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Roots of the 1969 Woodstock Festival

Roots of the 1969 Woodstock Festival

the backstory to "Woodstock"

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Published by WoodstockArts in Woodstock, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-150) and index.

Other titlesWoodstock Festival
Statementedited by Weston Blelock, Julia Blelock ; foreword by Bob Fass.
ContributionsBlelock, Weston, 1949-, Blelock, Julia, 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML38.B43 W64 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23958381M
ISBN 100967926858
ISBN 109780967926858
LC Control Number2009925109

Julia Blelock is the author of Roots of the Woodstock Festival ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(5).   WOODSTOCK, N.Y. — A "Roots of the Woodstock Music & Arts Festival Walking Tour" will be held Saturday, Aug. 3.

  Patti Mulhearn Lydon, 68, doesn’t have rose-colored memories of attending Woodstock in August The rock festival, which took place over . Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to "Woodstock" by Weston Blelock and Julia Blelock | out of 5 stars 7.

ROOTS OF THE WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL: The Backstory to "Woodstock," by Weston Blelock and Julia Blelock (Woodstock Arts, $ paper). Transcript of . Woodstock was a music festival held August 15–18, , on Max Yasgur's dairy farm in Bethel, New York, 40 miles (65 km) southwest of as "an Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music" and alternatively referred to as the Woodstock Rock Festival, it attracted an audience of more than , Thirty-two acts performed outdoors despite sporadic rain.


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On August 9, at 7 p.m., join Weston Blelock, author of Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to “Woodstock,” for a talk and book signing at the Inquiring Mind Bookstore and Cafe. Blelock will discuss the events—including the Sound-Out Music Festivals in Saugerties—that inspired Michael Lang’s Woodstock Festival of   The Roots of the Woodstock Festival by Weston & Julia Blelock includes the transcript of a panel discussion that occurred one year before the 40th anniversary of the concert.

The group included Michael Lang, who co-produced the "Aquarian Exposition" at Bethel inalong with artists, photographers (Elliot Landy was there), writers and /5(7). Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to “Woodstock” Cover image is of Bob Dylan and John Sebastian exiting the Café Espresso in the early ‘60s This book explains definitively and for the first time why the festival was named after the town of Woodstock, New York, and why it continues to be so closely associated with this.

This book explores the roots of the Woodstock Festival. It explains definitively and for the first time why the festival was named Woodstock, and why it continues to be so closely associated with the eponymous art and music colony in upstate New York—even though the concert actually took place close to sixty miles to the south and west.

After returning to Woodstock inhe undertook, among other projects, a second edition of Anita M. Smith's Woodstock History and Hearsa During summer vacations he enjoyed several of the Sound-Outs, and he also attended the Woodstock Festival of /5(5).

The Roots of the Woodstock Festival by Weston & Julia Blelock includes the transcript of a panel discussion that occurred one year before the 40th anniversary of the concert. The group included Michael Lang, who co-produced the "Aquarian Exposition" at Bethel inalong with artists, photographers (Elliot Landy was there), writers and /5.

This book explains definitively and for the first time why the festival was named Woodstock, and why it continues to be so closely associated with the town, even though the concert actually took place in Bethel, New York.

The project began as panel discussion among townspeople knowledgeable about the music scene in the late sixties. It was held on August 9,at the Colony Cafe in. When festival-goers heading to the Bethel event accidentally came to Woodstock, they were directed to Pan’s field. At least they could say they had attended The Woodstock Festival in Woodstock.

2 Comments - Add Yours» Tags: Cyril Caster, Michael Lang, Roots of the Woodstock Festival, Sound-Outs Posted in Roots Book |. The book includes: a foreword by Bob Fass, Woodstock Sound-Out emcee and host of WBAI s Radio Unnameable for close to fifty years a richly illustrated transcript of the panel discussion a roots of Woodstock photo essay featuring Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Van Morrison, Paul Butterfield and many other stars and personalities a compendium of important Woodstock players in Reviews: 4.

First there was the Roots of the Woodstock Festival event on August 9, now there is the book. Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to "Woodstock" is coming in June. Weston Blelock and Julia Blelock are the book.

Weston Blelock, co-author of Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to “Woodstock,“ will be interviewed about the Roots book and upcoming Barnes & Noble book event as follows: 10/28 at 9 a.m. on WKZE with Rick Schneider. 10/30 at a.m. on WKNY with Warren Lawrence.

1 Comment. Jean and Jim Young owned The Juggler during the late s in Woodstock, NY. It was an avant-garde bookstore that sold guitar strings and had a magazine rack featuring copies of Rolling Stone and Billboard magazines. In Jean participated in a panel discussion titled “Roots of the Woodstock Festival.”.

The second half of Roots of the Woodstock Festival is a black-and-white photographic essay of images, people, places, and moments leading up to the unforgettable event of Woodstock.

A thoughtful, profusely illustrated preserve of American history, highly recommended for lay readers and serious students of the Woodstock event alike. The Paperback of the Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to Woodstock by Weston Blelock at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be :   The second half of the book contains a ‘roots of Woodstock’ photo essay chronicling the Arts and Crafts origins of Woodstock, from its glass-making era in the s, the founding of the Byrdcliffe Arts Colony in to events leading up to the festival.

In Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to Woodstock, there is a copy of the performance check. The band netted $50. The band netted $50. In this core group of musicians, plus a few others, worked with Morrison on his classic Moondance album. Roots of the Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to “Woodstock” Explains definitively and for the first time why the festival was named Woodstock and why it continues to be so closely associated with the town even though the concert actually occurred in Bethel, NY.

WOODSTOCK starts with the roots of the Counterculture: the “Summer of Love” in This period is presented quite generously as the peaceful hippie gatherings in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district where people “peacefully” “dropped-out and tuned-in” amid a Reviews: With the 40th Anniversary of 's WOODSTOCK festival looming ever closer, a new tome on the actual back story to the event is due in late-June from WESTON and JULIA BLELOCK, to be titled ROOTS OF THE WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL (Woostock Arts).

During summer vacations he enjoyed several of the Sound-Outs, and he also attended the Woodstock Festival of He later produced and hosted a syndicated radio show in Canada.

After returning to Woodstock inhe undertook, among other projects, a second edition of Anita M. Smith's Woodstock History and Hearsay/5(5). The 50th anniversary of Woodstock begins August 15 this year.

While plenty of the events of the music and art festival are iconic and have remained in common memory over the years (here’s looking at you, “The Star Spangled Banner” as performed by Jimi Hendrix), many of the details of the legendary concert series have been lost to time and, well, probably drugs.

marks the year anniversary of one of the most iconic rock events of the 20th century. The Woodstock Festival (a.k.a. An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music, was a three-day concert (which managed to roll into a fourth day) that took place on August 15 throat Max Yasgur's dairy farm in the town of Bethel just outside White Lake, New York.Roots of the Woodstock Festival: the backstory to Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library description\/a> \" A richly illustrated panel discussion transcript comprises the first part of the book.

It is followed by a roots of Woodstock photo essay that highlights such Woodstock writers and performers as Bob.