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Farm Aid 2012 benefit concert

Written by admin on July 9, 2012 – 1:33 pm -

This year’s Farm Aid benefit concert will take place at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania on Saturday, September 22. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews will be joined by Tim Reynolds, Jack Johnson, ALO, Pegi Young & The Survivors, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.

Farm Aid began in 1985 as a benefit concert organised by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young. The annual concerts have since raised more than $40 million for programmes that help farmers thrive.

Farm Aid concert 2012

Farm Aid President, Willie Nelson, says:

“We’ve built a strong family farm movement to grow our economy, ensure our health and protect our environment. Farm Aid brings these Main Street values to transform the Wall Street-controlled farm and food system. The Farm Aid concert is our chance to shine a spotlight on the independent family farmers who are essential to the well-being of our country.”

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Tickets for Farm Aid 2012 will go on sale Friday, July 13, at 10 a.m. EDT, with prices ranging from $35.75 to $99.75. For venue information, visit

VIP Farm Aid packages will be available exclusively at

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