Desert Trip festival announces second weekend with headliners Bob Dylan, The Who and more

The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Neil Young and Roger Waters will all return for weekend two in California

Organisers behind Desert Trip festival have confirmed the event will host a second weekend at the same venue “due to overwhelming demand”.

Goldenvoice Entertainment, the promoters behind Coachella Festival, announced the inaugural edition of the festival last week (May 3) with the event initially taking place between October 7-9.

The second edition of the new festival will now take place between October 14-16. Both instances of the event will happen at the Empire Polo Club, Indio, California, the same site as Coachella.

The line-up will be the same across both weekends, with Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Roger Waters, Paul McCartney and The Who due to perform.

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Dylan and Rolling Stones will play the Friday night leg (October 7, 14), McCartney and Young will play Saturday night (October 8, 15) and Waters / The Who will perform on Sunday (October 9, 16).

Tickets go on general sale at 6pm GMT today (May 9) via the DesertTrip.com website. Three-day passes range from $399 (£273) general admission to $1,599 (£1,097) for standing pit or reserved grandstand passes.

The day-by-day line-ups for Desert Trip is as below:

The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan (October 7, 14)
Paul McCartney, Neil Young (October 8, 15)
Roger Waters, The Who (October 9, 16)

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