Farm Aid To Celebrate 30th Anniversary In Chicago


Farm Aid’s 30th-Anniversary concert will take place at First Merit Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island on September 19. As always, the concert will feature board members Neil Young, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews (the latter performing with Tim Reynolds).

Other guests performing include Jack Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Old Crow Medicine Show, Mavis Staples, and Promise Of The Real.

As always, the event will be dedicated to raising funds and support for organic farmers. Founder Willie Nelson stressed the importance of their message in a statement regarding the long-running, annual festival.

“Thirty years later, in Chicago, we’ll bring together so many of the people- farmers, eaters, advocates and activists- who have made the progress of the Good Food Movement possible. At Farm Aid 30, we’ll celebrate the impact we’ve had and rally our supporters for the work ahead.”

Tickets for the concert range from $49.50 to $189.50 and go on sale Monday, August 3rd at

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