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Zac Brown Band Comes to Summerfest on September 10
Posted on May 14, 2021
Catch Zac Brown Band's "Comeback Tour" at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater at Summerfest
Justin Bieber to Headline Summerfest 2022
Posted on May 11, 2021
Grammy Award®-winning global superstar Justin Bieber headlining Summerfest 2022
Dave Matthews Band Sept 15 2021
Posted on April 27, 2021
Dave Matthews Band is coming to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater for a special evening show on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.
Women's History Month
Posted on March 8, 2021
We're celebrating all women during Women's History Month this March, and you can too.
Black History Month
Posted on February 25, 2021
We're celebrating Black History Month with a playlist of Black artists we love.
Feel the Love This February
Posted on February 11, 2021
Feel the Love this February with our Favorite Love Songs
The Best Anthem And Halftime Performers
Posted on February 4, 2021
This time From the Vault, we looked up how many Super Bowl performers have played at Summerfest.
A Holiday Playlist For You
Posted on December 11, 2020
This year, we're letting you in on a little Summerfest tradition - a holiday playlist.
From the Vault - Journey
Posted on December 3, 2020
This week's From the Vault features the story of how Journey filled in an opening at the Main Stage at the last minute.
From the Vault - Tom Petty & Eddie Vedder
Posted on November 19, 2020
This week's From the Vault features the story of how Tom Petty & Eddie Vedder came to headline Summerfest in 2006.
Get Your Music Fix
Posted on May 19, 2020
We put together an extensive list of shows that will help you get your music fix.
5 Summerfest Inspired Recipes
Posted on April 15, 2020
Great music isn’t the only thing to enjoy at Summerfest. Now you can recreate some of the recipes from your favorite fest vendors.