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Summerfest announces headliner lineup, including New Order, Tegan and Sara

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Summerfest announced their headliner lineup this morning in a very unique way. The festival posted the 76 headlining acts during rush hour on digital billboards throughout the Milwaukee area. Talk about a traffic jam!!! Performance times, dates, and stages will be announced at a later date. Additional ground stage headliners will be added to the lineup in coming weeks. The festival will run from June 25th through the 29th and July 1st through the 6th.

Advance general admission tickets are on sale now through Prices range from $9 weekday tickets (before 4 p.m.), $16 single day tickets, and a 3-day pass for $42. Pick n' Save stores in the Milwaukee area are selling 11-day passes through June 1 for $70.

Those who have purchased tickets for headlining acts at the Marcus Amphitheater will have access to the ground stages. Headliners at the Marcus Amphitheater include Bruno Mars with opener Aloe Blacc on June 25th, Lady Gaga with Crayon Pop on June 26th, Brad Paisley with Darius Rucker on June 27th, Outkast with Gary Clark Jr. on June 29th, Dave Matthews Band on July 2nd, The Zac Brown Band on July 3rd, Motley Crue with Alice Cooper on July 4th, and Fall Out Boy with Paramore and New Politics, July 5th. Three main stage headliners have yet to be announced.

With that said, here are your Summerfest headliners!

New Order

Rise Against

Kip Moore

Ray LaMontagne

Joan Jett and The Blackhearts


Brand New

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

Fitz and the Tantrums

The Neighbourhood


Five Finger Death Punch

The Fray

The Head and The Heart

Neon Trees

The Airborne Toxic Event


Tegan and Sara

Robert DeLong

Melissa Ethridge


Bonnie Raitt

Moon Taxi

REO Speedwagon

Girl Talk

ZZ Ward

Cheap Trick

Umphrey's McGee

Ziggy Marley

Walk Off The Earth


A Great Big World

.38 Special

Jake Miller


Kool and the Gang

Jake Bugg

Yonder String Mountain Band





Los Lonely Boys

Scotty McCreery



Blackberry Smoke

George Thorogood and the Destroyers

Rusted Root

DJ Pauly D


Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Michael McDonald

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

Clay Walker

The Crystal Method


Dennis DeYoung and the music of Styx

Best Coast


David Nail

Taj Mahal Trio

The Hold Steady

Delta Rae

Cowboy Mouth

Saints of Valory


Kopecky Family Band

St. Lucia

Foy Vance

The Wild Feathers

James Hunter Six

San Fermin

Bad Suns


Wild Cub



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