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Mellencamp, Matthews, Nelson and Young Host Annual Farm Aid Concert

John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Willie Nelson and Dave Matthews hosted “Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America” on Saturday at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisc.

Musicians such as Kenny Chesney, Norah Jones, Jamey Johnson, Amos Lee, Band of Horses, Robert Francis and many others joined them in donating their performances for the Farm Aid benefit.
Farm Aid is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep family farmers on their land. In 1985, Mellencamp, Nelson and Young organized the first Farm Aid concert to raise awareness about this issue and to raise funds to keep farm families on their land. The musicians were joined on the Farm Aid Board of Directors by Matthews in 2001.

John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Willie Nelson and Dave Matthews hosted “Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America” on Saturday at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisc.

Musicians such as Kenny Chesney, Norah Jones, Jamey Johnson, Amos Lee, Band of Horses, Robert Francis and many others joined them in donating their performances for the Farm Aid benefit.

Farm Aid is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep family farmers on their land. In 1985, Mellencamp, Nelson and Young organized the first Farm Aid concert to raise awareness about this issue and to raise funds to keep farm families on their land. The musicians were joined on the Farm Aid Board of Directors by Matthews in 2001.

Watch Mellencamp perform “Paper in Fire” in the video below. It includes a sweet display of Fender amps including Tone-Master amps on stage left, Fender Super-Sonic amps on the right, and a small tweed Deluxe right in front of the drum riser.

For more information about Farm Aid, visit farmaid.org
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