Woodstock Music Festival Of 1969

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Music festivals were created as a way for people to temporarily escape from the world's conflict. Throughout the decades, festivals continued to grow in popularity and new festivals were created.
The festival that started the the spread of festivals was Woodstock. In 1969 in New York, the first Woodstock was held on a dairy farm. 32 different rock acts came together on the farm to perform. During this time period, the Vietnam war was happening and Thousands of “hippies” traveled to Bethel, New York to see acts like Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin perform and to take a break from all the conflict in the world. Woodstock promised 3 days of peace and music. Woodstock was a three day long music festival that brings peace through music, community,
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