Vernon Downs in the running to host Woodstock 50; Syracuse and Oswego also being considered

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(WSYR-TV) — Vernon Downs is in the running to host Woodstock 50.

Producer Michael Lang has contacted Oneida County about staging the music festival there. He’s is also considering sites in Syracuse and Oswego.

Lang originally planned to recapture the magic of 1969 at Watkins Glen, but disputes over the size of the festival led to a disagreement with authorities in the Finger Lakes and Lang eventually lost his financial backers.

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