Of all the statistics and facts being reported in connection with the extraordinary “Desert Trip” concert experience in Southern California this month, two stood out to me:
1) The average age of the dozen headlining rock titans performing is 72 years old.
2) The combined careers of these musicians as recording/performing professionals totals more than 300 years.
“Hope I die before I get old,” indeed…
No wonder some critics are derisively referring to these shows as “Oldchella” (in reference to the event’s location at the Empire Polo Grounds out in Indio, the same grounds as the famed Coachella Music Festival). Read More