Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary Festival has been cancelled.
In a statement today, Dentsu Aegis Network, the Japanese advertising conglomerate funding the festival, confirmed the news:
“Despite our tremendous investment of time, effort and commitment, we don’t believe the production of the festival can be executed as an event worthy of the Woodstock Brand name while also ensuring the health and safety of the artists, partners and attendees.”
Woodstock was originally scheduled take place August 16th-18th in Watkins Glen, New York. Some of the confirmed acts included Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons, Santana, Chance The Rapper, and many more.
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