Woodstock 2019 Competition Canceled | Music Information

Woodstock’s 50th anniversary revival has been canceled.

Dentsu Aegis Community, the Japanese promoting conglomerate funding the competition, confirmed the information in an announcement on Monday: “Regardless of our super funding of time, effort and dedication, we don’t consider the manufacturing of the competition might be executed as an occasion worthy of the Woodstock Model title whereas additionally guaranteeing the well being and security of the artists, companions and attendees.”

The assertion goes on, “Consequently and after cautious consideration, Dentsu Aegis Community’s Amplifi Stay, a associate of Woodstock 50, has determined to cancel the competition. As troublesome as it’s, we consider that is essentially the most prudent choice for all events concerned.”

Woodstock was scheduled happen August 16th-18th in Watkins Glen, New York. The introduced lineup included JAY-Z, Miley Cyrus, Probability the Rapper, and Think about Dragons alongside veteran artists like Robert Plant, Santana, David Crosby, John Fogerty, and Grateful Useless offshoot Useless and Firm.

Information of the Woodstock’s cancelation is surprising, however not stunning. From the onset, there have been warning indicators that the competition was lifeless on arrival.

In early March, after Woodstock organizers didn’t pay expertise charges, expertise bookers went public with their considerations that the competition was in monetary bother. Finally, Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang and Dentsu made the funds in full and announced the lineup in mid-March. However simply weeks later, considered one of Woodstock’s headliners, The Black Keys, pulled out of the festival, citing “a scheduling battle.” A short while later, the competition’s ticket on-sale date was postponed, and there have been experiences that organizers had didn’t safe the right permits to carry the occasion.

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