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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.
More Weekends More Headliners
Posted on August 27, 2020
You've been asking for a bigger experience, and we couldn't be more excited to be able to bring more weekends and more headliners to the already blockbuster Summerfest lineup.
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.
Music Is There For You
Posted on March 17, 2020
No matter what you need from music, it's there for you.
Let's Watch the GRAMMYs
Posted on January 23, 2020
We talk about why we'll be watching the GRAMMYs this weekend and why you should join us.
Your Music Resolutions for 2020
Posted on January 1, 2020
Eating healthier is a fine resolution but wouldn't working towards a music-resolution be more fun? We think so!
Top Summerfest Amphitheater Performances of the Decade
Posted on December 29, 2019
We took a moment to pick our favorite show from each year of the past decade. Go back in time with us one last time, before we ring in the 20’s!
Ho Ho Holiday Playlist
Posted on December 13, 2019
2019 may be coming to a close, but the new holiday music keeps on coming! We share some of our favorites.
Ozzy Osbourne "No More Tours 2"
Posted on December 9, 2019
The Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Osbourne, will be rolling into the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Milwaukee Music Scene
Posted on November 27, 2019
We took a moment to appreciate the great music scene in Milwaukee and call out our favorite intimate spots.