‘Woodstock Relived’ sees Melbourne 70s acts playing Woodstock classics

‘Woodstock Relived’ sees Melbourne 70s acts playing Woodstock classics

Woodstock Relived

Woodstock Relived is a new one-day festival coming to Melbourne, revisiting the 1969 icon through heyday Australian acts of the era.

The 1969 New York festival will be reignited in Melbourne in February next year through some of the biggest Australian acts of the era.

Woodstock Relived will be held at the brand new ‘Bayside Art Factory’ a soon to be announced warehouse location in the Bayside area on Saturday 19th February from 2.00pm to 10.00pm.

What you need to know

  • Woodstock Relived is a new one-day festival heralding the 60s era
  • It’s on Saturday 19 February, from 2pm to 10pm at the Bayside Art Factory
  • Featuring Frankie J Holden, Wilbur Wilde, Kevin Borich Express and more.

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This one day Festival will feature Melbourne’s own Frankie J Holden (Ole ’55), Wilbur Wilde (Jo Jo Zep & Ole ’55),  Kevin Borich Express, Mike Brady (Up there Cazaly), Phil Para, Wendy Stapleton (Wendy & the Rockets), Paul Norton (The Runners), Mick Pealing (Stars), Billy Miller: Rick Petropoulas  (The Ferrets), Rusty Brown (Electric Mary), Jimmy Cupples (The Voice), Nikki Nicholls (Original Farnham Band & Kylie Minogue), Lisa Bade (The Ritual of Rock), Mae Parker(Big & Horny), Robbie Hammond (Big & Horny) and hosted by “Coxy” (from the Roxy; Brian Cadd’s Bootleg Family Band ).  Along with local musicians including Tony Naylor (Brian Cadd’s Bootleg Family Band), Craig Newman (John Farnham Band), Freddie Strauks (Skyhooks) and many more, bringing Woodstock music to life.

Event organiser Jake Gautreaux said Woodstock is etched in the memory of people around the world and has also captured the imagination of subsequent generations who have grown-up listening to the music and artists who performed at the most famous of the 1960s rock festivals.  I am very excited to be bringing some of these legendary Woodstock performances to a brand new spectacular warehouse venue in Bayside for an afternoon of  nostalgia”

Some of Melbourne’s best known artists and musicians will pay homage to Woodstock artists including:  Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, Melanie, Blood Sweat & Tears, Jefferson Airplane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, Sha Na Na, Canned Heat, Sly & The Family Stone and Joe Cocker.

Tickets at www.Festicket.com or head to their website Woodstockrelived.com.au for more info.