by Jay Tilles

The 30th incarnation of Farm Aid took place at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago on Saturday (Sept. 19). The event featured a long list of artists including Willie NelsonNeil YoungJohn MellencampDave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, Mavis Staples and Imagine Dragons.

If you were not on hand for the show or watching live on YouTube, you can still experience the event, as the entire nine-plus hour concert is available as one long video via YouTube. Watch the epic show in the player above.

Related: Watch Willie Nelson and Kacey Musgraves duet on “Are You Sure”

The event, which is the longest running charity concert in the U.S., also featured performances from Jack JohnsonKacey MusgravesOld Crow Medicine Show and many more.

Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp organized the first Farm Aid concert in 1985 to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep family farms in business. Farm Aid has raised $48 million to promote a strong and resilient non-corporate farm system. For more info about Farm Aid, head to their website.


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