Mark Guerrero has performed locally in the Coachella Valley as a singer/guitarist
(as a solo, and as part of duos, trios, and bands) since coming
to the valley from Los Angeles, starting in 1987 commuting
seasonally until moving here permanently in 1990. His styles of music
are classic rock,
1950s, standards, country, r&b, blues, funk, reggae, and Latin.
Mark is well-known and respected and has one of the most extensive and diverse repertoires in
Lavender Bistro (November 2013- continuing)
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253
Mark performs solo
Mondays through Saturdays
During the season: October through mid-June
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
5 to 9pm in the Fireside Lounge
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays
6 to 10pm in the outdoor dining patio.
Lavender Bistro is open for 8 1/2 months
from October through mid-June
closed 3 1/2 months from mid-June through September
Mark performed with duos at the amphitheater at The River in Rancho Mirage, solo and
with a duo at Sammy G's Tuscan Grill in Palm Springs, with Brad Mercer in a duo at the
Purple Room in the Club Trinidad in Palm Springs, solo at Westin Mission Hills in Rancho
Mirage, solo at Twin Palms Bistro in Palm Springs, and with Paul Villalobos in a
duo at Arnold Palmer's in La Quinta. Mark also performed solo at corporate
events, weddings, and private parties for Musical Affair agency.
Margarita's Restaurant (March 2011- September 2014)
Mark has performed solo and in a duo, first with
musician/radio DJ Brad Mercer and subsequently
with guitarist/vocalist Dennis Alvarez. Mark is currently performing solo on Fridays
and Saturdays from 6:30 to 10:30 in the inside bar or the outdoor cantina at
Margarita's Restaurant in Palm Springs. Clickhere
visit Margarita's website.
Margarita's Restaurant Palm Springs, California
Mark Guerrero & Dennis Alvarez (2012)
Mark Guerrero & Brad Mercer (2011)
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant
(January 2013 - June 2014)
Mark performed in a duo with bassist/vocalist
Paul Villalobos at Arnold Palmer's Restaurant in La Quinta.
Arnold Palmer's La Quinta, California
The River (September 2009 - March 2011)
Mark performed with duo partners including
Gilbert Hansen, Brad Mercer, and Al Trainor.
The River Amphitheater (Rancho Mirage, California)
Sammy G's Tuscan Grill (November 2010 - January 2011)
Mark performed solo and subsequently subbing
with Dennis Alvarez in a duo.
Sammy Gs Tuscan Grill Palm Springs, California
Club Trinidad (October - November 2012)
Mark performed in a duo with Brad Mercer.
Club Trinidad Palm Springs, California
Westin Mission Hills Resort (February - March 2012)
Mark performed solo.
Westin Mission Hills (Rancho Mirage, California)
Twin Palms Bistro (November 2012 - April 2013)
Mark performed solo.
Palm Springs, California
1987-2009: performed as a solo, and with duos, trios, and
as leader of the venue's main house band, Hot Rox.
1993-2009: music director of the restaurant, which had
two bands playing nine shifts per week.
1998-2009: band leader, lead vocalist / guitarist /
keyboardist of Hot Rox.
Casuelas Terraza Palm Springs, California
"Hot Rox" performed Wednesday
through Sunday nights
year-round at Las Casuelas Terraza Restaurant in
Palm Springs, CA
(back row, left
Rick Cowling, Ed Genovese,
and Mark Warila)
(front center- Mark Guerrero)
For more information and photos from my stint at Las Casuelas Terraza