(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — David Carlucci has been appointed president and executive director of the forthcoming Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Sullivan County, NY, on the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival. He is currently general manager of House of Blues Concerts Midwest, the operator of the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, the Scene Pavilion in Cleveland and the Timberwolf Amphitheater at Kings Island in Cincinnati. Carlucci spent 17 years on the staff at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga, NY.
The Bethel Woods Center, a 4,800-seat pavilion with lawn seating for 12,000, is scheduled to tentatively open on July 1, 2006, with an inaugural concert by the New York Philharmonic. It will be styled after the Tanglewood Festival in Lenox, MA and Saratoga Performing Arts Center. – Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen