This year's edition of the annual Farm Aid Music and Food Festival is set to take place September 21 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. Farm Aid founders Neil Young , John Mellencamp , Willie Nelson all will be back to perform at the event, as will longtime board member Dave Matthews , who will be joined by his band mate Tim Reynolds .
Other artists slated to hit the stage this year include Young's wife, Pegi , and her group The Survivors ; Nelson's son Lukas and his band Promise of the Real ; Toad the Wet Sprocket ; Carlene Carter ; Jack Johnson ; Amos Lee ; Kacey Musgraves ; Bahamas ; and JD & the Straight Shot .
As always, the event benefits the Farm Aid organization, which supports and promotes American family farmers. The festival also will offer a variety of concessions featuring locally grown, organic food and products.
Tickets for Farm Aid 2013 will be available for purchase staring this Friday at 10 a.m. ET at Ticketmaster.com, the Saratoga Performing Arts Center's box office, and by calling 800-745-3000. Ticket prices range from $45 to $150, while limited VIP seats also can be bought for between $300 and $1,500. Visit FarmAid.org for more information.
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