April is full of music, art and theater events in the Coachella Valley that you won’t want to miss. This list is a comprehensive look at what’s happening in April in the Valley.
• Kenny Logins – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – April 7th
• Concerts Under the Palms (featuring Lou Gramm) – Spa Resort Casino – April 8th
• Creedance Clearwater Revisited – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – April 8th
• Chris Botti – McCallum Theatre – April 8th
• Opera in the Park – Sunrise Park – April 9th
• Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival – April 14th to 16th and April 21st to 23rd
• Keith Sweat – Spotlight 29 Casino – April 22nd
• Stagecoach Festival – Empire Polo Club – April 28th to 30th
2017 Open Call Talent Competition – McCallum Theatre – April 13th to 15th
Check out the Valley’s best performers at the open call talent competition, which showcases local performers of all ages. This event often sells out.
• Rita Rudner – McCallum Theatre – April 7th
• The Lady with all the Answers – Annenberg Theatre – April 14th to 23rd
• One Night Only – McCallum Theatre – April 20th
• Next to Normal – Arthur Newman Theatre – April 21st to 30th
• Kevin James – Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa – April 22nd
• Kristin Chenoweth – McCallum Theatre – April 22nd
• Deathtrap – Palm Canyon Theatre – April 27th to 30th
• A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – McCallum Theatre – April 27th to 30th
Desert Mountains Art Faire – Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
Featuring a number of mediums, this art faire is held monthly on a Saturday from 9am to 3pm. All art featured is inspired by the beauty of the National Monument.
2017 Sustainable Film Series – Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert – April 12th
Enjoy a screening of Sila and the Gatekeepers of the Artic, which will examine the impact of global warming on the Inuit. There will be a Q&A session after the screening.
Palm Desert Public Art Documentary Film Series – University of California, Riverside Palm Desert – April 20th
Free Entrance Days at Joshua Tree National Park – April 15th to 16th and 22nd to 23rd
Check out Joshua Tree on one of a few free entrance days at all National Parks.
• Fight the Bite 5K – Palm Desert Civic Center Park – April 15th
• Easter Eggstravaganza – The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens – April 15th
Family Day: In the Gardens – Sunnylands Center and Gardens – April 23rd
Spend the day with the family exploring various critters with nature and science activities for the entire family.