Farm Aid Concert Heads to New York

This year’s Farm Aid concert will take place Sept. 9 at Randall’s Island in New York City, Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp announced Monday (June 11) in New York. Nelson and Mellencamp will join Neil Young and Dave Matthews for the concert. More performers will be announced in the coming months. “We’re so happy that y’all have invited us, Farm Aid, to New York City,” Nelson said. “More people eat probably around here than anywhere in the world.” More than $30 million has been raised by the Farm Aid concerts since they began in 1985. Tickets go on sale on Saturday (June 16).