Netflix's new three-part documentary series,Trainwreck: Woodstock '99, is based on the 1969 Woodstock It harks back to the chaos that ensued when attempting to revive the music festival. Instead of the original promise of a Festival of Peace and Love, the 1999 rendition resulted in riots, arson, and death. Nearly 400,000 people attended, watching bands ranging from Metallica and Aerosmith to Red Hot Chili Peppers and Limp Bizkit.
How many people died in Woodstock in 1999?
But it didn't take long for everything to go downhill. A low-water heat wave, poor organization, sexual assault, and spectators not afraid to light a fire plagued his three-day festival, which ultimately cost him three deaths.
According to MTVa 44-year-old man with heart disease died of cardiac arrest at a campsite on Friday, according to David G. 24) died at the hospital after being transported the day before due to heatstroke. The third victim was 28-year-old Tara K. Weaver, who was hit by two separate cars while walking down the road after having car trouble.
A month after her festival, 5 rapes and countless sexual harassment allegations were reported, according to Billboard.
How did Woodstock '99 promoter Michael Lang die?
Trainwreck: Woodstock '99 , concertgoers, staff and even Woodstock Festival creator Michael Lang to find out what went wrong with the festival. before he died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at the age of 77. Civil Rights Movement. He revived the festival in both 1994 and 1999, and had planned to perform the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock set, which featured musicians from Miley Cyrus to The Killers, in 2019, but was canceled.
Trainwreck: Woodstock '99 is now streaming on Netflix.