The 33rd annual Farm Aid concert was held Saturday at the Xfinity Center in Hartford, Connecticut on Saturday, September 22. Alongside Farm Aid co-founders Neil Young, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp, performers at this year’s event included Dave Matthews, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and more.
Above, check out Young and Promise of the Real performing a searing rendition of Young’s classic 1979 jam, “Powderfinger.”
Earlier in the day Young, Nelson, Mellencamp and Matthews gave a press conference where they discussed, among other topics, their continued commitment to family-owned farms. ““The corporate farms suck!” Young said. “They are poisoning you … and you can stop this if you stand up.”
For more information on Farm Aid, including how to donate to the organization, go to FarmAid.org.