Woodstock is coming to Williamsburg!

2 More Days of 1969: The 48th Anniversary Reunion

Woodstock is coming to Williamsburg!

The Brooklyn Mirage | 140 Stewart Ave | Williamsburg

The new outdoor venue in East Williamsburg, The Brooklyn Mirage, hosts 2 More Days of 1969: The 48th Anniversary Reunion
with Arlo Guthrie, Billy Cox, Leslie West, Melanie, Wavy Gravy, Artie Kornfeld, & Special Guests on Friday, August 18, and Saturday, August 18, 2017.

The weekend will kick off August 18 with Woodstock co-creator/promoter Artie Kornfeld talking about the significance of Woodstock. Originally from Bensonhurst, Kornfeld says he’s coming back to Brooklyn to bring “the spirit of Woodstock into the hearts of today’s Brooklyn audience.” Following the talk by music biz legend and renowned public speaker, a special cut of the Academy Award-winning documentary Woodstock will be screened.

Along with Wavy Gravy, the original emcee of Woodstock 1969, Kornfeld will host day two (August 19) of 2 More Days of 1969 featuring original performers from the iconic festival. The all-star line-up includes Woodstock veterans - celebrated folk star Arlo Guthrie, legendary singer-guitarist Leslie West performing the music of Mountain, Billy Cox & Band of Gypsys (three remaining members of Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock band) and Melanie, the first lady of Woodstock.

“Everywhere I go I hear people crying out for something like what we did in 1969,” says Kornfeld, author of The Pied Piper of Woodstock. “While we can never duplicate Woodstock, this August 18-19, we’re going to try to come close. I’m coming home to Brooklyn for a reason – to remind today’s generation of their power. It’s time for them to step up and make themselves heard. The people are Woodstock.”

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The Brooklyn Mirage is the outdoor summer season portion of Avant Gardner, an 80,000 sq-ft state-of-the-art events venue in East Williamsburg. The extraordinary space, among New York City’s largest, is also comprised of The Great Hall and The Kings Hall and open year-round for live entertainment and public programming, from concerts and festivals to film screenings and community gatherings, as well as for private events. The Brookly Mirage is open during the summer months, features modular staging to host nearly any type of event, elevated catwalks and towers with spectacular views of Manhattan and Brooklyn, thousands of tropical plants, KV2 Audio's revolutionary VHD5.0 sound system, and sixteen HD projectors mapping all the walls of its enormous courtyard. It is designed to host a diverse range of small-to-large events, and is located at 140 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn, just minutes from the Morgan L train.