Black Joe Lewis will be at Pappy and Harriet's on Feb. 3.

Happy February! Here’s a selection of what the Coachella Valley entertainment scene has to offer this month. Stay safe!

Acrisure Arena is hosting a slate of diverse events. At 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, and 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11,enjoy an evening of bona fide bull riding with the PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour. What usually is an ice-hockey rink will transform into a bull-riding-bonanza; tickets start at $21. The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their basketball fun to town at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21. Tickets start at $30. At 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25, the Eagles will perform two sets each night—one with their greatest hits, and one with Hotel California in its entirety. Remaining tickets start around $250. King of Norteño music Ramón Ayala is making a special appearance with Banda Machos for a night of Mexican greatness at 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26. Tickets start at $39. Acrisure Arena, 75702 Varner Road, Palm Desert; 888-695-8778;

Hunter Hayes.

Fantasy Springs is hosting some fine music and comedy. At 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, ’70s soft-rockers America will take the Fantasy stage. Tickets start at $39. Enjoy the sonic journey of Hunter Hayes at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets start at $39. At 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, you’re in for a night of oldies and blue-eyed soul with The Righteous Brothers. Tickets start at $39. Comedian Taylor Tomlinson is headed to town for a night of laughs at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18. Tickets start at $39. At 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24,get down to the funky R&B grooves of music legends the Commodores. Tickets start at $49. Enjoy a local visit from television, movie and standup star George Lopez at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25. Tickets start at $59. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio; 760-342-5000;

Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage has the goods, as always. At 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, witness the legendary Johnny Mathis in person. He started his career in the late ’50s! Tickets start at $95. The comedy and magic duo of Penn and Teller bring Vegas to the valley at 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10. Tickets start at $45. Australian ’80s rock outfit Air Supply heads to Rancho Mirage at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets start at $40. At 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, catch country duo Crystal Gayle and Johnny Lee. Tickets start at $40. The Rancho Mirage Legends of Sports Speaker Series is continuing with NFL legend Emmitt Smith at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21. Tickets start at $60. Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage; 888-999-1995;

Agua Caliente in Cathedral City is offering some fine February festivities. At 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, enjoy the second annual Caliente Doo Wop Sock Hop, featuring a costume contest and live sets by The Dreamboats and DJ Modgirl. The event is free, but you must RSVP. Pregame before Super Bowl Sunday at 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, with BrewFest, featuring live entertainment, food and a selection of brews! The event is free, but you must RSVP; a $25 beer-tasting wristband is available. Canadian country singer Lindsay Ell will rock the Agave Caliente Terraza at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25. Tickets are $20 to $25. Agua Caliente Cathedral City, 68960 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City; 888-999-1995;

Agua Caliente in Palm Springs continues a packed schedule with three residencies—and a special Mardi Gras-themed event. Desert Blues Revival Wednesdays offer the return of the Gand Band Chicago Blues Caravan (Feb. 1), the modern blues of Bill Grisolia Band (Feb. 8), a special Mardi Gras-themed set by Madame LeRoux and Krewe with The Gand Band (Feb. 15), and a vintage soul and R&B revue dubbed Lookout! featuring The Groove Empire Orchestra and a series of guest vocalists (Feb. 22). Shows are at 7 p.m., and tickets start at $10, available at Jazzville Thursdays bring the trailblazing pop/jazz of M-Pact (Feb. 2), the return of the Rat Pack-reminiscent Nutty (Feb. 9), the swing of the drummer/vocalist-led Brian Cabrera Quartet (Feb. 16) and a tribute to jazz legend Dexter Gordon by the Chuck Johnson Quintet (Feb 23). (We should also mention a special Saturday show at the Palm Spring Museum of Art’s Annenberg Theater featuring Lizzy and the Triggermen on Feb. 25.) Shows take place at 7 p.m., and tickets start at $15, available at Caliente Comedy Fridays bring a series of laughs with Dean Delray (Feb. 3), Jade Catta-Preta (Feb. 10), Michael Lenoci (Feb. 17) and an LGBTQ comedy showcase headlined by Daniel Webb (Feb. 24). Shows are at 8 p.m., and tickets start at $7.99, available at Finally, celebrate Mardi Gras in the desert with Party Gras, happening at 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18. Tickets are $20 to $25. Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs, 401 E. Amado Road, Palm Springs; 888-999-1995;

The McCallum Theatre is offering music, plays and more! At 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, celebrate local history with Palm Springs Legends, a night of acts that pay tribute to stars who spent time in the valley. Tickets start at $40. Viral song-re-workers Piano Guys return to the desert for three performances: You can catch their musical reinventions at 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10,and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets start at $65. Grammy/Emmy winner Gordon Goodwin and his Big Phat Band will grace the McCallum stage at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15. Tickets start at $35. At 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22,McCallum regular Steve Tyrell returns once again for a night of classic pop standards. Tickets start at $40. The On Your Feet! musical celebrating the history and music of Emilio and Gloria Estefan will have five performances in Palm Desert. You can catch the show at 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, 2 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. Tickets start at $60. At 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, experience the Netflix documentary Our Planet Live in Concert when a live orchestra performs the score while the documentary is screened. Tickets start at $45. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert; 760-340-2787;

Pappy and Harriet’s features a ton of reasons to experience one of the greatest live music venues around. At 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, enjoy a night of psychobilly with Reverend Horton Heat, featuring surf rockers The Surfrajettes. Tickets are $30. Blues-rock badassery compliments of Black Joe Lewis will shake up the dust bowl at 9:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3. Tickets are $20. At 9 p.m., Monday. Feb. 13, psychedelic trio Bitchin Bajas will visit Pioneertown. Shane Guerrette also performs; tickets are $20. Eclectic multi-genre outfit DeVotchKa will rock the indoor stage at 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16. Tickets are $32. Western music and the Pioneertown Palace are a perfect combination when Riders in the Sky perform at 9 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19. Tickets are $30. At 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, check out the versatile rock ’n’ roll of The Sadies. Tickets are $17.50. Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace, 53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown; 760-228-2222;

The shows at the Purple Room Palm Springs are mostly sold out, with an exception. At 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 11, pianist/singer Billy Stritch will honor the music of Broadway’s Cy Coleman. Tickets are $55 to $60. All ticketed shows include dinner reservations. Michael Holmes’ Purple Room, 1900 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs; 760-322-4422;

Oscar’s is featuring a few great events alongside their regular programming. At 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, Alexander Rodriguez will perform Unsung Midler, an evening of lesser-known Bette Midler music. Tickets are $25. Mike Flanagan (saxophone), Lauren Scales (vocals) and Chris Grasso (piano) team up to celebrate music from legendary collaborations that span the decades, at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6. Tickets start at $35. A night of laughs will begin at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, with comedians Jiaoying Summers, Aidan Park and Mario Adrion. Tickets start at $29.95. Oscar’s Palm Springs, 125 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs; 760-325-1188;

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Matt King

Matt King is a freelance writer for the Coachella Valley Independent. A creative at heart, his love for music thrust him into the world of journalism at 17 years old, and he hasn't looked back. Before...