The 35th annual Farm Aid concert will be happening this year, although like most concerts it will be virtual thanks to the coronavirus.
We are thrilled to announce #FarmAid2020 On the Road will take place on September 26! Join us for our 35th anniversary with a virtual at-home festival experience. https://t.co/472H7Xm96G pic.twitter.com/Flam1hlJzj
— Farm Aid (@FarmAid) September 1, 2020
“Farm Aid: 2020 On The Road” is set for September 26th from 8 pm to 11 pm, featuring at-home performances from more than 20 artists including Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson and The Boys, John Mellencamp, Neil Young,and Dave Matthews.
Other artists on the bill include Bonnie Raitt and Boz Scaggs, Edie Brickell with Charlie Sexton, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Jon Batiste, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff, and more.
- “This pandemic and so many other challenges have revealed how essential family farmers and ranchers are to the future of our planet,” Willie shares. “Farm Aid 2020 is going to give the whole country a chance to learn about the important work of farmers and how they’re contributing to our well-being, beyond bringing us good food.”
Fans will be able to watch the three-hour event at Farm Aid’s website, as well as their YouTube channel and on AXS TV and Fans.com.