An autism concert tops this weekend’s nightlife in greater Palm Springs



Benefit from: This year’s 15th Autism Concert is actually a series of releases culminating in the main event on Saturday at the Tack Room Tavern, featuring local bands Fever Dog, The Hellions, Elektric Lucie and more. .

The Concert for Autism benefits the Desert Autism Foundation, which provides financial assistance to people living with autism and their families. The event was founded by Blasting Echo musicians Josh and Linda Heinz. The couple and teammate Armando Flores have sons on the autism spectrum.

The event also includes raffles and silent auctions with items donated by businesses across the valley.

If you are going to: 8 p.m. Saturday, Tack Room Tavern, 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio. Donation suggested. 760-702-4110.

Magicians John Shryock and Mari Lynn will perform at Marvyn's Magic Theater in La Quinta, California from October 20-22, 2022.


Thursday – Saturday

Magic: Marvyn’s Magic Theater is back for another season and from Thursday to Saturday magicians John Shryock and Mari Lynn will perform a magic show featuring drama, dance and comedy.

The international artists have performed at casinos, nightclubs, conventions, resorts and have also appeared on the TV show “Masters of Illusion”.

If you are going to: Thursday through Saturday, Marvyn’s Magic Theater, 46-630 Washington Str, La Quinta. $75.


India : Chances are, fans of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Orange Is The New Black,” and “The Walking Dead” have heard songs from singer-songwriter and soundtrack producer Patrick Watson.

Singer-songwriter and soundtrack composer Patrick Watson will perform at Pappy and Harriet's in Pioneertown, California on October 21, 2022.

Many of his songs feature a melancholic vibe with stunning composition. See for yourself when he performs Friday at Pappy and Harriet.

If you are going to: 6 p.m. Friday, Pappy and Harriet, 53-688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown. $35. 760-228-2222.


Tribute: Enjoy singing along to Queen songs such as “We Will Rock You” and “We Are The Champions?” Queen tribute band Queen Nation will perform in the Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Saturday.

If you are going to: 7 p.m. Saturday, The Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. Free. 760-342-5000.

Escape, a Journey tribute band, performs at the Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Saturday, September 3, 2022.

Popular: “American Idol” contestant Adam Lambert may have finished second in the show’s eighth season in 2009, but he went on to have a stellar career and huge following.

Her 2009 album “For Your Entertainment” achieved gold status. In 2012, Lambert became the first openly gay artist to top the Billboard 200 chart with his record “Trespassing.” Lambert also toured five times with the rock band Queen.

Lambert will perform Saturday at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa in Rancho Mirage.

If you are going to: 8 p.m. Saturday, Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $51 to $126. 888-999-1995.

Adam Lambert will perform at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa in Rancho Mirage, California on October 22, 2022.

Brian Blueskye covers arts and entertainment for the Desert Sun. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @bblueskye.