Sunrise 71 Was Going To Eclipse Woodstock in This Small Washington Town
Woodstock Almost Had A RIval Music Festival In Washington's Smallest Town
Washington State's smallest town almost hosted the biggest music festival on the planet back in the 1970s.
Some Of The Greatest Artists Would've Played Sunrise 71 In Small Washington Town
The three-day musical festival brought together over 500,000 attendance in Bethel New York.
Thirty-Two musical acts took the stage over the three days that including legendary artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and The Who.
Marlin Washington Was Set To Eclipse Woodstock's Massive Audience In 1971
Marlin Washington which is also known as Krupp Washington is Washington State's smallest incorporated town in Grant County. The town's population is 49 as of the 2020 census. It was once going to host a music festival the size of Woodstock back in 1971.
The biggest acts of the rock era might've performed in Washington State. The Who, The Grateful Dead, Santana, and Eric Clapton could've performed right here in Washington State.
Above is what Marlin/Krupp looks like today in 2022
Sunrise 71 was promoted to have an attendance of 50,000 and feature the biggest rock acts of the 1970s over a three-day period but as things were about to get underway, county authorities shut it down.
Marlin, you missed it by that much...