What’s Happening in Palm Desert?

No matter the season, there’s always plenty to see and do in the Palm Desert area. From special events like Fashion Week El Paseo and the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival, sporting events such as the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, and exciting theatrical and musical performances at the McCallum Theatre, there’s something for everyone. Search our complete event listings below or browse our list of Palm Desert Signature Events and other major events in the desert.

Nathan Gunn and Julie Gunn

Nathan Gunn has garnered a reputation as one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the century.  With an impressive international career spanning from opera to musical theatre, he has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony, as well as in critically-acclaimed productions of Sweeney Todd, Camelot and Carousel. The Boston Globe calls him “an object lesson in beautiful technique, consistently rich from top to bottom.” Joined by his wife, pianist Julie Gunn, Nathan will perform a versatile program of music from the American Songbook, ranging from Irving Berlin and Cole Porter to Leonard Bernstein and Ned Rorem to Leonard Cohen and Pearl Jam.

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