MILWAUKEE (June 21, 2021) – Summerfest is excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for Johnson Controls World Soundstage with 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, featuring national talent throughout the day.

“Johnson Controls is proud to support the 2021 return of Summerfest and the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage. The diversity of talent announced today is reflective of the broad array of genres and stylings that has made Summerfest one of the worlds best music festivals,” said Grady Crosby, Vice President Public Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer for Johnson Controls. “We are happy to play our part in bringing these exciting and talented entertainers to the beautiful Milwaukee lakefront.”

The 2021 lineup for the Johnson Controls World Soundstage with 88Nine Radio Milwaukee includes:

Date Artist Showtime
September 2 Fousheé 8:00 p.m.
September 3 Victoria Canal 6:45 p.m.
  Indigo Girls 8:00 p.m.
September 4 JD McPherson 6:45 p.m.
  Drive by Truckers 8:00 p.m.
September 9 Peter Mulvey & Sista Strings 6:45 p.m.
  Ani DeFranco 8:00 p.m.
September 10 TORRES 6:45 p.m.
  Jade Bird 8:00 p.m.
September 11 Tank & the Bangas 8:00 p.m.
September 16 Caley Conway 6:45 p.m.
  Liz Phair 8:00 p.m.
September 17 Future Islands 6:45 p.m.
  Fishbone 8:00 p.m.
September 18 Moon City Masters 6:45 p.m.
  Sheila E. 8:00 p.m.

All performers and show times are subject to change.  Please check for updates, to purchase tickets, and to see the full Summerfest lineup.

About Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance

Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance 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 biggest acts, emerging talent, and local favorites along with approximately 750,000 fans, for an unforgettable live music experience. The 53rd edition of the festival will take place September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18, 2021.  Summerfest features over 1,000 performances on 11 stages, along with food, beverages, and activities, all in a world-class festival setting.  For more details, visit, or Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @Summerfest.

About Johnson Controls

At Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) we transform the environments where people live, work, learn and play. As the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet. 

With a history of more than 135 years of innovation, Johnson Controls delivers the blueprint of the future for industries such as healthcare, schools, data centers, airports, stadiums, manufacturing and beyond through its comprehensive digital offering OpenBlue. With a global team of 100,000 experts in more than 150 countries, Johnson Controls offers the world’s largest portfolio of building technology, software as well as service solutions with some of the most trusted names in the industry. For more information, visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.