Who knew such a legendary concert was in our backyard and will be celebrating its 50th anniversary.
If you love music as much as love it, you do a lot research on the birth of great music great concerts and even better festivals
August of 1969 when the eyes of the world were focused on a New York state dairy farm in Catskill Mountains. An estimated 400,000 people flocked to the site for the music festival that would be forever embedded into American history, you know I'm talking about Woodstock.
Now, 50 years later, the legend will live once again. According to the New York Times , from August 16-18, an anniversary show will rock Watkins Glen, about 30 miles west of Ithaca.
Organizers are not announcing specific acts until tickets go on sale next month but show producers tell the publication, "it'll be an eclectic bill, it'll be be hip-hop and rock and some pop and some of the legacy bands from the original festival.”
The original Woodstock had an legendary line up included names like; Santana, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival and The Who.