El Paseo Fashion Week, Palm Desert Food & Wine Lead March 2022

Flogging Molly: March 19

Frontman Dave King brings his heavy metal and hard rock roots to this band’s frenzied Celtic punk sound, which includes lesser-heard instruments including the tin whistle and Irish bodhrán drum. See them live at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. fantasyspringsresort.com

It’s magic!: March 20th

Skilled illusionists take to the stage at the McCallum Theater for an evening of spellbinding stunts and sleight of hand tricks. The success of this revue in the mid-twentieth century inspired founder Milt Larsen to open the now legendary Los Angeles club, The Magic Castle. mccallumtheatre.org

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain: March 21st

This group’s name perfectly captures their MO – eight ukulelists strum, sing and even whistle through ditties by Tchaikovsky, Lady Gaga and others on the stage of the McCallum Theatre. mccallumtheatre.org

102 years of Broadway: March 22-23

Take a history lesson at the New York Theater with composer Neil Berg. Five Broadway stars join Berg at the McCallum Theater, performing selections from musicals loved by any Broadway fan worth their salt, including West Side Story, Badand Wretched. mccallumtheatre.org

Susto: March 23

At 14, Susto frontman Justin Osborne learned solo music with stealth jam sessions on the family guitar that was forbidden to be touched. The determined songwriter and his band share selections from their 2021 album Sun time at the Alibi in Palm Springs. thealibipalmsprings.com

50 years of rock’n’roll: March 23-24

Whether you fondly remember driving your ’57 Chevy to the sound of Elvis’ “Heartbreak Hotel” or remembering Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” shouting after a breakup, you’ll hear the tunes of your teenage years at this McCallum show, which traces rock virtuosos from 1929 to ’81. mccallumtheatre.org

Palm Springs Chalk Art Festival: March 24

Downtown Palm Springs transforms into a rainbow of pop-up art during this annual festival, where professional artists and students compete to create award-winning sidewalk wonders. The free event also features live music and activities for children. Chalkartfestival.com

Chloe Perrier: March 24

The velvety voice of Chloé Perrier shines on the jazz standards of Charles Trenet, Edith Piaf and other idols of her native France. Ticket holders for his appearance at Agua Caliente Casinos Palm Springs will also be influenced by Perrier’s adopted hometown of New York. jazzvillepalmsprings.com

Nathan Phan: From March 24 to 26 and from March 31 to April 2

You might recognize Naathan Phan from super bad, where he partied alongside Jonah Hill’s character. This comedic sense is clear in his shows at Marvyn’s Magic Theater, where he combines stunning illusions with opera. marvynsmagictheater.com

Corina Marti: March 25

A star in the world of baroque music, harpsichordist Corina Marti performs at Galen in Palm Desert to regale audiences with medieval and Renaissance compositions dating back to the 13th century. desertbaroque.com

Palm Desert Food and Wine: March 25-27

Chef the winner Claudia Sandoval, junior chef Judge Curtis Stone and other giants of the culinary sphere come to The Gardens on El Paseo for a weekend of workshops, meetings and tastings. palmdesertfoodandwine.com

Pink Martinis: March 25-28

This “small orchestra” accompanies China Forbes and Storm Large as they break and mix genres and sing in more than 15 languages ​​at the McCallum Theatre.

TDOV CV: March 26

Join the Coachella Valley Trans Community Project at Frances Stevens Park in Palm Springs to honor Transgender Visibility Day (TDOV). Trans activist Rachel Crandell founded TDOV in 2009 to advocate for and celebrate the rights and contributions of transgender people around the world. transcommunityproject.org

REO Speedwagon: March 26

“Take It on the Run” at Agua Caliente Casinos Rancho Mirage, where REO Speedwagon “Keep the Fire Burnin'” with a lineup of their greatest hits. aguacalientecasinos.com

MS walk: March 26

Take a step towards a cure for multiple sclerosis by joining this fundraising run at Palm Desert Civic Center Park. Choose between 1 and 3 mile routes and feel free to bring Fido; event organizers welcome leashed dogs on the boardwalk. nationalmssociety.org

Melissa Etheridge: March 29-30

Gigs at lesbian bars in Los Angeles helped launch Melissa Etheridge’s musical career in the early 1980s. She performed fan favorites like “Bring Me Some Water” and “Come to My Window” at the McCallum Theater in Palm Desert. mccallumtheatre.org

Jive Aces: March, 31st

Known for clinching a semi-finalist spot in the 2012 season of England has an incredible talentthis six-piece swing band crosses the pond to put on an energetic and upbeat show at the Agua Caliente Casinos in Palm Springs. jazzvillepalmsprings.com

Divine Riders: March, 31st

Before splitting up in 1988, Chris Desjardins (of The Flesh Eaters), his then-wife Julie Christensen, and other luminaries of the Los Angeles music scene brought innovative country-punk sensibility to two full-length albums. by Divine Horsemen. As part of a long-awaited reunion tour, the band stops at The Alibi in Palm Springs. thealibipalmsprings.com

Anne Hampton Calloway: March, 31st

The nanny fans know Ann Hampton Calloway as the woman who wrote and sang the show’s theme song. Calloway lends her voice to a rich array of Linda Ronstadt melodies in this McCallum show to benefit the College of the Desert Foundation. mccallumtheatre.org

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