Farm Aid

  1. Backbeat: Farm Aid 2013 -- Pete Seeger Sings Out, Neil Young Speaks Up and Jack Johnson Cows Around

    September 24, 2013 5:47 AM EDT "Oh, but ain't that America, for you and me!" sang John Mellencamp on "Pink Houses" at Farm Aid 2013, the annual benefit for America's family farmers, staged Sept. 21 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, in Sarat ...

  2. Backbeat: Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews, Neil Young and Crazy Horse Rock To Support Farm Aid 2012

    September 25, 2012 12:16 PM EDT Willie Nelson, left, draws a smile from Neil Young as the two play Young's song "Homegrown" at Farm Aid 2012. (Photo: Ebet Roberts) "They know now, after 27 years, that we weren't kidding," said Willie Nelson , chatti ...

  3. Farm Aid Heading to Hershey, PA

    July 09, 2012 7:43 AM EDT HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncerta ...

  4. Backbeat: Jakob Dylan Plays Farm Aid Event, Says New Wallflowers Album On The Way

    April 24, 2012 2:11 PM EDT Jakob Dylan performed at "An Evening with Farm Aid" in Manhattan and afterward said a new Wallflowers album is due to arrive in September, the band's first set of new songs since 2005. (Photo Copyright: Ebet Roberts) "I was at ...

  5. Super Bowl Goes Organic Thanks To Farm Aid

    February 03, 2012 8:41 PM EST Concessions at the Super Bowl Sunday, for the first time, will serve organic food, sourced through Farm Aid, the music-industry-backed group that supports American farmers. The chili on offer at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis "will be the ...

  6. Farm Aid: Making a Difference Since 1985

    November 29, 2011 8:02 AM EST With Music Business Support, Farm Aid's Main Players: Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson Leave Impact This is what the music business has long known about Farm Aid: On one day, each year, since 1985, Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  7. Farm Aid Announced For Kansas City

    May 12, 2011 7:00 AM EDT CHICAGO (Reuters) - Farm Aid, the group created in 1985 by Willie Nelson and his musical buddies to raise money for family farmers, will hold its annual concert August 13 in Kansas City, Kansas, organizers said on Wednesday. Launched during the de ...

  8. Farm Aid Heading To Boston In September

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Farm Aid will be held this year in New England for the first time. John Mellencamp is scheduled to hold a news conference in Boston today (July 15) to announce that the show will be held Sept. 20 at the Comcast Center in Mansfield. The Boston Glob ...

  9. Nelson, Mellencamp Bring Farm Aid To New York

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp joined New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and a host of local farmers today (June 11) amid the Union Square Green Market to announce a Sept. 9 date for the annual Farm Aid benefit at Randall's Island. As usual, ...

  10. Farm Aid Heading East To New Jersey

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp will perform. The 19th annual Farm Aid benefit will be held Sept. 30 at the Tweeter Center in Camden, N.J., just across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia. Farm Aid co-founders Neil Young, W ...

  11. Farm Aid Heading East To New Jersey

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp to perform. The 19th annual Farm Aid benefit will be held Sept. 30 at the Tweeter Center in Camden, N.J., just across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia. Farm Aid co-founders Neil Young, Willie ...

  12. Farm Aid Heading West

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The annual Farm Aid benefit concert will be held on the West Coast for the first time this fall. The event is set for Sept. 18 at White River Amphitheatre on the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation outside The annual Farm Aid benefit concert will be he ...

  13. Farm Aid Heading West

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The annual Farm Aid benefit concert will be held on the West Coast for the first time this fall. The event is set for Sept. 18 at White River Amphitheatre on the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation outside The annual Farm Aid benefit concert will be he ...