Two More Days of 1969: Woodstock 48th Anniversary Feat. Arlo Guthrie, Billy Cox, Leslie West, and More Coming This Weekend To Brooklyn Mirage

Every August there are a variety of Woodstock 1969 tribute events, the last major one being the Heroes of Woodstock tour with many of the original festival performers in 2009 for the 40th anniversary. This Friday and Saturday Aug. 18 and Aug. 19, several of the original Woodstock performers and key figures will be appearing at Brooklyn’s newest outdoor music and event space, the Brooklyn Mirage.

Leading the two day event is the co-creator and founder of Woodstock, Artie Kornfeld, a Brooklyn native himself. Friday’s event is a speaking engagement with Kornfeld featuring a discussion about Woodstock. Doors open at 5 p.m., tickets are available for general admission ($10) or seated ($20).

Arlo Guthrie at Clearwater, June 2017
Artie Kornfeld (upper left), co-creator of Woodstock

Saturday’s event will feature music by Arlo Guthrie, Billy Cox Band of Gypsys Experience, Melanie, and Leslie West (of Mountain). Kornfeld will be back to host the evening of music and there will also be an appearance by Wavy Gravy and special guests. Tickets for Saturday are $49 (general admission) and $69 (seated); doors are at 4 p.m.

Leslie West performing at the Bethel Woods Music Festival, August 2009

Tickets are available through Eventbrite.