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Benefit Concert


August 10, 2024


Heritage Farm, 3074 North Winn Rd, Decorah, IA 52101

Benefit Concert crowd gathered on a lawn in front of a stage and red barn.

Save the Date – Saturday, August 10, 2024!

Enjoy a magical benefit concert under the stars and among the gardens. Ticket sales support SSE’s non-profit mission to protect and promote America’s garden and food heritage.

The performing artists lineup and pre-order ticket sales will be announced in 2024.

Schedule of Events

5:00 PM CDT–Gates open
6:00 PM CDT–Come early for wine or beer and a garden tour with Diane Ott Whealy
7:00 PM CDT–Concert begins

2024 Performing Artists will be Announced at a Later Date

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2023 Performing Artists

Woman plays a keyboard

Annie Humphrey is an Anishinaabe singer/songwriter from the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. She has four children, two grandsons, and a handsome, Indian, horseman husband. They inspire her spirit and her art.

Dave Moore on stage at the 2023 Benefit Concert with an accordion on his knee.

Dave Moore is known for his elegant songwriting and instrumental prowess on blues guitar, button accordion, and harmonica. His album “Breaking Down to 3,” was recorded with an all-Iowa band, the songs are stunning with vivid imagery drawn from the depth of his life experiences painting a picture of the quintessential American journey.

Man to the left playing a guitar. Man on the right plays a harmonica

David Huckfelt is a singer/lyricist/activist and founding front-man of Minneapolis indie-folk cult favorites The Pines. His new record “Room Enough, Time Enough” is a new work of folk songs, activism, and desert Native Americana, a record about restoring balance, space and attention, peace and equality, redeeming the marginalized, and remembering the forgotten.

Woman playing the guitar

Elisabeth Maurus—known by her stage name, Lissie—is an American folk rock singer-songwriter, a poignant performer, and Paste magazine’s #1 best new solo artist of 2010. Lissie has released five studio albums, two live albums, a piano compilation album, and six EPs.

Man on a stage plays the banjo.

William Elliott Whitmore is a singer-songwriter/banjoist/guitarist/drum-stompin’ solo act from Lee County, Iowa. He has released six full-length albums that seamlessly meld country, blues, folk, and punk styles.

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