Woodstock 50 Competition Canceled In keeping with Buyers
Woodstock 50 is formally scrapped … a minimum of in keeping with the folks placing up the cash to provide the long-lasting music pageant’s anniversary.
Honchos at Dentsu Aegis Community — the pageant’s major investor — dropped the hammer Monday, saying, it would not “imagine the manufacturing of the pageant may be executed as an occasion worthy of the Woodstock Model title whereas additionally making certain the well being and security of the artists, companions and attendees.”
Feels like they had been afraid Woodstock 50 would turn out to be Fyre Fest 2019.
Tickets for Woodstock 50 had been purported to go on sale final week, however by no means did. Organizers stated they had been making an attempt to iron out logistics whereas ready to listen to again from the New York State Division of Well being after making use of for a mass gathering allow.
As we reported … the huge music and humanities occasion was purported to characteristic large names like Jay-Z, Probability the Rapper, Think about Dragons, Carlos Santana, Useless & Firm and Halsey. We all know a minimum of a number of the artists have NOT been knowledgeable the present’s off.
Value noting … the promoter, Michael Lang, doesn’t agree Woodstock 50 is sunk. He tells us Dentsu’s announcement was a “full shock,” however provides … they don’t seem to be giving up on the pageant but.
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