Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Watch multi-platinum singer Adam Lambert when his tour makes a stop at the Indio casino. The “Whataya Want From Me” singer got his first taste of the national limelight as a contestant and runner-up on the eighth season of “American Idol.” He’s gone on to put out several albums, including 2009’s “For Your Entertainment” and 2012’s “Trespassing.” In September Lambert released “Velvet: Side A,” the first half of his fourth studio album. He’s expected to put out the second half of the album in the coming months. Lambert frequently performs vocal duties with the rock band Queen and toured with them this summer for “The Rhapsody Tour.” 

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Lambert will also perform a show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Dec. 21.

8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. $59-$99. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com.

The next evening you can join six-time Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Dionne Warwick for an evening of holiday music. Warwick will be backed by a 14-piece string section as she performs both holiday and pop classics.

8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. $39-$69. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com.

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa 

Australian singer Rick Springfield will play the Cabazon resort. Springfield’s solo career brought him a string of hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk To Strangers,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Is Alright Tonite” and “Love Somebody.” In addition to making music, Springfield broke through as an actor as Dr. Noah Drake on “General Hospital,” and later took on various other roles in shows such as “True Detective,” “Californication” and “Supernatural.”

9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. $49. 951-849-3080, morongocasinoresort.com.

Pala Casino, Spa & Resort 

Vietnamese musicians Phi Khanh, Nguyen Hung, Huong Thuy, Hong Ngoc, Tuan Anh and MC Quoc Thai will come together for the Winter Ball Vietnamese concert at the San Diego County resort.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 11154 Highway 76, Pala. 877-946-7252, palacasino.com.

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