”As a result of Dentsu’s egregious conduct, Woodstock 50 is entitled to tens of millions of dollars in compensatory and punitive damages,” the complaint reads.
If you’re hoping to make a pilgrimage to the original site of the festival to celebrate the weekend, though, you are likely out of luck.
The exodus of artists from the Woodstock 50 lineup continues, but at least one act – The Zombies – is definitely in for what will now reportedly be a single-day event.
Country Joe McDonald and former Lovin’ Spoonful frontman John Sebastian, both of whom performed at the original 1969 version of the festival, are also officially out of the relocated Woodstock 50.
Instructions on how to obtain free tickets to Woodstock 50 at its new venue, Merriweather Post Pavilion, are expected to be released by the end of the coming week.
The troubled Woodstock 50 festival is hardly the only event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the original 1969 festival.
Jay-Z and John Fogerty dropped off the troubled festival when it announced a move to Maryland, and now all of the artists on the original lineup have been released from their contracts.
The troubled Woodstock 50 has found an eleventh hour replacement venue in the Columbia, MD’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, but its troubles are far from over.