The Hudson Project 2014

hudson project music festival 2014

New this year: The Hudson Project, a big music festival in Saugerties July 11-14. The venue is the property where Woodstock 94 was held.

The initial lineup was released today. Among the headliners: Kendrick Lamar, Bassnectar, Modest Mouse, and The Flaming Lips. The currently released lineup stretches to more than 60 acts. A few of the others: Matt & Kim, Excision, Dr. Dog, Cults, Holy Ghost.

Tickets for the festival go on sale this Friday -- they're $185 to start for 3-day admission, $215 with camping. There are also more expensive camping versions, including a $1658 "glamping" option. The prices go up as the festival approaches.

The promoters behind The Hudson Project are MCP Presents, which had been the promoters for Camp Bisco, which is not happening this year.

Saugerties is 45 miles south of Albany, near Woodstock.

Earlier on AOA: Mountain Jam 2014 lineup (it's June 5-8 this year)

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I was at Woodstock '94 with Ziggy Owczarzak and his wife Tina. We lost Tina in that five hour line through the mud to the buses Sunday night. Someone kept saying that Nick Drake was going to close the show. He was coming in by chopper. "Drake is dead," scofffed Ziggy. Tina ignored him, sulked, and smoked from an antler. The line was so long a couple got married and then divorced before reaching the big sewage tank by the temporary cemetery. There was despondent talk that the line lead nowhere; it was cyclical. At dusk a police helicopter flew over spattering us with mud and debris. "It's Drake!" shouted Tina. She crowd surfed back toward the stages and we never saw her again. She still might be there. I might go look. She has the keys to my van.

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