It was August 15, 1969 when nearly 400,000 music lovers trotted out to a small farm just outside of Bethel, New York. The reason for their congregation? The Woodstock Music and Art Fair. The outcome of their meeting? Music and pop culture history. The spirit of the ’60s was on full display as “three days of peace and music” were spelled out by 32 of the most famous and recognizable artists in American history. The pictures below captured this spirit and that history. Listed below are 30 of the most iconic photos from Woodstock!
If iPhones were flowers then you probably would get a picture for how many people wielded their ‘flower power’ with pride. Here we see a gorgeous photo of a smiling young woman, her doting boyfriend, and the flower that their movement represents. This is another shot that would fit just as easily in 2017 as it does in 1969.