MILWAUKEE (March 5, 2015) – Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the sixth major show slated for Summerfest 2015. Zac Brown Band will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Sunday, June 28.
Three-time GRAMMY winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band have become one of music's most heralded acts. The band's three platinum-selling albums, Uncaged, You Get What You Give and The Foundation, along with their 2013 project, The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1, have together sold over seven million copies. Topped by the three week #1 reign for "Homegrown", Zac Brown Band claims a historic series of twelve #1 hit singles across their career. "Homegrown" is the first single from their new album JEKYLL + HYDE on Southern Ground Artists/John Varvatos Records/Big Machine Label Group/Republic Records. On the road, Zac Brown Band performed for two million fans in 2014 including a sold out two-night stand at Fenway Park, a packed show at Wrigley Field and a Veteran's Day performance with Bruce Springsteen and Dave Grohl on the National Mall in Washington, DC. This year, Zac Brown Band returns to Fenway Park and Wrigley Field among several other baseball stadiums as part of their North American tour which kicks off May 1st in Nashville. Zac Brown Band in managed by ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based artist and brand management company. The band is also represented by CAA, public relations firm Shore Fire Media and strategic digital marketing agency Girilla Marketing. Additional information can be found at http://www.zacbrownband.com/.
Tickets for Zac Brown Band's show on June 28 go on sale Friday, March 13 at 10:00 am CST and include Summerfest admission. Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person and by phone at 1.414.273.2600, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1.800.745.3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1.866.448.7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone line). Patrons may also utilize “ticketfast” at Ticketmaster.com to print barcoded concert tickets from home. Convenience fees may be added to all purchases. .
PLEASE NOTE: To purchase Marcus Amphitheater tickets in person at the Summerfest Box Office on the day of the on sale, patrons must visit the temporary location at the Mid Gate on the corner of Harbor Drive and Chicago Street. Parking will be available across the street.
A “Stay Connected” pre-sale will be available prior to tickets going on sale to the general public for fans that subscribe to receive Summerfest News email alerts at Summerfest.com or connect with Summerfest on Facebook and Twitter. The "Stay Connected" pre-sale for Zac Brown Band will run Thursday, March 12 from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm CST or until pre-sale inventory has been exhausted.
Summerfest 2015 will take place June 24 - 28 and June 30 – July 5 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 29.Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest. For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest.