This article appeared in Niederösterreichische Nachrichten, Ausgabe KW 44 and was machine translated.
Rocky journey through time
A musical treat was “Woodstock – The Story” in the Amstetten Johann-Pölz-Halle, going back to the year 1969. By Leopold Kogler
AMSTETTEN Woodstock, the most legendary festival of all time, is celebrating a big anniversary this year. On this occasion, a rock musical was sent on tour, which also stopped in Amstetten. The piece “Woodstock The Story” recalls the pinnacle of the FlowerPower movement of American hippie culture.The attempt to live the spirit of the immortal summer of 1969 once again has its pitfalls, but in a cleverly designed staging with theater scenes combined with video projections, and first-class performers are able to immerse themselves in this special way of life – no doubt, the music of The Who, Santana, Melanie, Joe Cocker, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane can still inspire today Music that stands for love and peace unfolds memories, gives pleasure and encourages dancing, you do not have to bring much good will to not get infected here.The key songs, classics of the FlowerPower movement, still tell of the dreams and the wishes of one generation: The many shades of rock music in terms of dynamics, effects, and colors looked great and rousing. Big excitement.
Many hits and of course guitar solos were not missing at “Woodstock the Story” in Amstetten (photo: AVB)