Lang says he is currently “in talks with investors who are anxious to come in” and finance Woodstock 50.
Woodstock Music Festival
Michael Lang says Woodstock’s financial backer [does] not have the right to unilaterally cancel the festival.”
The duo of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney cited “a scheduling conflict” as the reason for their cancelation.
The Black Keys, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Cage the Elephant, and The Raconteurs are also expected to take the stage.
Woodstock 2019: The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Imagine Dragons to headline 50th anniversary festival
Grateful Dead offshoot Dead and Company and Santana, who played the original festival, are also booked to play.
Four-day event will take place on the original site of the 1969 fest.
Woodstock 2019 will feature over 40 acts performing across three stages.
The Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival describes itself as a “pan-generational cultural event.”
“With the prevalence of festivals out there, and all the excitement about them, maybe it’s time for that.”
Organizers want to resurrect Woodstock for its 50th anniversary in 2019. But at what cost?
Michael Lang has already begun searching for a location to hold festival.
Relive the end of the 20th century (or, at least the music).