WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Decisions, decisions.
This summer, music lovers will have to choose between two festivals marking the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Johnson & Johnson Shipment In Transit To Tri-State
The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a concert venue built on the original Woodstock site, announced last month it will host a golden anniversary event Aug. 16-18.
Now, the promoter of the 1969 festival says he’s throwing his own event that same weekend.Who Is Cuomo's Possible Successor, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul?
Michael Lang says “Woodstock 50” will be held Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen, New York, about 115 miles northwest of the original site.
A slate of yet-to-be announced bands will perform on three main stages at Watkins Glen International racetrack in the Finger Lakes. Lang says the festival will feature contemporary rock, hip hop, pop and country performers, along with “legacy acts.”
The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair held Aug. 15-17, 1969 drew more than 400,000 people.MORE NEWS: Third Accuser Reportedly Comes Forward, Says Gov. Cuomo Acted Inappropriately At 2019 Wedding
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