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      Summerfest Milwaukee, WI

      June 26-30 & July 2-7, 2019

      Rock / Alternative / Country

      Summerfest is an annual music festival held at the 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park and the American Family Insurance Amphitheater along the lakefront in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The festival is made up of 11 stages with performances from over 700 bands that last for nearly two action-packed weeks. There's no better way to spend summer in Milwaukee than with Summerfest.

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      Summerfest is a yearly music festival held at the 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park along the lakefront in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The festival lasts for 11 days, and since the mid-1970s has run from late June through early July, always including the 4th of July holiday. Summerfest attracts nearly 900,000 people each year. It promotes itself as "The World's Largest Music Festival," a title certified by the Guinness World Records in 1999. Summerfest is run by the non-profit organization Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Summerfest features both local and nationally known music talent from a variety of music genres. The event also provides the opportunity to sample a wide variety of food from many Milwaukee-area restaurants. Other Summerfest attractions include comedy acts, shopping vendors, fireworks (including "The Big Bang" on opening night) and other special attractions, family activities and more.

      A few of the legendary performers who have performed at Summerfest include Bob Dylan, the Ramones, Bob Hope, Britney Spears, Kanye West, the Violent Femmes, Jay Leno, Stevie Wonder, Sly & The Family Stone, Judas Priest, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, George Carlin, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, James Taylor, and Johnny Cash.

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      Man SWIMS to Summerfest?!

      There are plenty of admission deals for Summerfest every year...who knew that swimming was one of them? A man attempted to swim to the... Read More...

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      The Best and Worst of Summerfest 50!

      This year was Summerfest's 50th year, and it certainly didn't fail to entertain for it's 50th birthday! As is tradition every summer, hundreds of artists converged upon the Henry Maier Festival Grounds for the 11-day music festival. Every kind of music under the sun was represented, from... Read More...

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      Sting & Peter Gabriel to Close Out Summerfest

      Two iconic musicians will close out Summerfest 2016. Sting and Peter Gabriel will perform at the Marcus Amphitheater on Sunday, July 10. The concert is part of the “Rock Paper Scissors” Read More...