another venue that offers a Rock and Roll theme along with sports entertainment and so this was a perfect opportunity to bring something new and exciting to the Coachella Valley, and we are excited to also debut the extensive menu of tasty cuisine.”

Executive Chef Jeremy Sacardi – bringing experience most recently from Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs and Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas – has created a variety of dishes with a new twist on pub food. He uses the most unique, fresh, and local ingredients to deliver dishes such as Runnin’ with the Devils, Sympathy for the Devil-ed Eggs, Fleetwood Mac & Cheese, The Grateful Flat Bread, Feels Like the First-Time Cheeseburger, Blue Oysters Cult, and legendary salads like “Almond Brothers Chopped Salad” and “Living on the Wedge,” and much more. The full menus can be viewed at

Live music currently takes place every Wednesday and Friday night from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.  The bands now scheduled to perform include The Smooth Brothers, R Buckle Road, Dude Jones, and Lisa and the Gents. For an updated schedule visit

For Monday night football, beginning November 21, Big Rock Pub has partnered with Alpha Media Group and 93.7 KCLB for live remotes. With multiple large screens, craft beers, food and drink specials, contests, and more, guests will find lively entertainment and an engaging atmosphere.

Coming in January, the Big Rock Store will open at the pub, offering a variety of Rock & Roll memorabilia. And, since the pub was conceptualized to also be a pub with a cause, the owners at Big Rock Pub have partnered with the local cancer support organization, Desert Cancer Foundation, in which proceeds from the sales of merchandise will benefit the organization.

Big Rock Pub is located at Indian Springs Golf Club, a popular public golf course among local Coachella Valley residents and east valley tourists.  Voted ‘Best Places to Play’ with a Four Star rating by Golf Digest Magazine, a ‘Top 5 Public Course’ by Desert Golf Magazine, and noted as a ‘Best Course Under $100’ by The Desert Sun, the club now offers this unique venue combining classic rock and classic cuisine.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the pub is located at 79-940 Westward Ho Drive in Indio and can be reached at 760.200.9844. For more information visit