26. Sarah McLachlan and Her Brainchild, Lilith Fair
Despite – or because of – the high volume of male attendees at music festivals, in the early 1990’s, you wouldn’t find an event that allowed female artists to perform in succession, a notion that Sarah McLachlan resented. Because of this, she created Lilith Fair, a music festival that celebrated the talents of women in music.
25. The 2004 Reading Festival Crowd Not Ready Yet for Hip Hop
The Reading Festival in England had always featured rock until it underwent a few modifications in the 2000’s. However, in 1994, the crowd proved it wasn’t ready yet for hip hop as 50 cent got booed and pelted with water bottles when he stepped on stage. He did have the tenacity to go on but when the crowd showed no sign of stopping, he finally climbed off the stage.