Margo Price at Farm Aid 2018 (Photo: Ken Abrams)

The organizers of the annual Farm Aid concert announced today that Farm Aid 2020 will be available online at and on AXS TV on Saturday, September 26 from 8-11PM. This virtual at-home festival experience will allow more viewers than ever before to take part in the annual festival.

Farm Aid 2020, the 35th anniversary, will showcase the diversity and strength of family farmers with stories from across the country. There is a star-studded lineup with performances by:

  • Willie Nelson and The Boys
  • Neil Young
  • John Mellencamp
  • Dave Matthews
  • Black Pumas
  • Bonnie Raitt and Boz Scaggs
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Edie Brickell with Charlie Sexton
  • Jack Johnson
  • Jamey Johnson
  • Jon Batiste
  • Kelsey Waldon
  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
  • Margo Price
  • Nathaniel Rateliff
  • Particle Kid
  • The Record Company
  • Valerie June
  • The War And Treaty
  • And more to be announced soon!

Farm Aid founder Willie Nelson explained “This pandemic and so many other challenges have revealed how essential family farmers and ranchers are to the future of our planet. Farm Aid 2020 is going to give the whole country a chance to learn about the important work of farmers and how they’re contributing to our well-being, beyond bringing us good food.”

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