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Live With Photos: Splash House, Aug. 10-12

Live With Photos: Splash House, Aug. 10-12

Aug 17, 2018 09:40  |  Guillermo Prieto

The second of this summer’s two Splash House parties landed Aug. 10 at the Palm Springs Air Museum.

By now, Splash House is running like a fine vintage watch: Shuttles running from the three main pool-...

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Musicians Mixed Up: Drummer Jeff Bowman Takes Local Performers Out of Their Comfort Zones to Benefit the Desert Cancer Foundation

Musicians Mixed Up: Drummer Jeff Bowman Takes Local Performers Out of Their Comfort Zones to Benefit the Desert Cancer Foundation

Aug 15, 2018 16:35  |  Brian Blueskye

Jeff Bowman has largely been a quiet guy in the background, kicking ass on the drums in the local music scene for the better part of three decades.

But he recently had a fantastic idea that brought him...

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Metal With Meaning: A Near-Death Health Crisis Helps Mike Scheidt Create Yob's New Album

Metal With Meaning: A Near-Death Health Crisis Helps Mike Scheidt Create Yob's New Album

Aug 08, 2018 18:00  |  Brian Blueskye

In 2017, Yob frontman Mike Scheidt almost died from diverticulitis and a staph infection . However, the extreme trauma led to something good: While confined to his hospital bed, he penned most of the mu...

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Beyond the Hive: Derek Jordan Gregg Brings a Folk-Music Sound to His Solo Gigs

Beyond the Hive: Derek Jordan Gregg Brings a Folk-Music Sound to His Solo Gigs

Aug 05, 2018 11:50  |  Brian Blueskye

There are only a few local musicians who are able to make a living via music—and that rather short list includes Derek Jordan Gregg.

The Hive Minds frontman plays gigs throughout the valley in hotels a...

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Peter's Principles: Fantasy Springs Hosts Guitar and Rock Great Peter Frampton

Peter's Principles: Fantasy Springs Hosts Guitar and Rock Great Peter Frampton

Jul 31, 2018 07:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Peter Frampton’s 1976 double live album Frampton Comes Alive! sold 8 million copies in the United States and went on to become legendary.

The struggles Frampton endured right after its release are just a...

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The Blueskye Report, August 2018: Roger Daltrey, Brad Paisley, the Chippendales, Swearin'—and a Whole Lot More!

The Blueskye Report, August 2018: Roger Daltrey, Brad Paisley, the Chippendales, Swearin'—and a Whole Lot More!

Jul 27, 2018 11:00  |  Brian Blueskye

We’re past the halfway point of the hot season. Maybe. Hopefully. Whatever … at least there are some equally hot events to take in this August.

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino has a full list of August e...

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The Lucky 13: Chris Rivera, Guitarist for Mega Sun (Raising Funds to Complete a New Album)

The Lucky 13: Chris Rivera, Guitarist for Mega Sun (Raising Funds to Complete a New Album)

Jul 25, 2018 13:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Mega Sun's lineup includes three very talented musicians—and if any one thing stands out, it’s Chris Rivera's guitar work. A recording from Mega Sun is currently in the works with producer Mike Doling...

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A Career of Left Turns: Shooter Jennings Plays Two Nights at Pappy and Harriet's as He Releases a 'Real Country Record'

A Career of Left Turns: Shooter Jennings Plays Two Nights at Pappy and Harriet's as He Releases a 'Real Country Record'

Jul 18, 2018 14:45  |  Brian Blueskye

Shooter Jennings—the son of the late, great Waylon Jennings—is usually considered a country artist. However, his love of taking creative risks has allowed him to transcend country in some awesome ways...

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