If You Go: Farm Aid 2019

Get The Scoop on Saturday's Event

September 18, 2019

Going to Farm Aid on Saturday? Good for you!

Here are some things you might want to know before you head to Alpine Valley for the sold out show.

PARKING: It's included in the price of your ticket.

WHAT YOU CAN BRING IN: Standard size purses and backpacks are okay. You can bring one factory sealed water bottle, up to one gallon in size, and food in a one gallon clear bag. Sitting on the lawn? You can bring a low-profile lawn chair, no higher than 9 inches off the ground.

ARTIST LINEUP: The music starts at 12:45. Nathaniel Rateliff plays at 5pm, Bonnie Raitt goes on at 6:40, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds at 7:35, John Mellencamp at 8:35.  Neil Young hits the stage at 9:35, and Willie Nelson & Family wrap things up at 10:35. See the full lineup here. It's subject to change of course.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Check out the Homegrown Village for fun hands-on activities and the opportunity to meet local farmers. Hear farmers stories on the FarmYard Stage, and get your hands dirty in the Homegrown Skills tent.

CONCESSIONS:  Farm Aid gets its food from family farms! Menu items include fresh apples, organic fermented sauerkraut on brats, organic burgers, blue corn chips, loaded baked potatoes, fish and chips, beet sandwiches, portobello mushroom sandwiches, elote and beef tacos— all featuring local ingredients. Pretzels and cookies will be made with flour from local farms using regenerative methods. Organic chicken tenders will be fair-contract and pork chops will be pasture-raised from a Missouri farmer-owned cooperative. Pickled eggs and corn dogs will round out the menu. Local farmers, produce and dairy cooperatives, food companies and the REAP Food Group helped put the concessions offerings together.

BEER: Beverages at the venue will feature New Glarus Brewing Company, Cheese City Beer, as well as other local craft beers, organic sodas, distilled liquor and craft mead. Cheese City Beer Co. of Monroe is debuting a fall seasonal brew Agriculture Ale at the festival. 100% of the ingredients came directly from their 5th generation family farm in Monroe "Cheese City" Wisconsin!

Need more info? Click here or get the free FARM AID app in your app store.