One of the most prolific dance artists of our time, Billboard® Dance Chart Topper Debby Holiday along with her 4-piece band known for her mega hits “DIVE”, “I LIKE YOU”, “BRING IT ON”, “PIECE OF MY LOVE” and “SURRENDER” will headline Halloween Palm Springs Wednesday, October 31 from 5:00-10:00p.m. Bringing the beat to the street will be internationally re-known Phil B. who is undoubtedly one of the top DJ’s on the U.S. and Europe Circuit today and was recently honored with DJ of the Year at the 10th Annual Just Circuit Awards!
A Hocker Productions event, Halloween Palm Springs is held on Arenas Road and is FREE with a suggestion donation of $5 being accepted at each of the entrances. Join one of the largest events in Palm Springs to benefit Desert AIDS Project, Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus, Greater Palm Springs Pride (An Official Pride Event) and LGBT Community Center of the Desert.
Performances also include: Marina Mac, Keisha D, Chi Energy, Andrew Christian Fashion Show, Sunny 103.1 FM Disco Dance Off and the effervescent Bella da Ball as Master of Ceremonies with special celebrity judges to be announced soon.
Registration for the Costume Contest begins at 6:00p.m at the designated costume contest booth on Arenas Road and will end promptly at 7:45p.m. Registered participants must be in line with their wristband at the main stage no later that 8:00p.m.
In 2004, she broke onto the dance scene with her summer anthem “Dive” (Billboard® #5) followed by the power ballad “Half A Mile Away” both of which shot into the Billboard® Top 10 and featured in the episodic finale of the Showtime hit Queer as Folk. All of Debby’s subsequent early dance singles charted the Billboard® Top 20 including, “Bring It On”, “Piece of My Love” and the DJ Tony Moran produced “Surrender Me.”
In 2007, “Dig Deep” featured as the season one theme for the hit FX Network show Dirt and 2008 brought “Joyful Sound” (Billboard® #13) to the Olivia Newton John starring Sordid Lives: The Series from writer, director and producer Del Shores. Debby’s musical contributions have also been featured on NBC’s The Office, E! Entertainment’s How Do I Look, Showtime’s hit The L Wordand MTV’s The Pickup Artist.
Debby hit the Billboard Charts twice in 2012 with “Never Give Up” (Billboard® #9) produced by San Francisco based DJ Phil B and “Key to Your Soul” (Billboard® #21) co-written with DJ John LePage & Jeff Fedak. The latter continued her ongoing relationship with Del Shores who directed an accompanying anti-bullying music video and a starring role in the feature film Blues for Willadeanalongside Oscar® winning actress Octavia Spencer and Beth Grant.
2015’s “I Like You” with DJ Tony Moran as well as the Dirty Disco assisted “Lift” and “Was That All It Was” all reached the top five solidifying Debby’s omnipresence on the Billboard® dance chart.
Today, Debby continues to pump up the volume on dance floors worldwide and live with her rock/soul band. She is currently putting the finishing touches on her new double album “Free2B”; her first offering of both rock and dance.
Phil is an active reporter for Billboard® Magazine’s Hot Dance Club Play Chart. No matter where you find DJ Phil B. spinning, there is always an unparalleled energy on the dance floor that carries you through the night. Known in his hometown
of San Francisco for his legendary performances at MASS, Aftershock and Industry, Phil’s versatility as a DJ has made him a favorite with partygoers everywhere. The happy, feel-good sounds of MASS
-San Francisco’s infamous tea dance ritual are still widely discussed around the globe.
Phil B’s journey began in Perth, Australia at Connections Nightclub, where Phil honed his skills and sound for four years before spreading his wings and landing on the turntables of San Francisco in 1993. Phil quickly built up a loyal following playing events on the blossoming San Francisco club scene, but it was his residency at Pleasuredome, alongside legendary DJ’s Jerry Bonham and Neil Lewis, that propelled Phil to national attention.
During a career spanning more than fifteen years, Phil B. has appeared at some of the biggest clubs and events on the US Circuit. From Universe, Metropolis and Mezzanine in San Francisco; The Tunnel and Roseland Ballroom in New York; Crobar and Level in Miami; The Mayan, Avalon Hollywood and The Factory in LA; Montage in San Diego; Shampoo in Philly; the Pavilion on Fire Island; the White Parties (on both coasts); Winter Party Festival in South Beach and Independence July 4th Week in Provincetown – Phil is always in demand.
The event would not be possible without the stellar support of the Arenas Road Merchants: Hunters Night Club, Streetbar, Chill Bar Palm Springs, Bongo Johnny’s, Black Book, Mischief Cards & Gifts, Lulu California Bistro, Johannes, Score, Palm Springs Piercing Company, Bear Wear, Stacy’s Palm Springs, Rough Trade, Quadz, Tryst Bar and Eddie’s Yogurt.
Our generous sponsors also include: Ketel One & Smirnoff Vodkas, Sunny 103.1 FM, Julie Montante of PSA Organica, O’Doul’s, Sara & Leo Milmet,
T-Mobile, Andrew Christian, Monster Energy Drink, Mod Maids, Town Real Estate, Palm Springs Disposal Service, Classic Party Rentals, Party City, Reaction Marketing, Gay Desert Guide, Broadway World, LIVE Magazine, The Standard, Desert Daily Guide, V Palm Springs, Extended Stay America, Mike Thompson RV Super Stores and many more.