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Deadline Approaching For Farm Aid Media Credentials

All Farm Aid 2014 Advance Requests for Credentials Must Be Received by Sept. 4

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid's deadline for members of the media to make advance requests for credentials to attend its 2014 food and music festival is set for Thursday, Sept. 4.

Farm Aid-issued credentials are required for all media attending the festival and will only be distributed to professional media and photographers. The credentialing application form for the 2014 event may be completed on the Farm Aid website at www.farmaid.org/media. Media policies are also available for download.

Farm Aid 2014, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre, will feature Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, as well as Jack White, Gary Clark Jr., Jamey Johnson, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Delta Rae, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Carlene Carter, Todd Snider, Insects vs. Robots, Raelyn Nelson Band and Jesse Lenat.

Members of the media and photographers who pre-register will receive credentials on the day of the show at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre. Advance credentials cost $30. A limited number of credentials will also be available at the venue on the day of the show — for reporters only — at a cost of $35. All photographers must pre-register. Information about the time and location of media credentialing, as well as parking information and a schedule of events, including the annual press conference, will be made available to pre-registered media the week prior to the show.

For information about participating in Farm Aid's social media campaign, the #Road2FarmAid, visit www.farmaid.org/Road2FarmAid. To download the official Farm Aid 2014 mobile app now available for iPhone and Android devices, visit http://www.farmaid.org/app.

For concert updates, follow Farm Aid on Twitter (@FarmAid) and on Facebook (www.facebook.com/farmaid),  and visit www.farmaid.org/concert.

Farm Aid's mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Farm Aid artists and board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews host an annual concert to raise funds to support Farm Aid's work with family farmers and to inspire people to choose family farm food. Since 1985, Farm Aid, with the support of the artists who contribute their performances each year, has raised more than $45 million to support programs that help farmers thrive, expand the reach of the Good Food Movement, take action to change the dominant system of industrial agriculture and promote food from family farms.

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