Summerfest News

2015 SUMMERFEST ROCK ’N SOLE RUN DATE ANNOUNCED, REGISTRATION NOW OPEN KIDS RUN TO READ BACK FOR ITS SECOND YEAR

Posted on August 13, 2014

The fifth annual Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run presented by BMO Harris Bank will be held Saturday, June 13 at 7:00 am in 2015. Online registration for the 2015 event is open now at Rocknsolerun.com. Watch for exciting details on the celebration of the 5th Anniversary of the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run over the coming months.

SUMMERFEST 2014 GROWS REVENUE, ATTENDANCE, SPONSORSHIPS and GARNERS UNPRECEDENTED INTERNATIONAL MEDIA COVERAGE

Posted on July 10, 2014

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials announced preliminary data indicating, Summerfest, “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” grew revenue and attendance, while introducing new partnerships and offerings at the festival.

Summerfest Kicks Off Opening Day with Over a Quarter Million Dollar Ticket Giveaway

Posted on June 19, 2014

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. is thanking Summerfest fans in attendance on Opening Day, Wednesday, June 25 at 5:00 pm with a grounds-wide, over quarter million dollar ticket giveaway that will kick-off the 2014 edition of “The World’s Largest Music Festival.”

Summerfest Offers Fun for the Entire Family

Posted on June 16, 2014

Summerfest 2014 offers family focused entertainment and activities all day long for kids of ages and families of all sizes.

LAND THE BIG GIG FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

Posted on June 12, 2014

LAND THE BIG GIG FINALISTS NAMED, TO PERFORM LIVE FOR CASH AND PRIZES, JUNE 26
Milwaukee Native Danny Gokey Returns to Host the Annual Music Contest at Summerfest

New Special Attractions To Enhance Your Summerfest Experience

Posted on June 3, 2014

With so many special attractions to choose from, each day of Summerfest is a unique and unforgettable experience.

Kenny Wayne Sheperd and Third Eye Blind at the BMO Harris Pavilion

Posted on May 29, 2014

Check out the final two BMO Harris Pavilion Headliners coming to Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Launches New and Improved 2014 Mobile App and Gives Away 10,000 Weekday Admission E-Tickets With First Downloads

Posted on May 23, 2014

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Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to launch the brand new Official Summerfest 2014 App presented by Pizza Hut that literally puts “The World’s Largest Music Festival” right in the palm of festival fans’ hands.

Summerfest Offers Additional Value With Free
or Discounted Admission Promotions

Posted on May 20, 2014

Summerfest officials have announced Admission Promotions for 2014, providing patrons with free or discounted admission alternatives on every day of this year’s festival.

Flying Car and Summerfest Announce Partnership

Posted on May 19, 2014

Collaborative relationship to establish Milwaukee as premier city for creative, talented professionals.

OneRepublic, Mayer Hawthorne
and American Authors to Headline Summerfest 2014

Posted on May 14, 2014

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the eleventh and final major show slated for Summerfest 2014.

Kohl’s Captivation Station and Kohl’s Family Day
Return to Summerfest 2014

Posted on May 13, 2014

Summerfest is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) through its Kohl’s Cares® program with the return of the Kohl’s Captivation Station and Kohl’s Family Day to Summerfest 2014.

Voting Officially Open for 3rd Annual
Land the Big Gig® Music Competition

Posted on May 9, 2014

Fans Can Select Their Favorites to Compete Live on Stage at Summerfest.

Summerfest Announces The KNE New Music Stage
and JoJo's Martini Lounge
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on May 7, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the KNE (K-Nation Entertainment) New Music Stage with Shepherd Express and WMSE 91.7 as well as JoJo’s Martini Lounge with Miller Lite during Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Announces
Johnson Controls World Sound Stage
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on May 6, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage with Blue Moon and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee during Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Announces
Uline Warehouse
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on May 5, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Uline Warehouse with Miller Lite and CW 18 & My 24 during Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Announces
U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on May 2, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage with Leinenkugel’s and FM102.1 during Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Announces
Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on May 1, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee during Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Announces Harley-Davidson Roadhouse
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 30, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse during Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Announces BMO Harris Pavilion
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 29, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the BMO Harris Pavilion during Summerfest 2014.

Summerfest Announces Miller Lite Oasis
Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 28, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Miller Lite Oasis during Summerfest 2014.

Luke Bryan To Headline Summerfest 2014

Posted on April 25, 2014

Luke Bryan returns to Summerfest following a sold-out Marcus Amphitheater show in 2013.

Summerfest Adds Arctic Monkeys, Cole Swindell, The Chainsmokers And More To Already Massive 2014 Lineup

Posted on April 16, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce an additional 23 headliners that will take the stage at Summerfest 2014. Performance dates, times and stage locations for all of this year’s headliners will be announced in approximately two weeks.

Land The Big Gig Returns Summerfest 2014

Posted on April 11, 2014

The 3rd annual Land the Big Gig® music competition is now open, giving the nation’s top musical talents the opportunity to win cash prizes and a chance to perform live before thousands of music fans at Summerfest.

USHER TO HEADLINE SUMMERFEST 2014

Posted on April 8, 2014

“The World’s Largest Music Festival” in Milwaukee is the only stop for Usher in the U.S. this summer.

Summerfest Announces 2014 Grounds Stage Headliners

Posted on March 26, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce over 75 headlining acts that will perform at the 2014 festival. Scheduled performers include New Order, Rise Against, Kip Moore, Ray LaMontagne, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Nas, Brand New and The Neighbourhood.

Summerfest General Admission Tickets On Sale Now!

Posted on March 13, 2014

Music fans can buy early, save money and skip waiting in lines at the Summerfest Box Office when they purchase General Admission tickets early or exciting low-cost ticket passes that deliver a significant savings on admission and parking to Summerfest 2014. Visit Summerfest.com now to purchase General Admission tickets, 3-Day Passes and the “Weekday Value Pass” and for more information on the “11-Day Power Pass.”

Outkast to Return to the Stage and Headline Summerfest 2014

Posted on February 26, 2014

Grammy-Winning Duo Plans Festival Run to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of their Unique and Influential Sound

Fall Out Boy and Paramore with special guest New Politics to Headline Summerfest 2014

Posted on February 24, 2014

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the seventh major show slated for Summerfest 2014. Fall Out Boy and Paramore with special guest New Politics will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Saturday, July 5.

Brad Paisley to Headline Summerfest 2014

Posted on February 12, 2014

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the sixth major show slated for Summerfest 2014. Brad Paisley with special guests Darius Rucker and Joel Crouse will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Friday, June 27.

MÖTLEY CRÜE to Headline Summerfest 2014

Posted on January 28, 2014

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the fifth major show slated for Summerfest 2014. MÖTLEY CRÜE with very special guest, Alice Cooper will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Friday, July 4.

Bruno Mars to Headline Opening Day of Summerfest 2014

Posted on January 14, 2014

Renowned singer/songwriter/producer/musician Bruno Mars has announced the eagerly anticipated additional leg of his blockbuster "Moonshine Jungle World Tour." Mars will headline the upcoming Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, slated for Sunday, February 2, 2014.

Matthews Band to Headline Marcus Amphitheater July 2

Posted on January 14, 2014

"A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band" will feature the group performing two sets each night.

Summerfest Announces Zac Brown Band As Second Major 2014 Marcus Amphitheater Headliner

Posted on January 10, 2014

Zac Brown Band will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday, July 3. The band's latest project 'The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1' is out now on Southern Ground and follows the band's three platinum-selling albums 'Uncaged', 'You Get What You Give', and 'The Foundation', which have together sold over six million copies and produced a historic series of ten #1 hit singles.

Summmerfest Announces First Major 2014 Headliner | Lady Gaga's artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Comes to the Marcus Amphitheater | Sold out conerts in Los Angeles, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto

Posted on December 10, 2013

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the first major show slated for Summerfest 2014. Lady GaGa will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday, June 26.