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Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews, Neil Young and More to Perform at Farm Aid Benefit Concert 2021

The concert for a cause will be making its in-person return to Hartford, CT this September.

Photo Credit : Ian Mellencamp via Instagram

Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid Benefit Concert will be making its in-person return this year! The concert for a cause is scheduled for Sept. 25 in Hartford, CT, at the Xfinity Theatre.

The event, which benefits family farmers, has announced a star-studded lineup of performers. Those set to take the stage include event founder Willie Nelson and his family, Neil Young, Dave Matthews & Tim ReynoldsMargo PriceSturgill SimpsonTyler ChildersNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsBettye LaVetteJamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the RealAllison RussellParticle Kid, and Ian Mellencamp.

According to a recent post on Farm Aid’s official Instagram page, the event will feature “a full day of music, family farmers, HOMEGROWN food and a HOMEGROWN Village with skill-shares and other agrarian experiences.”

Reflecting on the past year, Nelson holds the event’s greater purpose, supporting community agriculture since 1985, close to his heart.

“The experience of the past 18 months has reminded us how much we need each other,” said Nelson in a statement on the Farm Aid official website. “I’m so glad we can come together again at Farm Aid 2021. When we combine music, family farmers, and good food, we have the power to grow the kind of agriculture that strengthens all of us.”

Fans looking to attend Farm Aid 2021 can purchase tickets ranging from $65 to $305 starting Friday, July 23 at 10 a.m. on Pre-sale tickets can be purchased beginning Wednesday, July 21 at 10 a.m. ET on

Those looking to get into the Farm Aid spirit before the big day can do so by checking out the official Farm Aid 2021 Festival Spotify playlist below!

Who are you most excited to see perform at the 2021 Farm Aid Festival ? Let us know by sending us a tweet @CS_Country.

Written by Kelly Gilmore

Kelly is a senior broadcast journalism student at the University of Central Florida! She has an unquenchable passion for all things pop culture and entertainment news. When she isn't writing articles, hosting interviews or working on entertainment news, Kelly can be found binge-watching her favorite shows.

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