The Woodstock Music and Art Fair in 1969 drew more than 500,000 people to a pasture in Sullivan County, New York. For four days, the site became a counterculture nation in which minds were open, and drugs were accepted. The fans were attracted by the presence of the most famous rock bands and performers of the time. The music began Friday afternoon August 15 and continued until mid-morning Monday August 18 The countercultureâ€™s biggest bash, which ultimately cost $2.4 million, was sponsored by four men: John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfield, and Michael Lang. John Roberts supplied the money and he had seen one rock concert, by the Beach Boys. Joel Rosenman had just graduated from Yale Law School, and was playing guitar for a lounge band in cheap motels. Artie Kornfield was a vice president at Capitol Records, and he wrote songs and produced music. Michael Lang had produced one of the biggest rock shows ever, the Miami Pop Festival, and was a manager of a rock group called Train. The oldest of the four was 26 yet they made a great team. One of their ideas was a cultural exposition/rock concert/ extravaganza, the other for a recording studio. To this day, the founders of Woodstock disagree on who came up with the original id
After the rain, Country Joe and the Fish, Ten Year After, and The Band played into the night. By Sunday, the state police figure was 450,000 and attendance kept rising. I did not know of all the preparation Woodstock took. For 10,000, Woodstock Ventures had leased a tract of land in the town of Wallkill, New York. The fans were attracted by the presence of the most famous rock bands and performers of the time. The group settled on the slogan of "Three Days of Peace and Music". Woodstock Ventures set to work on the property, all the while searching for an alternative. The group settled on the slogan of "Three Days of Peace and Music". I did not know of all the preparation Woodstock took. Over the hill, carpenters were still banging nails into the main stage. They decided the profits from the concert would be used to pay for the recording studio. The day began with Quill, Keef Heartly, Santana, Mountain, Canned Heat, and the Grateful Dead. The Wallkill Zoning Board of Appeals officially banned Woodstock on July 15, 1969.
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