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Woodstock 50th Music Festival
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, and there are multiple events in the works in celebration of the trailblazing music festival. Already we’ve heard about plans for the Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival, a multi-date event being staged by Live Nation on the site of Woodstock’s original festival grounds. Now, Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang has revealed his own plans for a festival, which will take place August 16th-18th in nearby Watkins Glen, New York.
More details, including an artist lineup and ticketing information, will be announced in February.
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The Seventies Music Scene
In North America, Europe the decade saw the rise of disco, which became one of the biggest genres of the decade, especially in the mid-to-late 1970s. In Europe, a variant known as Euro disco rose in popularity towards the end of the 1970s. Aside from disco, funk, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, and soul remained popular throughout the decade. It is this influx of popular music that soon transformed into Rock 'n' Roll during the Early 1970s.
Rock music played an important part in the Western musical scene, with punk rock thriving throughout the mid to late 1970s. Other subgenres of rock, particularly glam rock, hard rock, progressive, art rock and heavy metal achieved various amounts of success. Other genres such as reggae were innovative throughout the decade and grew a significant following.
A subgenre of classical, film scores, remained popular with movie-goers. Alongside the popularity of experimental music, the decade was notable for its contributions to electronic music, which rose in popularity with the continued development of synthesizers and harmonizers; more composers embraced this particular genre, gaining the notice of listeners who were looking for something new and different. Its rising popularity, mixed with the popular music of the period, led to the creation of synthpop. Pop also had a popularity role in the 1970s.
All that stuff about heavy metal and hard rock, I don't subscribe to any of that. It's all just music. I mean, the heavy metal from the Seventies sounds nothing like the stuff from the Eighties, and that sounds nothing like the stuff from the Nineties. Who's to say what is and isn't a certain type of music?
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70vibe-FM is primarily composed of voluntary music enthusiasts, with a mission to keep the seventies musical artistry alive, remembering and featuring all of the music that was published in the seventies.