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Farm Aid Heads to Jersey

Music icons and folk-rock trailblazers Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Willie Nelson bring this year's Farm Aid benefit concert to South Jersey.

Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp will hold their 19th-annual Farm Aid concert at the Tweeter Center in Camden, N.J., on Sept. 30. This year’s installment will also include a performance by Dave Matthews, who joined the organization’s Boston-based board of directors in 2001. Other acts will be announced in the upcoming weeks. The benefit concert has helped raise over $29 million in its existence, encouraging people to buy food grown locally and to fight corporate agriculture. Tickets go on sale July 22.

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On the Web: farmaid.org

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