Woodstock '69 artifacts headed to museum 50 years later

BETHEL, N.Y. — A bass guitar and handwritten song lyrics will be among the artifacts related to the original Woodstock concert heading to a museum for display.

The museum at the site of the concert in upstate New York says it will open for the 2019 season on March 30 with an exhibit marking the concert's 50th anniversary.

The Museum at Bethel Woods says the exhibit will include instruments, clothing, equipment, art and photography. Highlights include a bass guitar and a tunic from Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane and handwritten lyrics for "Goin' Up the Country" by Alan Wilson of Canned Heat.

The famous three-day concert kicked off Aug. 15, 1969, in Bethel, New York.

You may also like these

After storm halts tribute, A-Rod doubles in...

Aug 13, 2016

His pregame tribute ended by a storm, Alex Rodriguez began his final game with the New York Yankees...

DeGeneres defends herself after posting photo...

Aug 17, 2016

Ellen DeGeneres says she's not racist after receiving backlash on social media for posting an...

As floodwaters recede, disbelief mixes with...

Aug 17, 2016

The smell of muddy water hung heavy in the air as people began sorting through waterlogged...

Furious California wildfire leaves trail of...

Aug 18, 2016

A destructive wildfire raced through drought-parched canyons east of Los Angeles, burning homes and...

Critics: UK plan to cut child obesity lacks muscle

Aug 18, 2016

Britain unveiled a plan Thursday to battle rising child obesity by taxing sodas, urging food...

Sign up now!