How much profit did the original Woodstock make?
It took a decade for the Woodstock organizers to turn a profit. All told, Roberts, Rosenman, Lang and Kornfeld spent nearly $3.1 million ($15 million in today’s money) on Woodstock—and took in just $1.8 million.
Who is the highest paid performer at Woodstock?
So it was certainly justified that Jimi Hendrix was billed as the overall headliner at Woodstock in 1969, and that he commanded the highest paycheck of all performers. Hendrix was paid $18,000 for appearing at Woodstock, which is the equivalent of about $125,000 today.
How much did it cost to go to Woodstock in 1999?
Advance tickets for the event were priced at $150 (equivalent to $240 in 2021) plus service charges, at the time considered costly for a festival of this type. Tickets purchased at the gate cost $180. There were about 400,000 attendees.