Artists from New Zealand, Germany, Spain, India, Canada, and More

MILWAUKEE (May 28, 2019) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance welcomes back the Emerging Artists Series at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage with 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, which highlights emerging talent. Local, regional, national and international artists will be featured each evening of Summerfest.  Many have gone on to become nationally and internationally known, including WALK THE MOON, Nathaniel Rateliff, Maren Morris, X Ambassadors, BØRNS, The Record Company and many others. 

In addition, each evening via a Twitter poll, fans can vote for their favorite performance. The band with the most votes each day will receive an “Emerging Artist Series Care Package” that includes nearly $3,000 in gear and merchandise from major manufacturers including:  Best-Tronics, Pro Audio, Gretsch Drums, Hal Leonard Corporation, Martin Guitars, Morely Pedals, Orange Amplification, Sennheiser Microphones & Headphones, Zildjian Cymbals, and others, as well as valuable services from Planetary Group.

This year’s Emerging Artist Series line-up includes:

Date

Set Time

Performer

Hometown

Wednesday, June 26

3:00 PM

Dragondeer

Denver, CO

 

4:15 PM

Taylor Phelan

Sherman, TX

 

5:30 PM

Matt Hoyles

Auckland, New Zealand

 

6:45 PM

Chastity Brown

Minneapolis, MN

Thursday, June 27

3:00 PM

Plaid Hawaii

Milwaukee, WI

 

4:15 PM

Browns Crew

Milwaukee, WI

 

5:30 PM

Zed Kenzo

Milwaukee, WI

 

6:45 PM

Blackillac

Austin, TX

Friday, June 28

3:00 PM

The Last Bees

Milwaukee, WI

 

4:15 PM

Gina Brooklyn

Akron, OH

 

5:30 PM

The Beths

Auckland, New Zealand

 

6:45 PM

Sweet Crude

New Orleans, LA

Saturday, June 29

3:00 PM

Skeleton Krew

Jackson, TN

 

4:15 PM

Capitano

Frankfurt/Berlin, Germany

 

5:30 PM

Raine Stern

Madison, WI

 

6:45 PM

Leah Capelle

Los Angeles, CA

Sunday, June 30

3:00 PM

Dan Millson

Madrid, Spain

 

4:15 PM

Ariana and The Rose

New York, NY

 

5:30 PM

The Prussians

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

 

6:45 PM

Andrew Leahey

Nashville, TN

Tuesday, July 2

3:00 PM

The Eldridge Band

Nashville, TN

 

4:15 PM

Tribe Royal

Ottawa, Canada

 

5:30 PM

The Foxies

Nashville, TN

 

6:45 PM

Jeremie Albino

Toronto, Canada

Wednesday, July 3

3:00 PM

Valerie Lighthart

Milwaukee, WI

 

4:15 PM

Royal Prospect

Lomma, Sweden

 

5:30 PM

Hot Lips

Toronto, Canada

 

6:45 PM

Velvet Starlings

Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, July 4

3:00 PM

The Orphan The Poet

Columbus, OH

 

4:15 PM

Eddie Eberle

Detroit, MI

 

5:30 PM

Tyler Boone

Charleston, SC

 

6:45 PM

Amanda Huff

Milwaukee, WI

Friday, July 5

3:00 PM

Holy Pinto

Milwaukee, WI

 

4:15 PM

Jordana Talsky

Toronto, Canada

 

5:30 PM

Clear Pioneer

Milwaukee, WI

 

6:45 PM

Immortal Girlfriend

Milwaukee, WI

Saturday, July 6

3:00 PM

Ever More Nest

New Orleans, LA

 

4:15 PM

Thaikkudam Bridge

Kochi, India

 

5:30 PM

Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones

Los Angeles, CA

 

6:45 PM

The Suffers

Houston, TX

Sunday, July 7

3:00 PM

FINKEL

Mackinac Island, MI

 

4:15 PM

Chel

Springfield, IL

 

5:30 PM

Yam Haus

Minneapolis, MN

 

6:45 PM

SEGO

Mapleton, UT


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, 12 stages, delectable food and beverages, and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Summerfest 2019 takes place June 26-June 30 and July 2- July 7, 2019, closed on July 1.  For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/Summerfest, or Twitter: @Summerfest.