Woodstock: 40 years later


Inside A&E

Free arts in Boston

Free arts in Boston

Enjoy movies, music, fun with Shakespeare, and more — all on the cheap.
Regina Spektor

Local concerts

See which musical acts will be gracing some of Boston's stages in the coming months.
Shakespeare on the Common

Outdoors arts guide

From Shakespeare on the Common to jazz at sunset, here are your out-of-doors performing arts options.


Jimi Hendrix

Making history

The performers, the farm, the people – we look back at what made Woodstock famous (and infamous).
Readers share their Woodstock photos

Readers' photos

Boston.com readers share their Woodstock photos and stories.
Woodstock tickets

Festival on exhibit

The main exhibit at the Museum at Bethel Woods celebrates the show.
Nancy Eisenstein

A front row seat

Forty years ago, Nancy Eisenstein, 22, woke up from a nap to hear Roger Daltrey serenading her.

Reporter reflects on covering Woodstock

Former Globe reporter Stephen Kurkjian remembers how the festival changed his life and led him to his career.

Quill founders recall the band's Woodstock set

If Woodstock was a beginning for so many, it was the beginning of the end for the sole Boston band that played.
Peace, love, and memorabilia

Peace, love, and memorabilia

There's a glut of new releases that bring the celebrated festival back to life. Relive the experience courtesy of music, books, films, and more.
'We were a clan of groovy humans'

'We were a clan of groovy humans'

He can still recall the smells - the earthy mud and the patchouli, the tart oranges - because he was there. Or was he?
The spirit plays on

The spirit plays on

The festival is just a memory, but the site has been transformed into a tourist destination-cum-pilgrimage for many music lovers.
Hippie style in 1974

Woodstock and the death of fashion

The festival may have birthed the "Love the one you're with" ethos of the 1970s, but it essentially killed fashion.
Book Reviews
Back to Yasgur's farm

Back to Yasgur's farm

Memories of the difficult birth and the iconic (if drug-addled) triumph of Woodstock are detailed in "The Road to Woodstock" and "Back to the Garden."