Farm Aid Concert to Feature Sturgill Simpson, Alabama Shakes

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This year’s Farm Aid, a music festival designed to benefit American family farms, will be held in Bristow, Virginia on Sept. 17 and will feature performances by Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, as well as performances by Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Margo Price and Jamey Johnson.

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“Folks are educating themselves about where and how food is grown – they’re hungry for the truth,” Willie Nelson in a statement. “Family farmers bring us good food, protect our soil and water, and strengthen our country. The Farm Aid concert is a day for us to honor that truth and keep working for family farmers.”

Tickets for the event will be available July 27 at 10 AM ET. View the full lineup here.

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