MILWAUKEE (April 25, 2017) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee during Summerfest’s 50th edition. 

The Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee will feature the following headliners:

June 28

  8:00 pm



10:00 pm


June 29

  4:00 pm



  8:00 pm

Terry Hanck Band


  9:30 pm

Peter Wolf

June 30

10:00 pm

Joss Stone

July 1

  4:00 pm



10:00 pm

Collective Soul

July 2

  6:00 pm

Danny Gokey


10:00 pm

Andy Grammer

July 4

  2:00 pm



  3:30 pm



  5:00 pm

Jamila Woods


  8:00 pm



10:00 pm


July 5

  9:30 pm


July 6

  2:30 pm

The Buckinghams


  7:30 pm

J Boog


  9:45 pm

Slightly Stoopid

July 7

10:00 pm

Phil Vassar

July 8

  5:30 pm

HOTEL CALIFORNIA/ A Salute to the Eagles


10:00 pm

Dennis De Young: The Music of Styx

July 9

  8:00 pm

The Steepwater Band


  9:45 pm

Blackberry Smoke

This year’s Summerfest represents Briggs & Stratton’s 20th Anniversary as a sponsor of the festival.  “Briggs & Stratton is excited to be sharing its 20th year as a stage sponsor in conjunction with the festival’s 50th anniversary, said Todd Teske, Chairman, President, and CEO of Briggs & Stratton.  “Our partnership has supported a world class music festival in Milwaukee which has been good for our company and great for the community.”

“We could not be more grateful for longtime sponsors like Briggs & Stratton and enthusiastically celebrate their 20th anniversary as a stage sponsor, said Don Smiley, President and CEO of Milwaukee, World Festival, Inc. “A manufacturer with a strong local heritage as well as a global profile, Briggs & Stratton aligns perfectly with Summerfest given our status as one of Milwaukee’s favorite traditions as well as the World’s Largest Music Festival.”

Get excited for these great headliners in advance by listening to the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard playlist on Spotify.  All performers and show times are subject to change. 

Please check for updates and to learn more about Summerfest’s 50th celebration and purchase general admission tickets including commemorative tickets celebrating the 50th edition. Now, for a limited time, fans can purchase a Summerfest Power Pass for $80 and a 3-Day Pass for $45.

Summerfest 2017 presented by American Family Insurance – the festival’s 50th edition – will take place June 28 – July 2 and July 4 – July 9 from noon until midnight and will be closed Monday, July 3. Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, hosting the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 850,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest.