No Shortage of Entertainment at Bethel Woods for Woodstock Anniversary
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic Woodstock Music Festival. Bethel Woods is located at the site of the original Woodstock and they all celebrating all weekend long.
Thursday night they will be showing the Woodstock movie on the original grounds where the festival was held back in 1969.
Friday night Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, along with The Edgar Winter Band (Edgar played the original Woodstock with his brother Johnny's band), and Blood Sweat and Tears, who also played the original concert, will be performing at the Pavilion just up the hill from where nearly half a million people gathered 50 years ago.
Saturday night, Santana, who played the original festival, returns to Bethel along with the Doobie Brothers.
Sunday, it's John Fogerty with The Tedeschi Trucks Band and Grace Potter. Fogerty was also a part of the original Woodstock with Creedence Clearwater Revival.
With all that going on, the state police are warning travelers of likely traffic delays. According to 12 News, police say to expect congestion on route 17 and 17 B.
Also, if you won tickets from us here at 99.1 the Whale for any one of those three shows, your tickets must be picked up at the radio station at 59 Court Street in Binghamton. They will not be at the will call window the night of the show as originally planned.
If you won tickets from us, you can swing in and pick them up today through Friday between 8 and 5.
Troopers expect up to 100,000 visitors at the site of the original Woodstock this weekend.
[via 12 News]