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Palm Springs/Coachella Valley Music Schedule

     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 the valley.

Current Schedule

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

Click here to visit Lavender Bistro's website.


Lavender Bistro
La Quinta, California

     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)


Past Local Gigs (1987-2018)

     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

Summer only
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.  Click here to 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.

Twin Palms Bistro
Palm Springs, California


Las Casuelas Terraza (1987-2009)

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.

Las Casuelas Terraza
Palm Springs, California


"Hot Rox" performed Wednesday through Sunday nights year-round at Las Casuelas Terraza Restaurant in Palm Springs, CA 

Hot Rox 2006

(back row, left to right-
Rick Cowling, Ed Genovese, and Mark Warila)
(front center- Mark Guerrero)

For more information and photos from my stint at Las Casuelas Terraza click here


Contact me at: info@markguerrero.com

Mark Guerrero
P.O. Box 776
Cathedral City, CA 92235

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