Archive for 2019/03

Grass Roots

Today it’s from the bottom up, not the top down. This is a complete one-eighty from the twentieth century. Used to be you aligned yourself with corporations which seeded media outlets for you to get traction. But this was back in a limited world with few slots, when entertainment was scarce, before Spotify, before Napster. […]

Michael Lang Responds – Woodstock 50

Bob, You may have little interest in the social impact of the Woodstock legacy, but anyone who was there will tell you it was about way more than just the music. W50 is not music by the numbers and we are not Live Nation or AEG looking to own the Festival world. This one-time event […]

Woodstock 50

It’s just another festival. Albeit with a legendary brand name, which has been tarnished by two previous anniversary iterations. The festival business has changed. Everything doesn’t sell out. Some crater completely, like Pemberton in British Columbia. If you build it, there’s a good chance they will not come. Even if they’ve come before, they might […]

The Theranos Movie

You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only one “Imagine” John Lennon People are full of shit. But not everyone. My father was a skeptic. If someone told a story too good to be true, he pointed it out. I’m my father’s son. Where has that left me? Oftentimes out of the […]