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Jay-Z makes an announcement of the launch of Dream Chasers record label in joint venture with Roc Nation, at the Roc Nation headquarters on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

Jay-Z Pulls Out of 'Woodstock 50' Performance

Jay-Z will no longer close the three-day festival scheduled for Aug. 16-18, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't allowed to discuss the plans publicly.
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Woodstock 50 Permit Denied by Another Proposed Site

VERNON, NY (AP/1010 WINS) The upstate New York town of Vernon has denied Woodstock 50's application to host the three-day festival at Vernon Downs horse track. There was a lack of planning documents included in the application, which was submitted late, according to Vernon town attorney Vincent...
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This March 30, 2004 file photo, shows the grand stands at Vernon Downs in Verona, N.Y. A smaller Woodstock 50 festival could possibly be held at the upstate New York harness track and casino. (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli, File)

Woodstock 50 May Be Back On at New Venue

Town of Vernon Supervisor Randy Watson tells the Poughkeepsie Journal that Woodstock 50 has applied for a permit to hold its concert Aug. 16-18, 2019, at Vernon Downs, about 35 miles east of Syracuse.
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Woodstock 50 Loses Venue and Event Producer, Still Insists Show Is Happening

The latest on the ill-fated festival
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Michael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Judge Clears the Way for Woodstock 50 but Funding Still Needed

Dozens of major acts still planning to be there
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This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows a van decorated with "Woodstock or Bust" at the original Woodstock Festival site in Bethel, N.Y. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)

Woodstock 50 Concert Organizers Sue Investor That Backed Out

On Thursday, a judge in New York has ordered London-based Dentsu Aegis Networks not to make any further comments on the future of the 50th Anniversary Festival at least until a hearing on Monday, after the festival's organizers sued the former investor.
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Woodstock Music Festival co-producer Micael Lang attends a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock at the at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC on August 13, 2009

Woodstock Co-founder Insists 50th Anniversary Festival is Happening

The major investor backed out citing health and safety concerns
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Update: Has Woodstock 50 Been Canceled?

Organizers of the highly anticipated Woodstock 50 are arguing over whether the festival will go on or not. While Woodstock fans geared up to buy their tickets to this year’s 50th anniversary celebration of the music festival, “Billboard” reports that organizers have released a statement saying, “We...
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 Fans cheer during the concert marking the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival August 15, 2009

Woodstock 50 Ticket Sales Delayed; Organizers Insist Festival Not in Jeopardy

Permit issues reportedly to blame
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Woodstock 50 Original Artists

8 Woodstock 50 Artists That Also Played the Original Woodstock

A look inside the lineup for the 50th anniversary event
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