“I’ve always lived with the idea of tomorrow and that was taken from me.” — Michael Holmes, owner of Purple Room in Palm Springs.

The Purple Room supper club in Palm Springs re-opens this week, but it wasn’t that long ago when the fate of the historic nightclub hung in the balance.

Originally opened in 1960 inside the Club Trinidad Hotel, this unique venue was an intimate hangout spot for celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin, and even served as the hangout for the infamous “Rat Pack” act.

Flash forward to the year 2020, this classic supper club thrived while serving as a hot entertainment spot for the desert community. When the pandemic struck in early March, the Purple Room was blindsided and eventually forced to close down like the rest of the entertainment industry…”

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