Miley Cyrus, Halsey, Janelle Monáe & more to play Woodstock 50 festival

Miley Cyrus; Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicMiley Cyrus, Halsey and Janelle Monáe are among the performers at the Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair in August.

Chance the Rapper, India.Arie, Jay-Z, Common and many others are also on the official lineup of more than 80 artists scheduled to appear at the 50th anniversary commemorative festival of the legendary, original 1969 rock and roll festival.  Many of the surviving rock and folk artists who performed at Woodstock ’69 also will perform at Woodstock 50.

The event takes place August 16 to 18 at Watkins Glen International Speedway in Watkins Glen, New York, about an hour and a half away from the original site of Woodstock ’69. 

“We’ve lined up artists who won’t just entertain but will remind the world that music has the power to bring people together, to heal, to move us to action and to tell the stories of a generation,” says Michael Lang, who co-founded the 1969 festival and produced the 2019 Woodstock festivals. “Our hope is that today, just as in 1969, music will be the constant that can inspire positive change.”

Details are on the festival’s official website.

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