50th anniversary of Woodstock to be celebrated with festival at original site

Posted at 8:10 AM, Dec 28, 2018

UPDATE (April 29, 2019):
Woodstock 50 has been canceled. Click for details.

An historic, three-day festival that took place in 1969 in Bethel, New York will be remembered and celebrated in August 2019.

Plans for the Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival were announced Thursday: The event will take place Aug. 16-18, 2019 at the original site of Woodstock, which was Aug. 15-18, 1969.

Woodstock has a place in pop culture history because it was a peaceful and harmonious event filled with diverse attendees seeking to have a good time in a time of transformation for the country. Read about its affect on culture at History.com.

Live Nation and INVNT will partner to put on the 2019 production. No acts have been announced, but performers will include stars that have been popular throughout all decades since Woodstock, mcall.com reports.