Organizers of Farm Aid have announced the lineup for the 2021 festival, set to take place at Hartford, CT’s Xfinity Theatre on September 25th. This year’s edition of the agriculturally-minded music festival will feature headlining performances by Farm Aid Board of Directors members Willie NelsonNeil YoungJohn Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds.

Also on tap for the return of Farm Aid are Sturgill SimpsonTyler Childers, newly-minted board member Margo PriceNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsBettye LavetteJamey JohnsonLukas Nelson & Promise of the RealAllison RussellParticle Kid, and Ian Mellencamp. This will mark the physical return of Farm Aid after the festival was forced to go digital in 2020 due to the pandemic.

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Pre-sale tickets for Farm Aid 2021 begin on Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET with a general on-sale starting Friday at 10 a.m. ET. Visit the event’s website for more information. In regards to COVID precautions, organizers wrote,

Farm Aid 2021 will be an outdoor, open air event and the safety of our fans, artists, staff, vendors, supporters, and farmers is our top priority.

We are working closely with venue staff, State and other public health officials to ensure that Farm Aid 2021 adheres to the most up-to-date safety guidelines. The conditions of the pandemic are evolving daily and they are trending in a positive direction, however, we are more than three months away from the event.

We will communicate and publish detailed protocols on our website as the event date approaches so you know exactly what to expect.


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