52 years and counting, I celebrate every year. I was 17 that summer and Woodstock has remained a central part of my life. Hi Vernon, Fred and Taylor.
I wish someone would post how far of a journey they drove in 1969 like from Florida or Atlanta and what where the highways like ?
I was 20 years old when I attended Woodstock - got there Friday before first band started playing and left around noon to 1 pm on Sunday - great experience - will never forget -
I had a great time at the Woodstock festival when I was 18 years old. Travelled in a VW van (of course) from Atlantic City, NJ where I lived at the time (now I live in Boston). I enjoyed Ravi Shankar, Richie Havens, CSN&Y, Janis Joplin, Canned Heat, The Who, Sly and the Family Stone, Creedence Clearwater Revival among others.
We aactually bought tickets for Saturday and Sunday. We there Saturday midday til Sunday morning . Jefferson Airplane sang the star spangled banner to end Saturday's event
I remember at about 3AM with bonfires rimming the bowl, Sly and the Family Stone had all 500 thousand of us singing "I wanna take you higher, I wanna take you higher' I get chills even writing this. I'll never forget that. It was "worth the price of admiision", though by then the fences were down. I wish I kept my tickets.
Christine A Nelson(non-registered)
Wanted to go up there this August. But with the virus and it being closed I will have to wait till next year. Definitely will be going!!!. Santana will be there next year along with some other great bands. I was 13 back in 69 so this is one of the things on my bucket list.
We quit our jobs at the Laurels Hotel on Sackett lake road, and 4 of us drove over to Woodstock,We had tents and supplies, and had to abandon the Blue 69 charger on the road with everyone else. It was a great time, Glad I quit my job to go to woodstock And it was great to come back again August 2019 and visit and see Santana and Ringo , Doobie Bros and Edgar winter , Carlos was as good as before! It was a Peaceful event,in 69, but truthfully it was very Muddy, and messy, but nevertheless it was Awesome! Peace out!