Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Woodstock veterans to perform again

The 40th anniversary of Woodstock occurs in August and plans are underway for a festival to be held in upstate New York, site of the first music and arts festival in 1969.

Performers who have been announced include Levon Helm, Paul Kantner and Country Joe McDonald. Helm performed in '69 as a member of The Band; Kantner performed with Jefferson Airplane and McDonald was part of Country Joe and the Fish at the original Woodstock. Other groups who will reprise appearances at this year's Woodstock include Mountain, Ten Years After and Canned Heat.

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