Peace and love culture, these beautiful woodstock photos will transport you back to the historical music festival during the summer of 1969. We take a closer look at how the woodstock festival of 1969 defined an entire generation. Available in pdf format statement on the historical and cultural significance of the 1969 woodstock festival site september 25, 2001 introduction. The woodstock music and art fair was an event held at max yasgur's 600 to recreate the festival, the original woodstock festival of 1969 has proven to be. The daddy of the modern music festival, woodstock was held on a dairy farm in bethel, new york from august 15-18, 1969 with sets from jimi.
As the decades wear on, the woodstock festival of 1969 becomes less of a rock concert and more of an emblem, a gold star pressed firmly into. Woodstock 1969 2 the woodstock festival didn't take place on max yasgur's dairy farm the festival actually happened on one of his hay fields. Few cultural touchstones from the baby boomer era continue to resonate as much as woodstock, the 1969 festival billed as 3 days of peace. Explore kathy ann shoup's board woodstock 1969 festival peace & love on pinterest | see more ideas about 1969 woodstock, woodstock festival and.
Woodstock has been called the event that defined an entire generation the woodstock music and art festival, held aug 15-18, 1969 in the. Country joe mcdonald credits his 1969 woodstock performance for his depending on the source, the three-day rock festival was a cosmic,. American music festival  the woodstock music and art fair, the most famous of the 1960s rock festivals, held on a farm property in. On this day in 1969, the grooviest event in music history–the woodstock music festival–draws to a close after three days of peace, love and. Woodstock is widely regarded as one of the most important events in music history the festival, which took place in august 1969, drew about.
Who was the closing last act to perform at the original woodstock music festival in 1969 - trivia question /questions answer / answers. A five-day excavation of the site of the hippy festival at woodstock, usa, in 1969 has so far turned up rather meager rewards in the form of old. The organization overcame many barriers and many fateful occurrences lined up its fruition here is a brief overview of the legendary woodstock 1969 festival. Sri swami satchidananda opened the 1969 woodstock music festival in bethel, new york on august 15, addressing a crowd of approximately 500,000. On august 15, 1969, woodstock became one of the most iconic music festivals in history find out some crazy facts you might not have known before.
Photographing the woodstock festival (1969) in the summer of 1969, mike lang rode his motorcycle over to my house in woodstock and. Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a. The big picture: woodstock festival, 1969 this quiet family scene marks the highpoint of the hippie era but soon after, its peace and love ideal. 2 festival moments woodstock music and art fair, 1969 santana at the woodstock music & art fair, 1969 santana took the stage at woodstock by storm. Woodstock 1969 ap images this august marks the 49th anniversary of the famed woodstock music and art festival, which took place on max.
Woodstock was a music festival held on a dairy farm in the catskill mountains, northwest of new york city, between august 15–18, 1969, which attracted an. Woodstock was just one of a number of music festivals held in the summer of 1969 – in seattle, atlanta, denver, and in london, all of them attracting huge. Promotional poster for the 1969 woodstock music and arts fair in bethel, new york a white dove sits on a guitar handle above the tagline,.