The Woodstock 50 festival appears to have found a new home in Maryland, according tor reports.  After months of financial and other issues, the three-day event is now slated to take place August 16-18 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, an outdoor amphitheater in Columbia, MD that holds approximately 32,000 people.

According to sources familiar with the event plans, the concert will now be free, with a limited number of tickets to be released in the coming days. Ticketholders will be encouraged to donate to their favorite causes. VIP tickets will still be sold at cost. 

The 50th anniversary event previously planned to deliver “3 Days of Peace and Music” with an announced diverse lineup that was to include Robert Plant and Greta Van Fleet alongside original Woodstock performers Santana, Dead & Company, John Fogerty, David Crosby And Friends, John Sebastian, Country Joe McDonald, Canned Heat, Hot Tuna and Melanie alongside The Killers, The Black Keys, Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons, Sturgill Simpson, Gary Clark Jr. and dozens more. 

Woodstock 50 reportedly shifts to free benefit show without confirmed acts