The Blackwoods To Be First Gospel Group To Play Farm Aid
October 1, 2009 at 8:34 AM (PT)
HOMELAND ENTERTAINMENT GROUP artist RON BLACKWOOD and THE BLACKWOOD QUARTET has been added as performers at the 2009 FARM AID event in ST. LOUIS, MO on OCTOBER 4th. THE BLACKWOODS are the first Gospel music artist to be invited to perform at FARM AID.
RON BLACKWOOD said: "It is such an honor to be invited to this great event. WILLIE NELSON has been a personal friend of mine for many years and to receive this privilege to share JESUS with many who have not heard the gospel of CHRIST or that are familiar with Southern Gospel Music is a joy to be included."
Other performers include such artists as GRETCHEN WILSON, WILLIE NELSON, DAVE MATTHEWS and JOHN MELLENCAMP. The event is expected to have over 100,000 fans in attendance.
For more on FARM AID, see www.farmaid.org.