The Farm Aid Music and Food Festival returns to Hartford on September 25


The annual Farm Aid Festival – a full day of music, family farmers, HOMEGROWN food, and a HOMEGROWN village with agrarian experiences – returns to Hartford, Connecticut, this year live and in person on Saturday, September 25 at the Xfinity Theater. .

After hosting a virtual festival in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Farm Aid 2021 will bring together family farmers and activist musicians, with performances by Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson & Family, John Mellencamp , Neil Young, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, and Margo Price, as well as Sturgill Simpson, Tyler Childers, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Bettye LaVette, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Allison Russell, Particle Kid and Ian Mellencamp.

Hartford Festival attendees will experience the abundance of family farming firsthand via HOMEGROWN Concessions® featuring a diverse and fresh menu with ingredients produced by family farmers, using eco-friendly practices, with a fair price paid to farmers . Additionally, Farm Aid’s HOMEGROWN Village offers hands-on activities designed to engage festival-goers in learning about soil, water, energy, food and agriculture. Festival goers can hear farmers and artists educate and inspire on the FarmYard stage and learn farming skills and celebrate the cultures of farming in the HOMEGROWN Skills tent.

Site and Farm Aid staff follow the latest CDC guidelines and industry best practices related to limiting the transmission of COVID-19, including various precautions throughout the operation. Farm Aid will continue to closely monitor the situation and update protocols until September 25.

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 23 at 10 a.m. EDT. Ticket prices range from $ 65 to $ 305 and will be available for purchase on A limited number of presale tickets will be available starting at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 20 at

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