Officials finally broke ground on the 11,000 Coachella Valley Arena in Thousand Palms.
The arena will certainly be a game-changer for the valley.. giving residents and visitors new, year-round options for entertainment.
Joe Walsh of the Eagles spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony, even hinting that the legendary band could play on opening night.
Rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter Joe Walsh says over his 35-year career, he's played in Coachella Valley a lot, calling it "a special place" across the music community because of the "desert vibe." @CoachellaArena live coverage: https://t.co/UA4990Bk0d pic.twitter.com/HQekBqSjq1— KESQ News Channel 3 (@KESQ) June 2, 2021
News Channel 3's Peter Daut was at the groundbreaking event and spoke one-one with the arena's director of booking Eric Gardner about what events could be coming once the arena opens in October 2022.