Woodstock 50 is gunning for the record of history’s greatest festival flop after organisers were denied a permit to hold the three-day festival at their second proposed venue.

Per StereogumTown of Vernon officials has revealed that the festivals permit application to host the event at the Vernon Downs racetrack and casino has been denied. This is the fourth time the application has been rejected in two weeks.

The Town of Vernon in Oneida County released a denial letter, highlighting the reasons that Woodstock 50 was denied it’s permit. The two main issues emphasized in the letter are safety and capacity concerns. The concerts safety plan was deemed “worthless” by Town of Vernon Code Enforcement Officer Reay Walker.

“This disclaimer of responsibility makes the plan worthless,” Walker shared in a statement “The purpose of a Public Safety Plan, insofar as submitted to the Town Code Office, is to make a representation to the permitting authority that the Public Safety Plan will be followed and that its estimates are accurate.”

The festival is scheduled to take place on August 16th-18th, but if these recent mishaps are anything to go off, we have a feeling cancellation is imminent. You can check out the lineup below.

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Woodstock 50 Lineup

The Killers
Miley Cyrus
The Lumineers
The Raconteurs
Robert Plant
John Fogerty
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
Run the Jewels
The Head and the Heart
Maggie Rogers
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Anderson East, Princess Nokia
John Sebastian
Dead and Company
Chance the Rapper
Black Keys
Sturgill Simpson
Greta Van Fleet
Portugal. The Man
Leon Bridges
Gary Clark Jr.
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes
Dawes, Margo Price
Country Joe and the Fish, Rival Sons
Emily King
Soccer Mommy
Taylor Bennett
Imagine Dragons
Cage The Elephant
Brandi Carlile
Janelle Monae
Young The Giant
Courtney Barnett
Vince Staples
Judah and the Lion
Earl Sweatshirt
the Zombies
Canned Heat
Hot Tuna
Pussy Riot
Cherry Glazerr

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