Radio listening can be confusing today. It used to be we had AM and FM. Now there is HD radio, streaming services like Pandora and apps like IHeartRadio that carry local radio stations clear across the world.

So it’s no wonder people were confused when I was trying to explain the brand new expansion of KGAY 106.5 to the east valley.

Today, we launch on a new channel, 92.1, in addition to 106.5.

The programming is the same, and in fact some automobile radios will automatically switch to the strongest signal when you drive from area to another. We’re still streamed at and soon we’ll be broadcasting in HD.

I took a page from my friends at the LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert, who led the way with an east valley location a few years ago. Members of our community – and our allies – can be found from the Salton Sea to the Cabazon Dinosaurs. Now, our two signals cover the entire Coachella Valley – and beyond. And it’s a boost for our partners as well.

Radio is in my blood, and we have a deep commitment to serving up great music, a great morning show, and great information in the form of advertising and event information. Thanks for supporting us!

Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide on KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs

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La Quinta Art Celebration

La Quinta Art Celebration Wide 2024

The La Quinta Art Celebration returns with a four-day event from Thursday, February 29–Sunday, March 3, named the #1 Fine Art & Craft Event in the Nation, and #1 Favorite Outdoor Art Festival. Jury-selected, world-class artists from across the nation and the world will be exhibiting their original artworks at the stunning La Quinta Civic Center, with an event staff committed to providing a VIP experience and a daily music lineup including Shaken Not Stirred, The Smooth Brothers, The Art of Sax, Alex Santana, Michael Anthony Gagliardi, and Scott Carter. Get tickets

Fash Bash: Hollywood Icons Fashion Show

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The Palm Springs Art Museum’s Artful Events series presents Fash Bash: Hollywood Icons Fashion Show on Saturday, March 2 from 6–10 pm. Returning for the second sexy and stylish year, this is an unforgettable night of fun and fashion as Palm Springs Art Museum struts high and haute-y. Guests will view couture masterpieces from world-famous and celebrity designers, and mingle with designers and models at a cocktail after-party. Hosted by KESQ news anchor Peter Daut. More info

Haus of Chill with DJ Modgirl

DJ Modgirl Sat Mar 2

Unleash your inner party animal and prepare for a night of high-energy dance and electrifying beats at Chill Bar Palm Springs’ Haus of Chill. This Saturday Night, March 2, the Arenas District will reverberate with the hottest dance music spun by the renowned DJ Modgirl (who also graces KGAY’s Sunday Tea Dance every week from 4–6 pm). The hottest GoGo dancers on Arenas will take the stage, showcasing their sexy moves and adding an extra layer of excitement to the already sizzling atmosphere. More info

Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival

Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival 2024

The annual Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival is a free day-long event featuring skilled local artisans, shopping and information booths, enchanting wildflower displays, an exciting raffle, fun times and live music on Saturday, March 2 from 9–4 pm at Palm Desert Civic Park. A huge interactive Kids’ Zone and “Naturally Inspired” youth art contest brings families from all over Coachella Valley. Local food trucks and beverage concessions will be available along with a beer and wine garden for adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Desert Mountains. More info

80s Fest: Berlin, The Hooters and The Smithereens

80s Fest Agua Caliente 2024

The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa presents an 80s Fest featuring Berlin, The Hooters and The Smithereens on Saturday, March 2 at 8 pm. The Smithereens, originating from New Jersey in 1980, have produced electrifying rock ‘n’ roll music for over four decades. Their hits include “Blood and Roses,” “Only a Memory,” and “A Girl Like You.” The Hooters, formed in Philadelphia in 1980, brought a unique blend of ska, reggae, and rock to the music scene. Led by Rob Hyman and Eric Bazilian, the band’s distinctive sound, featuring the melodica, gained popularity with the release of their successful independent album, Amore, in 1983. Berlin, recognized as an American pioneer of electro-pop, has made a lasting impact on music. With an intriguing lyrical style and timeless grooves, the band stands out among its contemporaries. Get tickets

A Case for the Existence of God

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Dezart Performs presents the 2022 Drama Critics Circle Award-Winner for best play by Samuel D. Hunter, A Case For The Existence of God playing Fridays–Sundays, March 1–10. The story unfolds in a cubicle where two seated people unexpectedly choose to bring one another into their fragile worlds. Keith, a mortgage broker, and Ryan, a yogurt plant worker seeking to buy a plot of land that belonged to his family many decades ago, realize they share a “specific kind of sadness.” At this desk in the middle of America, loan talk opens up into a discussion about the chokehold of financial insecurity and a bond over the precariousness of parenthood. Get tickets

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive

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CVRep presents POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, playing Wednesdays through Sundays, February 28–March 17. This side-splitting comedy applauds the women who somehow manage to keep things running in, and out, of the presidential Oval Office. Jump aboard the ridiculous ride in this play as seven brilliant and beleaguered women surrounding the most powerful man on earth, as they increasingly take desperate measures to save face when his scandals spark a global crisis. Join CVRep for this hysterical Tony Award nominated comedy and start off the election year with a smile. Our theatre reviewer, Stephen Radosh, A.T.C.A., says POTUS “…is an over-the-top farce…the language may be coarse, the laughs are plentiful.” Read his full review and Get tickets



Revolution Stage Company presents Witchland, playing its final performance, Saturday, March 2. The story is based on author Tim Mulligan’s experiences growing up in Richland, a small town in Eastern Washington – deemed ‘the most toxic place in the Western Hemisphere, ’ and combines elements of traditional theatrical storytelling with immersive haunted elements. Get tickets

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Beautiful The Carole Kind Musical

Desert Theatreworks presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, playing Thursdays–Sundays, March 1–24. From the string of pop classics Carole King wrote for the biggest acts in music, to her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry, Beautiful takes you back to where it all began—and takes you on the ride of a lifetime. Featuring over two dozen pop classics, including “You’ve Got a Friend,” “One Fine Day,” “Up on the Roof,” “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” and Natural Woman,” this crowd-pleasing international phenomenon is filled with the songs you remember—and the story you’ll never forget. Get tickets

Mid-Century Moderns

Mid-Century Moderns, the hit jukebox musical comedy, is at Revolution Stage Company with performances every Friday and Sunday at 7 pm, every weekend through April 7, with an extra performance on Saturday, March 30. The pop hits of the 1960s come to life as a Wisconsin widow is transformed from frump to fabulous when she finds herself in an exciting new world in 1966 Palm Springs. Get tickets

Inner Circle Arts Society presents Black History Theatre


The Inner Circle Arts Society, a premier Black owned arts group in Southern California, presents the much-anticipated return of Medgar X’n James this Friday & Saturday, March 1 & 2 at 7 pm, at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. Medgar X’n James is an original solo play that offers a fresh, unique perspective on three of American history’s most important men: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and James Baldwin. Get tickets

Cheeky Charity Kick-Off

Cheeky Charity presents a kick-off ceremony on Friday, March 1 at 7 pm at the Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs, marking the start of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and their ‘March Your Butt Coachella Valley’ campaign. The event will feature a city proclamation by the Mayor, a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce, the unveiling of awareness banners co-sponsored by DAP Health, the Rowan Hotel lighting up in blue, and the launch of the Queer Colon Care Collective (QC3). More info

Smokey Robinson at The Show

Smokey Robinson Live in Concert

The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Rancho Mirage presents Smokey Robinson on Friday, March 1 at 8 pm. Acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson’s career spans over four decades of hits. He has also been inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. Get tickets

DUI Checkpoint Friday

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The Palm Springs Police Department will hold a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, March 1 from 7 pm–1 am at an undisclosed location within the city limits of Palm Springs. Palm Springs Police Department reminds the public that impaired driving is not just from alcohol. Some prescription medications or over-the-counter drugs may interfere with driving. While medicinal and recreational marijuana are legal, driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal. Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face an average of $13,500 in fines and penalties, as well as a suspended license.

Mini Gay Day 2024

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Gay Days Anaheim presents their Mini Gay Day on Saturday, March 2 at Disneyland Resort. This is smaller, simpler confluence of red shirts before the big blowout in September. It’s for those of you for whom one Gay Day a year isn’t quite enough! There will be a commemorative group photo, and several casual meetups in the park, plus cocktails at the Grand Californian at the end of the day. More info

Friends of the Library Book & Media Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Palm Springs Library present their Annual Book & Media Sale this Friday–Sunday, March 1–3 from 10 am–2 pm each day inside the JC Frey building, across the parking lot from the main library. Friday is reserved for members only (but you can become a member at the door!), then it is open to the public over the weekend. On Sunday you can fill a bag for $5 or a box for $10. There are many bargains to be had, the Friends are blowing out their stock and trying to sell as many items as possible, preparing for the upcoming library renovation. Gently used best-sellers, CDs, DVDs, and many other items will be available too. More info

WWE Road to Wrestlemania

WWE Road to Wrestlemania

WWE, the world’s premier and most explosive wrestling organization, brings the WWE Road To WrestleMania to Acrisure Arena on Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 pm. The double main event features ‘The American Nightmare’ Cody Rhodes vs Drew McIntyre in a Grudge Match and
Jey Uso vs Intercontinental Champion ‘The Ring General’ GUNTHER. *Card is subject to change* Get tickets

The Gardens Concert Series: Always Tina

Gardens 26th Concert Series

Agua Caliente Casinos present The Gardens 26th Annual Concert Series on Saturday, March 2 from 5–7 pm with Always Tina (Tina Turner tribute) benefitting Voices for Children. For 26 years, The Gardens on El Paseo has brought together the Coachella Valley community to support local non-profits, musicians, and organizations. Reserve your tickets now and wine down on the Center Lawn, Saturday evenings to support your community. See the series concert schedule on our event listing: Get tickets

Screwball Sundays: Arsenic and Old Lace

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Screwball Sundays are back at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, bringing another season filled with the wacky plots, witty dialogue, and zany characters of the great screwball comedies of Hollywood’s golden age. On Sunday, March 3 at 3 pm, the film will be Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) by Frank Capra. Writer and notorious marriage detractor Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant) falls for girl-next-door Elaine Harper (Priscilla Lane), and they tie the knot on Halloween. When the newlyweds return to their respective family homes to deliver the news, Brewster finds a corpse hidden in a window seat. With his eccentric aunts (Josephine Hull, Jean Adair), disturbed uncle (John Alexander), and homicidal brother (Raymond Massey), he starts to realize that his family is even crazier than he thought. Get tickets

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Brad Fuhr, Your Gay Desert Guide

As owner of KGAY 106.5 and 103.1 MeTV Music radio as well as Gay Desert Guide all of which are media companies in the Coachella Valley. Brad also operates OMGPSP (Oasis Marketing Group), a digital and social media agency. is a top digital destination for locals and visitors alike with a robust online events calendar, attractions, bar and dining guide and tips for travelers. Brad’s weekly blog and newsletter is read by thousands as they plan their Palm Springs weekend.
KGAY 106.5/92.1 is one of the top radio stations in the Palm Springs market with award-winning personalities, dance hits and community service elements including the “KGAY Cares” program which donates airtime to local non-profits. MeTV Music radio 103.1 is a soft rock radio station featuring timeless and memorable music spanning the decades from the 60s through the 80s.
Brad was recognized by the Desert Business Association as 2015 Business of the Year and in 2018 as Businessperson of the Year. The City of Palm Springs Human Rights Commission honored him with their Community Service Award for "Promoting Universal Human Rights Closer to Home" in February 2018. He used the award to springboard into starting at Gay4Good community service organization chapter in Greater Palm Springs. He serves on the board of the LGBTQ+ Archives Project and the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast committee.

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