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Alien Probe
Alien Probe
psychedelic rock educational theater

FBI PRESS RELEASE: A UFO recently shot down over Wonder Valley contained guitars, a drum set, theramin, conga drum, saxophone, tamborine, hula hoop and a megaphone. Recent alien sightings have been reported all over the Hi-Desert… from the JT Trading Post to the Palms. These extraterrestrial hooligans have not only been witnessed…

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Annabelle Chairlegs
Annabelle Chairlegs
Rock N Roll

Powerhouse trio in Austin, Texas. Formed in 2013 by vocalist-guitarist and songwriter Lindsey Mackin, joined by Derek Vaughan Nunez Strahan on bass, and Nick Cornetti on the drums. The 2015 debut album Watermelon Summer came out thundering in the Texas heat spooky and swirling. Annabelle Chairlegs quickly became a local favorite…

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Asher Moss
Asher Moss
Indie Chill Wave Electronic

Asher Moss known for his visual art work is now bringing the sound of his visuals to music, making a unique blend of classic shoegaze type sounds with electronic elements merged to create a special feeling in the music. 

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Axon Orkestra
Axon Orkestra
Gypsy Punk Jazz

A sonic boom of ripping grooves and soaring strings, rooted in its members musical journeys and adventures around the world. Sonic stories and sonorities collide in this eclectic off-the-beaten-path musical mix, merging urban and village music styles, percussive strings and irresistible rhythms into both original music and…

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Bane’s World
Bane’s World
dream pop/lifi

Bane's World is a dreamy indie rock band that was formed in Long Beach, California. Their music is characterized by hazy, lo-fi guitar riffs, lush synthesizers and Blanchard's melodic and introspective lyrics. Bane's World has gained a reputation for their captivating live performances, which often feature a full band with…

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Bart Budwig
Bart Budwig
Cosmic Country

"Cue up Budwig's melancholy brand of folk-rock 'n' soul, close your eyes and transport yourself to the OK's well-worn dance floor. It's a trip worth taking." 1859, Oregon’s Magazine

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Boby Furgo
Boby Furgo
Jazz and Folk

Jazz and acoustic folk-pop-Latin swing violin and piano mix

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Brad Byrd
Brad Byrd
Indie Rock / Alt Country

Brad Byrd is a name that you have likely heard over the years. Whether it be from consistent new music releases, syncs in popular TV shows & (two songs are already part of major films coming out in 2022), to radio play (legendary LA radio DJ Nic Harcourt has been spinning Byrd’s in rotation for years), to national and regional…

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Cocovera
Cocovera
Alternative Rock

Cocovera was formed in 2018 by Janelle Leigh Obert and Alejandra Robles Luna in Downtown Los Angeles because Robles Luna wanted to explore other instruments beyond the drums. Obert and Robles Luna released their sophomore album at the height of the pandemic, but unfortunately their tour was cancelled. The world stopped, but…

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Cody White and the Easy Ride
Cody White and the Easy Ride
Rock and Roll

With its grungy guitars and raspy vocals, Cody White & The Easy Ride make the music of outlaws; songs for lovers on the run and cowboys pounding on the bar. The guitars burn with ragged glory; just back-to-basics Telecaster tones laced with gritty fuzz pedals. "Subtle Songs of Freedom" is a raw record, there’s no pretense, no…

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Cursed Bloodlines
Cursed Bloodlines
Metal

5 members of local musicians that have lived in the desert their whole lives.

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Daveed
Daveed
Latin rock

Daveed is a Mexican born, Independent Musician from Southern California. Best known for his energetic performances filled with intricate guitar rhythms and bilingual lyrics. Influenced by bands like Manu Chao, Gogol Bordello and Rodrigo Y Gabriella, Daveed has developed a sound and style that is both infectious and joyful. Daveed…

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Daytime Moon
Daytime Moon
Pop-Punk

Originally started as a solo project by singer/songwriter/multi instrumentalist Brent Simpson in Joshua Tree,CA, Daytime Moon has become known for a unique style of clever bass lines, catchy singable lyrics and sexy guitar stuff; warping genres from the darkest parts of the abyss and simultaneously blasting you off into the…

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Diminished Men
Diminished Men
Experimental Rock & Sci-Fi Psychedelia

Drawing from elements experimental rock, sci-fi psychedelia, film soundtracks, surf and musique concrète, Diminished Men refocus their influences into something entirely unique. Collaged with menacing electricity, the raw materials are broken up and reassembled in their crude private facility.  

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DJ Lee Joseph
DJ Lee Joseph
Soul, Surf, Exotica, Lounge, Rockabilly, R&B

Styles: Exotica, lounge, popcorn, rockabilly, 1950s r&b, surf, garage, psychedelic, soul/funk, 70s glam and classic, disco, late 70s-early 80s new wave and punk, '00s indie. DJ Lee does themed sets and mixes it up if the circumstance is right. Formats:

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Dwarfs Of East Agouza
Dwarfs Of East Agouza
Experimental Rock

The Dwarfs of East Agouza is a trio composed of Maurice Louca (Alif, Bikya), Sam Shalabi (Land of Kush, Shalabi Effect) and Alan Bishop (Sun City Girls, The Invisible Hands, Alvarius B.).

Hailing from Cairo formed in 2012 while living in the same apartment building in Cairo's Agouza district. The trio soon set out…

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Fatso Jetson
Fatso Jetson
Desert Rock / Hard Rock / Indie Rock / Post punk

Fatso Jetson is an American desert rock band from Palm Desert, California, formed in 1994 by
Yawning Man and The Sort of Quartet members Mario Lalli and Larry Lalli, along with Tony Tornay,
and Dino Von Lalli (son of Mario). Fatso Jetson have remained a active force in underground rock
for almost 25 years.…

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Golden Boots
Golden Boots
Lo-fi, Country, No-Wavey, Folk, Kiwi, Rock

Formed in 2002 by artists Ryen Eggleston and Dimitri Manos, Golden Boots’ music is a lo-fi and often ragged take on folk and pop rock. The duo has been joined by many contributors over the years, which has created a charismatic diversity in performances and recordings. The common thread among all Golden Boots’ output is their…

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Hank Topless
Hank Topless
Honkytonk countryblues

Based in Tucson, AZ, singer / songwriter Hank Topless delivers a honkytonk countryblues sound unlike any other. Drawing unpredictable energy from the razor’s edge between tragedy and triumph, the battle between right and wrong, he views the world through the prism of a hardscrabble past.

Five albums’ worth of dark,…

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Jacuzzi Summer
Jacuzzi Summer
Havasu dream pop

Board the Love Boat and upon your arrival at your dinner table is Prince, David Hasselhoff's talking car, Madonna, and Alf. 

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Jason Dea West
Jason Dea West
Folk & Country

"Jason Dea West is an American troubadour who sings what he lives and lives what he sings. Wests’ poignant lyrics are brilliantly blended with vintage country, folk and blues, and timely sensibilities. From epic guitar and harmonica instrumentals to humorous song as story, Jason never strays very far from the anarchic punk-folk…

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Jeff Plankenhorn
Jeff Plankenhorn
Roots Rock/Americana

"Jeff Plankenhorn is a world-class songwriter and had been an accompanist to the stars and first-call session musician in Texas (Joe Ely, Ruthie Foster, Ray Wylie Hubbard, etc.) for 16 years when he decided to go solo with his critically acclaimed SoulSlide album (featuring performances by Ruthie Foster, Malford Milligan, Rami…

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Jesika Von Rabbit
Jesika Von Rabbit
Electro New-Wave, Pop, Rock, & Funk

The prolific and versatile Jesika von Rabbit, former frontwoman and main songwriter of Joshua Tree trailblazers Gram Rabbit has released two solo albums along with a number of singles and videos since the group’s hiatus. Her music is a unique mix of electro, new-wave, pop, rock, and funk. Her live shows deliver a spectrum…

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Jesse Payo
Jesse Payo
Americana

Jessie Payo is a talented American singer-songwriter whose music is heavily influenced by folk traditions. Her folk-inspired songs feature poetic lyrics and delicate melodies that showcase her emotional depth and storytelling abilities. With a voice that can range from haunting and ethereal to bold and powerful, Payo weaves…

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Joel Jerome
Joel Jerome
Psychedelic Indie Folk

Since first emerging with his crucial SoCal indie pop outfit Dios (Malos) in 2004, Jerome has become renowned for his work with artists such as LA Witch, La Sera and Cherry Glazerr at his own Psychedelic Thriftstore recording studio. Throughout the pandemic, the collaborative influence of Dangerbird A&R director Jim Fairchild…

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Karma Dealers
Karma Dealers
Blues Rock

Raw and Real, Karma Dealers Always tell the Truth when they play Music. Songwriters, they cross pollinate several musical influences. Classic Rock, Alternative, and Blues. This past year they were nominated for best song of the year by the Joshua Tree Voice Magazine.

Shannon Navarro: Bass & Vocals 

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Kayla von der Heide
Kayla von der Heide
Folk, Originals, Americana

Dreamy, soulful, storytelling music inspired by the desert.

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Ky Anto
Ky Anto
Acoustic

Ky Anto is a Canadian born musician, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, engineer and producer. His influences range from Country and Jazz to Doom and Glam Rock with a healthy dose of Punk, Prog and Classical in between. His discography dates back to the early 90’s and boasts over fifty releases, from bands that he…

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Los Poncho Tones
Los Poncho Tones
Hi-Desert Greasy Tumbleweed

Los PonchoTones is a high desert band that plays a brand of groovy twang we like to call “Greasy Tumbleweed “. The band consists of the Denny Weston Jr on Drums, Jon Ossman on bass and Josh Sonntag on guitar. 

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Mike Soy & Co
Mike Soy & Co
Indie, Hip Hop, R&B

Palo: Folk artist. Paddi: R&B and Pop. MIKE SOY: Hip Hop. Mylo Dailey: Hip Hop. Naptime News: Groovy, Soft Rock.

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Morgan Sorne
Morgan Sorne
Avant Garde, Otherworldly, Vocal Artist

"I would like to believe that we are not alone. That there is a world that lies between the walls of this dimension and the next. Where one supposes our ancestors float, watching, sending us clues, telling us things we can’t quite comprehend through patterns and symbols. I feel that place in my music. It’s soul matter you…

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Neil Soiland
Neil Soiland
High quality music for the mind, body and soul.

Neil Soiland is a singer/songwriter, multi-Instrumentalist, producer and all around artist of all mediums. He has been a performer and musician in such groups as Moony Thicket,…

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Oceanography
Oceanography
Indie Rock

Oceanography brings a unique pop sensibility to bittersweet songs of heartbreak, loss, and longing,

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Plantasia
Plantasia
Rock & Roll Jam Band

"Plantasia is a rock based jam band mixed with hints of jazz, prog, psych, and blues. While placing emphasis on improv whenever possible, we recognize the importance of structure and cohesiveness. The balance of a fine line.

Quin: Drums, Vocals Matt: Guitar Andy: Guitar, Keys Shwaz: Bass Chris Joe: Keys, Synth"

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Purest Feeling
Purest Feeling
post punk

February is the dregs of Winter in New York. In the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn in one of a thousand tiny lit up windows, it’s Summer. As the tail end of Placebo’s “Protège Moi” reaches its fever pitch, a rousing mixture of laughs, and looks, dances, and smiles rises up like embers and smoke. Pieces of melody and…

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Renee de la Prade & Ric Lashever
Renee de la Prade & Ric Lashever
Roots, Rock, Blues, Cajun, Folk

Renee de la Prade is a dynamite singer and accordion player with one stomping foot in folk music and the other in rock and roll. She plays traditional American roots music on a tiny Irish button accordion.

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Reuben and the Dark
Reuben and the Dark
Indie Folk

Reuben and the Dark is the spirited folk-rock outfit led by Reuben Bullock, whose music blends introspective lyrics with the irrepressible pulse and complicit harmonies of his band. On the Calgary-bred frontman’s third studio album, un | love, Reuben opens a breathtakingly honest window into one of the most dramatic times…

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Roselit Bone
Roselit Bone
Apocalyptic Western with Post-punk, new wave and mariachi influences

After over a decade of touring, Roselit Bone have perfected an infectious and intense live show that has transfixed crowds in a nightly conversion ritual. Previously described by Oregon Public Broadcasting as “a unique type of gothic country rock that borrows heavily from Mexican ranchera music, rockabilly and the same lonely…

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Rove
Rove
Psychedelic Outlaw Western

In many ways, Herb Benham IV is a musical amalgamation of all the places he’s lived. Born and raised in Bakersfield, CA, did stints in LA and the Bay Area, he now calls the great Mojave desert home. Perhaps his fate was set when as a young boy, he met the legendary Buck Owens at Buck’s office in Bakersfield and the country…

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Ryan Curtis
Ryan Curtis
Orginal Honky Tonk, Country Blues, Rock n Roll

Over the last decade, Ryan Curtis has made a name for himself as a songwriter not easily packaged into any specific genre.  He’s bounced almost seamlessly from folk and bluegrass to rockabilly, blues, and vintage rock n’ roll.  Never to be pinned down, his latest release and solo debut, Rust Belt Broken Heart is steeped in…

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Silver Triplets of the Rio Hondo
Silver Triplets of the Rio Hondo
Sci-Fi Roadhouse Exotica

"Silver Triplets of the Rio Hondo is a psychedelic Western outfit conceived by William Slater, songwriter & founding member of art-psych heavyweights Grails. Its sound marries sequenced synthesizer/strings, noise collage, & drum programming to a set of barrel-chested crooners, lending the songs of the Triplets an eerie camp…

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Sister John Angela
Sister John Angela
Country Blues Steel Guitar

NYC native Sister John Angela, aka Smitty, plays his original compositions on National Reso-Phonic metal-body guitars bottleneck style with a virtuosity seldom heard, an intellectual take on classic Delta blues.

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Sound Bath with Janie + Ryan
Sound Bath with Janie + Ryan
Sound Bath

An extra special Sound Bath with Janie (bass with effects) and Ryan (sound bath instruments: Singing Bowls, Gong+ more). Lay down, relax and be transformed by the healing vibrations of these two amazing musicians.
Please bring a pillow or cushion and arrive early to secure your spot.

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Tarantulabanjo
Tarantulabanjo
Original, banjo, fiddle, outlaw folk

Tarantula Hawk is a banjo and fiddle duo from Mariposa, California featuring Fritz Bagget on old time/country fiddle and award winning banjo player, singer/songwriter Tarantula Andy Roberts. The two performers have a natural connection within their music and perform old time traditional, contemporary covers, and original…

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The Blank Tapes
The Blank Tapes
surf-pop, folk-rock & soul

“The Blank Tapes sound like the Archies if Lou Reed had written their songs.” -- The New Yorker

“A bent version of 60’s pop...really fun.” -- NPR

“A Winsome Garage-Pop Gem.” -- SPIN

“Awesome every time.” -- LA Weekly

The Blank Tapes is the moniker of Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist,…

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The Former
The Former
Lynchian Jazz Damage

Dark and brooding The Former exists in a world where doom and jazz meet. The combination of saxophone, synthesizers, guitar and drums create a heavy dream state psychosis. Their show is accompanied by a film collage visual.

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The High 70's
The High 70's
Rock and Roll

Chris play the bass, sings, and he wrote the songs. I play drums and Zach plays guitar. I was selling a dirt bike last year and Chris responded to my ad. He came over and saw my drums in the garage and asked if I played drums. I said, "no, I just think they look cool in my garage". We started jamming for fun, just like..…

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The Unlikely Candidates
The Unlikely Candidates
Alternative Rock

One listen to The Unlikely Candidates, and it’s clear that the Fort Worth, TX alternative rock mavericks create their own scene. One song vaults from stadium anthem into a piano ballad, while the next twists from syncopated singalong into a contemporary grunge-influenced pop song.

Hailing from Texas, the boys immediately…

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This Lonesome Paradise
This Lonesome Paradise
Crooner Goth

This Lonesome Paradise creates music swarming with Reverb-Soaked Retribution, Lounge Lust and the Enigmatic Echos of Western Noir. Albums Nightshades and Electric Dreams on American Standard Records.

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Timber Timbre
Timber Timbre
Doom Wop

Timber Timbre is a Canadian music group, featuring Taylor Kirk. The moniker refers to an early series of recordings made in a timber-framed cabin set in the wooded outskirts of Bobcaygeon, Ontario.

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Tomo Nakayama
Tomo Nakayama
PNW singer/songwriter, folk and synth pop

"When music journalists say things like 'this artist is a fixture in Seattle music,' there’s probably no one right now who fits that title better than Nakayama." - KEXP

Born in Japan and raised in Seattle, Washington, Tomo Nakayama is an artist whose melodic, complex and emotionally compelling music has been praised…

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Trans Van Santos
Trans Van Santos
Cactus Folk

Formerly head of rambling San Francisco psych-folk collective the Family Folk Explosion, psychedelic anti-band Os Beaches, and dusty desert rockers Camp Bravo—Matos has spent decades chasing his muse. Weary eyed and ragged on the old road he had a vision and was thus transfigured, reborn in life and song as Trans Van Santos.…

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Travesura
Travesura
Rock, folk & singer songwriter

I have an ever changing band of friends. Sometimes I’ve got a full band sometimes it’s just me. But regardless of the arrangement I put my heart in to every song i sing.

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Trevor Beld Jimenez
Trevor Beld Jimenez
So-Cal AM Radio from a bygone era

Trevor Beld Jimenez is a husband, father and songwriter from Riverside, CA. He is 1 half of the duo Parting Lines and he has played drums and bass guitar for artists such as Kacey Johansing, Joel Jerome, and Fruit Bats. Trevor has also cowritten songs with bands such as GospelbeacH and Pearl Charles. He released his solo debut…

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Ultraviolet Communication
Ultraviolet Communication
Ultraviolet Communication

Ultraviolet Communication are an Alternative Psych Rock trio based out of Phoenix, Arizona. The band formed in 2018 through responses to craigslist ads seeking other musicians to jam with. Their unique sound fuses hard-hitting, melodic guitar riffs and a soulful yet commanding lead vocal with tight, high energy live performances…

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Vanessa Dee & The Brightsides
Vanessa Dee & The Brightsides
Honky Tonk/Outlaw/Alt-Country/Soul

"Born in the glow of Prime Time Country infomercials and George Jones Show reruns, Vanessa Dee & The Brightsides nod along to the greats of Americana. With rollicking tunes for outlaw lovers, and sweet feral torch songs, Vanessa Dee and her players understand the assignment when it comes to lonesome lessons.

Best…

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Yucca Man
Yucca Man
Classic Rock

The Yucca man is Big Foot’s younger SOcal, high desert cousin.  If you didn’t know, now you do.  The Yucca Man Band music is some ass kicking, big foot stomping rock and roll with the spirit of Classic 70s Zeppelin/Sabbath vibe, while channelling Joshua Tree’s legendary Yucca Man.

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Giant Rock Meeting Room

Pizza, Bar & Live Music

Joshua Tree, California

About
Giant Rock Meeting Room

We're a pizza shop and bar located in Flamingo Heights, just north of Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree. We have live music, cocktails, beer and special pop up events. We pride ourselves on being the local watering hole for so many lovely desert dwellers, but we also love seeing new faces. Even if you're just passing through for a quick bite we'll make you feel like a local. Stop in and say hi!

Music
The Next Show

Silver Cholla

Silver Cholla

Saturday 07/20
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Classic Americana
Silver Cholla

Silver Cholla

Saturday 07/20
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Classic Americana

Weekly & Pop Up Events

Karaoke, Open Mic & More

Karaoke

Every Wednesday
7:00PM-11:00PM

Yucca Valley / Joshua Tree

Locals Night

Every Thursday
7:00PM-11:00PM

Yucca Valley / Joshua Tree

25% off of EVERYTHING for locals!

Open Mic

Every Monday
7:00PM-11:00PM

Yucca Valley / Joshua Tree

Contact
Giant Rock Meeting Room

Pizza, Bar & Live Music

Address

Giant Rock Meeting Room
1141 Old Woman Springs Rd, Unit A
Yucca Valley, California 92284

 +1 (442) 272-1472

Business Hours

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • Closed
  • Closed
  • 4:00PM - 12:00AM
  • 4:00PM - 12:00AM
  • 4:00PM - 1:00AM
  • 2:00PM - 1:00AM
  • 2:00PM - 12:00AM