15 Photos That Bring You Back To Woodstock

Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music,” Woodstock became an iconic part of history as almost half a million people flocked in a dairy farm located southwest of the town of Woodstock, New York. It was a rainy weekend, but that didn’t stop the crowd from storming Woodstock and making it a pivotal moment in popular music history.

Even after more than 40 years, Woodstock remains to be a memorable part of history. Let’s take a look at these photos that will bring you back to Woodstock 1969.

1. The Poster

This is perhaps one of the most iconic posters of all time. Woodstock was organized by Michael Lang, John Roberts, Joel Rosenman and Artie Kornfield. Tickets were sold for $18, which is about $120 in today’s currency value. The people behind the event did not expect the overwhelming influx of people. In fact, the gates and fences were broken down to accommodate the crowd.