Monday, September 22, 2008
Farm Aid 2008
above: Around the grounds, local farmers and organizations had booths set up for people to learn more about how their local food is grown.
above: It is nearly that time of year- when pumpkins get carved into Jack-o-Lanterns
above: this grilled corn on the cob looked so delicious.
Farm Aid Concert 2008
The Farm Aid concert ran from around 1:00 pm and ran all night. The lineup included: Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Kenny Chesney, The Pretenders, Moe, Arlo Guthrie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Steve Earle, Nation Beat, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Jakob Dylan and the Gold Mountain Rebels, Danielle Evin, Jamey Johnson, Jesse Lenat, Will Dailey, One Flew South, and The Elms.
above: this was the huge banner above the stage
above: the stage was awesome with great graphics
above: Steve Earle performs on stage
above: Host Carson Daly introduces each band and performer throughout the day
above: Co-founder and legend Willie Nelson on stage to accept a donation check to Farm Aid
above; Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis wowed the crowd with several hits including "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On" and "Great Balls of Fire"
above: Chrissy Hynde and The Pretenders were amazing. I was backstage watching them perform, which was very cool. While back stage I was also with Jakob Dylan, Neil Young, Jamey Johnson, Willie Nelson and Dave Matthews.
above: Earlier I stopped for this photo with Sarah, a business colleague who agreed to be the cow in this photo! Farm Aid was a great time for a great cause. If you want to make a donation to Farm Aid click here.
Thanks for checking this out today, and remember to Buy Local produce whenever you can!
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