JAMEY JOHNSON AND GRACE POTTER ADDED TO LINEUP
With more than 29,000 tickets sold, Farm Aid 2012 is officially sold out. Fans at home can watch a special presentation of the concert event from Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 to 11 p.m. EDT at www.farmaid.org.
Today, Farm Aid announced that Jamey Johnson and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will join an already star-studded lineup at Farm Aid 2012. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson; Neil Young, performing with Crazy Horse; John Mellencamp; and Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, will headline the event. In addition, the stellar lineup to be hosted at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pa., includes Kenny Chesney, Jack Johnson, ALO, Pegi Young & The Survivors, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.
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 where concertgoers engage in interactive exhibits about farming and food; a look at Farm Aid’s signature Homegrown Concessions, which brings family farm food to concertgoers; and a peek into the production side of things showcasing what it takes to produce this major music, food and farming festival.
Farm Aid also announced that Willie Nelson will be joined onstage by special guests the Blackwood Quartet & the Bee Creek Gospel Singers. Brent James and the Contraband will entertain the crowd in the Homegrown Village.