Joshua Tree Music Festival

Joshua Tree Lake Campground 2601 Sunfair Road, Joshua Tree, CA, United States

Joshua Tree Music Festival is: Supreme and diverse live music experiences to feed the body, mind and soul. Deep dive workshops to uplift and inspire. Random acts of mindfulness inviting you to interact and connect. Spontaneous eruptions of gratitude. That friendly familial spirit that we all know and love.

$25 – $450

Fall Concerts in the Park

Palm Desert Civic Center Park 43900 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, CA, United States

This October promises to be a month of unforgettable melodies and delightful memories with the return of the City’s free Fall Concerts in the Park series. On stage at the Civic Center Park amphitheater from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday in October, these concerts are designed to captivate audiences of all ages and tastes.



Acrisure Arena 75702 Varner Road, Thousand Palms, CA, United States

Sting’s My Songs concert is an exuberant and dynamic show featuring his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s illustrious career both with The Police and as a solo artist.


Lend me a Tenor

Desert Theatreworks 45175 Fargo Street, Indio, CA, United States

Lend Me a Tenor is a hysterical, unpredictable explosion of mistaken identities. It’s 1934 and the world’s greatest opera tenor, Tito Merelli, has come to Cleveland, Ohio, to save its Grand Opera Company by singing Othello. When Tito is unexpectedly incapacitated, Max, the opera director’s meek assistant, is given the daunting task of finding a last minute replacement.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Join the original ‘Brad Majors’ – BARRY BOSTWICK – for a screening of the original unedited movie with a live shadow cast and audience participation! Plus a memorabilia display with artifacts and an actual costume from the movie, a costume contest, and more!

$45 – $100

Steel Magnolias

Palm Canyon Theatre 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

All the Southern ladies who are anybody come to Truvy’s salon for their haridos and free advice including the town's curmudgeon, an eccentric millionaire, a woman with a raging sweet tooth, and the local social leader and her daughter. A sudden realization of their mortality affects each of them, as they discover their underlying love for one another in this heartfelt comedy.

Ann Wilson of Heart & Tripsitter

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino 84245 Indio Springs Pkwy, Indio, CA, United States

Ann Wilson, known the world over as a founder and the lead singer-songwriter of the barrier-breaking band Heart, is here to stay. Widely praised among the greatest singers in the history of rock, Ann’s extraordinarily powerful voice has been sending chills down her audience’s collective spine.

$49 – $79

Highway 62 Open Art Tours

Joshua Tree National Park 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, CA, United States

The HWY 62 Open Studio Art Tours is an annual multi-disciplinary desert-wide open studio art tour. Depending on the year, it is the largest Open Studio in Southern California


Star Party in the Mountains

Sawmill Trailhead Parking Lot Pinon Flats Transfer Station Road, Pinon Flats, CA, United States

Join members of the Astronomical Society of the Desert for fun “sky tours” and direct observations of the night sky through telescopes and binoculars.


The World’s Ultimate Elvis Starring Justin Shandor

Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Since the passing of the King more than 37 years ago, there has never been a tribute artist that has so captured the look, moves, and especially the sound of the King more than Justin Shandor.

$20 – $75

Palm Springs Cultural Center: Sand, Stars, and Guitars

Palm Springs Cultural Center 2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA, United States

The Sand, Stars and Guitars Series is back for an all-new season with the very best in Americana, Country, Bluegrass, NewGrass, Country Gospel, American Folk and even a little bit of ole time Blues. Award-Winners, Up and Coming Talent and Legendary Performers all come together for this uniquely Southern California Music Series!

$35 – $65

16th Annual Concert for Autism

CA, United States

We are excited to advertise that the 2023 16th Annual Concert for Autism is coming! This year will again feature multiple warm-up events leading up to our main event at The Tack Room Tavern on Saturday, October 21st.

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