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  • Watch: The greatest highs of Desert Trip

    Watch: The greatest highs of Desert Trip

    If only for a brief moment, Desert Trip transported everyone back the ‘60s, kind of, sort of, maybe. Despite the ‘60s being sort of a terrible time in the history of mankind (funny looking clothes, no internet) there is a sense of romantic nostalgia that still swirls around the decade, and that...
  • Watch: Rihanna graces Desert Trip stage with Paul McCartney for 'FourFiveSeconds'

    Watch: Rihanna graces Desert Trip stage with Paul McCartney for 'FourFiveSeconds'

    When it comes down to it, Rihanna, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West’s collaboration “FourFiveSeconds” will probably go down as one of the strangest songs of all of their careers. The single sort of came out of nowhere last year, and after a lot of hype and waiting around the song didn’t even appear on...
  • Fans should throw all expectations out the window with the new Roger Waters album

    Fans should throw all expectations out the window with the new Roger Waters album

    When he hasn’t been putting on the highest grossing solo tour of all time, taking his shots at Donald Trump, and putting together a setlist worthy of two headlining weekends for Desert Trip, Roger Waters manages to actually write some new music here and there. Thankfully for rock fans, he’s written...
  • Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney is playing a Desert Trip warm-up show at Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace

    Talk about your intimate warm-up shows. One of the biggest ones at a small venue comes courtesy of Paul McCartney! Just announced this morning on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic and on his website, Paul McCartney will be taking the stage at Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace tonight, Thursday...
  • Roger Waters 'Us + Them' 2017 North American Tour

    Roger Waters announces North American dates for his 'Us + Them' tour

    For those of you Pink Floyd fans that are missing out on Roger Waters these past two weekends, you're in luck! After launching a video last week hinting at something going on, it's finally revealed as of this morning that Roger Waters will bring his 'Us + Them' tour to North America in 2017. The...
  • Roger Waters is no fan of Donald Trump

    Roger Waters rips Donald Trump during performance at Desert Trip

    Roger Waters is not a fan of the wall. Or the man who wants to build it, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. During the final set of Desert Trip on Sunday night, the former Pink Floyd bassist and singer used his performance of the song “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” to make his feelings...
  • The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin would have no problem keeping all eyes on her, as the legendary gospel, soul, and R&B singer has plenty o

    Artists we would love to see perform at Desert Trip in 2017

    It’s the Monday following the first weekend of Desert Trip, and classic rock fans around the world are talking about what they witnessed at the three-day event. The Stones covered The Beatles, Neil Young covered John Lennon, and Roger Waters used inflatable pigs to share his stance on Trump. With...
  • Neil Young joins Paul McCartney at Desert Trip

    Neil Young joins Paul McCartney on stage at Desert Trip for ‘A Day in the Life’ and more

    Desert Trip is well underway out in the Palm Springs desert of Southern California. A day after Mick Jagger and co. covered The Beatles’ Abbey Road classic “Come Together,” Paul McCartney brought fellow flower child Neil Young on stage to sing John Lennon’s half of their equally iconic two-part song...
  • Watch The Rolling Stones cover 'Come Together' at Desert Trip night one

    Watch The Rolling Stones cover 'Come Together' at Desert Trip night one

    Desert Trip is definitely one festival where attendees were expecting surprises, and The Rolling Stones delivered on night one. After a solid opening set from Bob Dylan who reworked a few of his signature songs into smoky blues renditions, the Stones took over to close out the night. The group...
  • Complete 2016 Desert Trip set times weekend 1

    Complete 2016 Desert Trip set times weekend 1

    Well, this is it. Desert Trip weekend one is nearly upon us. And yet, with all of the coverage and speculation that Desert Trip has inspired over the past few months, the festival remains somewhat of a mystery. No one knows what the crowd will be like, or what the overall vibe will be. If anything...
  • Rolling Stones post video teasing big news coming on Oct. 6 ahead of Desert Trip

    Rolling Stones post video teasing big news coming on Oct. 6 ahead of Desert Trip

    The Rolling Stones continue to drop major social media hints that an official confirmation of a new studio album announcement may be just days away. The latest teaser comes in the form of a video clip shot at British Grove Studios in Cheswick England with the header "coming October 6," which is the...
  • 5 major moments from the career of Bob Dylan

    5 major moments from the career of Bob Dylan

    It’s to the point now that Bob Dylan’s achievements and moments are almost faraway, understated things. Despite being on tour forever, and releasing albums at a steady clip, his influence is, for one, probably sort of lost on contemporary crowds, and two, inextricably weaved into everything that it...
  • The 2016 Desert Trip Music Festival is set for October 7-9 and 14-16 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.

    Charities Rock: A look at the philanthropic work of 2016 Desert Trip performers

    There is a certainly level of accountability expected for musicians, actors and other public figures. While many artists, for example, choose to incite fan wars, publicly shame their competition or do nothing more than taking snaps of what they had for lunch, there are just as many who use their...
  • With a nod to the past (“Young Man Blues”) and a peek at the future (the song has been acknowledged as a influencer of punk rock) while livi

    5 major moments in The Who’s phenomenal career

    Innovation meets rock. The Who changed music forever. That’s a Herculean task for even the most stellar of bands. Luckily, The Who is an ensemble whose talents go way beyond stellar. The impact the original quartet had on the music world is unprecedented and unparalleled. Pete Townshend, Roger...
  • Forever Young: 5 times Neil Young changed music

    Forever Young: 5 times Neil Young changed music

    Neil Young is an American treasure. And he’s not even American. Born in Toronto, Canada on Nov. 12, 1945, Young moved to Los Angeles in 1966 and soon found himself in one of the most influential bands of their era, Buffalo Springfield. This was but the first of many monumental moments for Young...
  • Can't make it to Desert Trip? Check out the artists at these nearby shows

    Can't make it to Desert Trip? Check out the artists at these nearby shows

    Only weeks away, Desert Trip is gearing up to be a once-in-a-lifetime concert experience, with an all-star lineup featuring the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Neil Young, The Who and Bob Dylan. But if you can’t make it out to the festival, fear not: all of the participating artists...
  • 1966 was a big year for the megastars of Desert Trip. Find out why.

    Wild times in '66: Where the Desert Trip performers were 50 years ago

    The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, and The Who, together they are the mega-rockstars of Goldenvoice’s Desert Trip festival taking place October 7-9 and 14-16 in Indio, California.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 50 years, you know that these...
  • Additional passes for both weekends of Desert Trip to be released

    Additional passes for both weekends of Desert Trip to be released

    Back in May when Desert Trip tickets went on sale, passes for the two-weekend festival of legends sold out in approximately five hours, with over 400,000 people attempting to snag tickets. Well, if you missed out during the first go-round, here’s another chance, as today the festival has announced...
  • In the 60s, music festivals were very few and far in between. These days every major market and every state has at least two to three of the

    Five ways music festivals have changed between the 1960s and now

    Music festivals have become a staple in not only summer vacation schedules, but in the corporate, financial behemoth that is the live entertainment industry. While the seeds of music festivals first broke ground in the 60s with events like Woodstock, Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals, and the Monterey...
  • After years spent tirelessly playing up for four sets per night in Hamburg and around London, the young faces of the Beatles would finally g

    Paul McCartney’s 5 major career moments

    Very few artists have experienced as much success during their lifetime as Paul McCartney has. The seventy-four year old has been through a lot throughout his life, most of which has been spent in the public eye of the entertainment industry. From his early years as a teenager in a local rock band...
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