US Cellular Connection Stage
US Cellular Connection stage during the day
US Cellular Connection stage at night

U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage


The best artists on a backdrop of the Milwaukee skyline

Located on the north end of the grounds, the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage with FM106.1 features the best artists from country, alternative and pop.

Artists previously featured on this stage include The Fray, Panic! At The Disco, Plain White T’s, Shinedown, Neon Trees, AWOLNATION, Walk the Moon, Dustin Lynch, Rachel Platten, Milky Chance and Brothers Osborne. In addition iHeartMedia, including FM 106.1, continues to be the media partner of the stage.

The debut of a new Stage and much more

Artists will perform on the NEW U.S. Cellular Connection Stage during Summerfest 2018. The design includes a brand new stage, the largest video board at the festival, multiple permanent charging stations, the Backstage Loft VIP hospitality area and up-front pit viewing, which will be available to fans through U.S. Cellular, iHeartMedia stations and Summerfest promotions. Stay tuned for more information on how to access these exclusive areas.

U.S.Cellular has been a Summerfest sponsor since 2005 and continues to enhance the Summerfest experience through technology. U.S. Cellular serves as the official wireless communications provider of Summerfest. 

ADA Information

During Summerfest, all major stage areas throughout the festival grounds offer front row seating or raised platforms where marked and accessible picnic tables for patrons with disabilities and their companions.