John Appears in First “Farm Aid Presents” Special

John will appear in DIRECTV’s first in a series of four one-hour “Farm Aid Presents” specials taped at Farm Aid 2009, to air on The 101 Network on DIRECTV over the next few months.

“Farm Aid Presents Jason Mraz & Friends” premieres on Monday, Jan. 18, at 9 p.m. Eastern Time and Pacific. It features performances by John and fellow Farm Aid board member Willie Nelson, as well as the full Farm Aid set from Mraz and songs by Will Dailey. It airs in both high definition and surround sound.

The Mraz special will be repeated throughout the rest of January and Feburary.
DIRECTV originally aired Farm Aid 2009 live from the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, Mo., just outside of St. Louis. Ambassador Entertainment Inc. produced the live presentation and the “Farm Aid Presents” specials.

Subsequent broadcasts of “Farm Aid Presents Jason Mraz & Friends” on The 101 Network are scheduled as follows:

1/19/10 8:00 AM & 6:00 PM
1/21/10 7:00 AM & 11:00 AM & 2:00 AM
1/23/10 10:00 AM & 8:00 PM & 11:00 AM
1/24/10 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM
1/25/10 8:00 AM
1/27/10 5:00 PM
1/29/10 7:00 AM
1/31/10 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM
2/01/10 8:00 PM
2/06/10 8:00 AM
2/10/10 8:00 AM
2/14/10 4:00 AM

Please note that all times are ET and the schedule is subject to change.