Aug 29, 2019
Author: Jesse Daugherty
Woodstock patches may just inspire you to release your inner hippie. While there are endless designs that grace the bold twill faces of our patches, there are just a few varieties we can call Woodstock. Today we take a look at a few examples.
The Patches of a Bygone Era!
Woodstock was a time for musical experimentation. The festival brought people from all over the United States to a 600-acre farm in the town of Bethel, New York on August 15, 1969. The three-day event featured some of the greatest musicians of the day, including Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, and Crosby Stills, Nash and Young. There were 32 acts in all, while over 400,000 concert-goers enjoyed some of the best music and memories of their lives.
According to Rolling Stone magazine, the event was one of the 50 moments that changed the history of rock and roll. Despite a massive audience and the potential for rioting and chaos, the event saw little to no violence. Law enforcement was astonished at the attitude of peace and social harmony that packed the grounds. Hippie patches celebrate the Woodstock era. They also promote goodwill and pay tribute to your favorite artists.
Even the young generations enjoy the patches because peace symbols and flower power are always in fashion.
Woodstock the Character!
That perky yellow bird has been a staple of pop culture since 1966. A bold little bird, Woodstock did not hesitate to greet Snoopy, nor did he deem it intrusive to rest on the dog’s nose. Previous birds had flown in and out of Snoopy's life, but Woodstock was a mainstay.
Peanuts creator Charles Schulz began to hone Woodstock’s character over time, though it wasn't until 1970 that the bird was given a name, which Schulz took from the famous festival. Woodstock's personality emerged, boasting wit and mischievous nature. He may have never uttered a word, but his variety of noises, including yawns, laughter, sighs, and snores let him communicate.
Maybe you're a long-time fan of that monumental music festival and an original supporter of the beloved bird of the same name. Maybe you're a modern girl or guy, just searching for something cool to wear.
Whatever the reason, Woodstock patches make the perfect addition to your classic or contemporary fashion. They are symbols of harmony among people, dogs, and birds. A statement everyone can get behind!