In the wake of the mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas Sunday night, the promoter of the Desert Oasis Music Festival scheduled for this weekend in Indio has announced the event will go on as planned.
The promoter, Empire Music Ventures, released the following statement on Facebook:
Empire Music Ventures extends our sincerest sympathies to all those affected by the violence in Las Vegas over this past weekend. We also want to let the public know that their safety and security is our highest priority. The Desert Oasis Music Festival will continue as scheduled. As with all other public events, we work closely with the Indio Police Department and Cal Fire and have safety and security plans. Any questions related to public safety concerns should be directed to the Indio Police Department.
The Desert Oasis Music Festival runs Saturday and Sunday at the Empire Polo Club.