Woodstock 50 Releases Artists From Contracts, Will Offer Free Tickets
UPDATE as of July 30, 2019: The Raconteurs and Joe McDonald have also pulled out of the event. — After months of speculation, confusion, and rumors, it seems that a ticket to this year’s Woodstock 50 might be free. Last week, it was announced that Woodstock 50, the anniversary... Read more
Town of Vernon Denies Permit For Woodstock 50
Woodstock 50, a festival commemorating the 1969 event, has faced numerous hardships over the past few months, and now, their proposal to hold the festival in the town of Vernon, New York has been denied. Organizers released a statement last night sharing the news: “Woodstock 50 is disappointed that... Read more
Vernon Locals Concerned About Safety At Woodstock 50
The 50th anniversary of 1969’s legendary Woodstock festival is a little over a month away, but a venue has still not been secured. Last month, organizers lost their original venue in Watkins Glen after failing to make a final payment.The Poughkeepsie Journal reported that the festival applied for a... Read more
Woodstock 50 Loses Venue, Organizers Insist Festival Will Go On
UPDATE as of Friday, June 14: According to Billboard, the festival was dropped from Watkins Glen because organizers failed to make the final $150,000 payment due on May 15. Court filings in New York showed that Michael Printup made several attempts to collect the payment from investor Greg Peck... Read more
Woodstock 50 Still In Question, Dentsu Not Obligated To Return $18M
After Woodstock 50’s financial backer Dentsu pulled out of the event, the festival was up in the air. Now, a judge ruled that the festival may continue, but Dentsu is not responsible for returning the $18 million it withdrew from the event. As of this week, organizer Michael Lang... Read more
Woodstock Ticket Prices Announced, Smaller Crowd Expected
As fans prepare to experience the nostalgia-ridden Woodstock 50 this August, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 event, festival organizer Michael Lang has revealed the official ticket price. A ticket to Woodstock 50 will cost dramatically more than it did back in 1969; Lang told Bloomberg that... Read more
Official Woodstock 50-Year Anniversary Announced For This Summer
Woodstock co-creator Michael Lang has officially confirmed a three-day festival in honor of the 50-year anniversary of the 1969 legendary fest revolving around music and peace. The festival, originally held in Bethel Woods, New York, will now be held in Watkins Glen from August 16 to 18. Lang’s event... Read more