Jay-Z drops out of Woodstock in the 50’s performance, report says

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Woodstock 50 has been canceled, according to the investors, the Dentsu Aegis Network.

Jay-Z’s got 99 problems, but Woodstock was not one of The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival a couple of weeks, a major event is supposed to take place.

Jay-Z is not very close to the three-day festival, scheduled for Aug. 16 to 18, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to discuss the plan publicly.

The news comes on the same day that John Fogerty, who performed at the original 1969 festival, featuring Creedence Clearwater Revival, drawn from the anniversary event.

Representatives for the Woodstock 50, and the festival’s co-founder, Michael Lang, said she had no comment on Jay-Z as well as Fogerty’s decision to back out of it.


Woodstock, 50, faced a series of setbacks in the last couple of months, including permit denials, and the lack of a financial partner and a production company. Has not been publicly announced, and tickets are go on sale.

With Fogerty, and rapper-actor Common by his side, a Long time, announced in March, Jay-Z, Dead & Company), the Killers, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, and the Likelihood that the Rapper was playing at Woodstock, 50. The festivities were to take place in three stages, at the Watkins Glen International circuit Watkins Glen, ny, about 115 miles (185 kilometers) west-northwest of the original site, but the venue pulled out.

The international monetary fund, reported on Thursday that the event will now take place at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, an outdoor amphitheater that seats up to 19,000, in Columbia, Maryland, approximately 270 km to the south of the original New York site. As a sales representative for Woodstock, 50, told the AP she could not confirm the report and said that the organisers had no further comment.


Bill Werde, the former editorial director of Billboard, said due to the location change, the artists can probably run it.

Most of the books, contracts, site-specific, and so the move to Maryland, I think, is that, in all likelihood, these artists have made, the easy ones. And considering the debacle that it is, I’d be really surprised if a lot of these artists, if not all, of them, to begin with, the performance of these projects,” said Oral, who is also the director of the Bandier program for entertainment industry in the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Operations are planned for the Woodstock 50 the Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, David Crosby, Janelle Monae, Brandi Carlile, Country Joe McDonald, Halsey, and the Lumineers as well as India.Fans. All that said, some of them may just have to wait for the festival to be canceled before they are open to the public. “From a management perspective, as this event is imploding, it’s much more diplomatic to wait (for the organizers) in order, ultimately, to agree to kind of force the issue, and announce the beginning of your draw,” he said.

Even though he was no longer a performance at the Woodstock 50, Fogerty will be performing at Woodstock’s original site in Bethel, New York city, with smaller anniversary event, it is connected to Woodstock in the 50. The 74-year-old will be on stage at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, which keep track of the events during the three-day weekend. Fogerty will close with the celebration of the eucharist, Aug. 18, as Ringo Starr will perform on Aug. 16, and Santana has also been made to the larger anniversary events that will occur in August. 17.


The Black Keys on the keyboard, which was originally scheduled to perform at Woodstock, 50, announced in April that they had to cancel their performance due to a scheduling conflict.

The original Woodstock, a festival to push the message of peace, love and music, it was a ground-breaking, ground-breaking event in 1969 that the performances of Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Joan Baez, the Who, and other iconic acts.

“If you’re a music fan, you can enjoy the history of Woodstock, as a culture, a pinnacle point, even if you have a brand, and it’s hard not to be sad about in this seemingly never-ending stream of failures and false hopes,” Werde said.

“For the sake of the legacy of Woodstock, I wish they would stop it. It’s like watching a boxer that just won’t go down if he really needs to.”

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