Farm Aid announces festival lineup - NEWS10 ABC: Albany, New York News, Weather, Sports

Farm Aid announces festival lineup

Posted:

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews are set to headline Farm Aid 2013 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center this September 21st, and now the full lineup has been revealed.

Here's the full lineup:

  • Willie Nelson
  • Neil Young
  • John Mellencamp
  • Dave Matthews
  • Jack Johnson
  • Amos Lee
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Toad the Wet Sprocket
  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
  • Bahamas, JD & The Straight Shot
  • Carlene Carter
  • Pegi Young & The Survivors

"The Farm Aid benefit concert takes place each year thanks to the generosity of artists who donate their talent to raise awareness about the crucial need we have for family farmers on the land," said Carolyn Mugar, executive director of Farm Aid. "We are thrilled to have an eclectic lineup this year that includes returning artists, as well as artists new to the Farm Aid stage. Together, Farm Aid concertgoers and artists are changing our food system!"

In addition to the all-star lineup, Farm Aid's all-day music and food festival will spotlight family farm food and hands-on activities that will engage concertgoers in activities that give them a true understanding of why family farm agriculture is so important.

Tickets for Farm Aid 2013 will go on sale Friday, June 28, at 10 a.m. EDT. Tickets will be available at www.ticketmaster.com, at the SPAC Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets range from $45.00 to $150.00, while a limited number of premium VIP seats range from $300.00 to $1,500.00. Additional ticket information can be found at www.farmaid.org.

 

Powered by WorldNow
     
NEWS10 ABC
341 Northern Boulevard
Albany, NY 12204
+(518) 436-4822
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WTEN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.