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Thursday, September 15, 2016

THIS WEEKEND: Farm Aid 2016 - Bristow, Virginia, Sat., Sept. 17

FULL SET: Neil Young + Promise of the Real at Farm Aid 2016

Farm Aid 2016 will be held on September 17 at [Giant Corporation] Amphitheatre in Bristow, Virginia.

Farm Aid 2016 Lineup:

  • Willie Nelson
  • Neil Young
  • John Mellencamp
  • Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
  • Alabama Shakes
  • Sturgill Simpson
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
  • Jamey Johnson
  • Margo Price
  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
  • Carlene Carter
  • Insects vs Robots

  • A stream Farm Aid 2016 live in HD at starting at 3pm EDT. This webcast will feature artist performances and stories from family farmers and eaters across the country. And, Willie Nelson's SiriusXM channel (59), Willie's Roadhouse, will broadcast live from the concert starting at noon EDT, featuring backstage interviews and coverage by Dallas Wayne.
  • At the concert, the HOMEGROWN Skills Tent to learn how to make delicious and healthy fermented veggies, try your hand at transforming hemp stalks into paper, and learn how to save your own seeds.
  • Farm Aid's HOMEGROWN Concessions®. Enjoy sustainably produced food from family farmers like a soba noodle salad; a grains, greens and beans bowl; a vegan wrap with organic humus; cheese burgers; and mushroom burgers. 
Neil Young, Co-Founder and Board Member of Farm Aid performs at Farm Aid 30 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in downtown Chicago, Illinois.

More on last year's Farm Aid 2015 in Chicago.



At 9/16/2016 03:23:00 PM, Blogger Dan1 said...

Thrasher pls check your email!

At 9/16/2016 07:35:00 PM, Blogger Syscrusher said...

Wow! Neil's incredible new song is so urgent!

Up here in Canada some of us believe the First Nations should have the final word on development in our wilderness, their land.

At 9/16/2016 09:36:00 PM, Blogger The Metamorphic Rocker said...

Which new song are we discussing here? I feel like I missed something. In any event, looks like a good lineup. I may have to check out the live stream.

At 9/16/2016 09:40:00 PM, Blogger Syscrusher said...

Go to youtube now and search Neil Young Indian Givers. Amazing.

Literally yesterday I heard about the situation in North Dakota for the first time, today I'm listening to Neil Young sing about it.

At 9/16/2016 09:53:00 PM, Blogger Arthur said...

A new song! Guess I'll share the news!

If you like this, I love the drums on this song,
check out John Trudell.

Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne gave him a lot of
support around twenty years ago already.

John Trudell.....John Trudell......John Trudell...............

At 9/16/2016 10:00:00 PM, Blogger Arthur said...


To get what's goin' on.........

At 9/16/2016 10:32:00 PM, Blogger The Metamorphic Rocker said...

Sysrusher and Arthur--Thanks for the info. I'll have to look into that. Cheers!

At 9/16/2016 10:50:00 PM, Blogger Arthur said...

You're welcome, Ian!

Here's one from the Rebel Content Tour....

These vets don't have PTSD or Willie's Reserve..

They got a YELL!

Shoulda gone on AMERICANA!

Or Ken Burns ring tone!

At 9/17/2016 02:13:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

For those of you going, I encourage you to get there at the start so you can see and hear all of the performers. It's always great to see Neil, Willie, Dave and John do their full sets, but everyone who appears earlier on this year deserves your full attention as well. I wish I could be there with you, and will be checking all of the available performances on-line.

Here's my suggestion for a one time performance. Carlene, Margo and Sturgill should join together for a Carter Family tribute, maybe start with Keep On The Sunny Side, then Dixie Darling, Wildwood Flower, You Are My Flower, Gold Watch and Chain, and ending with I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes. During that last song--which contains the DNA of many other great songs--Willie can come out and join them for Great Speckled Bird, New Prisoner's Song and Merle's Big City for the finale, ending with Ring of Fire. That would really be something!

At 9/17/2016 10:58:00 PM, Blogger Cat said...

Good stuff tonight.

Neil and POTR

1) Heart of Gold - solo
2) Out On the Weekend
3) Human Highway
4) Harvest Moon
5) Are There Any More Real Cowboys w/ Willie
7) PowderFinger Electric
8) Rockin' In The Free World Electric


At 9/18/2016 03:47:00 AM, Blogger Dan1 said...

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At 9/18/2016 03:49:00 AM, Blogger Dan1 said...

Due to a last minute trip i must take for work I have to give up my first ever tickets for Neil on the center RAIL for tmrw's Outlaw festival (yes two front row center tickets) . I bought them in the pre-sale and can email them via pdf. I'd like to place the tickets in the hand of someone here in our TW community. They cost me $275+fees each. If interested pls email me at No maybees, only those who are definitive should reach out. Pls leave a mobile phone number you can be reached on. First come first served.

At 9/18/2016 07:34:00 AM, Blogger Syscrusher said...

Media ban...?
Or busy weekend?

At 9/18/2016 04:56:00 PM, Blogger Arthur said...

Did I see Thrasher with that outasight T-shirt
during RITFW at Farm Aid last night?


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