7 live shows coming to Southern California casinos in February

Comedians, magicians, psychics, punk rock and international musical acts and more are coming to the casinos next month.

by ZeuCer
Comedian and actor George Lopez will headline Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio on Friday, Feb. 25. (File photo by Rick Diamond, Getty Images for Outback Concerts)

With Super Bowl LVII and Valentine’s Day weekend falling on the same days, many different events are happening at Southern California casinos in next month.

If you’re not planning to celebrate either of those events, you can still choose from a psychic reading, a funny magic show, live comedy and music from local and worldwide acts.

Here are seven events to check out at Southern California casinos in February.

Penn  & Teller

Las Vegas entertainers Penn and Teller are coming to Agua Caliente Resort Casino Rancho Mirage on Friday, Feb. 10. The duo incorporates comedy and magic into their act, which involves several gags and political satire. Penn & Teller have grown their audience with their longest-running show, “Penn & Teller: BS!” on Showtime. They’ve also had guest appearances on several television shows such as “The Simpsons,” “Modern Family” and “The Big Bang Theory.”

8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $45-$125. 800-514-3849. aguacalientecasinos.com.

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Tyler Henry

Celebrity medium Tyler Henry, is coming to Morongo Casino Resort & Spa on Friday, Feb. 10, to serve as a point of contact for the dearly departed. He became known as the psychic to the stars and launched his latest series, “Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry” on Netflix last year.

9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. Tickets start at $69. 951-849 3080. morongocasinoresort.com.

Jose Rodriguez

Venezuelan singer and actor Jose Luis Rodriguez, aka “El Puma,” will perform at Spotlight 29 Casino on Saturday, Feb. 11. The singer has been performing since the 1960s and has ventured into various genres, most notably canción melódica, bolero and Latin pop. El Puma’s hits include “Culpable Soy Yo,” “Yo Quiero ser Tu Amor” and “De Punta a Punta.”

8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. $35-$90. 760-775-5566. spotlight29.com.

Insooni

South-Korean singer Insooni is taking the stage at Pechanga Resort Casino on Thursday, Feb. 16. Insooni got her start in the 1970s with an all-female group, The Hee Sisters. When she went solo, she released the album “Fate” in the ’80s, which incorporated a heavy influence of disco. Some of her most popular hits include “My Friend,” A Goose’s Dream” and “Now N New 2021.”

6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. $80-$240. 877-711-2946. pechanga.com.

Jim Gaffigan

Stand-up comic and actor Jim Gaffigan is bringing the laughs to Harrah’s Resort Southern California on Saturday, Feb. 18. Gaffigan got his big break when he performed a stand-up set on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in 1999. His act is mostly clean, meaning that profanity is limited. He often delves into subjects such as fatherhood, religion and general observations. Some of his most notable comedy specials include “Mr. Universe,” “Obsessed” and “Quality Time.”

8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center. Tickets start at $214. 760-751-3100. harrahssocal.com.

The Offspring

Punk rock band The Offspring are bringing their pent-up rage and rhythm to Yaamava’ Resort Casino on Thursday, Feb. 23. The Offspring, an act from Orange County, has been rocking since the mid-’80s. The band hit the mainstream with the release of its third studio album, “Smash.” Some of the band’s most notable songs include “The Kids Aren’t Alright,” “Self Esteem” and “Pretty Fly (For a White Guy.).”

8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland. $50-$150; 21-and-older only. 909-864-5050. yaamava.com.

George Lopez

Comedian and actor George Lopez will make a tour stop at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Saturday, Feb. 25. Lopez made a name for himself by embracing his Latino identity and using his comedy to confront racial stereotypes. He’s released stand-up specials “The Wall,” “It’s Not Me, It’s You,” “Tall, Dark and Chicano” and “America’s Mexican.” Lopez also acted and produced the sitcom “George Lopez” on the ABC Network for six seasons.

8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. $59-$99, 800-827- 2946. fantasyspringsresort.com.

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