Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2

Desert Trip came to a close on Sunday night with performances from The Who and Roger Waters. Both artists rolled out the same setlists as Weekend One and Waters, as he always does, brought out a slew of effects, lasers, and a giant inflatable pig.

INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 16: An illustration of Donald Trump appears on the screen during Roger Waters performance at Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)
INDIO, CA – OCTOBER 16: An illustration of Donald Trump appears on the screen during Roger Waters performance at Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)

The most talked about song during Waters’ set was “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” which featured images and quotes of Donald Trump on the screen while a giant inflatable pig cruised around the festival grounds with “Together we stand, divided we fall” on one side. The other side had the face of Donald Trump and the words “ignorant,” “lying,” “racist,” “sexist” and “Fuck Trump and his wall.”

INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 16: Musician Roger Waters (C) performs with a children's choir wearing T-shirts saying 'derriba el muro' (tear down the wall) during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)
INDIO, CA – OCTOBER 16: Musician Roger Waters (C) performs with a children’s choir wearing T-shirts saying ‘derriba el muro’ (tear down the wall) during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2
Desert Trip 2016 Weekend 2

Roger Waters’s setlist:

“Speak to Me”
“Breathe”
“Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun”
“One of These Days”
“Time”
“Breathe (Reprise)”
“The Great Gig in the Sky”
“Money”
“Us and Them:
“Fearless”
“You’ll Never Walk Alone”
“Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)”
“Welcome to the Machine”
“Have a Cigar”
“Wish You Were Here”
“Pigs on the Wing 1”
“Pigs on the Wing 2”
“Dogs”
“Pigs (Three Different Ones)”
“The Happiest Days of Our Lives”
“Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)”
“Mother”
“Brain Damage”
“Eclipse”
“Why Cannot the Good Prevail”
“Vera”
“Bring the Boys Back Home”
“Comfortably Numb”

INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 16: Musicians Roger Daltrey (L) and Pete Townshend of The Who perform onstage during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)
INDIO, CA – OCTOBER 16: Musicians Roger Daltrey (L) and Pete Townshend of The Who perform onstage during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)

Prior to Waters, The Who opened the show – and closed out their fiftieth anniversary tour – with a more upbeat set, though Pete Townsend may have recognized the crowd was a bit tired beginning the final day.

INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 16: Musician Pete Townshend of The Who performs onstage during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)
INDIO, CA – OCTOBER 16: Musician Pete Townshend of The Who performs onstage during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)

“Are you fucking tired or something?” Townshend said early in the set. “Strange, we’re not.”

The Who setlist:

“I Can’t Explain”
“The Seeker”
“Who Are You”
“The Kids Are Alright”
“I Can See for Miles”
“My Generation”
“Behind Blue Eyes”
“Bargain”
“Join Together”
“You Better You Bet”
“5:15”
“I’m One”
“The Rock”
“Love, Reign O’er Me”
“Eminence Front”
“Amazing Journey”
“Sparks”
“The Acid Queen”
“Pinball Wizard”
“See Me, Feel Me”
“Baba O’Riley”
“Won’t Get Fooled Again”

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Desert Trip will return in 2017…maybe?


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