Woodstock 2019 – 50th Anniversary

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Watkins Glen, New York

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No other festival in the world is as iconic as Woodstock. For most of us born way after it was the hottest thing on the planet, the idea of being able to attend such a legendary moment in rock and roll history is nothing more than a pipe dream. But dream no more: Woodstock 2019 the 50th Anniversary is coming your way, a reincarnation that is set to be as massive and epic as ever.

The biggest attendance recorded in the original event was around 400,000 people. To put things in perspective, Coachella, perhaps our generation’s most famous festival, has a capacity of just 99,000 each weekend. So yes, this one is going to be a festival of epic proportions.

Headliners for the original event in Bethel included no less than Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, The Who, Sly and the Family Stone, Jefferson Airplane, and Janis Joplin. Downpour ensued, but back then, people didn’t mind. Could it have been the psychedelics? Unforgettable performances by Crosby, Stills and Nash, Joe Cocker, and Santana made the crowd go crazy, resulting in a day that has been forever been enshrined in the history of American rock and roll. It wasn’t until 1994 that another Woodstock was held, this time at the Winston Farm in Saugerties, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the event.

Over 550,000 people attended the 1994 event, which featured performances by Blues Traveler, Live, Collective Soul, Orbital, Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, Sheryl Crow, Cypress Hill, The Cranberries, and Joe Cocker among others. Then the 1999 Woodstock followed, held at upstate New York in Rome, attended by around 400,000 people. Performers included Vertical Horizon, The String Cheese Incident, The Roots, James Brown, Jamiroquai, DMX, Bush, Korn, and The Chemical Brothers.

‘You might not have been around back then, but Woodstock 2019 makes the dream of every festival goer come true.’

Bringing the world’s most legendary festival back to life will be a large number of talented musicians and performers. Day one will see popular names such as The Killers, Miley Cyrus, Santana and The Lumineers take to the stage. Day two will welcome the likes of Chance the Rapper, Portugal The Man, Dead & Company and more. The final day will showcase Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons, Halsey and more.

Those that attended the original, and many in our generation, are anticipated to attend the event. This will no doubt result in an atmosphere of peace, love, and happiness – don’t miss it!

Where to view Woodstock 2019

The Woodstock 2019 50th anniversary edition will take place in Watkins Glen State Park in Watkins Glen, New York. You can find the event at 1009 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, USA.

How to get around Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen is located approximately 4.5 hours from New York City. The easiest way to get to Watkins Glen is by flying into nearby major cities such as Rochester or Syracuse; both located approximately 1.5 hours from the city. Regional Airports such as Elmira/Corning and Ithaca Tompkins are also located nearby, approximately 30-40 minutes away.  Car rentals are available at all airports and it is recommended to rent your own vehicle to travel to and from the event as well as around the area.

Where to stay for Woodstock 2019

Camping and glamping packages will be available to purchase but sales will be capped at 27,000 so make sure to get in quick! A number of nearby hotels are also available within walking distance of the venue. Popular nearby hotels include Seneca Clipper Inn, Arms At The Glenn, Tudor Rose Bed & Breakfast, Seneca Lodge and The Local Hostel. Airbnb options are also available nearby and all nearby options can be found below. It is recommended to secure accommodation as soon as possible as many places in Watkins Glen and surrounding areas such as Syracuse and Binghamton are already sold out.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

One of the most popular attractions in Watkins Glen is the site of the festival; Watkins Glen State Park. The central park stretches from the village to the woodland and you can find picturesque walking and hiking trails, rocky cliffs, waterfalls, lakes and more. Other popular outdoor destinations include Havana Glen Park, Excelsior Glen and Aunt Sarahs Falls.

Woodstock 2019 Dates

The Woodstock 2019 concert will be held on August 16 – 18, 2019.

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23 thoughts on “Woodstock 2019 – 50th Anniversary

  1. Sherry Duty says:

    Peace Love & Taco’s Food Truck would love to come to be a part of this event. We are located in Michigan.

  2. AnnMarie Brown says:

    Is there camping close by? Or on the grounds of the festival?

    1. Storm says:

      There are a few campgrounds around

  3. Travis Sanders says:

    Will there be camping near or on the grounds like in the past.

  4. debbie Robinson says:

    When will tickets go on sale?

  5. James says:

    When will tickets be available?

  6. Bill Fuellhart says:

    Tickets? We don’t need no stinking’ tickets! Didn’t need them in 1969 so…

  7. Giovanni Rodgers says:

    When will the lineup be announced? When will tickets be available? Will it be like the original experience with camping available? Will there be an exclusive early bird ticket sale for people who have already shown interest?

  8. Jared Trapp says:

    Is it gonna be a outdoor event

    1. Bono says:

      No. Everything will be underground. Like in years past.

  9. George says:

    Is Atari Ferrari gonna play?

  10. sully pitea says:

    looking for tickets

  11. Chai Hicks says:

    I live in Tasmania Australia, I was there 50 years ago and would love to come to a reunion celebratory concert. I need to plan in advance. Please let me know if this will be happening.
    Thanks so much and good luck!!! My fingers are crossed
    Cheers, Chai

  12. Kimberley says:

    fuck yeahhh!! peace, love, and happiness is what we need right now.

  13. Beattie says:

    Have all acts been booked? Anyone know who to contact in order to be considered? Thanks

  14. Kevin Hodge says:

    Was the wondering if our band #ragbone could play there?

  15. Susan Murphy says:

    Is there camping on the grounds, and when will the tickets go on sale, and do you need to reserve a camp site if there is camping on the grounds

  16. Conor Walsh says:

    I’ll be there. I’m glad to make friends before hand .

  17. Hakeem says:

    I wanna get married here when do tickets go on sale???

  18. Bridgette Moore says:

    When do tickets go on sale?

  19. Leah Redpath says:

    I can’t wait to start planning for this once in a lifetime event details on camping would be great plus tickets

  20. Jai says:

    Not only did I attend the 1969 Music Festival at 18 years old, but my best friend to this day Artie Kornfeld was one of the organizers along with Michael Lang, John Robert & Joel Rosenman. Artie wrote a book titled “The Pied Piper of Woodstock” a must read for everyone whether you attended or not. Artie & his wife Linda kicked off the Festival, Artie being shirtless, wearing only a vest & jeans with Linda (RIP) by his side. Today Artie does a Podcast from his home, ArtistFirst. com, Check it out! Hope to see you all there…..

  21. justin says:

    What’s the age requirement????

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