Woodstock 1969’s Co-Producer and Co-Founder Michael Lang announced today the return of the legendary Woodstock Music & Arts Fair for its official 50th anniversary celebration.
Woodstock 1969 was billed as “3 Days of Peace & Music,” and 50 years later, Woodstock 50 will give generations of fans the opportunity to join together in the festival’s foundational intent of harmony and compassion. The three-day event will take place from Friday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug. 18 in Watkins Glen – located in Upstate New York.
Lang has put together a world-class team for curation and onsite festival production. Woodstock 50 will be the only authorized commemoration of the iconic 1969 festival and will feature an amazing lineup. To commemorate the movement that defined a generation of youth, a limited number of discounted pre-sale tickets will be available to college students ages 18-25, by the end of January.
The lineup and general on-sale information will be announced over the coming weeks. “It’s time to put the speculation to rest and officially announce that Woodstock 50 is happening,” said Lang. “The original festival in ‘69 was a reaction by the youth of the time to the causes we felt compelled to fight for – civil rights, women’s rights, and the antiwar movement, and it gave way to our mission to share peace, love and music.