BETHEL, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The upcoming Woodstock 50th anniversary concert is already proving to be a big hit.
The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located on the original concert site, announced last week it will host the golden anniversary event August 16th through 18th.READ MORE: COVID Anniversary: New York Marks 1 Year Since 1st Case Detected
Less than a week later, most accommodations in Sullivan County have already sold out.
Bethel Woods said performers will include “prominent and emerging artists spanning multiple genres and decades,” and talks by “leading futurists and retro-tech experts” will also be featured.READ MORE: New Jersey Sports Arenas Reopen At Limited Capacity
The venue said the names of performers and speakers will be announced soon.
The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair held Aug. 15-17, 1969 drew more than 400,000 people to Max Yasgur’s farm in the Sullivan County town of Bethel, 85 miles northwest of New York City.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Man Charged With Murder In Quadruple Stabbing That Killed Good Samaritan
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