Volume 93, Issue x

Wednesday, March 18, 1999


CAMPUS AND CULTURE

After the flames: Woodstock '99 in review

Thirty years of difference, 1969-1999

Thirty years of difference, 1969-1999



Woodstock '69

Price of a single day ticket at the gate – $8

Price for a three-day ticket – $24

Some of the musicians appearing – Sly and the Family Stone, Joan Baez, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Santana, Arlo Guthrie

Estimated number of people who attended the festival – 500, 000

Price for an ounce of marijuana – $15

Estimated production cost of the festival – $2.6 million

Price of a hot dog – $1



Woodstock '99

Basic ticket price for the three-day event – $150

Number of tickets sold – 186, 983

Some of the performers – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine, Korn, James Brown, Metallica, Alanis Morisette, Fatboy Slim

Estimated production cost of the festival – $38 million

Gross take of ticket sales – $28,864,748

Price for a bottle of water – $4

Some of the sponsors – MTV, Westwood One, Access Hollywood


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