Woodstock 50: What has gone wrong and how it could still happen

The next two weeks may determine the fate of Woodstock 50. In around 100 days, as many as 75,000 attendees and more than 75 musical acts are scheduled to be at the three-day 50th anniversary festival in Watkins Glen. But permits have yet to be secured. Tickets have yet to go on sale. A date […]

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Why Pharrell’s New Festival Is a Celebration of His Hometown

Billboard News 3/22/19 Last October, Pharrell Williams and his longtime manager, Ron Laffitte, met with officials from the city of Virginia Beach, Va., the Grammy-winning producer’s hometown, to pitch a new festival, Something in the Water, that they wanted to launch this summer. “Most people thought we were insane,” says Laffitte, who was told that […]

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Pharrell Announces New Something in the Water Festival With Missy Elliott, Migos & More On the Lineup

Billboard News Today Travis Scott, Maggie Rogers, Diplo and Janelle Monae are among other performers. Pharrell Williams announced the star-studded lineup for the debut edition of his Virginia Beach festival, Something in the Water on Sunday (March 3). The list includes: Travis Scott, Missy Elliott, Migos, Maggie Rogers, Diplo, Janelle Monae, Rosalía and more. The first-time festival (Apr. 26-28) will feature […]

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