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FARM AID coverage in Billboard and Rolling Stone

Why Bonnie Raitt Returned to Farm Aid: 'It's Activists I'm Singing For -- That's My Job'
by Thom Duffy
Billboard.com

When Farm Aid came Saturday to the Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, Wis., the annual benefit concert for family farmers offered music that was deeply rooted, with strong branches stretching across rock, country, blues, Americana and more.
 
Likewise, as farmers and activists talked of the economic crisis facing the region’s family dairy farms, the conversations ran deep and wide, embracing the fight against climate change, respect for indigenous cultures and the role of women in saving farm culture.

Bonnie Raitt was right where she belonged.

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Farm Aid 2019: 10 Best Things We Saw
From Bonnie Raitt’s 1980s revival set to Neil Young’s jam with Willie Nelson, we look back at the highlights of the Wisconsin-held fest

By ANGIE MARTOCCIO & ANDY GREENE