The Woodstock Festival, or Woodstock, w as a music festival held on a dairy farm in Bethel, New York from August 15 to the 18, 1969. 32 acts performed outdoors over the 4 day period to half a million concert attendees. It i s regarded a s 1 of the pivotal moments in the history of Rock & Roll. The show featured performance from many now legendary acts including Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, & Jimi Hendrix.
- The concert was spoofed in EPISODE 3950 of SESAME STREET, when OSCAR THE GROUCH hopes to bring his "alternative" GROUCH band to "MUDstock", the GROUCH music festival.
- At the end of the "Dinner Theater" segment "Pear" (spoofing Hair), a family of Anything Muppet hippies are joined by a Pear who is on his way to Woodstock.
- A reporter called the SESAME STREET Cast Tourof 1970 a "preschooler’s Woodstock".
- In an interview to promote The Muppets, Dr. Teeth & the Electric Mayhem were asked what the most embarrassing thing to happen to them during a gig. To which they replied:
- Joan Baez performed on August 15
- Grateful Dead performed on August 16
- Arlo Guthrie performed on August 15
- Richie Havens was the opening act for the concert
- ↑ WTDP? Exclusive: Mayhem Returns! Veterans Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem keep on rockin’ . November 7, 2011. whatsthatdudeplay.com.
- The Woodstock Museum
- Woodstock Festival on the Muppet Wiki
- Woodstock Festival on the OSCAR THE GROUCH Wiki
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