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News

Exclusive: Documents Reveal Strange Details About Canceled Woodstock 50

VICE obtained the festival's official set times, a list of banned items, and massive bills for Narcan and porta-potties.
Drew Schwartz
8.27.19
News

A Radio Station Is Streaming Woodstock ’69 in Full This Weekend

Philadelphia’s WXPN will be airing the festival’s entire archived audio in real time, including the concerts, rain delays, and stage announcements.
Josh Terry
8.15.19
Anniversaries

Woodstock '99 Was a Violent Disaster That Predicted America's Future

The well-documented, pervasive misogyny of Woodstock '99 is more relevant to America in 2019 than the "free love" politics of its original iteration.
Zachary Lipez
7.24.19
News

It's Time for Woodstock 50 to Just Give Up Already

After two rejections, organizers are applying for yet another permit to host a three-day festival in upstate New York.
Josh Terry
7.18.19
music news

A Complete Play-By-Play of How Woodstock 50 Became a Total Fiasco

From backstabbing to bill changes, here’s every bizarre thing that's turned the event into a disaster nearing Fyre Festival proportions.
Josh Terry
7.12.19
Culture

Everything You Need to Know About the Mess That Is Woodstock 50

After its biggest investor said the festival was canceled, Woodstock's organizers are insisting the show will go on.
Drew Schwartz
4.29.19
Music

Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled

Update: The festival's financier says it is done, but Woodstock 50 organizers have denied the claims.
River Donaghey
4.29.19
Festivals

We Talked to Woodstock Attendees About the 50th Anniversary Lineup

"I have no idea who most of these artists are, to be honest," one woman who was there in 1969 told Noisey.
Justin Caffier
4.1.19
music festivals

Jay-Z, Janelle Monae, and Other Reasons Woodstock 2019 Might Not Be Disastrous

The festival's 50th anniversary has a lot of past chaos to make up for, but is starting out strong with a stacked lineup.
Taylor Hosking
3.20.19
Noisey News

Woodstock Will Return This Summer to Help Your Freak Flag Fly

Michael Lang, the organizer of the original Woodstock, is bringing the festival back for a three-day 50th anniversary celebration in August.
Alex Robert Ross
1.9.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

From Fuzz Boxes to AI

Six decades of psychedelics and music in harmony.
Angus Harrison
12.21.18
This Actually Happened

We Need to Address the Line-Up for Woodstock ‘99

"The day the 90s died" was also the nexus for Generation X.
Emma Garland
9.5.17
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