Woodstock 50 Co-Founder Insists Things Are Moving Forward, Even as Bands Shy Away

May 3, 2019

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Woodstock 50 continues to evolve into this year's Fyre Fest and, even if the festival somehow still continues, who will actually play is a big question mark. “No agents want to send their acts," a music insider tells Page Six. "They’re arguing the contracts were with the financial backers and they’re gone. No one wants to be part of this if it’s going to go down in flames.” However, co-founder Michael Lang tells Page Six that "all the contracts were made through both entities . . . There is no reason for them not to play.” Lang is also insisting that he's having conversations with new investors (“I think once it gets turned around everyone will be able to relax"), and that he does have a conditional permit, as well as traffic, water and security. “This is being done professionally," he says. "We are using the best people in the business to put on this event. People will be safe, it will be fun and hopefully impactful.”