Woodstock 50 has skilled a large number of points since being teased. The primary impediment was one other pageant generally referred to within the media as Woodstock’s 50th anniversary pageant, because it was being held on the authentic Bethel Woods location. Then, as soon as Woodstock 50 lastly introduced its lineup, it confronted intense scrutiny for the artists chosen to signify the legendary model. Then Black Keys dropped out.
Then, the ticket on-sale was delayed on account of lack of correct allowing.
Now, Woodstock 50’s important investor, Dentsu Aegis Community, has pulled out of the pageant and it’s formally cancelled.
“It’s a dream for companies to work with iconic manufacturers and to be related to significant actions,” Dentsu stated in an announcement. “We have now a powerful historical past of manufacturing experiences that deliver folks collectively round frequent pursuits and causes which is why we selected to be part of the Woodstock 50th Anniversary Competition.”
The corporate continued, “However regardless of our great funding of time, effort and dedication, we don’t imagine the manufacturing of the pageant may be executed as an occasion worthy of the Woodstock Model identify whereas additionally guaranteeing the well being and security of the artists, companions and attendees. Consequently and after cautious consideration, Dentsu Aegis Community’s Amplifi Stay, a accomplice of Woodstock 50, has determined to cancel the pageant. As tough as it’s, we imagine that is probably the most prudent resolution for all events concerned.”
Woodstock 50 was set to characteristic names like Jay-Z, Likelihood the Rapper, Think about Dragons, Carlos Santana, Useless & Firm and Halsey.