Palm Springs Voice Competition

July 11 – Oct 25

Talented local singers will vie to win the first Palm Springs Voice Competition hosted by Purple Room Restaurant and Stage. The first round of the competition kicks off Friday, July 11. A panel of three judges and audience response will determine advancement.

Those who move forward from the first competitive round on July 11 will compete in subsequent rounds on July 26 and September 27, until the winner is selected at the finale on October 25.  The winner ‘s special solo show will be November 21. www.purpleroompalmsprings.com
Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

Now through Sept 30

Locals Rock! 50% Off Breakfast & Lunch @ Sessions

Flash your ID or business card that shows you work or live locally and you’ll receive 50% off your breakfast or lunch! Valid Monday – Thursday, thru 9/30/14.New Summer Hours at Sessions: 7am to 2pm Daily. www.hrhpalmsprings.com

Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus Summer Cabaret

Aug 2 – 3

IT’S TOO DARN HOT!

Sizzle! Jazz! Celebration! Who says nothing amazing happens in the desert off-season? Enjoy the heat and join us for our first annual summer cabaret! But don’t worry, it’s inside and air-conditioned. This intimate event will feature the full chorus, In Season, quartets, duets and solo performers singing standards, pop hits and Broadway favorites…all with the proper amount of heat! The cabaret seating will be around tables of 10. Light food is included and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Saturday, August 2 at 8 pm & Sunday, August 3 at 3 pm. Temple Isaiah, 332 W. Alejo Road, Palm Springs. Tickets are available online at www.psgmc.com

 

Palm Springs Summer Splash

Now through Sept 15

Summer Splash is back, and the 2014 Edition of the popular
Palm Springs Summer promotion promises to be the best ever – with more participating businesses, more special events, and more special offers than ever before!

Sponsored by the Desert Gay Tourism Guild, Summer Splash brings Greater Palm Springs area hotels, restaurants, bars, retailers, promoters and entertainment venues together to create a vibrant and varied line-up of special offers and special events. The fun begins on June 15th, 2014, and continues all the way through September. So come on! Jump in and join the Fun! www.palmspringssummersplash.com

 

Summer Food Drive. The LGBT Community Center of the Desert

Through Sept 1

Summer is a time when food donations are at their lowest, and every extra item helps to replenish the supply for those in need. Food bins have been donated by True Value Hardware in Palm Springs, and distributed by the Grau team to local stores and offices as drop-off sites for non-perishable food donations. Drop-off locations at participating businesses and organizations are Contempo Lending, Crystal Fantasy, Desert Business Association, Pacific Premier Bank, Palm Springs Chamber, Postal Palm Springs, Q Trading, True Value Hardware, Yogurt on Tap, and Grau! Vacation Rentals & Real Estate Services. Visit www.thecenterps.org for more info

 

DBA July Events

July 7th Mixer 6:00-8:00 pm

Hosted by Alibi Azul

369 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

 

July 22 Mixer 5:00-7:00 pm

Joint Mixer with Palm Springs Chamber

Gyoro, Gyoro

105 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

For more info visit www.desertbusinessassociation.org

 

Ongoing

  1. In a throwback to old Palm Springs’ nightclubs, the Copa is fashioned around an elevated performing stage and a stunning u-shaped bar lined with leather barstools, upholstered booths, and gilded cocktail tables. Sink into the sexy lounge, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the lineup of local and guest entertainers. For weekly schedule visit www.coparoomps.com

 

The Purple Room. Supper club, drinks and live music. It’s where Palm Springs plays. Great entertainment nightly and dinner specials. You never know whom you might see at The Purple Room. For monthly schedule and info visit www.thepurpleroompalmsprings.com

 

Oscar’s Café & Bar. Located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs on the corner of Tahquitz Canyon Way and Indian Canyon, Oscar’s has a huge outdoor patio with lots of umbrellas for shade and misters to keep you cool, too. You can beat the heat any time of year and enjoy the views of Palm Springs. And our patio is dog friendly for your leashed four-legged family members! On Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 2pm, enjoy a $9 Bottomless Mimosas (juice included), a single $2 mimosa or a $5 Bloody Mary with brunch, during which both our full breakfast and lunch menus are available. Also join us for Sunday Funday Weekly Tea Dance 4pm-Close! www.oscarspalmsprings.com

 

Flirt at Hard Rock Hotel. Thursday nights in downtown Palm Springs got a little hotter and a little more exciting with a new show/new dance party/new venue/new room/new night/new international brand…Flirt at Hard Rock Hotel. Doors open each Thursday at 7:00 p.m. to the new Flirt Showroom, located inside the Hard Rock Hotel, Indian Canyon and Arenas.  Two shows each Thursday, 7:30 and 9:00 p.m.  No cover charge.  21+. Entrance is immediately off the Porte Cochere.   Two item minimum (food and/or drink per person per show). Check out Hard Rock Hotel and Bella da Ball on Facebook.

www.hrhpalmsprings.com

 

Hunters Nightclubs® Palm Springs, Palm Springs’ go-to gay bar and dance club, has been leading the way in full-out fun for 13 lucky years now! And we keep it pumping, making it better for you all the time with our unparalleled event line-up. We enjoy having the desert’s most sought-after and friendly DJs, full-on themed events, and a staff that has it all without the attitude. And of course, we are proud to hold the longest happy hour in the entire Valley. Remember: Size Matters. Come by for our happy hour from 10am – 7pm. Yes, that’s right: 9 hours long! For a list of all events and specials visit www.huntersnightclubs.com

 

“The Playgirls” at Toucans Tiki Lounge featuring Tommi Rose. Performances 8, 10pm.These darling Divas of drag really deliver with their very own brand of entertainment to packed houses. Special guests appear weekly. DJ in the sound booth. Every Sunday Complete list of events www.toucanstikilounge.com

 

Wang’s in the Desert. The weekly Wang’s Live Entertainment series features the best in local and regional musical talents. Guests can relax from cabaret and Broadway show performances to upbeat, jazzy showcases on the Zen Patio, with its beautiful stone outdoor fireplace, giant red Buddha statue and lush tropical surroundings. The Sunday series is becoming the new performance showcase for weekends and holidays in downtown Palm Springs. It’s the perfect, casual venue for great music, cool cocktails and of course, a fantastic crowd. For more information about Wang’s in the Desert, visit www.wangsinthedesert.com

 

Bella da Ball Cabaret Variety Dinner Revue at Azul features a different show each week with a cast of male and female vocalists and drag personalities. The highly popular show is hosted and produced by Palm Springs’ area social ambassador, Bella da Ball, and features music-comedy-song-dance-costuming-headdresses-photo ops-door prizes-audience participation and more. The 95+ minute production features musical numbers ranging from show tunes to country to pop and everything in between. Don’t miss the fun every Tuesday at 7:30pm! No cover. www.azultapaslounge.com

 

For a complete calendar of events visit our Media Partner, Gay Desert Guide.