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
A Concert Junkie’s Guide To The 2019 Summer Festival Season
California’s Coachella and Stagecoach kicked-off the 2019 festival season earlier this year, and now even more are underway as summer approaches. While there are hundreds of scheduled festivals throughout the season, a handful will have music junkies talking all-year long, with stacked lineups filled with A-list stars dominating the... Read more
Lang Releases Statement Regarding Woodstock 50, Claims Fest Is Not Canceled
UPDATE (as of May 1): Rolling Stone reported today that the festival’s production partner, the entertainment company Superfly, has cut ties with the festival. However, Lang says that he is “finishing up discussions” with other production companies that would like to take Superfly’s place. While Lang says the festival... Read more
Dentsu Claims Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival Is Canceled
Update (as of April 29): Woodstock 50 organizers deny that the festival has been outright cancelled, telling the Poughkeepsie Journal “Woodstock 50 vehemently denies the festival’s cancellation and legal remedy will (be) sought.” (as of April 30): Founder Michael Lang revealed that the festival is not canceled, noting that... 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
2020 NHL Winter Classic Tops Tuesday Best-Sellers
Next year’s NHL Winter Classic game between Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators took the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, Ticket Club sales data reveals. Hockey remained a hot commodity during the day as the NHL Playoffs continue, followed by a handful of games during the NBA Playoffs.... Read more
Woodstock 50 Takes Over Monday Best-Selling Events
Woodstock 50, the upcoming festival commemorating the 1969 event, topped yesterday’s best-selling events list, Ticket Club sales data reveals. The 2019 festival is set to feature headlining acts like Dead & Company, Santana, Jay-Z, Halsey, Imagine Dragons, and Miley Cyrus. The CMA Music Festival, which will include sets from... Read more
Woodstock Ticket On Sale Date Delayed, Lang Denies Cancellation Rumors
The highly-anticipated 50-year anniversary festival commemorating 1969’s Woodstock was set to release tickets today, in honor of Earth Day. However, the festival’s on sale date has been delayed, causing rumors to spread about the downfall of the event. Woodstock 50 is slated to run from August 16 to 18... Read more
The Black Keys Pull Out Of Woodstock 50 Over ‘Scheduling Conflict’
Indie-rockstars of The Black Keys were set to make an appearance at the 50-year anniversary of Woodstock this August, but due to an unspecified “scheduling conflict,” the band will no longer be performing at the highly-anticipated event. “Due to a scheduling conflict, The Black Keys will unfortunately need to... Read more
Metallica, San Francisco Symphony Tops Mid-Week Best-Sellers
The upcoming Metallica concert with the San Francisco Symphony this fall took the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, Ticket Club sales data reveals. George Strait and Blake Shelton followed for a show at Gillette this August. Artists Billy Joel, Michael Buble, Pink, Garth Brooks, and Luis Miguel... Read more