The official marker at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival
BETHEL – The 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock music festival
is going to be officially celebrated at the site of the historic weekend
event, currently the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
The festival will be held on August 16-18 with live musical performances
from a combination of current and emerging artists, TED-style talks and
The Museum at Bethel Woods will also be open for visitors to see the story
of the 1960s including a special 2019 exhibit, We Are Golden,” reflections
on the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.
“Fifty years ago, people gathered peacefully on our site inspired
to change the world through music,” said Bethel Woods’ CEO
Darlene Fedun. “As the stewards of this historic site, we remain
committed to preserving this rich history and spirit, and to educating
and inspiring new generations to contribute positively to the world through
music, culture, and community.”
Details of the event line-up, ticketing, non-musical experiences, and
brand activity will be announced soon.