Woodstock was a microcosm of the'60's era reflecting the music, sexual activity and attitudes of the youth.The "three days of peach and music" introduced some of the greatest songs and musicians of all time.The concert also exposed new experiences for the youth in attendance such as drugs, and ideas (sexual behavior and behavior towards authority and "old" ideas). The concert called Woodstock was mainly put together by four individuals.
Michel Lang and Artie Kornfield were the two who were more of the creators and dreamers of the concert.John Roberts and Joel Rosenman were the money investors.The four of them wanted to create a concert like no one had ever seen or thought of before.So they chose a place in Bethel upstate New York.
It was a pasture for dairy cows owned by Max Vasquer. The music was the core of the entire experience of Woodstock.Woodstock was the birthplace of some musical stars such as Santana and Janis Joplin.It also was the end point for some well known bands such as The Grateful Dead, and then soon after, Jimi Hendrix and Arlo Guthrie.Some of the other attractions to the concert would be Jefferson Airplane, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Blood, Sweat and Tears, and The Who.The bands were there for the fans and to be part of something that was unique and that would be remembered for ages to come.
Woodstock was a well-mixed group of young Americans.Of the 300,000 who attended, there were students, hippies, protestors of the Vietnam War, anti-gays, anti-government, anti-drug people and fans who were there just to hear the music and have a good time.Surprisingly, the concert stayed peaceful through the heat, rain, water and food shortages and the lack of sanitation facilities.The people in attendance broke very few laws accept trespassing.The ponds of the local community became bathtubs and the trashcans were the ground.Throughout the entir.