MILWAUKEE (April 30, 2015) - 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 2015.

The KNE (K-Nation Entertainment) New Music Stage with Shepherd Express and WMSE 91.7 will feature the following headliners:

June 24             9:00 pm         Midnight Reruns

June 25             9:00 pm         Canopies

June 26             9:00 pm         Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons

June 27             7:15 pm         Maritime

                            9:00 pm         Braid

June 28             9:00 pm         Direct Hit!

June 30             9:00 pm         Ace Reporter

July 1                 9:00 pm         Local H

July 2                 9:00 pm         Brett Newski

July 3                 9:00 pm         Hugh Bob and The Hustle

July 4                 9:00 pm         Trapper Schoepp & the Shades           

July 5                 9:00 pm         The Championship

KNE (K-Nation Entertainment) and Summerfest will partner again to bring festival-fans the best in new, original music aligning with KNE’s mission to become the home-base for musical collaboration and a source for educational events that foster personal and professional growth, creativity and success.

For the second year, the KNE New Music Stage will provide a mobile stage, the Stageline SL-100, which will provide best-in-class production for artists to perform on and fans to enjoy.  The stage will also be utilized during the year, throughout the city by K-Nation Entertainment.

KNE will also provide backline gear for many stages on the grounds during Summerfest 2014.  The organization’s future plans include providing backline on stages throughout Wisconsin and for an upcoming music school and KNE was happy to purchase the gear which includes drums and amplifiers.

Additionally, JoJo’s Martini Lounge with Miller Lite will return in 2015 as a popular hot spot, offering JoJo’s specialty martinis and great local entertainment.  The stage will feature the following headliners: 

June 24             8:00 pm         Road Crew                   
June 25             8:00 pm         Hot Sauce
June 26             8:00 pm         The Cougars
June 27             8:00 pm         Element 13
June 28             8:00 pm         Oil Can Harry
June 30             8:00 pm         Eddie Butts Band         
July 1                 8:00 pm         Rhythm Kings
July 2                 8:00 pm         76 Juliet
July 3                 8:00 pm         Love Monkeys
July 4                 8:00 pm         Boogie Men
July 5                 8:00 pm         Cold Sweat & The Brew City Horns

Please check Summerfest.com for updates.  All performers and show times are subject to change.

Music fans can buy tickets early, skip the lines at the Summerfest Box Office and conveniently download or print their own General Admission tickets at home when they purchase them on Summerfest’s website.  Visit the new and improved Summerfest Store now to find General Admission tickets, Weekday Admission tickets and 3-Day Passes for only $45.  The 11-Day Power Pass presented by Pick ‘n Save is available for only $80 exclusively at select Pick ‘n Save locations across southeastern Wisconsin from now – June 1 or until supplies last.  

Now through May 8 at 11:59 pm CDT, fans can buy one General Admission ticket online for only $19 and receive one Weekday Admission ticket FREE when they use the discount code:SF15FUN.  Simply add one General Admission ticket AND one Weekday Admission ticket to the shopping cart and apply the discount code at checkout. 

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.