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Last August, Callicoon celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock with a local tribute event of 50 acts on 10 stages in three days. One of the stages was hosted by Rafter’s Tavern, where I … more
Memories of the inaugural celebration in 1970 From Shaun Sensiba of the Basket Historical Society in Long Eddy, NY: I was only six and in first grade, but I can tell you what I did on the first … more
On the first Earth Day 50 years ago, citizens of all ages and political persuasions came together to make the case for protecting the air, water and other species. Virtually no one had even heard of … more
Dan Berger was there. And there’s a well-known photo to prove it. more
The Dancing Cat owner recalls chipping in to feed hordes. more
New York State — Michael Lang gets the most credit—or blame—for launching the original Woodstock Music and Art Festival in 1969, but the three-day event was brought about by Lang … more
What's coming up for the Woodstock 50th August 1-7 more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Doves begin landing this week throughout Sullivan County. There’s one at the Villa  Roma  Resort, one at the Narrowsburg Union, another at the Discovery … more
WATKINS GLEN, NY — Michael Lang, the co-founder of the original Woodstock concert in Bethel, released a statement on April 29 stating the “Woodstock 50” three-day concert scheduled … more
With the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival 50th anniversary just around the corner, it seems that everyone in Sullivan County is jumping on the hippie bandwagon. Not to discredit the excitement … more
Despite the Woodstock festival occurring years before concert merchandising became a big business, there is still a surprising amount of memorabilia from Woodstock that has survived. Posters with the … more
ELDRED, NY — Highland officials are hoping the town’s Woodstock anniversary display will draw more than a glance across the intersection from passerby waiting for the traffic light on … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — As a way of marking the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival in 2019, Sullivan County has arranged for the creation of 36 fiberglass doves to be … more
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