The Original Woodstock Music Festival only happened once. This started on August 15 in the year 1969. The festival continued on until August 18. This festival took place in Dairy Farm Bethel. There are about 500,000 people who attended this festival. It would have been ideal if this festival happened while the weather is ideal but the truth is that it happened when the weather is a bit rainy.
There were 32 acts that performed even through the bad weather. There were other festivals named Woodstock Music Festival that occurred throughout the years but it does not happen every year. The latest Woodstock Music Festival occurred in the year 2009.
The original Woodstock Music Festival happened once. It began on August 15, 1969 to August 17 1969 and ran over to August 18. The festival was held in a 600 acre Dairy farm Bethel, White Lake New York, United States with about half a million people in attendance. The event was billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music”.
Over the rainy weekend, 32 acts performed outdoors. The event was later captured in the Academy Award winning documentary movie “Woodstock”. The event was initiated through the efforts of Micheal Lang, Artie Kornfeld, Joel Rosenman and John P. Roberts.
Name sake events were held in 1979, 1989, 1994, 1999 and 2009.