Farm Aid Media Room

Background Information

Farm Aid will mark its 35th anniversary with a virtual at-home festival experience. Farm Aid 2020 On the Road will be held on Saturday, September 26, starting at 8pm EDT.

For event updates regarding Farm Aid 2020, sign up for Farm Aid’s official mailing list — which includes festival updates — at the bottom of this page where it says “Connect with Us.” You also can follow Farm Aid on Twitter (@FarmAid), Facebook ( and Instagram ( for more updates in real time.

Background Information

Press Releases

Interview Requests

All interview requests for artists, Farm Aid representatives, family farmers and farm advocates must go through the Farm Aid publicity team. Please do not reach out to artist management teams. If you have specific interview requests around Farm Aid 2020 On the Road, please contact Brittany Vanderpool at 202-248-5487 or by email at

The Farm Aid publicity team cannot guarantee specific artist interview requests, but we will try to accommodate as many requests as possible.

Pre-Event Press Conference

Farm Aid’s board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews will all speak as part of a virtual press briefing in September. More information will be released in the coming weeks.

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