FARM AID 2013 IS SOLD OUT!

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Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — Farm Aid announced today that the organization has sold all of the available tickets for Farm Aid 2013, the family farm benefit festival scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

“We are honored that upstate New York has embraced Farm Aid in this way,” said Carolyn Mugar, executive director of Farm Aid. “Your enthusiasm is a clear sign that people here and across the Northeast value family farmers and the work they do to grow strong and healthy communities for all of us.”

Farm Aid 2013, which sold slightly more than 25,000 available tickets, will feature Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, as well as Jack Johnson, Amos Lee, Kacey Musgraves, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Bahamas, JD & The Straight Shot, Carlene Carter, Pegi Young & The Survivors, and The Blackwood Quartet. The event is an all-day music and food festival featuring HOMEGROWN Concessions® and Farm Aid’s HOMEGROWN Village.

Farm Aid welcomes the participation of the local business community and offers corporate sponsorship opportunities. For more information, contact Glenda Yoder at glenda@farmaid.org.

Farm Aid plans additional announcements throughout the summer, including ways everyone can be involved in the annual concert events. For concert updates and other Farm Aid 2013 announcements, follow Farm Aid on Twitter (@farmaid) and on Facebook, and visit www.farmaid.org/concert.

Farm Aid’s mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Farm Aid artists and board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews host an annual concert to raise funds to support Farm Aid’s work with family farmers and to inspire people to choose family farm food. Since 1985, Farm Aid, with the support of the artists who contribute their performances each year, has raised more than $43 million to support programs that help farmers thrive, expand the reach of the Good Food Movement, take action to change the dominant system of industrial agriculture and promote food from family farms.

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4 responses to FARM AID 2013 IS SOLD OUT!

  1. … I’m there, got inside seats balcony..

  2. I would like to know how to contact Willie personally about a former employee, Tim Crocker, who is homeless in Houston and has epilepsy, Tim had asked me to contact Willie several years ago while he was in prison; but I have been in ill health (including a diagnosis of ALS in 2011 – then “undiagnosis” of it) and while I was in the hospital 31 days Nov.-Dect.2012 Tim and I lost touch because his cell phone number was no longer good. I think I’m the only person he had been in regular contact with. I’m hoping Willie remembers Tim and will help me find him and get help for him.

  3. Michael Morgan July 7, 2013 at 8:11 AM

    Glad farm aid is sold out but my asshole fried was supposed to get tix and waited to long. Hope you come back upstate soon!!

  4. Hi Willy,
    Bill Mack played a number by chet atkins about five years ago that was a guitar piece that was tones like I never heard before and can only describe it as something out of this world. Mack said that his recording company would not produce it as it was to strange. I email bill about this but he has not responded. I am afraid I waited to long to ask about this.
    Phil Anderson

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