Woodstock 50

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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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Woodstock 50 Organizers Are “in Discussions With Another Venue"

Organizers of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival are reportedly “in discussions with another venue” after Watkins Glen International announced on Monday it would no longer host the event this August. According to Consequence of Sound , Woodstock principal Gregory Peck says the event is still...
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Woodstock 50 Festival Is Back On With New Financial Backer

The Woodstock 50 Festival has found a new financial partner that will allow the show to go on. Rolling Stone reports the New York-based investment bank Oppenheimer & Co. has agreed to provide financing for the organizers. The festival was previously declared "canceled" by Woodstock 50's former...
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Judge Clears the Way for Woodstock 50 but Funding Still Needed

Dozens of major acts still planning to be there
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Judge Allows Woodstock 50 to Proceed As Planned

A judge has decided that Woodstock 50 will proceed as planned after its main investor backed out. Consequence of Sound reports that a judge in New York Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Woodstock’s chief financial backer, Dentsu Aegis Network, does not have the right to unilaterally cancel the...
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