It's Almost Time for the August Edition of SPLASH HOUSE!

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Get ready, Palm Springs—it’s almost time for the August edition of Splash House! The 6th annual Splash House will return to Palm Springs, CA, August 10-12, 2018, for its second summer run (the first week of Splash House was June 8 – 10). Hosting the best-in-house music across three resorts, The Saguaro Palm Springs, Riviera Palm Springs, and Renaissance Palm Springs, with each featuring a poolside stage, Splash House has quickly become a Southern California staple, not to be missed.

From Frank Sinatra to the modern socialite, Palm Springs has long been a legendary desert haven and SoCal playground.  Its […]

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The 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - A Retrospective

Missed this year’s Coachella? Or went to a weekend (or both!) and want to relive the memories? For this PalmSprings.com Spotlight, I’ve put together a retrospective on the event, including a #Coachella2016 gallery for your viewing pleasure! XOKate

This year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival took place April 15 – 17 and April 22 – 24 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Along with headliners Guns N’ Roses (staging a highly publicized reunion—the first show for the band since 1993 with co-founders Axl Rose and Slash), LCD Soundsystem, and Calvin Harris, 160 artists performed across multiple stages at this year’s event, now in its 17th year (Coachella […]

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Palm Springs: A Music Mecca and All That Jazz

 

 

Greater Palm Springs is known for many things, among them a world-class resort lifestyle, celebrities, art, and architecture. With the widespread popularity of music festivals such as The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival, Stagecoach Festival, and Palm Springs’ own Splash House, music joins that illustrious list as well. Bruce Fessier, music reporter and critic for the Desert Sun, recently released his list of Top Ten Music Festivals in the Coachella Valley.

While the list includes obvious powerhouse festivals Coachella and Stagecoach, there are a few inclusions that might surprise you. Coming in at #5 after just two years was the Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival, just behind the 22-year-old Idyllwild […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: The Largest Lesbian Event in the world, The Dinah, Celebrates 25 Epic Years in Palm Springs!

For this week’s PalmSprings.com Spotlight, I am happy to feature a guest post by Mariah Hanson, the creator of The Dinah—the largest lesbian event in the world, held right here in Palm Springs. The Original Dinah Shore Weekend is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and will take over the Palm Springs Convention Center as well as various clubs and hotels in Palm Springs from April 1 – April 3, 2015. This year’s musical headliners include Meghan Trainor and Christina Perri, as well as world class comedians, DJs, and more. This cultural and social phenomenon has become one of the largest and most important economic tourism […]

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