The competition all festivals is coming again this summer time for its 50th anniversary. Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang dropped particulars about how grand the competition goes to be. The largest shock all of them is that it'll not happen on the authentic web site Bethel, New York. The iconic location has sadly been deemed too small for what Michael has in thoughts. Woodstock is staying in upstate New York however as a substitute, it'll be going down at Watkins Glen International Speedway. Do I hear EDC vibes??
Michael was on the lookout for a web site with a minimum of 1000 acres land and entry to amenities. It will happen between August 16th-18th. Michael revealed some extra particulars to Rolling Stone however can be preserving some surprises for us. Over 40 acts have already been booked throughout all their phases. When requested about particular acts that might be performing he had this to say:
Whereas most festivals goal a selected viewers Michael needs this one to be open to all. He plans to have Woodstock return to its authentic intent and have a social function, relatively than only a music competition. He needs up-and-coming expertise whereas preserving the music true to the unique performers 50 years in the past. You can count on some tribute performances to Janis Joplin, the Band, Jefferson Airplane and Joe Cocker.
In 1969 they didn’t have the perfect lodging for the competition goers. Probably because of them not pondering over 400,000 individuals would present up. This time round they plan to have a lot better tenting than being within the mud.
Activism goes to be a paramount half the competition as soon as once more. As acknowledged by him there are so much issues occurring within the planet proper now and he needs to instill a voice again into youthful generations. He needs individuals to get entangled with particular subjects like international warming.
Tickets go on sale this February! Stay tuned right here to search out out proper after they get dropped. This lineup will almost definitely be launched round that point too. We now start to marvel which DJs may present as much as the anniversary essentially the most well-known competition. Certainly, Swedish House Mafia would trigger fairly the raucous there.