Woodstock festival returns to mark 50th anniversary
Woodstock co-creator Michael Lang reveals that the festival will return later this year to mark the 50th anniversary of original event
Michael Lang – the co-founder of Woodstock – has announced that the festival will return later this year to mark the 50th anniversary of the original event.
The three-day festival will be held at the Watkins Glen International Raceway in New York between August 16-18 this year.
A list of artists won’t be announced until ticket go on sale next month, but Lang tells Rolling Stone that more than 40 artists have been signed up.
Lang tells the website: “It’ll be an eclectic bill. It’ll be hip-hop and rock and some pop and some of the legacy bands from the original festival.”