News

Jack White, Neil Young, Willie Nelson to headline Farm Aid

Jack White, Neil Young, Willie Nelson to headline Farm Aid

Jack White, Neil Young and Willie Nelson have been announced as this year's headliners at Farm Aid, reports Rolling Stone.

Also appearing on the bill are John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews as well as Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jamey Johnson, Delta Rae, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Carlene Carter, Pegi Young & The Survivors, and Insects vs Robots.

The benefit will take place this year at Walnut Creek Ampitheater, Raleigh, North Carolina on September 13.

“In North Carolina and across the Southeast, family farmers have struggled to stay on the land, but they have also pioneered new roads to economic sustainability," Willie Nelson said in a statement. "This region knows the value of its farmers and offers increasing opportunities for new farmers to build a strong regional food system. On the Farm Aid stage Saturday, September 13, we’ll celebrate family farmers and the healthy communities they’re growing for all of us.”

Ticket presale starts Friday, July 25 at noon EDT. You can find more information here.

Visit our dedicated features section, with plenty of our best long pieces archived there. You can find it here.

Uncut is now available as a digital edition! Download here on your iPad/iPhone and here on your Kindle Fire or Nook.


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

The Father, The Sun And The Holy Ghost… An interview with Hiss Golden Messenger


One bright Sunday morning, MC Taylor is driving through his patch of North Carolina, past New Hope Creek and the Eno River, over the Chatham County Line and the James Taylor Bridge in Chapel Hill, near the Haw River and the valley that he has meditated upon in song these past few years. Through...