Here’s who’s playing Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary festival

To celebrate half a century since the iconic festival, Woodstock 50 have released a mind-blowing lineup of legacy artists and modern innovators.

Among the musicians booked for the event are names such as, Jay Z, Chance the Rapper, Robert Plant, The Black Keys, The Raconteurs and Courtney Barnett.

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After half a century, Woodstock 1969 is still seared into the mind of society. Woodstock 50 plans to do it all again.

Also on the bill are Dead and Company, John Fogerty, Santana, John Sebastien, Country Joe-Mcdonald, Canned Heat and Hot Tuna, who all performed at the historic 1969 festival.

The event takes place on 16th-18th August, the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock.

It will be an eclectic bill” said organiser Michael Lang, organiser of Woodstock 50, and co-creator of Woodstock in 1969.

“It’ll be hip-hop and rock and some pop and some of the legacy bands from the original festival… I want it to be multi-generational. Woodstock 94′ was a nice mix of young and old and that’s kind of what we’re going for here.”

It appears Lang is a man of his word, covering artists from a range of genre’s and decades.
Hip-hop: Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, Run the Jewels, Common, Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, Princess Nokia.
Rock: The Raconteurs, Greta Van Fleet, Leon Bridges, The Black Keys, Cage the Elephant, Courtney Barnett, Boygenius, Gary Clark Jr.
Pop: Miley Cyrus, Maggie Rogers, Halsey.
Country: Anderson East, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Brandi Carlile.

Tickets for Woodstock 50 will go on sale April 22nd and all information is available here.
For the full line up see below.

Woodstock 50 Lineup

Day 1: The Killers, Miley Cyrus, Santana, The Lumineers, The Raconteurs, Robert Plant, John Fogerty, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Run the Jewels, The Head and the Heart, Maggie Rogers, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Anderson East, Princess Nokia, John Sebastian

Day 2: Dead and Company, Chance the Rapper, Black Keys, Sturgill Simpson, Greta Van Fleet, Portugal. The Man, Leon Bridges, Gary Clark Jr., Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes, Dawes, Margo Price, Country Joe, Rival Sons, Emily King, Soccer Mommy, Taylor Bennett

Day 3: Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons, Halsey, Cage The Elephant, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monae, Young The Giant, Courtney Barnett, Common, Vince Staples, Judah and the Lion, Earl Sweatshirt, Boygenius, the Zombies, Canned Heat, Hot Tuna, Pussy Riot, Cherry Glazerr