The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced some of the performers who will be taking the stage during its 50th anniversary celebration of the Woodstock Music Festival …..
The center will host a series of events over the next several months to commemorate
“A Season of Song & Celebration” kicks off on March 30 with a special museum exhibit called “We Are Golden – Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival and Aspirations for a Peaceful Future.”
On May 4, “Bindi Bazaar trails” will open to the public.
The facility also announced the following lineup for the Woodstock 50th anniversary weekend Aug. 15 through Aug. 18:
Thursday, August 15: A screening of the Warner Bros. Academy-Award winning documentary, Woodstock: the Director’s Cut will be held on the historic festival field. It will be a experience unlike any other to watch the documentary that chronicles the emergence of the Counterculture movement on the very field where it was filmed a half-century ago.
Friday, August 16: Ringo Starr and his All Star Band will take the Pavilion Stage, along with Arlo Guthrie, who performed just after midnight on Friday, the first day of the festival; as well as Edgar Winter with The Edgar Winter Band, returning to Bethel for the first time since performing at the festival with his brother Johnny Winter.
Saturday, August 17: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Woodstock legend, Santana returns to Bethel Woods Pavilion Stage, exactly 50 years after his groundbreaking Saturday afternoon festival performance. Santana will be joined by special guests The Doobie Brothers.
Sunday, August 18’s line up will be announced.
To learn more: bethelwoodscenter.org.