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

One of the many stages included with your Summerfest admission. Located on the north end of the grounds, the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage provides a view of Lake Michigan; a 25-foot LED screen – the largest screen on the grounds; benches with charging amenities along the lakefront; a new bar area; and improved walkway access for fans. Along with FM106.1 the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage 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, the Backstage Loft VIP hospitality area and up-front pit viewing are available to fans through U.S. Cellular, iHeartMedia stations (iHeartMedia, including FM 106.1, continues to be the media partner of the stage) 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. 

U.S. Cellular Connection Stage with FM106.1 2019 Headliners* 

June 2610:00 p.m.Hanson
June 274:00 p.m.X
6:00 p.m.Brandy Clark
9:45 p.m.LANCO
June 2810:00 p.m.Styx
June 2910:00 p.m.Lifehouse
June 304:00 p.m.Riley Green
6:00 p.m.FILMORE
8:00 p.m.Jimmie Allen
10:00 p.m.Brothers Osborne
July 28:00 p.m.Jacob Latimore
9:00 p.m.Trap Manny
10:00 p.m.A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
July 34:00 p.m.Nora Collins
8:00 p.m.Lindsay Ell
10:00 p.m.Lauren Alaina
July 49:45 p.m.Chris Janson
July 54:00 p.m.Leonid & Friends
8:00 p.m.Masta Ace
10:00 p.m.T.I.
July 610:00 p.m.Semisonic
July 710:00 p.m.Dylan Scott

*All performers and show times are subject to change.


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.