MILWAUKEE (June 21, 2021) – Summerfest is excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Klement’s Sausage & Beer Garden, including a special Oktoberfest themed celebration on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

“We are thrilled that music will be back this September and are excited for all of the local artists who will be performing on our stage,” said Lori Wester, Vice President of Marketing at Klement’s Sausage Company. “In addition to listening to live music, Summerfest fans will be able to enjoy our delicious tasting sausage which is made right here in Milwaukee. Our sausages are all handcrafted in small batches from old family recipes by Master Sausage Makers. A brat, a beer and live music at Summerfest…that’s what Milwaukee summer moments are made of.”

The Klements Sausage & Beer Garden lineup features the following:

Date Artist Showtime
September 2 Barb Stephan and Peter Mac 12:00 p.m.
  Frogwater 2:00 p.m.
  Spike and April 5:00 p.m.
  Robin Pluer and the R & B Coquettes 7:00 p.m.
September 3 Annie B & Jahmes 12:00 p.m.
  Funky Chemist 2:00 p.m.
  Pete Nuemer 5:00 p.m.
  Brian Dale Band 7:00 p.m.
September 4 MC Smith & John Minard 12:00 p.m.
  Cache Milwaukee 2:00 p.m.
  Harmonious Wail 5:00 p.m.
  Senri Oe 7:00 p.m.
September 9 Jon Rouse 12:00 p.m.
  Sam McClain 2:00 p.m.
  Pangaea 5:00 p.m.
  Vivo 7:00 p.m.
September 10 TBA 12:00 p.m.
  Boney Fingers 2:00 p.m.
  Wade Fernandez 5:00 p.m.
  Wait for Morning 7:00 p.m.
September 11 Jim Olschmidt/Steve Cohen Duo 12:00 p.m.
  Big Al Dorn 2:00 p.m.
  Mighty Ms. Erica and the Sound Production 5:00 p.m.
  Johnny Burgin 7:00 p.m.
September 16 TBA 1:00 p.m.
  Stephen Hull Band 6:00 p.m.
  Mrs. Fun 5:00 p.m.
  The Group 7:00 p.m.
September 17 Gene Gruber 12:00 p.m.
  Jackie Brown 2:00 p.m.
  Lil Rev and Jim Eannelli 5:00 p.m.
  Eric Barbieri & The Rockin’ Kraken 7:00 p.m.
September 18 -Oktoberfest Celebration Jon Dietz & The Twin Lakes Trio 12:00 p.m.
  Bryan O’Donnell Band 3:30 p.m.
  Steve Meisner Polka Band 7:00 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 Klement’s

Klement Sausage Company was established in 1956 by three brothers, John, George, and Ron Klement. Both the manufacturing plant and corporporate office are located in Milwaukee, employing over 280 people.  For over 60 years, Klement’s has been helping to make moments better by making sausage the right way. Right here in Milwaukee. Crafted in small batches from old family recipes by Master Sausage Makers. Klement’s believes that moments to remember don’t just happen, they are made. They are made right by the occasion. Made right by the people. And especially made right by the food. The company manufacturers cooked and smoked sausages, fresh sausages, summer sausages and snack sticks. Klement’s Sausages make any moment one to savor. For more information, visit