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Woodstock 50th Anniversary Celebration in Punta Gorda

August 14, 2019
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Punta Gorda will be home to the "coolest Woodstock 50th Celebration" this weekend, Aug. 16 18, when the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center becomes an indoor Yasgur's Farm to host an air-conditioned concert to commemorate the famous three-day festival in upstate New York in 1969.

Local Paul Cottrell will lead off solo Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. He will be followed. in order, by Champ Jaxon, Dave J. & the Poor Boys, Paisley Craze and Spiral Light. Saturday morning starts off with an acoustic "Breakfast Jam" followed by "The Original Punta Gorda Hippie" George Wesley, then Michael's Hibiscus Band, Lee James, & cigar Box Bluesman Ben Pre-stage.

The rest of Saturday night rounds out with three local bands: YS-Dear, The Don Bonzi Project, and The Boogiemen Experience., which should finish by 9:30 so people can still have a night on the town. A perfect cap to a big day of great music."

Sunday morning is slated for a Christian set of Praise and Worship music featuring Danny Candia, The Souls Harbor Worship Team, The Southern Gospel Brunch Bunch, and an electric metal-edge Christian rock band City of Angelzs. The weekend culminates with The For-bidden Fruit Farmers featuring Marcia Briggs. A tribute to Janis Joplin will lead into the grand finale Sunday afternoon starting at 2:30 p.m.

Additional information and ticket sales can be found at www.puntagordawoodstock.com

 
 
 

 

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