Tagged: Joan Baez

Lennon's NYC Years Go On Display At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Annex, Yoko Mails Acorns

Forty years after they planted acorns for peace in 1969, Yoko Ono is keeping she and John Lennon’s weird (though well-intentioned) work alive by mailing acorns to more than 100 world leaders. Meanwhile, back here on earth, an exhibition based on Lennon’s years in New York City will open next month at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Annex. read more »

POSTED April 30, 2009 4:51PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Woodstock's 40th Anniversary In Brooklyn's Prospect Park?

As we reported about a month ago, chief Woodstock promoter Michael Lang is planning two free Woodstock concerts in Berlin, Germany and in New York to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original 1969 festival. Back in March, the New York show didn’t have a venue, but they were hoping it would take place on the actual anniversary of August 15 and 16. Now reports have Lang eying Brooklyn’s Prospect Park as the NY destination, although the 15 and 16 of August would be out of the equation. read more »

POSTED April 6, 2009 11:16AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,

Woodstock Organizers Preparing 40th Anniversary Festivals In New York And Berlin

With all of the festivals going on in 2009, it’s starting to seem like the market is getting a bit over-saturated. But lest we forget the one that started them all turns 40 this year, and Woodstock organizers are hoping to land some of the original participants that performed at Yasgur’s Farm back in ‘69, including Santana, the Who, Joan Baez, Joe Cocker, Neil Young and the once-again reformed Grateful Dead. read more »

POSTED March 2, 2009 6:49PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , ,