Woodstock 50 is without a venue after Watkins Glen International terminates contract

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The 50th anniversary staging of Woodstock has hit another major snag.
Watkins Glen International, where Woodstock 50 was to take place August 16th-18th, will no longer host the festival. According to a statement released by the venue on Monday, “Watkins Glen International terminated the site license for Woodstock pursuant to provisions of the contract. As such, WGI will not be hosting the Woodstock 50 Festival.”
Representatives for Woodstock were not immediately available for comment.
Already Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang faced an uphill battle in staging the event as he originally envisioned. Back in April, the festival’s chief financier, Dentsu, ceased its involvement, citing

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