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Big names and local food take center stage at Farm Aid

Willie NelsonDave MatthewsHersheypark

Raising awareness about family farm fresh food is the goal of Farm Aid. The annual concert, featuring artists like Willie Nelson, John Mellancamp and Dave Matthews, is coming to Hershey this weekend.

The all-day concert at Hershey Park Stadium will feature artists from all over the country. The 27th annual event has raised more than $40 million to benefit family farmers across the country. The group aims to educate people about small family farmers and their importance to providing high-quality, local agricultural goods.

The concert starts around 2 pm Saturday and finishes with founder and legend Willie Nelson performing some of his greatest hits. Tickets were sold out and then organizers released about 600 more to the general public.

For more information about the concert, Farm Aid, and tickets, click on Farm Aid.

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