Woodstock Music Icon Michael Lang Honored with the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Lifetime Achievement Award

September 27, 2019

Best known for co-producing and creating the original 1969 Woodstock Festival, Michael Lang received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the seventh annual Muhammed Ali Humanitarian Awards on September 12th. In 1969, the original Woodstock Festival brought together half a million people in a celebration of peace, music and love. Woodstock continues to highlight social, environmental and political causes like Head Count; to organize communities around those causes; to develop socially responsible events and products for those communities; and to encourage positive, creative expression. The purpose of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards, an annual fundraiser for the Muhammad Ali Center, is to harness the power of the late Muhammad Ali’s legacy by recognizing individuals who are driven by a call toRead more »

The 50th anniversary broadcast of Woodstock

August 15, 2019

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock this week, WXPN will present the ancestor of all music festivals as it all went down — a radio exclusive that includes all of the festival’s archived audio, from the music to the stage announcements to the rain delays. Beginning on Thursday, August 15th at 5:07 p.m., #XPNStock will showcase newly reconstructed audio archives of each of Woodstock’s 32 performances over four days, from Richie Havens’ opening set to Jimi Hendrix’s closing one and everything in between, in as close to real time as possible. Tune in to hear the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and so many more — just as they sounded in 1969 during the weekend that wouldRead more »

Enter the Ultimate Woodstock 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes!

August 12, 2019

Commemorate the 3 days of peace, love, and music that changed the world! Enter the ultimate Woodstock 50th anniversary sweepstakes! ☮️❤️🎼Enter Now

USPS issues Woodstock 50th Anniversary Forever Stamp!

August 8, 2019

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary, the stamp features the dove and the words “3 Days of Peace and Music” inspired by Arnold Skolnick’s 1969 promotional poster. Get a pane of 20 from the US Postal Service!

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Woodstock is committed to living by its principles- we believe in universal human rights, ethical business practices, unfettered creative expression, free trade, the loving care of our planet, the power of the individual to make a difference, and the overwhelming impact of communities to act as agents of peaceful change.

The original founders John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Michael Lang and their families formed Woodstock Ventures to create events and develop projects which are consistent with Woodstock's values. Woodstock Ventures supports causes and organization we believe in. To submit your organization for consideration please contact us.

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