Dead & Company canceled their presentation at Woodstock 50 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Maryland. The news came after Jay-Z and John Fogerty also pulled out of the event.
After the cancellations, reps for the festival and organizer Michael Lang informed the agents of bands scheduled to perform that they would not try to enforce performance contracts for the festival. The Black Keys pulled out in April due to scheduling conflicts.
Woodstock 50 will no longer sell tickets. On the contrary. According to celebrity backstage site TMZ, festival organizers have decided that festival tickets will be free, available on the official event website.
The TMZ report comes from sources close to those in charge of the already troubled Woodstock 50 festival. On Friday, 26th, the festival released all hired artists from their contractual obligations as they were unable to find a permanent seat. for the realization of the event.
Woodstock 50 failed to get all the permits to take place in Vernon Downs, Vernon City, New York, and from there, the event goes down a slope without a time to stop.
Other artists scheduled for Woodstock 50 include Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, David Crosby, Janelle Monae, Brandi Carlile, Country Joe McDonald, Halsey, the Lumineers and India.Arie.
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