The 31st annual Farm Aid concert was Saturday, September 17 at Jiffy Lube Live, an outdoor performance amphitheatre in Bristow, Virginia, about 30 miles west of Washington, DC.
Every year for more than three decades, musicians, farmers, and fans come together to celebrate—and raise money and awareness—for America’s family farms through Farm Aid‘s iconic concert.
John Mellencamp’s 2016 Set list:
1. Lawless Times
2. Small Town
3. Stones In My Passway (Robert Johnson Cover)
4. Check It Out
6. Rain on the Scarecrow
7. Paper In Fire
8. Crumblin’ Down
9. Authority Song
10. Pink Houses
The occasion brings together some of the greatest musicians around, including Farm Aid founder Willie Nelson and board members Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews.
Virginia farmers Robin Robbins and Roger Garrett with John after the Farm Aid 2016 press event.