1969 Woodstock Festival

By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 - 4:05 pm
The site of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival is at the top of a list of places around New York State nominated for inclusion in state and national Registers of Historic Places.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the list of 26 locations, nominated by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 22, 2013 - 9:01 pm
Above: Video of Richie Havens performing "Freedom" at Woodstock in 1969. Folk legend Richie Havens, who was the opening act at the 1969 Woodstock festival, died on Monday of a heart attack in his home in Jersey City. He was 72.  The Roots Agency, who... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jul. 19, 2010 - 2:39 pm
Flickr user jeffs4653 snapped this photo of the historic Center Theatre -- which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places -- in June. The old movie theater is in Woodbourne, in Sullivan County, which was apparently close enough to the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 25, 2010 - 12:32 pm
If it rains this weekend, the town of Roxbury could have another Woodstock on its hands. “That's the joke,” said John Burrows, the owner of Stone Tavern Farm, which is hosting the Desiderata festival, an annual celebration of arts and electronic music,... Read more
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