Woodstock 50

Celebrating Woodstock at 50

Woodstock was more than just a music festival, it was a cultural touchstone that has echoed far beyond its own generation. In the decades since it has come to represent ideals now often overlooked or thought out-of-fashion, a testament to togetherness bonded forever through music. Whatever the...
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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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Woodstock 50 Music Festival Secures New Venue In Maryland

Call it the underdog of music festivals, because according to a report by Bloomberg , Woodstock 50 has secured a new location and is back on track. Possibly. After failing to secure a permit in Vernon, NY, the festival's organizers will be moving the event from upstate New York to the Merriweather...
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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 May Be Back On At New Venue

VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A smaller Woodstock 50 festival could possibly be held at an upstate New York harness track and casino. Town of Vernon Supervisor Randy Watson tells the Poughkeepsie Journal that Woodstock 50 has applied for a permit to hold its concert Aug. 16-18 at Vernon Downs, about 35 miles...
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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 50 Concert Organizers Sue Investor That Backed Out

By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A dispute over the future of the Woodstock 50 festival has spiraled into a court fight, with organizers suing and at least temporarily silencing a former investor that sought to call off the anniversary show. Woodstock 50 organizers are accusing ex...
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