The Desert Trip (aka "Oldchella") Won't Be Happening In 2017

May 12, 2017

Desert Trip (aka "Oldchella") was the ultimate classic rock music festival. After signing A-list acts like Paul McCartneyBob DylanThe Rolling StonesThe WhoNeil Young and Roger Waters to the bill, it was an unforgettable experience for everyone in attendance.

If you missed out and were hoping to catch it this year, well you're out of luck. According to Desert Trip's promoter, Goldenvoice CEO Paul Tollett, "We're not doing Desert Trip this year." Although he did not reveal specific reasons for not holding the festival this year, he did suggest that a familar event could take place in the future. "We loved 2016 Desert Trip – that was a special moment in time. Maybe someday in the future we'll do something similar," he said to Billboard.

(source: Rolling Stone)