Monday, August 4, 2008

Roots of 69 Woodstock Festival set for August 9, 2008

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Roots of 69
Backstory Panel Discussion and Soundout
August 9, 2008
Colony Café
22 Rock City Road, Woodstock, NY (MAP IT)
12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
The subject of the discussion will be the events leading up to the Woodstock Festival of 1969, including the Soundout festivals that took place in and around Woodstock for several years in the late 1960s. Moderator:
Geddy Sveikauskas Publisher, Woodstock Times and other newspapers

Michael Lang
Woodstock resident and legendary ’69 Festival promoter
Jean Young
co-author with Lang of Woodstock Festival Remembered
Bill West
who was in local government in the 1960s
Jeremy Wilber
former Town Supervisor, who was tending bar during the late sixties at the Sled Hill Café
Paul McMahon
iconic local musician and Mothership impresario

The following musical acts are scheduled to appear:
Hair of the Dog
Becki Brindle
Joey Eppard
Frankie (without his Fingers)
Paul McMahon
Peter Walker
Jeremy Bernstein of Stoney Clove Lane
Ben Vita

Contemporary Soundout
2:45 to 5:00 p.m.
Produced by Paul McMahon
and more

Sponsored by:
Historical Society of Woodstock and the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce & Arts

For more information call: 845.679.8111

1 comment:

Webmaster said...

Wow. I'll definitely be there.