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New Home, New Season: The Desert Stars Music Festival Celebrates New Beginnings in Joshua Tree

New Home, New Season: The Desert Stars Music Festival Celebrates New Beginnings in Joshua Tree

Mar 26, 2019 14:45  |  Brian Blueskye

For a decade or so, the Desert Stars Music Festival brought beloved bands like Dinosaur Jr., The Raveonettes, The Lemonheads and others to a yearly celebration at Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palac...

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Subatomic: Alex Harrington Has Played at More Than a Few Pool Parties; Here Are His Local Picks—and Some Thoughts Post-Sunset

Subatomic: Alex Harrington Has Played at More Than a Few Pool Parties; Here Are His Local Picks—and Some Thoughts Post-Sunset

Mar 20, 2019 20:00  |  Alex Harrington

They say April showers bring May flowers—but here in the desert, April’s warmer weather brings pool-party season!

We’re in the land of heat and pools, and it can be hard to decide where to take a dip—i...

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The Lucky 13: Benny Cancino Jr., Local Drumming Great

The Lucky 13: Benny Cancino Jr., Local Drumming Great

Mar 19, 2019 15:00  |  Brian Blueskye

The Cancino family is known for astounding drummers in several Coachella Valley bands. Benny Cancino Jr. has caught my attention on more than a few occasions due to his incredible technique. He curren...

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All About Making Music: Longtime Local Hip-Hop Artist Willdabeast Is Finally Ready to Release Recordings of His Music

All About Making Music: Longtime Local Hip-Hop Artist Willdabeast Is Finally Ready to Release Recordings of His Music

Mar 14, 2019 14:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Willdabeast is one of the best-known hip-hop artists in the Coachella Valley—even though he has not released any music or done any interviews.

However, thanks to a nudge from friend and collaborator Pr...

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The Lucky 13: Josh Heinz, Open-Mic Host and Member of Blasting Echo, 5th Town

The Lucky 13: Josh Heinz, Open-Mic Host and Member of Blasting Echo, 5th Town

Mar 04, 2019 19:50  |  Brian Blueskye

Josh Heinz is originally from Tennessee, but he's now a pillar in the Coachella Valley local music scene. He is the frontman for Blasting Echo, the guitarist for 5th Town, the founder of the Concert f...

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The Blueskye Report, March 2019: Rob Lowe, Michael McDonald, Los Temerarios, Cold Cave—and a Whole Lot More!

The Blueskye Report, March 2019: Rob Lowe, Michael McDonald, Los Temerarios, Cold Cave—and a Whole Lot More!

Feb 28, 2019 14:00  |  Brian Blueskye

March brings both the revelry of St. Patrick’s Day and increasingly warmer weather—which, given the relatively cold February we had, will be even more welcome than normal.

Oh, and March is also bringin...

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Mr. Schuester Live! Matthew Morrison, Known for 'Glee' and Broadway Musicals, Arrives at the McCallum

Mr. Schuester Live! Matthew Morrison, Known for 'Glee' and Broadway Musicals, Arrives at the McCallum

Feb 27, 2019 16:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Matthew Morrison is a quadruple threat: His résumé includes acting, dancing, singing and songwriting—but the Broadway star is best known for playing Will Schuester on the TV show Glee.

Morrison will be ...

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Subatomic: Meet Tom Astley and Matt Orlove, the Masterminds Behind Some of SoCal's Hottest Parties

Subatomic: Meet Tom Astley and Matt Orlove, the Masterminds Behind Some of SoCal's Hottest Parties

Feb 26, 2019 16:15  |  Alex Harrington

Los Angeles is the epicenter of the entertainment industry, a city where people come to follow their dreams of careers in film, TV, music and more.

With all of that comes plenty of parties and events—s...

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