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CNE Woodstock Weekend

The three-day iconic experience, billed as “An Aquarian Experience: 3 Days of Peace and Music” opened on August 15, 1969 in a dairy farm in New York State. The event would later be known as simply “Woodstock” and became synonymous with the counterculture movement of the 1960s.

This August, the CNE celebrates the 50th Anniversary of this legendary event with musical tributes to the iconic artists who performed at the Festival including: Janis Joplin, Creedence Clearwater, Sly and the Family Stone, The Band, Crosby Stills Nash and Young (Neil Young), Paul Butterfield Blues Bands, Santana, The Grateful Dead and Jimi Hendrix.  Joni Mitchell will also be featured since she wrote a song performed at Woodstock.

Grab your love beads, flower crowns and tie-died clothing and let your inner “hippie” run free in this sensational sixties’ experience.

Saturday, August 17 will feature:  

  • 2:30 pm                 A Little Piece of My Heart – Janis Joplin Tribute
  • 3:30 pm                 Green River Revival
  • 4:30 pm                 Everyday People – Music of Sly and the Family Stone
  • 7:30 pm                 The Last Waltz

Sunday, August 18 will feature:

  • 2:30 pm                 Abraxas
  • 3:30 pm                 Mars Hotel
  • 4:30 pm                 Mad Dogs and The Englishmen –Tribute to Joe Cocker
  • 7:30 pm                 Woodstock – 50th Anniversary Celebration Band

For more information about the Woodstock Weekend Bandshell lineup click here

Be sure to check out the CNE’s Woodstock Eats & Treats in Bandshell Park Saturday & Sunday (August 17 & 18,10 am to dusk).  You can also scoop up 60s style clothing and retro lifestyle collectables. Classic 60s cars (between 40 to 60) will also be featured at the north end of Bandshell Park.

See below for a gallery of all the classic 60s cars that will be featured at this year's Woodstock Weekend event!

All Programming Subject to Change

Dates & Times:
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All Programming Subject to Change

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