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Woodstock 50 is officially cancelled (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

It's all over now... Troubled Woodstock 50 music festival is finally called off by hosts

Woodstock 50 is officially cancelled.

Published on 1st August 2019
Jay-Z (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

Woodstock 50 in dire straits as Jay-Z, John Fogerty pull out of festival lineup 

Jay-Z's got 99 problems but Woodstock isn't one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take place.

Published on 28th July 2019

Dead & Company is the latest to pull out of Woodstock 50

The band consists of veterans from Grateful Dead

Published on 27th July 2019
Jay Z
Vernon Downs in Verona, NY (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli)

Woodstock 50 hosts again denied a permit with festival weeks away

Woodstock 50 organisers have again been denied a permit to hold a three-day festival at an upstate New York horse track.

Published on 23rd July 2019
Woodstock 50 plans roll on: Jay- Z, Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus to perform

Woodstock 50 plans roll on: Jay- Z, Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus to perform

Manhattan judge Barry Ostrager ruled Wednesday that the festival's former chief backer, Amplifi Live, couldn't singlehandedly call off the August show but also doesn't have to put the $18 million back

Published on 16th May 2019
File photo: A van decorated with Woodstock or Bust. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

Woodstock 50: A dispute over the festival's future spirals into a court fight

A dispute over the future of the Woodstock 50 festival has spiralled into a court fight, with organisers suing and at least temporarily silencing a former investor that sought to call off the show.

Published on 10th May 2019
Emma Cenholt, 3, of Trumbull, Conn, playing on a memorial at the site of the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, NY. Woodstock 50 is less than a few months away. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Still on hold! Woodstock 50 ticket sales expected soon, hosts refining plans

The much-anticipated sale of tickets for this summer's Woodstock 50 anniversary concerts has been on hold for a few days now.

Published on 28th April 2019

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