Woodstock 50


Fifty years ago, an estimated 400,000 spectators attended Woodstock, in Bethel, New York, from August 15-18.
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Woodstock 50 Officially Cancelled

After months of venue changes, legal battles, financial disagreements, and invalid contracts, Woodstock 50 has finally been cancelled. According to Variety , vendors and stakeholders were notified on Wednesday July 31 st that plans for the 50 th anniversary celebration would not be moving forward...
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Miley Cyrus and Santana the Latest to Drop out of Woodstock 50

Miley Cyrus , Santana , The Lumineers , and The Raconteurs are the latest to remove themselves from Woodstock 50. The beleaguered festival finally found a home last week , moving on from s everal rejected locations in Upstate New York . The anniversary event is now scheduled to take place at the...
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Drummer on a festival stage

Woodstock 50 is Moving to Maryland

The beleaguered Woodstock 50 festival has apparently found a new venue...in Maryland. Supposedly, the event is now going to be held at Merriweather Post Pavillion in Columbia, MD (about 30 miles outside Washington, DC). Logical, no? When you are trying to commemorate the 50th anniversary of one of...
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Woodstock 50 Loses Another Location, Possibly the Final Nail for the Festival

Woodstock 50 is filled with peace and love, but they can’t find anyone to understand them. The wayward festival has once again lost out on a location, as the planning board of Vernon, NY has denied the application to hold the three day concert at Vernon Downs in August. Vernon is the latest to shut...
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Woodstock 50 Permit Denied by Another Proposed Site

VERNON, NY (AP/1010 WINS) The upstate New York town of Vernon has denied Woodstock 50's application to host the three-day festival at Vernon Downs horse track. There was a lack of planning documents included in the application, which was submitted late, according to Vernon town attorney Vincent...
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Woodstock 50 Applies for New Location, Talks with New Producer

Is there new life for the troubled festival?
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Micael Lang

Woodstock 50 Loses Venue and Event Producer, Still Insists Show Is Happening

The latest on the ill-fated festival
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Judge Clears the Way for Woodstock 50 but Funding Still Needed

Dozens of major acts still planning to be there
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Micael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock at the at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC on August 13, 2009

Woodstock Co-founder Insists 50th Anniversary Festival is Happening

The major investor backed out citing health and safety concerns
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