Tagged: Woodstock

Woodstock To Get Musical Treatment

This time the singing animals in the woods might be real. read more »

POSTED September 14, 2009 11:15AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Mother of All Woodstock Retrospectives to Arrive in August

No word on whether or not the box set will also include sheets of acid and Demetri Martin. read more »

POSTED June 8, 2009 10:44AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

New York And San Francisco Battle Over The Rights To Woodstock

Woodstock Venture’s Michael Lang is trying to stop “any event in the world that plans to celebrate the ‘40th Anniversary of Woodstock’” as well as any art or phrase that contains the words “peace and music.” read more »

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Watch Rare Footage Of The Rolling Stones At Altamont

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Stones’ infamous concert at Altamont, award-winning Guardian photographer Eamonn McCabe unearths his previously unseen footage. read more »

POSTED May 15, 2009 1:06PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Woodstock Confirms 40th Anniversary At Original Location With Original Performers To Headline

After scoping out Prospect Park’s Long Meadow for the event, it has now been confirmed that the festival will instead be getting back to its roots; taking place at its original location in Bethel Woods, with a handful of the original performers added on to the roster. read more »

POSTED May 6, 2009 3:31PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (5) 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: , , , , , ,