Mellencamnp, Matthews, Nelson & Young headline virtual Farm Aid this weekend

Like every other musical event these days, Farm Aid will be going virtual for its 35th anniversary, but it'll definitely be packed with stars.

September 25, 2020
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It's an annual music event that has incredible staying power.

A who's who of musical talent, performing for a cause everybody can get behind: Farm Aid.

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Only this year, like everything else happening in 2020, the event is virtual. But that doesn't mean it's not star-studded. The four founders of Farm Aid -- John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Neil Young, and Willie Nelson -- will be joined by a slate of solid artists for a 3-hour streaming event.

Also on the bill: Seattle's Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt, Boz Scaggs, Norah Jones, Chris Stapleton Jack Johnson, and more,

This year more than ever, family farmers need our help. COVID-19 has taken lives and livelihoods from the farming community all over the country, and this is our chance to send them some love in the form of a donation.

Farm Aid 2020 On The Road will happen from 5 to 8pm Seattle time Saturday 9/26. You can watch it on Farm Aid's YouTube channel in HD, on AXS TV, and at It's free to watch, but of course, they hope you'll kick in a few bucks for the cause.

It's going to be a great night of music!

Here's the link to the FarmAid website.