Deadline Approaching For Farm Aid Media Credentials

Farm Aid
All Farm Aid 2018 Advance Requests for Credentials Must Be Received by Sept. 14

HARTFORD, Conn.Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Aid's deadline for members of the media to make advance requests for credentials to attend this year's music and food festival is set for Friday, Sept. 14.

All media attending the festival require Farm Aid-issued credentials, which will only be distributed to professional reporters and photographers. The credentialing registration form for Farm Aid 2018 may be completed on the Farm Aid website at Media policies are also available for download.

Farm Aid 2018, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, at XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Conn., will feature performances by Farm Aid board members Willie NelsonJohn MellencampNeil Young, and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, as well as Chris StapletonSturgill SimpsonKacey MusgravesNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Margo PriceJamey JohnsonLukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Particle Kid and Ian Mellencamp.

Members of the media who pre-register will receive credentials on the day of the show at XFINITY Theatre. Advance credentials cost $30. All photographers must pre-register and provide proof of publication. A limited number of credentials will be available at the venue for reporters only on the day of the show at a cost of $35. Information about the time and location of media credentialing, as well as parking information and a schedule of events, including the annual morning press event, will be made available to pre-registered media next week.

Download the official Farm Aid 2018 mobile app at For event updates, follow Farm Aid on Twitter (@FarmAid), Facebook ( and Instagram (, and visit are encouraged to use the hashtags #FarmAid2018 and #Road2FarmAid to join the conversation on social media around this year's show.

Farm Aid's mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Farm Aid artists and board members Willie NelsonNeil YoungJohn Mellencamp and Dave Matthews host an annual festival to raise funds to support Farm Aid's work with family farmers and to inspire people to choose family farm food. For more than 30 years, Farm Aid, with the support of the artists who contribute their performances each year, has raised more than $53 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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