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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Woodstock '69 Original Arts Festival Program

Woodstock Music & Art Fair (1969)

Front Cover of Program

Original Festival Program 


Published to be given away to Festival Participants.  Very few of them made it into the hands of participants.
Publisher:  Concert Hall Publications, Incorporated
Pages;  58 Pages
Michael Lang:  Executive Producer of the Festival

Photography Credits:  Elliot Landy

Mike Somerson - Cover & Joan Baez Photos




Festival Title Page
Pages devoted to the groups performing at the event, as well as some poems and philosophical remarks.   Advertising inside was primarilly for records, although there was an interesting RCA ad about the "Jefferson Airplane"
Aquarian Exposition - translucent page-Title 













RCA Statement on Jefferson Airplane


CONTENTS: 



Cover Photo - 3 Days of Peace & Music
Aquarian Exposition
Woodstock Music &Art Fair
Poem and Narrative by Paul WIlliams
Advertisemen - 28 Concerned Record Artists
Elektra Records Advertisement
RCA Statement on Jefferson Airplane
Joan Baez Page
Canned Heat
Crosby Stills & Nash
Credence Clearwater
Paint - by Richie Havens
Janis Joplin - two page spread
Ravi Shankar
The Who
Bert Sommer
Grateful Dead
Blood Sweat and Tears
Jeff Beck
Poppy C. v. d. P.
The Band
Credence Clearwater
Sly and the Family Stone
Sweetwater/Ten Years After
The Greatful Dead - double page


Jimi Hendrix
Iron Butterfly
Concert Hall -Publication Ad/Fathers & Sons advertisement
Jimi Hendrix
Dustbowl Brooklyn anarch
The Hard Rain' Fallin, on two pages:  Abie Hoffman
Woodstock Ventures - Concert Developers
Joe Cocker - with a Little Help From My Friends
Joe Cocker/Johhny Winter
Incredible String Band
Jefferson Airplane - Paper Airplane building page
Santana et all - double page
Confessions of a Record Company Exec (double page) by Stan Cornyn
Ravi Shankar Page
Stan Cornyn continuation of "Confessions" (total of 3 pages)
Joan Baez ad from Vanguard
"Love"  Poem by Political Prisoner John Sinclair
WRKO Boston - full page radio ad
Woodstock Ventures - list of staff and management on translucent paper









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