Hope Springs Eternal! Coachella announced its lineup this week and tickets for weekend two are on sales today (Friday, Jan. 14) after weekend one sold out. Harry Styles returns to the desert. I last saw him on the set of “Don’t Worry Darling”, the movie shot in my neighborhood of CanyonView Estates two years ago. I can’t wait to see him in the movie which is set for release later this year and on stage! Talk about versatile…
This weekend, there are a few things still on the calendar and some new postponements. Check our live Events page anytime for the latest updates on performing arts, community events, nightlife, drag, and other things to do in the Oasis.
Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide & KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs
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Coachella 2022 Full Lineup Announced
Slated for April 15–17 and the following weekend, April 22–24, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival has announced the full 2022 lineup, including headliners Harry Styles (Friday), Billie Eilish (Saturday) and Ye (Kanye West) on Sunday. Weekend 1 is waitlist only and tickets for Weekend 2 go on presale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific). More info
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Remembrance Ceremony
The Coachella Valley community is invited to join the City of Palm Springs Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee and the City of Coachella at a special outdoor remembrance ceremony celebrating the important accomplishments of the slain civil rights leader on Sunday, January 16 at 2:00 p.m. at the Coachella Library. This year’s theme is “Bridging the Communities of the Coachella Valley.” The program features a benediction from Deacon Martin Sullivan from Our Lady of Soledad Catholic Church in Coachella followed by a keynote speech from local attorney Anyse Smith. In addition, entertainment will be provided by singer Keisha D, Sol de mi Tierra Ballet Folklorico, and Norman and Sharon McKee will perform African Drums. More info
Western Xposure: Happy Nude Year
Bear Naked’s Happy Nude Year is a holiday weekend to strip down and explore your exhibitionist side at CCBC Resort from January 14–17. Greet the new year in your birthday suit with all the bears with pool parties, hot tub skinny dips, patio cruising at the Barracks…and more pool parties. Proof of vaccination required for entry. Get tickets
Take Center Stage in Indio
The City of Indio presents its first monthly event, Take Center Stage, on Saturday, January 15 from 6:00–9:00 p.m. at downtown Indio’s Outdoor Living Room. This free event features different themed entertainment each month, and the City is kicking things off with a Country music night, highlighted by a ribbon cutting of the Colossal Cacti sculptures, made famous when they appeared at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The evening includes music from The Sarah Winchester Band, DJ/Emcee Big John Miller, a “walk-about” area, cornhole tournament, line dancing instruction, tailgate party games, kids activities, plus BBQ and other down-home cooking, local brews and sweets for purchase. More info
The Temptations and The Four Tops at Fantasy Springs
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino’s Special Events Center presents The Temptations and The Four Tops on Saturday, January 15 at 8:00 p.m. Celebrate the sound that defined the 1960s with two of Motown’s most iconic groups from its classic era! Each ticket includes $10 in FREE Slot Play. Get tickets
Flo Rida at The Show
Get “Low” with bestselling rapper Flo Rida on Saturday, January 15 at 8:00 p.m. at The Show at Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage. Flo Rida’s hit catalog includes the international smashes “Right Round”, “Club Can’t Handle Me”, “Good Feeling”, “Wild Ones”, “Whistle”, “I Cry”, “G.D.F.R.” and “My House” Get tickets