Organizers Officially Call-Off Woodstock 50 Anniversary Event
Woodstock 50 organizers officially announced that the anniversary event – which had been struggling with a series of setbacks for months – will no longer take place this August. “We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the Festival we imagined... Read more
Miley Cyrus Is The Latest Act To Pull Out of Woodstock 50
Popstar Miley Cyrus, who was one of the headlining artists for Woodstock 50, has officially called-off her performance. Variety broke the news Tuesday night after hearing from multiple sources that the star pulled out of the festival. Cyrus joins a handful of artists who have also backed-out of their... Read more
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
Woodstock 50 Festival Secures New Venue In Maryland
In a last-minute attempt to save the anniversary event, Woodstock 50 organizers have moved the festival from Upstate New York to Columbia, Maryland. Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced the news Thursday night during a news conference, noting that the city is “a place where we’re known for our... Read more
Vernon Downs Rejects Woodstock 50 Site Permit Again
The town of Vernon, New York has rejected Woodstock 50’s proposal to hold the anniversary festival at Vernon Downs for the fourth time in two weeks, with one official calling the safety plan “worthless.” Woodstock 50 has been spiraling out of control for months now. The ticket onsale date... 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 Organizers Apply For New Venue In New York
Woodstock 50 isn’t called-off just yet. While organizers lost their original venue in Watkins Glen after failing to make a final payment, the festival reportedly applied for a new venue in Oneida County. “Woodstock 50 is proceeding with the planning of the festival and looks forward to holding the... 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 Announces Oppenheimer & Co. As Financial Advisor
The Woodstock 50 team announced this morning that Oppenheimer & Co. will be the festival’s new financial advisor to complete financing for the festival. Over the past few months, Woodstock 50, the festival commemorating the 1969 event, has faced several hardships. Then, earlier this month, their financial backing partner... Read more