Archive | August, 2019

RESEARCH: When Sha Na Na opened for Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock: ‘Hippies thought they were on a bummer!’

By Lyndsey Parker, Yahoo Music | When most classic rock fans think of the original Woodstock festival, held a half-century ago in Bethel, New York, certain iconic rock stars probably…

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RESEARCH: Dave Navarro and Chad Smith recall Woodstock ’94 light bulb moment: ‘It was totally Spinal Tap’

By Lyndsey Parker, Yahoo Music | Twenty-five years ago, at the height of MTV’s alternative-nation domination, the organizers of Woodstock ’94 attempted to create a youthquaking event that would do…

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RESEARCH: Surviving Woodstock: A 36 Hour Boxed Set Reveals Some Truths

By Hua Hsu, The New Yorker | On the fiftieth anniversary of the festival, a thirty-six-hour boxed set reveals some truths behind baby-boomer myths. The Woodstock Music & Art Fair…

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NEWS: Woodstock Organizers Suggest Politics Motivated Permit Rejection

By Ian Courtney, Celebrity Access | The promoters of the troubled Woodstock 50 concert have blamed “certain political forces” after the Town of Vernon on Tuesday denied a temporary event…

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REPORTS: Final Woodstock? Live Like It’s 1969, Die Like It’s 1969

By Bob Lefsetz, Celebrity Access | Forget that Woodstock ’99 was a disaster, so was the original edition. Sure, there was great music, over-attendance and peace, but the systems were…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/woodstock-bw-crowd.jpgREPORTS: Woodstock 50 Festival Canceled, Reports Say

REPORTS: Woodstock 50 Festival Canceled, Reports Say

By Togna, 9 News – AP | It looks like this summer’s Woodstock 50 festival may not be happening after all. Tickets for Woodstock 50 were supposed to go on…

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EVENTS: Woodstock: 50th Anniversary Festival to be Held at Original Site

READ BOTH ARTICLES! – By John W. Barry | USA Today | On the original Woodstock site and the original Woodstock weekend, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts will mark…

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