Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2001
Woodstock Party Plans Get Scrapped
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) _ A planned celebration of Woodstock's 32nd anniversary
near the original concert site has been scrapped.
The organizer of a Woodstock reunion-political rally said roadblocks he
faced for this weekend's planned three-day show were too hard to overcome.
Jim Cutler made the decision after Bethel was granted a temporary
restraining order on the permit-less reunion.
"It was just too much to try and deal with all the hassles," the
The original three-day concert kicked off Aug. 15, 1969, on Max Yasgur's
farm, about 80 miles northwest of New York City. A local businessman bought
the site a few years ago and is developed it for tourism.
For years, tie-dyed revelers have made annual pilgrimages to Bethel for
Woodstock's anniversary, but the original site is off-limits for camping.
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