Palm Springs becomes the epicenter for all things music over the next three weekends with the Coachella Music and Arts Festival set April 15-16 and April 23-24, followed by Stagecoach Festival, April 29 to May 1.
To bring the concert experience to Palm Springs, four hotels have created poolside music events featuring some of the top DJs and Coachella-esque acts.
The Hilton Palm Springs
DJ’s will be spinning their favorites as The Hilton Palm Springs busts open two weekends of great fun. Weekend One includes Pete Tong, Mr. Carmack, TOMiMONSTA, and Dirty South. Weekend Two features Skrillex, Lido, Cash Cash, and Rae Stremmund. Poolside party begins at noon each day.
Weekend One is home for The Dip, an electrifying pool party that features both DJ’s and live entertainment. April 16 kicks off the action with performances by eclectic LA crew Soulection, followed by Fortune and the Brownies & Lemonade All-Stars. The night is sponsored by The Well, NYLON Espanol, and Brownies & Lemonade. Sunday brings the infamous SF/LA party crew Lights Down Low with a special set from Funk legend Dam-Funk, Lee Foss (Hot Creations), The Juan Maclean (DFA), Corey Sizemore, and Richie Panic (Lights Down Low). The weekend is sponsored by Vita Coco Pure Coconut Water and others.
Visit thedip16.com to secure free admission with an RSVP.
Hard Rock Hotel
The Hard Rock Hotel is home to pool parties both weekends of Coachella. The action starts at 11 a.m. until about 5 p.m. both days. In addition, Ritual Union highlights Weekend 2 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. April 22 featuring a roster of DJs.
Visit www.hrhpalmsprings.com for more information and click on Specials & Packages.
Ace Hotel & Swim Club
This gem just biking distance from downtown Palm Springs features Desert Gold, a series of DJ’s and events that run poolside from April 14-25. Acts include Moog, The David Lynch Foundation with Know Wave, Don’t Cry, Don’t Beg, The Do-Over, How Many Virgins? and Burger Records. Daytime events are free with RSVP.
Visit acehotel.com/desertgold for more information.