Second Woodstock 50 Producer Pulls Out After Festival Loses Site

Less than an hour after Watkins Glen International speedway announced it was no longer hosting Woodstock 50 on Monday (June 10), in separate announcements the…
Billboard | June 10, 2019 - 7:19 pm

Woodstock 50 Loses Its Venue

Woodstock 50 has lost its venue. According to reports from The Poughkeepsie Journal, WIVB, and TMZ, Watkins Glen International has pulled out as the host…
James Rettig | June 10, 2019 - 5:10 pm

Woodstock 50 Can Proceed, But Japanese Financier Doesn’t Have To Return $18M, Judge Rules

Denstu will not have to return the $18 million it withdrew from a bank account it shared with Woodstock 50, a New York Supreme Court…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | May 15, 2019 - 6:03 pm

It Seems Like Woodstock 50 Co-Founder Michael Lang Ignored A Lot Of Solid Advice

As Woodstock 50 implodes in slow motion with delusional flair, Billboard has a new report on questionable decisions by co-founder Michael Lang that appear to…
Tosten Burks / Spin | May 10, 2019 - 4:24 pm

Michael Lang Says He Needs To Raise $30M By Friday To Save Woodstock 50

After doubling down on Woodstock 50 and doing a media blitz with half-a-dozen publications, Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang now has until Friday to raise the…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | May 6, 2019 - 6:46 pm

Woodstock 50 Loses Production Partner And Agents’ Support, Michael Lang Says “We’re Not Stopping Now”

On Monday, it was announced that Woodstock 50 was cancelled. In a statement released by the Dentsu Aegis Network -- a financial backer of the…
James Rettig | May 1, 2019 - 3:05 pm

Woodstock 50 Backers Attempted Last Minute Bailout By AEG Or Live Nation, Co-Founder Denies Official Cancellation

Just days before financial supporters of Woodstock 50 announced the festival was being cancelled, the main backers of the anniversary concert made a last-ditch effort…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | April 29, 2019 - 4:39 pm

Woodstock 50 Has Been Cancelled

Woodstock 50 has been cancelled. Rumors swirled about the festival being cancelled earlier this month after the date that tickets were supposed to…
James Rettig | April 29, 2019 - 12:29 pm

Woodstock 50 Organizers Address Ticket Sale Delay

The much-anticipated sale of tickets for this summer's Woodstock 50 anniversary concerts has been put on hold for now.
Mesfin Fekadu / Associated Press | April 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm

Michael Lang Calls Woodstock 50 Cancellation “Rumors” After Ticket On-Sale Postponed

An email alerting agents to the postponement of Woodstock 50's ticket on-sale has prompted fears that the 100,000-person anniversary concert will be cancelled, although founder…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | April 20, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Woodstock 50 Lineup

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Fair, Woodstock 50 will take over the fields of Watkins Glen, New…
Julia Gray | March 19, 2019 - 7:12 pm

Woodstock 50 Performers Will Include Dead & Co, The Killers, Chance The Rapper

Are you excited to see Imagine Dragons at Woodstock or what? Billboard reports that they will be among the artists on the lineup for Woodstock
Peter Helman | March 5, 2019 - 4:37 pm

Official Woodstock 50 Festival Announced, With Clowns

Michael Lang, one of the producers behind the original 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Fair, has announced Woodstock 50, an official three-day 50th anniversary festival.
Peter Helman | January 9, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival Planned At Bethel Woods Site

The town of Bethel, New York, is planning a golden anniversary celebration of the Woodstock festival. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced the
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | December 28, 2018 - 10:36 am

Woodstock Promoter Says 50th Anniversary Fest Still Happening

Woodstock's 50th anniversary is coming up next year. An anniversary concert has been talked about for a while now. This summer, when archeologists dug up…
James Rettig | November 16, 2018 - 4:01 pm