Farm Aid will take place on September 16th at the KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown, PA.
Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson, Sheryl Crow, and The Avett Brothers will headline the 32nd Annual Farm Aid.
The guiding foursome of Farm Aid — Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews — also will share the bill with Jamey Johnson, Blackberry Smoke, Valerie June, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Insects vs. Robots, with other artists to be announced.
Farm Aid started as a benefit concert held September 22, 1985, in Champaign, Illinois, to raise money for family farmers in the United States. The concert was organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young.
The first concert was at University of Illinois’ Memorial Stadium in Champaign before a crowd of 80,000 people. Performers included Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Roy Orbison, among others, and raised over $9 million for America’s family farmers.