Sitting among others on the muddy Woodstock hill, a young man sits on a blanket and chows down on a quarter of a watermelon. Image: Bethel Woods Collection/Irene Berner via Facebook/Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Woodstock ’69 artifacts headed to museum 50 years later
Associated Press / 06:25 PM March 11, 2019
A bass guitar and handwritten song lyrics will be among the artifacts related to the original Woodstock concert heading to a museum for display.
The museum at the site of the concert in upstate New York says it will open for the 2019 season on March 30 with an exhibit marking the concert’s 50th anniversary.
The Museum at Bethel Woods says the exhibit will include instruments, clothing, equipment, art and photography. Highlights include a bass guitar and a tunic from Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane and handwritten lyrics for “Goin’ Up the Country” by Alan Wilson of Canned Heat.
The famous three-day concert kicked off Aug. 15, 1969, in Bethel, New York. CC