6 Things You Didn’t Know About Woodstock
From a terrified Ravi Shankar to a break for a major American filmmaker, there are lots of cool things to still discover about Woodstock.
Woodstock’s Enduring Legacy
Nearly a half-century after Woodstock, we take a look at other artists of the era (Peter Max, The Beatles) and how the festival continues to impact American culture.
The Bands of Woodstock: Overlooked, Forgotten and Legendary
Everyone knows about Hendrix, Joplin and the Dead. But there were many other bands, including some really big names, that got lost in the mix — for various reasons. And there were others that were just … odd. See more in the next episode of our Woodstock video series.
Why Woodstock Still Matters
49 years ago today, a generation came out to play. And Woodstock is still making an impact. In this first of a three-part video series, Wade Lawrence (Director and Senior Curator at The Museum at Bethel Woods) walks us through the nearly miraculous history of the festival-that-almost-wasn’t. Here’s the backstory of three days of peace, love, and music with Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and CCR.