Woodstock was a music festival that took place in August 1969. It drew an incredible crowd, way more than they anticipated! About a half a million people went to see their favorite artists at Woodstock. Half a million! Have you ever been curious about what these artists were paid for performing at one of the most popular music festivals of all time?\r\n\r\nSome of the most famous acts at Woodstock were Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, and Joe Cocker. These days concerts and music festivals are getting more and more expensive. Apparently, if you bought out an entire venue for Justin Timberlake, it would cost you $1 million! Do you remember the good old days when concerts were super cheap and didn't cost a small fortune?\r\nSee a list of what different Woodstock performers were paid\r\n\r\n\r\nAccording to Consequence of Sound, here is the price list for each famous performer at Woodstock in 1969. If you guessed Jimi Hendrix, you were right!\r\n\r\n1. Jimi Hendrix \u2013 $18,000\r\n2. Blood, Sweat and Tears \u2013 $15,000\r\n3. Joan Baez \u2013 $10,000\r\n4. Creedence Clearwater Revival \u2013 $10,000\r\n5. The Band \u2013 $7,500\r\n6. Janis Joplin \u2013 $7,500\r\n7. Jefferson Airplane \u2013 $7,500\r\n8. Sly and the Family Stone \u2013 $7,000\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n9. Canned Heat \u2013 $6,500\r\n10. The Who \u2013 $6,250\r\n11. Richie Havens \u2013 $6,000\r\n12. Arlo Guthrie \u2013 $5,000\r\n13. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young \u2013 $5,000\r\n14. Ravi Shankar \u2013 $4,500\r\n15. Johnny Winter \u2013 $3,750\r\n16. Ten Years After \u2013 $3,250\r\n17. Country Joe and the Fish \u2013 $2,500\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n18. Grateful Dead \u2013 $2,500\r\n19. The Incredible String Band \u2013 $2,250\r\n20. Mountain \u2013 $2,000\r\n21. Tim Hardin \u2013 $2,000\r\n22. Joe Cocker \u2013 $1,375\r\n23. Sweetwater \u2013 $1,250\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n24. John B. Sebastian \u2013 $1,000\r\n25. Melanie \u2013 $750\r\n26. Santana \u2013 $750\r\n27. Sha Na Na \u2013 $700\r\n28. Keef Hartley \u2013 $500\r\n29. Quill \u2013 $375\r\n\r\nJimi Hendrix was the highest-paid performer at Woodstock! He was very popular at the time and made quite a bit more than everyone else. The band Blood, Sweat and Tears were a close second just coming in with $3,000 less than Jimi.\r\n\r\n\r\nDid anything on this list surprise you?\r\nSantana, one of the greatest guitarists of all time, only took in $750? While we know that inflation has a bit to do with the crazy prices, all of these still seem so low! Woodstock really put many of these artists on the map, so I bet they aren't too upset about the low paycheck now.\r\n\r\nDid any of these paychecks for these artists surprise you? Did you guess the highest-paid performer correctly?\r\n\r\nReminisce and watch the video below of Jimi Hendrix performing at Woodstock. Were you there to see him live?\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/TPt8vegXAx0\r\nRemember that famous photo of the couple at Woodstock?\r\nThey are still together! Can you believe that? See what they look like now.