Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and The Rolling Stones have been confirmed to play The Desert Trip, a new mega music festival from the organisers of Coachella this October.

The Stones and Dylan kick off the first night, with McCartney and Neil Young + Promise of Real taking to the stage on the second night, while The Who and Roger Waters round off the weekend.

Desert rock: Stones to play mega festival in October

The Desert Trip festival will be held at the same Californian venue as Coachella, and will see the A-list headliners playing full sets starting at sunset, without support acts.

It takes place for three nights from October 7 to 9 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California, with tickets starting at $200 (€173) per day, rising to $1,599 (€1,390) for a three-day pass for the area near the stage.

Tickets go on sale on Monday May 9 at 5pm GMT at