Desert Trip Adds Second Weekend With Encores From McCartney, Stones, Dylan & More
Due to demand, a second weekend has been added to the inaugural Desert Trip festival with the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who slated to play an encore weekend. All acts will now play on Oct. 14-16 as well as the previously announced weekend.
The mega-fest starring some of rock's biggest veteran acts was already slated to take place on the Empire Polo Club field in Indio, California, on October 7-9, but now fans will get two chances to attend the once-in-a-lifetime event. The performances are slated to start after sunset, with each act getting a full set on the same grounds that host the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Three-day passes are available, with general admission at $399, reserved floor at $699, $999, and $1,599, reserved grandstand at $999 and $1599 and standing pit at $1,599. Single day passes will also be sold, priced at $199. It is believed that there will be 25,000 to 30,000 reserved seats in a configuration somewhat like the Stagecoach country festival, along with about 40,000 general admission tickets to cap capacity at about 70,000. Goldenvoice Entertainment, a subsidiary of AEG Live, will produce the event.