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Where Was Woodstock Held


THIS DAY IN ROCK HISTORY: January 7, 1970: Max Yasgur is sued for $35,000 for damages to neighbors' fences. He owns the farm where Woodstock was held. During the festival when he heard some were selling water he put up a large sign by his barn for free water. Mr Yasgur passed away in 1973.


The pilgrimage road to Max Yasgur's dairy farm, where the Woodstock Music & Art Fair was held from August 15 thru August 18, 1969, Bethel, New York, 43 miles southwest of the town of Woodstock.


Some of the greatest artists graced the presence of the thousands of people who attended one of the largest, most well-renounced music festivals.


Jimi Hendrix performing at Woodstock, a massive music festival held in August 1969. It is regarded as one of the most pivotal events in the history of popular music.


Woodstock Music & Art Fair (Woodstock or Woodstock Festival) was a music festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music". It was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969. During the sometimes rainy weekend, thirty-two acts performed outdoors in front of 500,000 concert-goers.


concert poster for Moby Grape and Big Brother & The Holding Co. held November 4th, 1967 in Sausalito, CA