ARTSQUEST CELEBRATES WOODSTOCK 50TH ANNIVERSARY AT STEELSTACKS AUG. 16-18

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Performances by tribute artists highlight 3-day celebration

Fifty years ago, over 400,000 people gathered in celebration of peace, love and music at the original Woodstock Festival in Bethel, New York. This weekend, an anniversary celebration of the most iconic music festival of all time is taking place at SteelStacks.

From Aug. 16-18, SteelStacks will celebrate Woodstock with a festival of its own that features free performances by tribute artists of those who performed at the original event.

The complete list of performances are:

The Stray Seeds

Aug. 16, 6 p.m.

Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage on the Air Products Town Square

Reverend Jefferson: Jefferson Airplane Tribute

Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks

Steal Your Face: Grateful Dead Tribute

Aug. 16, 9:30 p.m.

Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage on the Air Products Town Square

Craig Thatcher: Jimi Hendrix Tribute

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks

Steal Your Face: Grateful Dead Tribute

Aug. 17, 9:30 p.m.

Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage on the Air Products Town Square

Inca Band Tribute to Santana

Aug. 18, 5 p.m.

Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage on the Air Products Town Square

Experience Janis: Janis Joplin Tribute

Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks

In addition to the free shows, the weekend will also feature screenings of Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music on Sat. and Sun. at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas. Tickets are $12 for a regular ticket, $10 for students & seniors and $9.50 for ArtsQuest Members.

For more information visit www.steelstacks.org.

Information and image provided to TVL by:
Mark Demko, ArtsQuest
http://www.artsquest.org/