Peace Of Stage Collectibles: Own Part Of The Original Woodstock Stage
Fifty years ago, Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sly & The Family Stone, Joe Cocker and many other rock ‘n’ roll legends shared the stage at the historic 1969 Woodstock music festival. Beginning with Richie Havens’ set that started at 5:07 p.m. on August 15, 1969, a total of 32 acts would grace the stage at the event originally billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music.”
Built in 23 days on Max Yasgur’s 600-acre dairy farm near White Lake in Bethel, New York, the Woodstock stage construction was supervised by Woodstock Master of Ceremonies Chip Monck. Following Hendrix’s final notes on the morning of Monday, August 18, 1969, it took another three weeks to dismantle the stage.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, Peace of Stage is offering music fans the opportunity to purchase pieces of the genuine authenticated original 1969 Woodstock stage in various collectibles, such as Peace Pendants, Stage Frames (with a four-square-inch piece of the stage) and Acrylic Frames.
“We decided to create various items of that legendary festival by offering small pieces of (literally) the centerpiece of the event, the Woodstock stage – the same floorboards on which Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and other rock greats made magic – as collectibles they can treasure,” said Peace of Stage co-founder Steve Gold. “People have an intense emotional attachment to the festival, whether they were there or not. With the Woodstock 50th concert still up in the air ...
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