Uncle Kracker Performs a Free Concert Under The Palms
Spa Resort Casino presents a new season of Concerts Under the Palms, a series of outdoor live music shows in a unique setting at the corner of N. Indian Canyon Drive and E. Andreas Road in downtown Palm Springs, starting with a free show on November 11, 2017.
His website reveals, "'No matter what he does or where he goes, Uncle Kracker adheres to a simple, yet rather timeless philosophy. “I really subscribe to this mindset of just having fun,” he affirms. “That’s what it’s always about. It’s the train that I’m forever on. The way I feel is if I’m enjoying it, it’s really worth doing.'
Now he’s having more fun than ever. Last year Uncle Kracker joined Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra and Eve 6 for the Under The Sun Tour 2015 hitting sheds across the country throughout the summer. Uncle Kracker will be back on the road in 2016. His live show continues to get bigger and better with every tour. "It's very interactive," he says. "It's meant to be a party, and I want everybody involved. Each time we go on stage, I want people to leave smiling."
That outlook has served him well over the years. After vaulting to stardom as a charismatic presence and chief collaborator in Kid Rock’s Twisted Brown Trucker Band, the Michigan singer, songwriter, and performer, also known as Matthew Shafer, kicked off a stunning solo career of his own.
His 2000 major label debut, Double Wide, fittingly went double-platinum and yielded #1 smash “Follow Me”. Its 2002 follow-up No Stranger To Shamereached gold status and spawned cross-format hits such as “In A Little While” and the powerful cover of Dobie Gray’s “Drift Away”, which set a Billboard record for most weeks at #1 on any chart, topping their #1 run on the Adult Contemporary radio charts for a staggering 28 weeks. Country superstar Kenny Chesney tapped him for “When The Sun Goes Down”, which impressively spent five weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart. Throughout, he played sold out shows across the country and appeared everywhere from the American Country Music Awards to Late Night With Conan O'Brien. Then, 2012 saw him fully embrace his country side with his critically acclaimed fifth outing, Midnight Special.
Uncle Kracker is still having a blast, and fans worldwide undoubtedly will too when they see him on the road. “When I’m up onstage, I don’t feel removed from the people coming to hear the music,” he leaves off. “You can feel it, when they identify with you. Sometimes when I’m up there, I wanna tell’em ‘I’m not any different than you are.” Uncle Kracker will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 11, at 8:00 PM. More Info
Logo Founder Matt Farber presents Miss Coco Peru "The Taming of the Tension" as part of the Outlandish Palm Springs Performance Series
Miss Coco Peru has been a little tense lately and one of the things that Coco likes to do when she is tense is invite friends over to her place for tea (and/or cocktails) and a good old-fashioned bullshitting session. Coco is now inviting you to her "place" for some of her favorite stories, songs, and a good dose of bullshitting with the hope that together the tension will melt away! Don't forget to RSVP! In the meantime, MAY THE TAMER BE WITH YOU! More Info
White Party 2018 Dates & DJ's Announced
White Party 2018 is set to take place April 27-30, and guess what? They've announced their DJ lineup for the multiple parties! The White Party is widely considered the largest gay dance music festival in the nation. It has evolved throughout the years to become an international cultural and social phenomenon attracting more than 30,000 attendees from every corner of the globe. More Info
Palm Springs International Animation Festival On Now
The 1st Palm Springs International Animation Festival is underway through Saturday, Nov. 11.
Explain organizers, "This inaugural season we have received over 2700 unique film entries from 103 countries. Each year our team of jurors work to select 250+ titles from shorts to features that showcase the breadth of the art form. We hold our judging to nine cinematic virtues: storytelling, humor, heart, ideas, originality, visual interest, craftsmanship, diversity, and gut-level viewing pleasure."
"We're proud to be featuring award winning films from Cannes, Annecy, Tribeca and Sundance with Oscar and Grammy artists and producers in a variety of styles from 2D, 3D, Hand Drawn, Water Color, Oil Painted, VFX & Rotoscoping, Experimental, Sand, Paper, Anime, and Stop-Motion. We will be featuring film for All Ages in a variety of genres from Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror and Abstract."
The festival experience is about more than just watching film after film. During intermissions, or at the after-parties, strike up a conversation about what you’ve just seen. Review the show with your date, pointing out personal favorites in the program. Ask one of the animators about what went into creating their project. Join the animation tribe, trading tips about local job opportunities. At its heart, the festival is a family reunion for animation-lovers.
Whether you’ve been attending since year one, or whether you’re discovering indie animation for the first time… The magic ingredient that turns films into a festival is you. We’re here together to celebrate creativity of these artists who have worked so hard to transform their daydreams into a fantasy reality and appreciate how much love has been poured into these projects. More Info
Dezart Performs presents The Legend of Georgia McBride
Here's just a taste of Stephen Radosh's review of The Legend of Georgia McBride:
"Everyone gets their share of laughs but the lion’s share goes to Mr. Mullen’s Tracy. He has spot on timing whether he is trading bitchy quips with Rexy or waxing eloquently on the way of the world with lines like 'Every man has some femininity, you just gotta know where to look.' With his performance, he also manages to give a heartfelt look behind the mask Tracy wears and gives us an understanding of what makes Tracy tick…"
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He's young, he's broke, his landlord's knocking at the door, and he's just found out his wife is going to have a baby. To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business and himself.
Running until Sunday, Nov 12, see the show Fridays and Saturdays @ 7:30 PM, Saturdays and Sundays @ 2:00 PM. More Info
Enter to Win a Fabulous Resort Stay!
The entries will be submitted from 11/1/17-12/31/17 (60 Days)
The winner will be randomly drawn the first week of January 2018. The prize is a 5 Night stay in our King Suite Room. Breakfast and Lunch included. No black out dates, based on availability. $1600 Value.
Santiago Men’s Resort is a luxury gay boutique hotel in Palm Springs, Santiago offers free breakfast, poolside lunch, and all-day refreshments in the Cantina. The wealth of amenities include the largest pool of any gay resort in Palm Springs, beautifully designed, spacious rooms with poolside access and spectacular mountain views. More Info
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