Wilco, Johnson join Farm Aid
Thursday, July 23, 2009
– Wilco, Jamey Johnson, Jason Mraz and Phosphorescent were added to the Farm Aid 2009 line-up, taking place in October in Missouri.
Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews also will play at the event on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, Mo.
Tickets for Farm Aid 2009 will go on sale Saturday, July 25 at 10 a.m. central and are available exclusively at www.livenation.com, the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Box Office, by calling (877) 598-8703, or at participating Blockbuster stores. There is no service charge at the Verizon Wireless Box Office for the first week of ticket sales, July 25-Aug. 1. Tickets are $39 for lawn; $44, $54 and $79 for seats; and $169 for a limited number of premium seats.
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