In this August 1969 photo, concertgoers sit on the roof of a Volkswagen bus. (AP Photo, File)
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Fifty years after the Woodstock festival became a highpoint of 1960s counterculture, featuring performances by Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin and other icons of the era, an anniversary event is planned at the same site in New York. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced on its website "a new festival of music, culture, and community" from Aug. 16-18 next year at the original location of the 1969 concert, which took place on Max Yasgur's farm about 160 kilometers north of New York city.The Bethel Woods Center did not reveal who will play at the anniversary event but said that details will come soon.
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