MILWAUKEE, WI (February 27, 2018) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is excited to announce that Arcade Fire, along with special guest (to be announced) will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, July 8, 2018, the last day of the festival.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 9, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST at Summerfest.com and Ticketmaster.com and include admission to Summerfest.

Hailing from Montreal, Canada, Arcade Fire are a six piece band that have won two BRITs, two Grammys, and have released three records over the last ten years. Their breakthrough album Funeral (Rough Trade, 2004) was nominated for a Grammy for Alternative Album of The Year and as the decade closed Funeral was chosen by Rolling Stone as the #1 album of the '00s.  Arcade Fire will make their Summerfest debut in 2018 touring the band’s fifth album, “Everything Now,” released on July 28, 2017.

Tickets for Arcade Fire can also be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, select Walmart stores, 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. 

About Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance
Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, hosting the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 850,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world 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. Summerfest 2018 takes place June 27-July 1 and July 3-8, 2018, closed on July 2.  For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest.