Summerfest Creates Its First Shazam-able TV Commercial And Rewards Fans With A Free Weekday E-Ticket

Posted on June 1, 2015

Summerfest is aligning with Shazam, one of the world’s biggest music based apps, to offer yet another way to get in the gate for free.

Summerfest's Special Offers Give Fans More Ways To Save Money At The Gate

Posted on May 28, 2015

Summerfest continues to find innovative ways to work with sponsors to help fest-goers save money and enhance their experience. Take advantage of these special offers and keep the savings coming!

Summerfest Announces Carrie Underwood To Headline The Marcus Amphitheater During Summerfest 2015

Posted on May 21, 2015

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce Carrie Underwood will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday, July 2.

Special Attractions, Fun Daytime Activities And Interactive Exhibits Enhance The Summerfest Experience

Posted on May 21, 2015

Summerfest offers an interesting variety of special attractions that make each day a unique experience for music fans and festival lovers alike!

Special Guest Buddy Guy To Open For The Rolling Stones In Milwaukee

Posted on May 19, 2015

The Rolling Stones have announced that 6-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter, Buddy Guy, will be the special guest artist opening their show in Milwaukee on Tuesday, June 23 at Summerfest. ZIP CODE, the band’s 15-city North American stadium tour, kicks off in San Diego on May 24, and will also be making stops in Columbus, Minneapolis, Arlington, Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Raleigh, Indianapolis, Detroit and Buffalo before wrapping in Quebec on July 15 at Le Festival D’Été de Québec.

Summerfest Announces Car Giveaway Courtesy of Subway® Restaurants And Mike Juneau's Arrow Hyundai

Posted on May 8, 2015

Summerfest is excited to announce yet another great reason to check out the “Big Gig®,” the chance to win a car! Sunday, July 5 at 6:00 pm, Summerfest will give away a brand new 2015 Hyundai Sonata courtesy of Subway® Restaurants and Mike Juneau’s Arrow Hyundai. Summerfest fans can register at Summerfest Street Team events and every day during Summerfest at the Touch-A-Prize Kiosk located just inside of the Mid Gate. Registration will close at 4:00 pm on Sunday, July 5. You must be at least 18 years old to participate and you must be present to win. No purchase necessary. For complete contest rules and details, visit

Summerfest Launches New And Improved 2015 Mobile App

Posted on May 7, 2015

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to launch the brand new Official Summerfest 2015 App presented by Wisconsin Hospitality Group and their local Applebee’s restaurants that literally puts “The World’s Largest Music Festival” right in the palm of festival fans’ hands. To kick off the launch, the first 50,000 downloads and updates prior to June 1 will come with a FREE Weekday Admission E-ticket to Summerfest 2015, delivered via the App. The Summerfest 2015 App is available on IOS and Android platforms for mobile phones and tablets.The App is FREE and available to download today in the App Store or Play Store.

Voting Officially Opens For 4th Annual Land The Big Gig® Music Competition

Posted on May 6, 2015

The 4th annual Land the Big Gig® music competition kicked off in April, giving the nation’s top musical talents the opportunity to win cash prizes and the chance to perform live before thousands of music fans at Summerfest on June 25. Now, fans who wish to elevate their favorite bands, singer-songwriters and musicians to the finals may begin voting at Presented by Summerfest, Tap Milwaukee and Pepsi, Land the Big Gig® gives three (3) finalists the opportunity to take their music careers to the next level when they perform live before thousands of Summerfest attendees for their chance to win a share of $30,000 in prizes, including cash, travel and accommodations.

Summerfest Announces KNE New Music Stage And JoJo's Martini Lounge Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on 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.

Summerfest Announces Johnson Controls World Sound Stage Headliners And Performance Dates

Posted on April 29, 2015

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage with Blue Moon and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee during Summerfest 2015.