Santa's visit to Woodstock
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Woodstock continues to uphold its historic position as one of America’s most interesting and oldest arts colonies. The town is a central hub for artists, musicians, small unique businesses and local events. The following articles published by CTW in the past decade are written by passionate resident authors.

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Secret Youth: The Early '90s Woodstock Rock Scene
Secret Youth: The Early ’90s Woodstock Rock Scene
The unsung 90's scene in Woodstock was the best in my opinion, but there's always hope for the next generation, right? REFLECTIONS AND INTERVIEWS ABOUT THE 90's WOODSTOCK MUSIC SCENE My O.G. Woodstock friend Oriana Fine texted me "Flower Punx Forever" the other day. It made me think of how the 90's hippie, rap and punk kids in Woodstock were the children of hippies who stuck around and still believed, or from families with that ...
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Beware the Sidewalks
This is rolling Robin. You may know me from the Mower's Flea Market. I'm going to guide you through a tour of Woodstock, written for people with disabilities, wheelies, and those with canes and walkers. These are my observations rolling through town. A Tour Through Woodstock's Shops and Streets for People with Disabilities Contrary to popular opinion, riding and needing a power chair or scooter is not fun. Maybe you need to be close to ...
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Interview with Musician and Woodstock Resident, John Sebastian
John Sebastian sat on the deck of Chris Anderson’s recording studio, where he took a break from walking his blind little Shitzu, Ace, for a casual interview with Come to Woodstock. The proverbial multi-instrumentalist, far-famed Woodstock celebrity, and most notably, former member and creator of the Lovin' Spoonful, Sebastian has returned to harmonicas and banjos in a Jug Band; continuing to perform in the genre of American folk music he helped develop during the late ...
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Animals

Art

Community

Peace Pole
It was a lovely, sunny day for a gathering of peacemakers to join in celebration for the dedication of the Woodstock Peace Pole .The erection of the Peace Pole is the perfect symbol for a town that stands for peace and love. LOCATED ON THE VILLAGE GREEN IN WOODSTOCK DEDICATED ...
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Festivals

Jimi Hendrix 1969
Well, it was 1969. I was 18 years old and just graduated from high school. The festival was all a buzz that year and I told my parents “I’m going to Woodstock.” I even bought tickets (who would have guessed). I Slept Four Hours in Three Days I hitched a ...
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Food

Health

Kids

Lodging

Motors

Performances

Amy Helm, A Woodstock Legacy
In a recent interview with Woodstock Magazine, Amy Helm shed light on her new upcoming solo album. Slated for a June debut release, Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers will perform at Mountain Jam and will continue to perform on stages and festivals throughout the year. AMY HELM AND THE ...
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Who is Tuba Skinny?
"Do Your Duty" performed by Tuba Skinny on June 19, 2010 at the Mower's Flea Market on a beautiful afternoon in Woodstock, NY On that day, their beautiful music was a beautiful treat for our ears. Who is Tuba Skinny? Formed in in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from ...
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Michael Biller of Spincyclelava
Michael Billera's poetic lyrics evoke a feeling of being a fly on the wall in a psychedelic speakeasy, a Catskill mountain town version of Brigadoon brimming with the best stories never told. Whatever project he is singing for, be it the heavy melodic rock of long-running Upstate NY heroes Spincyclelava ...
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John Sebastian sat on the deck of Chris Anderson’s recording studio, where he took a break from walking his blind little Shitzu, Ace, for a casual interview with Come to Woodstock. The proverbial multi-instrumentalist, far-famed Woodstock celebrity, and most notably, former member and creator of the Lovin' Spoonful, Sebastian has ...
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Interview with Paul Kantner
Descended from Jefferson Airplane, and known for hits such as “Somebody To Love,” “Volunteers,” and “Miracles,” Jefferson Starship has been going strong for nearly forty years. Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship founder Paul Kantner was available for an interview to discuss Jefferson Starship’s music as well as their upcoming show ...
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Maverick Concerts 100th Anniversary
Noise and nature will connect once again this summer, as local music lovers unite to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Maverick Concerts in Woodstock. Throughout the summer, Maverick Concert Hall will continue the yearly tradition of a summer filled with classical and jazz music, fulfilling Hervey White’s vision. MUSIC ...
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Secret Youth: The Early '90s Woodstock Rock Scene
The unsung 90's scene in Woodstock was the best in my opinion, but there's always hope for the next generation, right? REFLECTIONS AND INTERVIEWS ABOUT THE 90's WOODSTOCK MUSIC SCENE My O.G. Woodstock friend Oriana Fine texted me "Flower Punx Forever" the other day. It made me think of how ...
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Shamsi Ruhe Performing in Woodstock
Shamsi Ruhe is a singer and songwriter with a female folk/alternative music vibe likened to Tracy Chapman and The Weepies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=644j21RAMzI LIVE WOODSTOCK PERFORMANCE AND INTERVIEW: SHAMSI RUHE Ruhe was the lead singer in the band ONE based out of Phoenix, AZ. She was signed to Mercury Records when she ...
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Real Estate

Services

Shopping

This is rolling Robin. You may know me from the Mower's Flea Market. I'm going to guide you through a tour of Woodstock, written for people with disabilities, wheelies, and those with canes and walkers. These are my observations rolling through town. A Tour Through Woodstock's Shops and Streets for ...
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Sports

Workshops


Peace, Love and Tell a Friend,
“Come to Woodstock!”


Feature photo by James McHugh

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