Peace, love and strife. On January 9, 2019, it was officially announced that Woodstock 50 would be happening, a 50th anniversary three-day concert event that would commemorate the original Woodstock
, held in Upstate New York from Aug. 15-18, 1969. And one of the people responsible for the 50th was a man that had been there since the beginning: Michael Lang
, the co-creator of Woodstock
who was ready to compete with the likes of Coachella, Stagecoach
and Lollapalooza, the huge music festivals the original Woodstock
paved the way for. "We are looking for unique performances," Lang, 74, told Rolling Stone
. "A lot of festivals these days are kind of cookie-cutter. Very few of them...