Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Farm Aid Announces Lineup For 30th Anniversary Show in Chicago

Farm Aid will celebrate its 30th year at Farm Aid 30 in downtown Chicago at the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on September 19, 2015.

Farm Aid 30 is an all-day music and food festival, featuring a unique lineup of artists and genres and family farm-identified, local and organic foods with its own Homegrown Concessions, where attendees can meet farmers, participate in food and farm activities, and learn about the ways family farmers are enriching our soil, protecting our water and growing the economy, in addition to bringing us good food for good health.

Featured performers include Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, along with Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Old Crow Medicine Show, Mavis Staples. Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real, Holly Williams, Insects Vs Robots and Blackwood Quartet.

Farm Aid ticket presales begins on July 29 at noon CDT. For tickets, go to https://www.farmaid.org/concert/tickets.

Farm Aid 30 will be streamed live at farmaid.org. The webcast, Farm Aid 30 Live Presented by Amy’s Kitchen, will feature artist performances and stories from family farmers and eaters across the country.