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 May
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
5 to 9 pm in the Fireside Lounge
Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays
6 to 10 pm in the outdoor dining patio.
Lavender Bistro is open for 8 months
from October through May
closed 4 months from June through September
Many celebrities have come to Lavender Bistro and
enjoyed themselves in the lounge or patio, including singer Harry Styles of One
Direction, Frankie Avalon, record executive Clive Davis, actor Kevin Bacon, and
sports stars Tommy John, John Elway, George Brett, and Oscar De La Hoya.
Mark Guerrero &
Dodger legend Tommy John (2019)
Mark Guerrero &
Frankie Avalon (2015)
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, with Paul Villalobos in a
duo at Arnold Palmer's in La Quinta, solo for three summers at the Renaissance
Esmeralda Resort and Spa, and solo, duo, trio, and bands at Las Casuelas Terraza.
Mark also performed solo at corporate events, weddings, and private parties.
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa (2016-2018)
44400 Indian Wells Ln., Indian
Wells, CA 92210
July through September
Mark performed every Saturday night
In the Glo Lounge
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