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

Posted on April 22, 2016

Summerfest officials are thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring some exciting changes to one of the festival’s favorite stages. The U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage is teaming up with FM106.1, Milwaukee’s Best Country, to introduce a new genre to the stage for Summerfest 2016.

Summerfest Announces Uline Warehouse Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 21, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for Uline Warehouse with Miller Lite and Super 18: The CW & My 24 during Summerfest 2016.

Summerfest Announces Harley-Davidson™ Roadhouse Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 20, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Harley-Davidson™ Roadhouse with Miller High Life during Summerfest 2016.

Summerfest Announces BMO Harris Pavilion Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 19, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the BMO Harris Pavilion during Summerfest 2016.

Summerfest Announces Miller Lite Oasis Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 18, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Miller Lite Oasis during Summerfest 2016.

5th Annual Land the Big Gig® Offers Bands Their Shot at Fame, Determined by Fans’ Votes

Posted on April 15, 2016

The 5th annual Land the Big Gig® music competition is now accepting submissions, 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. Bands, musicians and singer-songwriters may enter the competition by uploading an audio file of an original song to LandtheBigGig.com through 11:00 am CDT on Thursday, May 12th, 2016. Presented by Summerfest and TapMilwaukee, Land the Big Gig® culminates in a live performance competition before thousands of Summerfest attendees.

Summerfest Adds Six Additional Headliners To The Summerfest 2016 Lineup

Posted on April 14, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce an additional six headliners that will take the stage at Summerfest 2016. Performance dates, times and stage locations for all of this year’s headliners will be announced in the coming week.

Summerfest Foundation, Inc. Currently Accepting Music Education Grant Applications For 2016

Posted on April 8, 2016

The Summerfest Foundation is excited to announce applications are now being accepted for 2016 Music Education Grants up to $5,000. More information and the application is available at summerfestfoundation.org. This year’s Music Education Grant cycle will close May 16, 2016. Qualifying applicants must be non-profit organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status or K-12 schools located in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Summerfest Announces Paul McCartney To Headline The Marcus Amphitheater On Friday, July 8

Posted on April 6, 2016

Paul McCartney has confirmed that his brand new One On One tour will visit Milwaukee. On July 8, Paul will return to Milwaukee to the Marcus Amphitheater to headline Summerfest. Paul’s debut appearance at the annual event, Summerfest will also mark Paul’s first performance in Milwaukee since the July 16, 2013 performance at Miller Park that drew a capacity crowd and unanimous critical raves.

Summerfest Announces 2016 Grounds Stage Headliners

Posted on March 23, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce over 90 headlining acts that will perform at the 2016 festival. Scheduled performers include Martin Garrix, Willie Nelson, Rise Against, Passion Pit, Death Cab for Cutie, Jason Derulo, Ryan Adams and Elle King. Today’s announcement included a promotional video and premiered nationally online at Entertainment Weekly and can be viewed at EW.com and Summerfest.com. News outlets are encouraged to repost and share the announcement video, available on Summerfest’s website and social media outlets.

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