Outdoor music festivals are back and rock author and historian Richie Unterberger will get you in the spirit. He presents and discusses rare clips of performers at the most famous of them all, the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival. Catch greats like Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Richie Havens, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Who and Joan Baez. Leave with a fresh understanding of this counterculture, aquarian exposition that drew 500,000 people to a farm in rural upstate New York.
Richie Unterberger is the author of numerous rock history books, including volumes on the Beatles, the Who, the Velvet Underground, Bob Marley, and 1960s folk-rock, which played a large part in the 1969 Woodstock Festival. He teaches courses on rock history at several Bay Area colleges, including the University of San Francisco and San Francisco State. His next book, to be published by Taschen in 2021, is San Francisco: Portrait of a City.
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