Tour de Palm Springs

Wheels of Fortune

The 19th annual Tour de Palm Springs 
sets its sights on local charities.

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The Tour de Palm Springs started with a simple conversation between brothers. Local businessman Tim Esser was having a beer with his brother Pat when he asked, “If you were going to die, what would you regret not doing in this world?” Pat replied, “I think my biggest regret would be not helping my fellow man enough.” Esser didn’t know

Boutique Hotel

Unique and Boutique

Annual inn walk showcases Palm Springs' smaller spaces.

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A winter tradition turns 21 this month as the Walking Tour of the Inns occurs Dec. 8, from 
4-8 p.m. near downtown Palm Springs. Last year’s tour visited 14 boutique hotels around the historic Palm Springs Tennis Club area. Like last year, the event also serves as a holiday toy drive for Well in the Desert, a local charity. The

desert trip

Rock of Ages

Inaugural Desert Trip music fest spans generations.

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Trying to bring together the six legendary rock and roll acts that concert promoter Goldenvoice has for the Desert Trip festival, you would have to assume it wouldn’t happen until pigs flew. Actually, a large porker took to the air here eight years ago. More on that in a sec. From Oct. 7-9 and 14-16, the Empire Polo Club will

Desert Trip_joshua tree music fest

Alternative Rock

If you didn’t score a ticket to Desert Trip, don’t smash your guitar and hide in your closet. There’s some alternative rock waiting.

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During the two weekends of Desert Trip, there are options that will give you “Satisfaction”, even if you can’t see the Rolling Stones live at the Empire Polo Club. Your best bet for a rendition of “Brown Sugar” is Spotlight 29 Casino for a free Rolling Stones Tribute performance on Oct. 6 . That will “Start You Up.”

music festivals

A Mecca of 
Music Festivals

Greater Palm Springs has evolved from the Rat pack 
and Elvis into the epicenter of trends with our globally popular music festivals.

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Every April, the music world takes notice as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival envelops two weekends at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, matching the biggest stars with the brightest newcomers. Even without tickets, festival season ushers in plenty of events to fill your dance card. “It’s not just music, it’s the Super Bowl of music with the