Press Releases | September 9, 2013

Deadline Approaching for Farm Aid Media Credentials

September 9, 2013

Brittany Vanderpool
(202) 248-5487

Deadline Approaching for Farm Aid Media Credentials

All Advance Requests for Credentials for Farm Aid 2013 Must be Received by September 12

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — Farm Aid’s deadline for media and photographers to make advance requests for credentials to attend its 2013 music and food festival is this Thursday, September 12.

Farm Aid-issued credentials are required for all media attending the show and will only be distributed to professional media and photographers. The credentialing application form for the 2013 event may be completed and processed directly on the Farm Aid website at Media policies are also available for download.

Farm Aid 2013, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), will feature Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, in addition to Jack Johnson, Amos Lee, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Sasha Dobson, Carlene Carter, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Bahamas, Pegi Young & The Survivors, Jesse Lenat, Insects vs. Robots and The Blackwood Quartet.

Members of the media and photographers who pre-register will receive credentials on the day of the show at SPAC. Advance credentials cost $30. A limited number of credentials will also be available at the venue on the day of the show for $35. Information about the time and location of media credentialing, as well as a schedule of events and parking information, will be made available to pre-registered media the week prior to the show.

For information about joining Farm Aid’s social media campaign, the #Road2FarmAid,
For concert updates and other Farm Aid 2013 announcements, follow Farm Aid on Twitter (@farmaid) and on Facebook ( and visit

Farm Aid 2013 is sponsored by Chipotle Mexican Grill, Amy’s Kitchen, Farm Family Insurance, Horizon Organic, American Harvest, Rudi’s Bakery, Organic Valley, Applegate, Greener Fields Together, EcoScraps, PLOTSAVER and Taste NY.

Farm Aid’s mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Farm Aid artists and board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews host an annual concert to raise funds to support Farm Aid’s work with family farmers and to inspire people to choose family farm food. Since 1985, Farm Aid, with the support of the artists who contribute their performances each year, has raised more than $43 million to support programs that help farmers thrive, expand the reach of the Good Food Movement, take action to change the dominant system of industrial agriculture and promote food from family farms.


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