Led by Radio Woodstock’s principal owner Gary Chetkof, Chet-5 Productions/Chet-5 Festivals are one of the largest live event production companies in New York’s Hudson Valley, specializing in producing large scale outdoor events in unique locations.
Gary is best known as the founder of the Mountain Jam and Taste of Country Music Festivals, which have become the largest , multi-day music and camping festivals in the Northeast. The Festivals have featured headlining acts from some of the biggest stars in the world including Tom Petty, Robert Plant, The Allman Brothers, The Black Keys, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, and Jason Aldean.
Chet-5 Productions/Festivals promotes and produces many other various events, both large and small scale, including The Speed of Sound (which featured The Avett Brothers and The Lumineers), The Craft Brew Boogaloo, Hangout on the Hudson, and The Hudson Valley Rodeo.
Chet-5 has also produced hundreds of concerts in the Hudson Valley over the past 25 years at numerous venues such as The Bardavon 1869 Opera House, UPAC, The Chance Theater, The Mid Hudson Civic Center, The Bearsville Theater, The Joyous Lake, The Colony Cafe, and others.