2 WOODSTOCK 1969 TICKET STUBS Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens, Melanie, Sweetwater

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  • Sold Date: Jun 07, 2012
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WOODSTOCK MUSIC & ART FAIR FESTIVAL

2 RARE ORIGINAL $8.00 VINTAGE TICKET STUBS

FRIDAY AUGUST 15, 1969
COMES WITH A COA COPY FROM GLOBE TICKET COMPANY

Max Yasgur's 600 acre dairy farm

Bethel, New York

OVER 42 YEARS AGO, AND STILL HAS THE MUD & RAIN STAINS

Woodstock Music and Art Fair, one of the most profound symbols of the 1960s counterculture and the antiwar movement.

The Woodstock Music and Art Festival was a rock festival held at Max Yasgur's 600 acre (2.4 km²) dairy farm in Bethel, New York from August 15-18, 1969. It is arguably but very widely viewed as the most famous rock festival ever held. For many, it exemplified the counterculture of the 1960s and the "hippie era". Many of the best-known musicians of the times appeared during the rainy weekend, captured in a successful 1970 movie, Woodstock. Joni Mitchell's song "Woodstock", which memorialized the event, became a major hit.

The festival
The festival bears the name "Woodstock," because it was originally scheduled to take place in the town of Woodstock, in Ulster County, yet the town lacked an appropriate venue for such a large event. A site was found in the town of Wallkill. When local opposition arose, the event was almost cancelled, but Sam Yasgur persuaded his father Max to allow the concert to be held on the

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