Town of Vernon, N.Y. — Faced with a potential court battle this week over plans to hold a concert at Vernon Downs, Woodstock 50 is courting area residents with promises of jobs, charitable donations, a VIP lounge and even a new playground
Town codes officials have twice denied Woodstock 50’s request to hold a concert at Vernon Downs Casino Hotel in mid-August, saying the applications were incomplete and filed too late. Promoters will appeal to the town planning board Tuesday night. If they lose, they can go to court.
In the meantime, concert promoters and track owners announced in a news release they’ll hold an open house tonight and Tuesday morning to present plans for the show, expected to draw 65,000 people Aug. 16 to