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Coachella Organizers Round Up Dylan, McCartney, the Stones, and More for a Historic Festival

CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 11: Musician Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Goldenvoice, also known as the organizers behind Coachella, are planning a giant, historic festival featuring some of the biggest, most iconic names in rock music: Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young, and Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters. According to the LA Times, negotiations are still in progress, but the official announcement is expected to come soon.

Taking place over three nights in October on a single stage at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California, the fest will feature Dylan and the Stones playing back-to-back sets on October 7, followed by Young and McCartney on October 8, plus the Who and Waters on October 9. This marks the first time all six acts have shared a bill.

“It’s so special in so many ways,” said Young’s manager Elliot Roberts. “You won’t get a chance to see a bill like this, perhaps ever again. It’s a show I look forward to more than any show in a long time.” [h/t LA Times]