Organizers finally cancel troubled Woodstock 50 festival
August 1, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Woodstock 50 is officially canceled.
Organizers announced Wednesday that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won't take place next month.
The three-day festival was originally scheduled for Aug. 16-18, but holdups included permit denials and the loss of a financial partner and a production company.
Last week Jay-Z, Dead & Company and John Fogerty announced that they wouldn't perform at the event after organizers said it was moving to Maryland from New York.
"We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible...