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Iconic Band TOWER OF POWER and Grammy Award Winning Vocalist LISA FISCHER Headline 2015 Event;
15-year-old Saxophone Sensation CHASE HUNA to Perform When Gates Open

Indian Wells, Calif., April 21, 2015 – The Desert Lexus Jazz Festival presented by the City of Indian Wells, a premier concert event in the Coachella Valley for the past 15 years to be held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden (IWTG) on Saturday, May 2, has added a number of dining options and additional attractions to this year’s event.

Local restaurant Piero’s PizzaVino will bring its new mobile pizza oven featuring its popular Margherita, Calabrese and Bubba-Bubba pizzas, Coachella Valley Brewing Company, one of the Valley’s most popular microbreweries and a new sponsor, will offer cold refreshing beer on tap, and Sherman’s Deli, a New York style deli, will serve traditional hot corned beef, pastrami, brisket sandwiches and more. Additionally, SEAR, SATAY and KABOB, the mini-restaurants permanently located inside Stadium 2, will be open and offering a variety of cold and hot meals.

Upon entering the grounds, 15-year-old local saxophone sensation Chase Huna will perform when gates open to greet fans with his distinctive sound. Guests can then visit art displays by local artist Maximilian Von Wening, who will present his music themed paintings and photos and
Karen and Tony Barone will provide larger than life sculptures. New sponsor Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa will have massage therapists on-site providing complimentary chair massages.

The iconic band Tower of Power was announced earlier this year to a lineup that includes Grammy Award winning vocalist Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton, who will open the event at 7:00 p.m. followed by Tower of Power at 8:30 p.m. The event will be held under the Indian Wells Tennis Garden’s shade pavilion offering a close and intimate view of the stage environment with seating for 2,000 patrons. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and all parking is off of Washington Street, Gate 2, East Entrance.

Desert Lexus Jazz is a presentation of IWTG and Wendy Jayne Productions, Inc. Local sponsors of the event include Desert Lexus, City of Indian Wells, Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Coachella Valley Brewing Co., Farley Interlocking Pavers,
Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa, Architectural Blue, 103.9 The Breeze, and CBS Local TV 2.

For more information and tickets call the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Box Office at 760-200-8000 or visit to order tickets online.