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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!

Caxton was voted Best Local Band in 2013 and Best Alternative Band in the Coachella Valley the following year. The alt-indie-pop quartet consists of Christina Reyes, Adam Surdin, Brett McLaughlin, and Brian Pelletier. They recently released their full-length LP Untitled.

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Palm Springs, CA
Red Barn
Bar and music venue in a giant red barn featuring mostly local bands. A jukebox plays rock and roll classics as locals enjoy cheap stiff drinks at this rare dive in Palm Springs.
73290 CA-111, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
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Record Alley
The Record Alley buys and sells CDs, DVDs, vinyl records and rock 'n' roll and movie memorabilia.
72840 CA-111, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
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Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
A desert botanical garden and zoo. Observe an incredible array of over 1,400 species of cacti, yucca, and other desert plants that grow in California’s Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, as well as other deserts around the world. Animals you'll see include African meerkats, desert foxes, giraffes and more.
47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
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La Quinta Brewing Co.
Try one of their many award winning brews: bronze medal for their Indian Canyon IPA at the 2014 San Diego International Beer Competition, bronze medal for the One Eleven Pale Ale at the 2014 Los Angeles International Beer Competition. A Silver Medal for their Tan Line Brown Ale at the 2015 San Diego International Beer Competition. A Gold at the 2016 World Beer Cup for their Bourbon Barrel Aged Koffi Porter. A Gold Medal for their Heatwave Amber Ale and a Silver for Tan Line Brown Ale at the 2017 Best of Craft Beer Awards in Bend, OR.
77917 Wildcat Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211, USA
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Ernest Coffee

Palm Springs coffee and pastry shop serving Stumptown Coffee and offering fresh baked pastries including gluten free and vegan options.

1101 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
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Bootlegger Tiki
Tiny tki bar tucked behind a coffeehouse with a shared patio. The bar is located in the same space as the legendary 1950s hot spot Don the Beachcomber and features a bamboo ceiling, velvet paintings of topless island gals, blowfish light fixtures, and more. But it really turns heads for its hand-crafted rum-filled cocktails including one of the best Mai Tais around. Stay or arrive late for their nightly happy hour at midnight.
1101 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
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