In the article 10 Rock Stars Who Didn’t Play Woodstock – And Why written by Nick DeRiso, we see a few artist who were relevant to the culture at the time that did not show to Woodstock. There were different reasons why artists did not show up, while other reasons were rumors. For example, Led Zeppelin was invited; however, his manager Peter Grant decided that headlining their own concert was preferable, because going to Woodstock would have just been another band on the bill. Furthermore, others had different reasons such as Bob Dylan. He said no because his kid was ill.