Country Hall Of Fame Presents Farm Aid Exhibition
June 17, 2010 at 11:41 AM (PT)
In honor of the 25th anniversary of FARM AID, the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL of FAME and MUSEUM is presenting a photographic exhibition “A Song for America: Twenty-five Years of Farm Aid," on JUNE 25th. The exhibit, which documents many of FARM AID’s defining moments, will be presented in the Museum’s West Gallery and will run through DECEMBER 31st, 2010.
WILLIE NELSON, JOHN MELLENCAMP and NEIL YOUNG organized the first FARM AID concert to raise awareness about the loss of family farms in the U.S. and to help keep farm families on their land. The inaugural show took place SEPTEMBER 22nd, 1985, in CHAMPAIGN, IL.
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