WOODSTOCK, NY – Celebrating 40 years in independent broadcasting, Radio Woodstock (100.1 WDST licensed to Woodstock, New York) commemorates the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969 with a salute to the live concert experience: “The Greatest Festival of All Time,” an August weekend special of curated live performances.
Radio Woodstock asked station Supporters to submit their favorite concerts to include in the weekend’s line-up. With its eclectic music mix powered by listener support, Radio Woodstock has emerged as one of the most uniquely curated and influential radio stations in the world today.
Radio Woodstock cranks up the volume to the sounds of such memorable live show sets as: Jimi Hendrix Monterey 1967, Rolling Stones at the Garden 1969, The Allman Brothers at The Fillmore 1970, Bob Marley London 1975, U2 at Red Rocks 1983, Nirvana in NYC 1994, and Brandi Carlile 2012 Seattle.
“The Greatest Festival of All Time,” goes live on Friday, August 16 at 5pm – Sunday, August 18 at 7pm. Tune in 100.1 or listen online at radiowoodstock.com.
Radio Woodstock’s Director of Programming Greg Gattine says, “As we celebrate our 40th anniversary in 2020 we decided to put together the Greatest Festival Ever. A one of a kind virtual live experience from our vast archive. Although we won’t be able to celebrate together we can remember the times we stood shoulder to shoulder at some of the greatest concerts of all time and relive that experience for a few days in the middle of August in upstate New York.”
Radio Woodstock’s President and principal owner, Gary Chetkof says, “This is the kind of innovative programming that makes Radio Woodstock the greatest rock station in the world today. We will continue to be the torchbearer for independent radio”.
ABOUT RADIO WOODSTOCK
Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST, tagged “the coolest radio station on the planet” by listeners and members of the music-radio industry, is proud to be one of the remaining independently owned and locally operated radio stations in the United States. Celebrating its 40th year of broadcasting, the station has been the recipient of numerous national and regional awards for its eclectic and innovative programming, as well as its unique advertising and listener supported revenue model. Radio Woodstock 100.1 searches out and promotes the development of emerging artists, while paying tribute to established talent.
Radio Woodstock produces many festivals and concerts in the Hudson Valley, including Mountain Jam, now in its 16th year, which has grown to become one of the largest rock music festivals in the Northeast.