Carson Daly reflects on one of his most terrifying times in his career. With the release of the Netflix documentary Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99MTV’s Carson is recalled hosting MTV. Total Request Live at the Woodstock ’99 festival.
“All I can say is I thought I was going to die,”He wrote it in August 11, Instagram post. The interview was conducted by the 49-year-old. “started off great”He interviewed Jay Kay of Jamiroquai, from the side of a main stage. Carson said that suddenly, they “started getting pelted with bottles, rocks, lighters, all of it.”
The Woodstock tribute was held in New York City in 1969. It attracted nearly 400,000 people. According to the festival-goers, there were riots, violence and sexual assault allegations. Rolling Stone. “It got insane, fast,”Carson added. “Nightfall, Limp [Bizkit] plays ‘Break Stuff’ & the prisoners were officially running the prison.”
He stated that in all the chaos, he could still find his way. “remember feeling like I was in another country during military conflict.”Carson stated that the boss had told crew members and staff backstage. “We can no longer guarantee your safety, it’s time to go! I remember being in a production van driving recklessly through corn fields to get to safety. It was so crazy & a blur now.”
The Today host continued, “I have so many fun memories from that era, this was not one of them.”Woodstock ’99 is now a historical disaster. The festival, which lasted three days, was plagued by extreme heat, insufficient water, poor organization and sexual assault. It also saw a large crowd that was riotous, which ultimately led to three deaths.
MTV reported that a 44-year-old man suffering from a pre-existing heart condition died of cardiac arrest at the campground that Friday. David G. Derosia (24) died the day after he was admitted to hospital with heat-induced illness. Tara K. Weaver, 28, was hit by two cars while she walked beside the road when her vehicle stopped working. According to the festival’s website, five rapes were reported as well as numerous sexual harassment claims within one month. Billboard.
John Scher and Michael Lang organized the event. The documentary asks Scher what his thoughts are about the destruction.”We had some amazing music,”John said, “Persist!” Esquire. “Then you’ve got knuckleheads, maybe 50 of them, causing trouble… so let’s try to focus on the overwhelming positiveness.”
Woodstock 1969 was co-founded by Lang. It is a symbol of peace and stability during turbulent times in America, including the Vietnam War and civil rights movements. The festival was revived by Lang in 1994 and 1999. However, a 50th-anniversary celebration was scheduled for 2019, with Miley Cyrus, The Killers and other performers. In January, Lang died at the age of 77, three months after filming the documentary from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.