WFUV Celebrates The 40th Anniversary Of Woodstock
August 7, 2009 at 11:43 AM (PT)
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY AAA Noncomm WFUV/NEW YORK will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the "WOODSTOCK MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL" with special programs and features from AUGUST 14th-16th.
On 8/14 from 2-4p, WFUV will offer the special "WOODSTOCK 40 YEARS ON," featuring interviews with rockers like GRACE SLICK, MICKEY HARTAND, RICHIE HAVENS, as well as never-before-heard audio recorded during the festival. The special will get behind-the-scenes stories from EDDIE KRAMER (who engineered the original gathering) and WOODSTOCK's promoter, MICHAEL LANG, plus reminiscences from BOB WEIR, ROBBIE ROBERTSON, LESLIE WEST, ARLO GUTHRIE and the musings of WAVY GRAVY and more.
The celebration continues all weekend long on the station's FUV music web stream and HD channel, with special features and music. The festival will also be remembered on PETE FORNATALE's own show, "MIXED BAG," on 8/15 from 4-8P (ET).
Capping off the festivities on 8/16 from 8-11a, will be "SUNDAY BREAKFAST," as host JOHN PLATT chats with RICHIE HAVENS, JOE COCKER, COUNTRY MCDONALD and others about their WOODSTOCK memories.