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« on: September 14, 2016, 04:02:43 pm »

THIS SATURDAY: FARM AID 2016 IN BRISTOW, VA! 
This Saturday, September 17th, Farm Aid's annual benefit concert will head to Bristow, VA taking place at the Jiffy Lube Live. Farm Aid 2016 will feature Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, along with Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats,  Jamey Johnson with special guest Alison Krauss, Margo Price, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Insects vs. Robots, Ian Mellencamp, Wisdom Indiana Dancers and Star Swain.

Tickets are ON SALE NOW, a few great seats remain, get yours today! 

“At Farm Aid 2016, we’ll come together to stand up to the handful of corporations that control our food system. If you want a better world, it starts with you.” — John Mellencamp

HERE ARE SOME GREAT WAYS TO WATCH & PARTICIPATE
The Webcast: Watch Farm Aid 2016 in HD streaming live at farmaid.org starting at  3:00 p.m. The webcast will feature artist performances and stories from family farmers and eaters across the country.

If you have a “smart TV,” Apple TV, Roku, or other streaming device, you can watch the live concert on Farm Aid’s YouTube channel. This year, Farm Aid will also be streaming the concert on Facebook Live for the first time – like their page for details.

Willie Nelson’s SiriusXM Channel (59): Willie’s Roadhouse, will air live from Farm Aid 2016, beginning at 12 p.m. ET. SiriusXM’s Dallas Wayne will host backstage interviews and behind-the-scenes coverage of the event.

The Farm Aid Official Festival App: Put the entire Farm Aid experience in the palm of your hand with the app for iPhone and Android. You’ll be able to add artists, workshops, and artist briefings to make your own personal schedule for the day. Find out where you’re going with the festival map, check out the HOMEGROWN food and drink offerings, read about the hands-on activities in the HOMEGROWN Village, and learn about our Farmer Heroes. Play along with our Photo Hunt and take and post photos, tweet and share your Farm Aid experience with your friends. GET THE APP. 

Read the latest event press release on Mellencamp.com by clicking HERE. Mellencamp.com will be at Farm Aid 2016, watch for social media updates on John's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds.

SHARE YOUR #ROAD2FARMAID STORY!  
We all have a special Farm Aid story! Tell us what you’re doing to grow a fair food system that is good for all of us. Share the difference you’re making in your community on the #Road2FarmAid. You could win Farm Aid prizes and tickets to Farm Aid 2016 on September 17. Share your ideas, along with photos and videos, to inspire others to join in.

Let your friends on social media know that you’re taking action on the #Road2FarmAid. Download and share Facebook cover images, Twitter headers and social media badges HERE.  

Just remember to tag your content with #Road2FarmAid so that we can all be inspired.


ROADIES SOUNDTRACK FEATURING JOHN'S "LONGEST DAYS" AVAILABLE NOW!  
John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne and Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham are featured on the official soundtrack to the Showtime series Roadies, which was just released digitally and is available for purchase as a physical album.  The record is made up almost entirely of new live performances by various artists, many of whom made cameo appearances on the show.  Purchase the official soundtrack now on Apple Music.  Roadies creator, writer and director Cameron Crowe explains of the show’s music,"Great care was taken that the songs chosen for each artist have another meaning, a thread to our story or characters. The only rule was: no lip-syncing to playback. Not even to live versions recorded in a previous take. These would be authentic live performances. Real performances. That’s where the magic happens, for an audience and even a crew."

JOHN RETURNS TO TOLEDO TO HELP HOUSE HOMELESS VETERANS This fall, before his concert at the Stranahan on Oct. 21, Mellencamp will return to Tent City, this time as the Honorary Mayor and Grand Marshal to kick off Tent City and the Veterans Matter Walk to End Veteran Homelessness. To help the group raise additional funds, Mellencamp will also invite the highest Veterans Matter Walk fundraiser and a guest to his show that evening with a meet-and-greet immediately following. The singer is donating an additional ticket package to support the Oct. 19 fundraiser hosted by his long-time tour manager and 1Matters board member Harry Sandler. Sandler will be presenting an October-long show of his photography, “Images of a Photographic Journey,” at the Toledo School for the Arts Porter Gallery. Read the complete press release on Mellencamp.com.
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