Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage 

Singer, songwriter and actor Chris Isaak will stop at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa.

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Isaak, whose career spans more than three decades, is known for such songs as “Wicked Game,” “Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing” and “Blue Hotel.”

Isaak has also stepped in front of the camera for roles both big and small. He starred as a fictionalized version of himself in “The Chris Isaak Show” and on film played a SWAT commander in “The Silence of the Lambs” and Special Agent Chester Desmond in “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.”

Isaak will return to Southern California later in the month with stops at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach on Dec. 17 and the City National Grove in Anaheim on Dec. 18.

8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $60-$275. 888-999-1995, aguacalientecasinos.com.

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino 

If one of your unbreakable traditions is to watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas” every holiday season, you can see the holiday classic brought to life on stage at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio on Saturday night. “A Charlie Brown Christmas Live” will follow the holiday season adventures of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and other members of the Peanuts gang. A three-piece band on stage will perform all the classics from the movie’s Vince Gauraldi musical score. The play will also come to The City National Grove in Anaheim on Dec. 15 and Balboa Theatre in San Diego on Dec. 27.

8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. $39-$69 (tickets include $10 in free slot play). 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com.

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa 

Need some laughs? You can watch comedian Gabriel Iglesias, a.k.a. “Fluffy,” when he hits Cabazon for not one, but two shows. The San Diego-born comedian, known for making fun of his round figure, not only draws laughs from the stage but from the silver screen as well. He’s starred in or lent his voice to such movies as “Magic Mike” “Ferdinand,” and “UglyDolls.”

7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. Sold out. 951-849-3080, morongocasinoresort.com.

Spotlight 29 Casino 

Hear classic rock performed in a way that you may never have heard it performed before: By violin. All-female violin string quartet, the Bella Electric Strings, will bring their “Femmes of Rock” show to Spotlight 29 Casino. The quartet will perform renditions of music from AC/DC, Queen, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Electric Light Orchestra and more. They’ll be backed by a drummer, guitarist and bassist.

8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella. $25-$45. 760-775-5566, spotlight29.com.

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