WowBB Forums Home 
Home Search search Menu menu Not logged in - Login | Register
WowBB Forums > Sports And Wrestling > General Discussion > Woodstock 50 Lineup Announced

 Moderated by: Ron, brodiescomics, beejmi Page:  First Page Previous Page  1  2  3  4   
New Topic Reply Printer Friendly
Woodstock 50 Lineup Announced  Rate Topic 
AuthorPost
 Posted: Sun May 19th, 2019 12:02 am
  PM Quote Reply
46th Post
srossi

 

Joined: Sun Oct 14th, 2007
Location: New York USA
Posts: 49465
Status: 
Offline
srossi wrote: By the way, this thread got me itching for a decent festival, but I can’t get away for a real trip this summer. So I decided on a last-minute trip to Philly shortly to see something called the MMR*B*Q. It’s a one-stage mini-festival with 8 bands: Shinedown, Evanescence, The Struts, Joan Jett, Fozzy, Glorious Sons, Bad Wolves, and a local band that won a contest. Pretty good lineup and only cost about $40 plus the hotel. My wife and son will do kid’s things while I’m there on Saturday and then we’ll all do something together on Sunday. I’m looking forward to it.
I’m at this festival today and I’m about 84.5% sure that The Blue Meanie was standing just off-stage for Fozzy’s set. And they killed by the way. Greatly improved from when I last saw them live 5 years ago. 



____________________
This thread was great before AA ruined it.
Back To Top PM Quote Reply  

 Posted: Thu May 23rd, 2019 10:29 pm
  PM Quote Reply
47th Post
tamalie
Hall Of Famer
 

Joined: Mon Oct 22nd, 2007
Location:  
Posts: 4427
Status: 
Offline
WongLee wrote: That is so bizarre. You would figure that Lang, who practically invented the rock festival genre, would have all his ducks in a row. Maybe after 50 years Michael Lang still has all his hippie sensibilities in place. Of course his way of doing business hasn't always been successful. From a pure business viewpoint Woodstock '69 lost money. Altamont is self explanatory. Woodstock '99 was a disaster. Much of what this guy touches turns into an unmitigated disaster. My take is Michael Lang hasn't run a festival with so much outside backing before and hasn't run one with the outside backers having so much say over the budget and capital infusions. Once upon a time, he could come in like a carny promoter, say there'd be these acts, this many fans, and he'd need this much money, and then someone would write a check and he'd set out to put a show together. It isn't 1969, 1994 or 1999 anymore. The money is bigger, the stakes are bigger, and the investors are now hedge funds and venture capitalists who watch every dime and want their return as promised. The days of "putting on a show" are over. Lang is a relic of a bygone era. You can't promote by the seat of your pants anymore.

Back To Top PM Quote Reply

 Posted: Thu Aug 1st, 2019 02:28 am
  PM Quote Reply
48th Post
srossi

 

Joined: Sun Oct 14th, 2007
Location: New York USA
Posts: 49465
Status: 
Offline
Officially cancelled, just 2 days after a new site in Maryland was announced with free admission via a lottery system as a last-gasp effort to go on in 2 weeks. The end came when headliners Dead and Company and Jay-Z backed out, leading to a domino effect of most of the other musical acts canceling too. The final clusterfuck is that all musicians get to keep the upfront money they’ve already been paid. The organizers are imploring them to donate that money to charity. What a disaster. 

Last edited on Thu Aug 1st, 2019 02:33 am by srossi



____________________
This thread was great before AA ruined it.
Back To Top PM Quote Reply  

 Posted: Thu Aug 1st, 2019 05:25 am
  PM Quote Reply
49th Post
WongLee
Hall Of Famer


Joined: Fri Oct 19th, 2007
Location: Bay Shore, New York
Posts: 7048
Status: 
Offline
srossi wrote: The end came when headliners Dead and Company and Jay-Z backed out,This is so fucked. I heard Jay and Bob Weir were going to do an acoustic version of Scarlet Begonias with Jay rapping over the middle 38 minutes of the song. Damn......



____________________
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) October 8, 2009
hello @Paula_Deen you have midget pig dick and dead dog tits I hope I see you I break your fucking fat neck bitch
Back To Top PM Quote Reply

Current time is 05:57 am Page:  First Page Previous Page  1  2  3  4     
WowBB Forums > Sports And Wrestling > General Discussion > Woodstock 50 Lineup Announced Top




UltraBB 1.172 Copyright © 2007-2013 Data 1 Systems