Woodstock 50

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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Miley Cyrus, Raconteurs Become Latest Performers to Ditch Woodstock 50

On Tuesday, Miley Cyrus became the latest performer to reportedly bow out of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival, which was recently moved from a planned upstate New York venue. Organizers have yet reportedly yet to receive a permit to host the event at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Maryland from...
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JAY-Z, John Fogerty Pull Out of Troubled Woodstock 50 Festival

On Friday, the AP reported that both JAY-Z and John Fogerty had pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival, which will still reportedly take place from August 16-18 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. The festival, meant to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the original...
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Woodstock 50 Threatens Lawsuit Against "Woodstock Experience" in North Carolina

Woodstock 50 organizer Michael Lang is embroiled in yet another legal dispute. Page Six reports that he's now threatened a trademark lawsuit against another would-be festival organizer who wants to mount a two-weekend "Woodstock Experience" next month in North Carolina. Kenn Moutenot recently...
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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 Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

There's More Bad News for Woodstock 50

Variety learned on Tuesday that the organizers of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival have been denied a permit to hold the event at its most recent proposed site. After the original venue, Watkins Glen International speedway, pulled out of the festival last month, Vernon Downs in Upstate New York...
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Micael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock at the at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC on August 13, 2009

Woodstock 50 Organizers Haven’t Contacted Artists About New Venue

While the organizers of Woodstock 50 have reportedly found a new venue for the August event, they have failed to contact the booked artists about the big change. According to Billboard, the managers , agents and publicists for the bands scheduled to play August 14-16 say that event co-founder...
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Woodstock 50 May Be Back on at New Venue

It appears that the Woodstock 50 festival may be held this August after all. The AP reports that the organizers of the troubled festival may host a smaller version of the event at an upstate New York horse track and casino. Town of Vernon Supervisor Randy Watson tells the Poughkeepsie Journal that...
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Micael Lang

Woodstock 50 Loses Venue and Event Producer, Still Insists Show Is Happening

The latest on the ill-fated festival
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