Lot #7198
Moody Blues: Michael Lang Signed Woodstock Document

The Moody Blues nearly play at Woodstock
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Estimate: $300+


The Moody Blues nearly play at Woodstock

DS, signed “Michael Lang,” one page, 8.5 x 11, June 25, 1969. Zell Enterprises International, Inc. contract between Umbrella Management Ltd. and Woodstock Ventures for the Moody Blues to play at the “Woodstock Pop Festival, Woodstock, New York, on Sunday evening, August 17, 1969.” The band was to play “One show of approximately 45 minutes between the hours of 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM,” in exchange for a flat rate of $5,000. Signed at the conclusion by Michael Lang, a concert promoter who co-created the Woodstock Music & Art Festival. Contract remains unsigned by the band’s management, as they never accepted. While the Moody Blues were advertised on the original advertisements as performers, they backed out after being booked in Paris the same weekend. Matted using acid-free matting and framed under UV-resistant glass with an original Wallkill brochure listing the Moody Blues as performers to an overall size of 21.75 x 19. In fine condition. Accompanied by an additional related rider to the document.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Music And Entertainment
  • Dates: #488 - Ended November 17, 2016