Gretchen Wilson Added To Farm Aid Lineup
September 25, 2009 at 9:02 AM (PT)
REDNECK RECORDS artist GRETCHEN WILSON has been added to the lineup for this year's FARM AID music & food festival on OCTOBER 4th. The event will be held at the VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATER in MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO.
FARM AID board members WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG, JOHN MELLENCAMP and DAVE MATTHEWS will headline the concert, which also features appearances by TIM REYNOLDS, JASON MRAZ, WILCO, JAMEY JOHNSON, PHOSPHORESCENT, BILLY JOE SHAVER, WILL DAILEY, RYAN BINGHAM and more.
DIRECTV will exclusively broadcast FARM AID live in HD on the 101 NETWORK beginning at 5p (ET). DIRECTV will match all of its customer donations made between SEPTEMBER 1st and OCTOBER 31st, up to $50,000.
FARM AID will also stream live at www.farmaid.org beginning at 5p (ET). Concertgoers and fans watching at home can text FARMER to 90999 to donate $5. All proceeds raised will benefit the FARM AID organization, which helps keep family farmers on their land.
For more info, visit www.farmaid.org.