Anschutz's Desert Trip mega-concert draws crowd of a certain age

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Some call it "Geezerpalooza"; others dub it "Oldchella."

Whatever you call it, Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz's two-weekend music festival in Southern California -- officially called Desert Trip -- is a hit so far, offering the titans of baby-boomer rock.

The event in Indio, California -- near Palm Springs, about 130 miles east of Los Angeles -- opened Friday with sets by the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan playing before a crowd of some 75,000.

Saturday featured Paul McCartney and Neil Young, and Roger Waters of Pink Floyd and the Who are featured Sunday. The acts are slated to perform again next weekend.

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