Carson Daly Recalls Fear of Death at “Crazy” Woodstock ’99 Festival

Carson Daly Remembering a terrible time in music history.

After the release of the Netflix documentary Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99Carson recalls what it was like to host MTV total requests live At the Woodstock ’99 Festival.

“All I can say is that I thought I was going to die,” he wrote in a august 11 instagram post,

Carson, 49, said it was a “great start” as he interviewed the cast: jai kayu of the band Jamiroquai from the main stage. But then they “started pelting stones with bottles, rocks, lighters, all that,” he recalled.

According to Rolling stoneThe event, which was a celebration of the original Woodstock festival in 1969, hosted more than 200,000 people in New York and ended in riots, violence, allegations of sexual assault and fires by festival-goers.

“It got crazy, fast,” Carson continued. “night, lame The play ‘Break Stuff’ and the prisoners were officially running the prison.”

He explained that when the turmoil broke out, he could “feel like I was in another country during a military conflict.”

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