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Summerfest and ReverbNation Partner Again to Offer Free Artist Submission Platform for the 50th Edition of “The World’s Largest Music Festival” in 2017

Posted on December 2, 2016

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and ReverbNation launch year three of a three year agreement that provides up-and-coming artists the opportunity to take the stage and perform for an audience at Summerfest, “The World’s Largest Music Festival” on a marquee year.

Summerfest Announces First Two Major Headliners for the 50th Summerfest in 2017

Posted on November 14, 2016

Summerfest’s 50th in 2017. Rock superstars, Red Hot Chili Peppers will kick-off the milestone celebration with a performance in the Marcus Amphitheater on opening night, Wednesday, June 28 and pop icon, P!nk, will bring her stunning live show to the Amphitheater on Sunday, July 2.


Posted on September 12, 2016

Improvements will be completed for 2017 Festival Season and 50th Edition of Summerfest

Summerfest Announces "50,000 For Summerfest 50" Free Ticket Giveaway

Posted on July 6, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce a surprise promotion offering 50,000 tickets to next year’s festival in honor of the festival’s 50th edition in 2017. On Sunday, July 10, all patrons arriving at Summerfest from noon – 5:00 p.m. will receive one general admission ticket to Summerfest 2017. One ticket per person, promotion will run at all gates.

There's More Than Just Great Music At Summerfest

Posted on June 15, 2016

A visit to Summerfest wouldn’t be complete without enjoying festival food from 45 of the best local and national vendors. From staples like Saz’s, who’ve been returning to the festival for over 30 years, to brand new vendors like Chubby’s Cheesesteaks, Summerfest’s 2016 Food Lineup (much like the music) truly offers something for everyone.

Planning Ahead Offers Advantages When Attending Summerfest 2016

Posted on June 7, 2016

Summerfest officials announce a variety of ways to access Summerfest as well as tips to prepare for an excellent festival experience.

Summerfest Offers Fun Activities For The Whole Family

Posted on May 26, 2016

Summerfest 2016 brings fun family focused entertainment to the grounds this year with fun and educational activities for kids and families! Offering free or discounted admission each day of the festival, Summerfest is a budget-friendly opportunity for families to enjoy a day at Milwaukee’s lakefront.

The Emerging Artist Series Showcases Up-And-Coming Talent On The Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

Posted on May 24, 2016

Summerfest 2016 will welcome back the Emerging Artist Series presented by Full Compass and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee. For a decade, this series has highlighted up-and-coming local and national talent during daily performances that not only showcase great live music, but also engage the audience by allowing patrons to vote for their favorites. Some artists in past series have gone on to become nationally known, including The Mowgli’s, Walk the Moon, Nathaniel Rateliff and X Ambassadors.

Special Attractions Enhance The Summerfest Experience

Posted on May 19, 2016

Summerfest offers an interesting variety of special attractions that make each day a unique experience for music fans and festival lovers alike!

Summerfest Unveils 2016's Daily Admission Promotions And Special Offers

Posted on May 16, 2016

Summerfest officials are excited to announce Admission Promotions, Gate Giveaways and Special Offers for 2016, providing patrons with free or discounted admission opportunities for every day of the festival. All exchanges, unless otherwise stated, will take place at the Mid Gate Promotions Booth, located across the street from the Summerfest Mid Gate, at Harbor Drive and Chicago Street. Patrons are reminded to arrive early as admission promotions are very popular!