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« on: September 20, 2012, 11:31:03 am »


FARM AID 2012 - THIS SATURDAY!

Farm Aid 2012 will be held at Hersheypark Stadium, THIS Saturday, September 22nd. Farm Aid Board Members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews will headline the event. The headliners will be joined by Kenny Chesney, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, ALO, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, and Pegi Young & the Survivors.

Fans at home can watch a special free webcast presentation of the concert event from Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 to 11 p.m. EDT at www.farmaid.org.
 
In addition to performances on stage, viewers of "Farm Aid 2012: A Backstage Pass" will get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Farm Aid 2012, featuring interviews with artists, farmers and fans; demonstrations from the HOMEGROWN Village and a look at Farm Aid's signature HOMEGROWN Concessions. Click HERE for more details.

In addition to the webcast you can catch the concert live on Willie's Roadhouse, SiriusXM Radio Channel 56 and watch Farm Aid's Blogs, Facebook and Twitter pages for updates from the event.

Mellencamp.com will be on hand for the event. Watch John's Facebook and Twitter pages for live updates and photos on Saturday!

To become a member of Farm Aid, visit www.farmaid.org. For concert updates, follow Farm Aid on Twitter (@farmaid) and on Facebook (www.facebook.com/farmaid) and visit www.farmaid.org/concert.

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The Kennedy Center Presents: This Land is Your Land - The Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration Concert

The Kennedy Center and The GRAMMY MuseumŽ have announced This Land is Your Land ~ The Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration Concert taking place on Sunday October 14, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall in Washington D.C.

A lineup of renowned artists including John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, Judy Collins, Ry Cooder, Del McCoury Band with Tim O'Brien, Donovan, Dropkick Murphys, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Jimmy LaFave, Tom Morello, and Old Crow Medicine Show will salute folk music legend Woody Guthrie. Click HERE for further details.


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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2012, 06:58:18 am »


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Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews will headline the event. The headliners will be joined by Kenny Chesney, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, ALO, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, and Pegi Young & the Survivors.



What a brilliant lineup at Farm aid this yr.....
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2012, 07:25:55 pm »

Thanks Tony and team for all the photos from Hershey.

And the webcast is a great idea...Watching live right now!
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 03:23:01 pm »

saw some video from FA on YT, and JM was great when he hit his stride... BUT Cheesney??
he didnt even know the words to Small town when he came on stage to sing with John!
yikes.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AahHniTVFc
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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2012, 08:40:21 pm »

i think john and chessny did just fine. seems like they were just laid back and relaxed and taken it easy  and having a good time.
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« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2012, 05:11:58 pm »

saw some video from FA on YT, and JM was great when he hit his stride... BUT Cheesney??
he didnt even know the words to Small town when he came on stage to sing with John!
yikes.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AahHniTVFc


Oh Kenny-You could have at least wrote the words on your hand. Tsk tsk.
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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2012, 12:31:49 pm »

Looks like JM told him to look at teleprompter lol Embarrassed

K's a good entertainer though.
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