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Summerfest Tech Celebrates 5th Year with Focus on Innovation

Posted on March 1, 2022

MILWAUKEE, WI (March 1, 2022) – Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (MWF) is excited to announce details for the fifth annual Summerfest Tech, which will take place Wednesday, June 29 and Thursday, June 30, 2022

Rod Stewart July 7 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater during Summerfest with special guest Cheap Trick

Posted on February 16, 2022

LOS ANGELES, February 16, 2022 – Sir Rod Stewart, the legendary two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inducted singer-songwriter today announced 19 newly added dates for his highly anticipated 2022 North American summer tour with special guests Cheap Trick, including July 7, 2022 during Summerfest at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater.

Let The Music Play Grant Program Places Instruments in the Hands of Milwaukee’s Young Musicians

Posted on February 8, 2022

MILWAUKEE, WI (February 8, 2022) – Summerfest and American Family Insurance are excited to announce the 11 grant recipients for the fourth annual Let The Music Play program, serving a diverse cross section of Milwaukee communities.

Halsey Announces their Love and Power Tour including a stop at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Saturday, July 2, 2022

Posted on January 31, 2022

(Los Angeles, CA – January 31, 2022) Multi-platinum, genre-bending artist Halsey announced their Love and Power Tour in support of their critically acclaimed, Grammy-nominated album, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power

Online Submissions for Up and Coming Artists to Perform During Summerfest Now Open

Posted on January 18, 2022

Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance and ReverbNation announced today that online submissions for up-and-coming artists to perform during Summerfest 2022 is now available.

Jason Aldean with Special Guest Gabby Barrett Announced for Summerfest 2022 Opening Day June 23 at American Family Insurance Amphitheater

Posted on December 13, 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI (December 13, 2021) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance announced today that three-time Academy of Country Music “Entertainer of the Year,” Jason Aldean, along with special guest Gabby Barrett, will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on the first day of Summerfest, June 23, 2022

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Announces Appointment of Mary L. Schanning as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer

Posted on December 9, 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI (December 9, 2021) – Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (MWF) announced today that Milwaukee attorney Mary Schanning will become General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of the organization, effective December 20, 2021

Justin Bieber Announces Jaden, ¿Téo?, Eddie Benjamin, and Harry Hudson As Opening Acts For His 2022 World Tour

Posted on November 17, 2021

NOVEMBER 15, 2022 – New York, NY - Today, Grammy Award®-winning global superstar Justin Bieber announces the opening acts for his Justice World Tour 2022. Special guests JADEN and ¿Téo? will join all 52 dates of the tour, with Eddie Benjamin and Harry Hudson joining on select dates

Fourth Annual Let The Music Play Program Grows in 2021

Posted on November 1, 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI (November 1, 2021) – Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (MWF) and American Family Insurance are proud to announce that the application process for the fourth year of The Let The Music Play grant program is now open

NEW SHOPPING EXPERIENCES AT SUMMERFEST 2021

Posted on August 25, 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI (August 25, 2021) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance will offer fest-goers a unique shopping experience during the festival in September