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Lionel Richie To Headline July 2nd
Posted on March 13, 2019
Lionel Richie will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater with special guest Michael McDonald on Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The Outlaw Music Festival Is Coming Back
Posted on March 5, 2019
Electrifying lineup includes: Willie Nelson & Family, Phil Lesh & Friends, The Avett Brothers, Counting Crows, Alison Krauss, Dawes, and Trapper Schoepp
The Killers To Headline July 5th
Posted on March 1, 2019
The Killers To Headline Summerfest July 5th With Special Guest Death Cab for Cutie
The Amp Reaches New Heights
Posted on February 5, 2019
We are excited to announce that a portion of the roof of the American Family Insurance Amphitheater has been successfully raised to almost twice the height of the current roof, from 39 feet to 65 feet
Zac Brown Band
Posted on February 1, 2019
Zac Brown Band will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Sunday, June 30, 2019
Thomas Rhett with Dustin Lynch & Russell Dickerson
Posted on January 16, 2019
Thomas Rhett with Special Guest Dustin Lynch and Russell Dickerson Announced for Summerfest’s Opening Day June 26th
Bon Iver with Lord Huron & Julien Baker
Posted on December 7, 2018
Summerfest Announces Third 2019 Concert - Bon Iver with special guests Lord Huron & Julien Baker
Get Summerfest-ive This Holiday Season
Posted on November 19, 2018
A Shopper’s Guide to Holiday Gifts from Summerfest
Sounds of Halloween
Posted on October 29, 2018
There’s almost nothing we love more than the crisp fall feeling in the air and the spooky sense that Halloween is near!
A Chat With SondorBlue
Posted on September 27, 2018
We’ve invited several 2018 Emerging Artist Series artists to talk about their experience this year. This week we hear from SondorBlue
Get to know Alex Guthrie
Posted on September 20, 2018
We’ve invited several 2018 Emerging Artist Series artists to talk about their experience this year. This week we hear from Alex Guthrie.
Q & A with Madison Malone
Posted on September 13, 2018
We’ve invited several 2018 Emerging Artist Series artists to talk about their experience this year. This week we hear from Madison Malone.