Woodstock 50: Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper to lead festival

Woodstock 50: Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper to lead festival

In August 1969, a half-million-plus music lovers road-tripped to the wilds of upstate New York for the “three days of Peace & Music: Woodstock Music & Arts Truthful.” From Jimi Hendrix to Janis Joplin — the relaxation is bona fide rock ‘n’ roll historical past.

Come August 16-18, a sprawling lineup of latest musical acts — from what’s left of the Grateful Lifeless to Miley Cyrus to Chance the Rapper — will try to make historical past yet again at the 1,000-acre Worldwide Speedway in Watkins Glen, NY.

After months of rumors, the official lineup for the three-day, 50th anniversary live performance was introduced Tuesday.

“Woodstock 1969 was a response by the youth of its time and the situations we confronted,” says Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang . “We proved that it’s potential to reside collectively in concord and with compassion…with solely our greatest selves represented. Woodstock gave folks round the world hope, which is why I feel it stays related at present.”

Earlier this month, there have been stories the festival reboot was tormented by monetary points “relating to the elevating of cash and venue capability.”

At the time, Lange stated, “There’s at all times been numerous rumors round Woodstock. We have now glorious companions and an unbelievable expertise lineup of over 80 artists which will probably be introduced inside the subsequent couple of weeks. We’re making ready a as soon as in a lifetime occasion.”

Ticket costs haven’t been launched but — however you’ll be able to signup for e mail alerts to be first in line. Till then, take a look at the full introduced lineup beneath.

Woodstock 50 lineup


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