Skip to comments.Woodstock 50th anniversary concert site, dates confirmed for 2019
Posted on 12/30/2018 10:24:23 AM PST by Baynative
Its official: A Woodstock 50th anniversary concert is coming to the original site of the 1969 music festival in Upstate New York next year.
The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts confirmed Thursday that it will host a three-day event on August 16-18, 2019, titled Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival. The pan-generational music, culture, and community event will celebrate the golden anniversary of the original Woodstock concert with a series of concerts, TED-style talks, and a We Are Golden history exhibit at the Museum at Bethel Woods.
"Fifty years ago, people gathered peacefully on our site inspired to change the world through music. As the stewards of this historic site, we remain committed to preserving this rich history and spirit and to educating and inspiring new generations to contribute positively to the world through music, culture and community, Bethel Woods CEO Darlene Fedun said in a statement.
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I have a feeling this will be a classic case of failing to recreate that really fun impromptu party you went to once.
Didn’t the last Woodstock break out into tribal fires?
Artists rumored to have been approached include Daft Punk, Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Phish, The Weeknd, Elton John, Bon Jovi, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Pink, The Who, Santana, Zac Brown Band, Mumford & Sons, and The Chainsmokers (featuring Syracuse University alumnus Drew Taggart).
You can’t bottle lightning.
Maybe it’s time to let go of the 60s.
This time they will do the brown acid.
That is great! Good for them.
The one after that is the one you're referring to - that was bad. Fires, rapes, beatings, arrests.
It will be a Trump bashfest.
I have a feeling it’s going to be hijacked by the left into a hate Trump rally.
I wonder how many attending will be young people, and how many will be old farts trying to relive the past.
Ya know, after reading the promo, not much chance I would ever think of going. Well, I wouldn’t even if they brought Hendrix back.
O MY GOSH WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THEY WOULD STILL BE TOGETHER ?!?! that is actually very cool.
totally totally different atmosphere today- won’t be the same at all- the ‘love age’ ‘hippie age’ is gone- that is what made woodstock what it was- groovy psychedelic hippy music, protest songs, everyone high on peace- today people are hate-filled, angry, violent people who do drugs to enhance their ‘mad at the world’ antifa thuggery ideology-
Sure, there will be holdovers from the original woodstock there- but they will be outnumbered by thugs- won’t be the same feel or atmosphere at all-
[[Well, I wouldnt even if they brought Hendrix back.]]
aw- comeon- Gotta go if He’s there- joe cocker too- :)
They said they'd never have another one.
I guess $$$ talks.
Worthy out of your list: Phish, Elton, Bon Jovi, The Who, Santana....the rest are blah.
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