The Artists That Performed at Woodstock Festival - 'Epic Event'

The crowd at the famous Woodstock festival.

The crowd at the famous Woodstock festival.

Half a million concert-goers enjoyed the 3 days of Music and Peace festival 'Woodstock' as many big stars were presented on stage, back in 1969.

Jimi Hendrix was the last act to perform in Woodstock. Actually Hendrix took the stage at 8.30 am on Monday because of the rain delays that Sunday, when it was planned to performed midnight.

The Artists at Woodstock

The full list of bands and artists that performed at Woodstock were:

Friday, August 15 @ 5:07 pm - Saturday, August 16 @ 2:00 am

Richie Havens
Swami Satchidananda
Sweetawater
Bert Sommer
Tim Hardin
Ravi Shankar
Melanie
Arlo Guthrie
Joan Baez

Saturday, August 16 @ 12:15 pm - Sunday, August 17 @ 9:40 am

Quill
Country Joe McDonald
Santana
John Sebastian
Keef Hartley Band
The Incredible String Band
Canned Heat
Mountain
Grateful Dead
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Janis Joplin with The Kozmic
Sly & The Family Stone
The Who
Jefferson Airplane

Sunday, August 17 @ 2:00 pm - Monday, August 18 @ 11:10 am

Joe Cocker and The Grease Band
Country Joe and the Fish
Ten Years After
The Band
Johnny Winter
Blood, Sweat & Tears
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Sha Na Na
Jimi Hendrix / Band of Gypsys

Artists That Said 'No' to Woodstock

Besides the already-mentioned bands, others who declined the invitation to the monumental festival include Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Doors, Led Zepellin, The Byrds, Chicago, Tommy James, The Moody Blues, Arthur Live and Love, Free, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, Mind Garage, Spirit, Joni Mitchell, Lighthouse, Roy Rogers, Procol Harum and Jethro Tull.

Some of the bands that declined the invitation, later 'regretted' (obviously).

1969 Woodstock poster.

1969 Woodstock poster.

 

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