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Will Classic West become L.A.'s new boomer rock festival?

Will Classic West become L.A.'s new boomer rock festival?

When Live Nation’s Classic West lineup was announced in March, the obvious comparison was to Goldenvoice’s Desert Trip, held last October in Indio. It was yet another weekend-long bill of classic-rock titans, geared toward moneyed boomers (and their offspring) who would clearly pony up to relive their festival glory days in more comfortable confines.

Desert Trip was the most profitable festival of all time (

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