When you think about Woodstock, you probably think about Peace, Love, and Music. Something different happened in 1999. How did an iconic celebration of harmony descend into mayhem? What was supposed to be a 30 year anniversary celebration turned into chaos fueled by heat, $4 water, overflowing port-a-potties, and lots of rage.
Woodstock 99, the first film in Bill Simmons’ Music Box HBO series, examines how the festival collapsed under the weight of its own misguided ambition. The HBO original documentary premieres July 23 on HBOMax