Milwaukee Summerfest



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Country and Region United StatesWisconsin
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA
Festival Contact Information

Milwaukee Summerfest
Milwaukee World Festival, inc.
200 North Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA
Phone: (01) 414-273-2600

Festival Description

Summerfest is considered the “World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer event will celebrate its 46th Anniversary in 2013. Since 1968, Summerfest has provided unforgettable live music experiences for fans from around the world. Summerfest attracts over 700 bands, including the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites and hosts a diverse selection of food and beverage vendors, marketplaces and interactive exhibits set against the Lake Michigan and downtown backdrops, creating a festival experience like no other. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest.

Festival Dates

June 26 - 30, 2013
July 2 - 7, 2013

Festival Links http://www.summerfest.com/

Festival Events:

Marcus Amphitheater Stage Headliners 2013:
  • June 27, — FUN. will headline
  • June 28, 7:30pm — Foo Fighters with support acts TBA
  • June 28, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to headline
  • June 29 — Jason Aldean with special guests Jake Owen & Thomas Rhett
  • July 2, 7:30pm — New Kids on the Block to Headline, and 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men
  • July 4, Rush to headline
  • July 5, — Tim McGraw with with special guests Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft!
  • July 6, — John Mayer will headline
  • July 7, 8:00pm — Eagles will headline
  • July 8, 7:30pm — Neil Diamond
  • July 5, 7:30pm — Zac Brown Band
Grounds Stage lineup 2013:
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Dispatch
  • LL Cool J
  • MGMT
  • Silversun Pickups
  • Dark Star Orchestra
  • Neon Trees
  • The Neighborhood
  • Femi Kuti
  • Atmosphere
  • Loverboy
  • Jana Kramer
  • K’NAAN
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Yeasayer
  • The Features
  • Billy Idol
  • Pretty Lights
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Grouplove
  • Styx
  • Trampled by Turtles
  • Switchfoot
  • Social Distortion
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Craig Morgan
  • Morris Day & The Time
  • Drowning Pool
  • Timeflies
  • Skillet
  • Guster
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Diplo
  • Dropkick Murphy’s
  • AWOLNATION
  • Bad Religion
  • Chevy Metal
  • Atlas Genius
  • Phil Vassar
  • Cake
  • Amadou & Miriam
  • twenty one pilots
  • The Airborne Toxic Event
  • Buddy Guy
  • Willy Porter
  • Less Than Jake
  • Youngblood Hawke
  • Lewis Black
  • Alice Cooper
  • Alex Clare
  • The Mavericks
  • Dr. John
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Pat Benetar
  • O.A.R.
  • Robert DeLong
  • The Spinners
  • Kip Moore
  • Blues Traveler
  • Foreigner
  • Terrance Simien
  • Gavin DeGraw
  • Capital Cities
Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee will feature the following headliners 2013:
  • June 26 — Kip Moore
  • June 27 — REO Speedwagon
  • June 28 — Phil Vassar
  • June 29 — Pat Benatar with Neil Giraldo
  • June 30 — Silversun Pickups
  • July 2 — TBA
  • July 3 — Brandi Carlile
  • July 4 — ZZ Ward
  • July 4 — Guster
  • July 5 — O.A.R.
  • July 6 — K’NAAN
  • July 7 — Trampled by Turtles
US Cellular Stage 2013:
  • June 26, 8:00 pm — twenty one pilots
  • June 26, 10:00 pm — Grouplove
  • June 27, 8:00 pm — Capital Cities
  • June 27, 10:00 pm — Atlas Genius
  • June 28, 10:00 pm — Matt & Kim
  • June 29, 10:00 pm — TBA
  • June 30, 10:00 pm — Cold War Kids
  • July 2, 10:00 pm — AWOLNATION
  • July 3, 10:00 pm — Alex Clare
  • July 4, 8:00 pm — The Features
  • July 4, 10:00 pm — The Neighbourhood
  • July 5, 10:00 pm — The Airborne Toxic Event
  • July 6, 10:00 pm — Neon Trees
  • July 7, 10:00 pm — Bad Religion

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