Nelson Station Willie's Roadhouse To Broadcast 2014 Farm Aid Concert Live on SiriusXM
September 12, 2014 at 12:14 PM (PT)
WILLIE NELSON's SIRIUSXM channel WILLIE'S ROADHOUSE will broadcast the 2014 FARM AID CONCERT live from tghe WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE in RALEIGH, NC.
The show will air this SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th at 12p (ET) on channel 59, and through the SIRIUSXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
The all-star musical lineup of the FARM AID concert will feature performances by board members WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG, JOHN MELLENCAMP and DAVE MATTHEWS with TIM REYNOLDS. Other performers include JACK WHITE, GARY CLARK JR., JAMEY JOHNSON, PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND, DELTA RAE, LUKAS NELSON, CARLENE CARTER, TODD SNIDER, INSECTS VS. ROBOTS, RAELYN NELSON BAND and JESSE LENAT.
SIRIUSXM on-air personality DALLAS WAYNE will give listeners a backstage view with interviews with artists and farmers as well as behind-the-scenes coverage of the event.
“This is an amazing event, celebrating our nation’s farmers, and will bring great music and performances that fans will love to hear,” said SIRIUSXM Pres./Chief Content Officer SCOTT GREENSTEIN. “We are thrilled our listeners across the country will come together and add their support to FARM AID’s cause.”
NELSON, YOUNG and MELLENCAMP organized the first FARM AID concert in 1985 to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep farm families on their land. DAVE MATTHEWS joined the FARM AID Board of Directors in 2001. FARM AID has raised more than $45 million to promote a strong and resilient family farm system of agriculture.
For more information, visit www.farmaid.org.