Woodstock 50 broadcasts lineup | The Music Universe

The Killers, Miley Cyrus, Santana, Dead & Company, and JAY-Z among the many headliners

Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair has introduced the official lineup of its three-day 50th anniversary celebration, with greater than 80 musical acts. Taking place on its 50th anniversary weekend, August 16-18th, in Watkins Glen, NY. The most iconic music competition in American historical past is bringing peace, love and music again for a brand new era of followers. Woodstock 50’s lineup displays its mission – uniting individuals in a shared expertise with nice artists and inspiring lively assist of equality, inclusion and a shared sustainable future.

Legacy acts, along with unique Woodstock ’69 icons Santana and Dead & Company, embody Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, David Crosby and Friends, John Fogerty, Canned Heat, Country Joe McDonald, John Sebastian and Melanie.

Scheduled for Friday, August 16th are The Killers, Miley Cyrus, The Lumineers, The Raconteurs, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats, Run The Jewels, The Head and The Heart, Maggie Rogers, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Bishop Briggs, Anderson East, Akon, Princess Nokia, Grandson, Fever 333, Larkin Poe, Dorothy, Flora Cash, Brian Cadd, Ninet Tayeb and extra.

Saturday, August 17th will see Chance The Rapper, The Black Keys, Sturgill Simpson, Greta Van Fleet, Portugal. The Man, Leon Bridges, Gary Clark Jr., Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Dawes, Margo Price, Nahko And Medicine For The People, India.Arie, Jade Bird, Rival Sons, Emily King, Soccer Mommy, SiR, Taylor Bennett, Amy Helm, Courtney Hadwin, Pearl, John-Robert, IAMDDB. and extra.

Closing the three day occasion on Sunday, August 18th are Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons, Halsey, Cage the Elephant, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monáe, Young the Giant, Courtney Barnett, Common, Vince Staples, Judah and The Lion, Earl Sweatshirt, Boygenius, Reignwolf, The Zombies, Pussy Riot, Cherry Glazerr, Leven Kali, The Marcus King Band, Victory, Hollis Brown, John Craigie, Amigo The Devil, Liz Brasher and extra.

“We’ve lined up artists who received’t simply entertain however will remind the world that music has the facility to convey individuals collectively, to heal, to maneuver us to motion and to inform the tales of a era,” states Michael Lang, co-founder and producer of the 1969 and 2019 Woodstock festivals. “Our hope is that immediately, simply as in 1969, music would be the fixed that may encourage optimistic change.”

Woodstock 50 additionally introduced the lineup of a few of its nonprofit trigger companions addressing points that affect all generations.

Tickets to this once-in-a-lifetime occasion will go on sale on Earth Day, April 22nd.

Created in 1969 and billed as “three Days of Peace and Music,” the legendary Woodstock Music and Arts Fair was a response by the youth of its time to the tumultuous circumstances they confronted and the causes that impressed them — civil rights, girls’s rights and the antiwar motion. Woodstock was a defining cultural and historic second that introduced tons of of hundreds of attendees collectively for music, peace and love.