WoodsTalk Music Blog

Welcome to the Bethel Woods Center Music and Music History Blog, the WoodsTalk Blog. Learn about artists and bands across genres from Blues to Jazz and in between.

Learn Music History Through The Eyes and Ears of Experts

Welcome to the WoodsTalk Blog, where you will learn something new from every article you read. Our writers include historians and curators from the 1960s Woodstock Museum on the Bethel Woods Center Grounds, as well as guest writers from across the music and entertainment industry. Also, we post K-12 history lessons from our Explore the ‘60s education series.

Choose from our blog posts below and enjoy expanding your knowledge of music and history.


speaker podium at Bethel Woods
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