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Roger Waters and Other Big Names at Huge Festival in 2016

Roger Waters Coachella 2016
Roger Waters Coachella 2016

Roger Waters will be performing at Coachella organised festival in October 2016 as part of an amazing line up of huge bands and artists in what is set to be a monumental three nights of concerts.

Other artists performing at the amazing festival are The Who, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. This could be one of the last times bands from this era get together and play a festival so is an historical moment in the history of classic rock.

It will take place in the Colorado Desert at Empire Polo Club in Coachella Valley, Indio, California over three nights covering 7th October to 9th October 2016.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival feature a range of music genres from Rock, Indie and Hip Hop to Electronic dance music and features art installations and sculptures.

The festival has its roots in being a protest against TicketMaster in 1993 when Pearl Jam first performed at the Empire Polo Club setting the precedent that music festivals could be successful there.

Roger Waters Coachella Pig 2016
Roger Waters Coachella Pig 2016

In 2015 the festival sold an impressive 198,000 tickets. This compares to the UK’s Glastonbury Festival which sells around 175,000. Roger Waters has performed there before in April 2008 during his Dark Side of the Moon tour.

Tickets are not on sale yet and news will follow of the details.

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