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03.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Fray and Chicago have been announced as the latest Summerfest headliners. The Fray, a Denver piano-rock band that conquered the charts when their single �How to Save a Life� became the unofficial theme to �Grey�s Anatomy,� will affirm their popularity with a Saturday, July 4 show at the Marcus Amphitheater with openers Jack's Mannequin, a like-minded piano rock group. Tickets go on sa...
02.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
So much for yesterday's speculation that Bon Jovi could play Miller Park. This morning Summerfest announced that the hair-rock band which somehow survived the hair-rock fall out will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on the first night of the festival, June 25. These Amphitheater announcements are coming at a steady clip now, following the announcement this week that a reunited No Doubt will head...
02.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A new deal between Summerfest and Miller Park could mean more giant concerts at the baseball stadium. From the AP article: MILWAUKEE (AP) -- More musicians may be able to rock Miller Park after the Milwaukee Brewers announced a deal Thursday to solicit musical acts for the 41,900 seat venue. Brewers Enterprises has agreed to a multi-year deal that will allow Summe...
02.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Five years after No Doubt went on hiatus while Gwen Stefani launched a larger-than-life solo career, the group has re-banded for a summer tour slated to stop at Summerfest for a July 2 headlining gig at the Marcus Amphitheater. No stranger to No Doubt comparisons themselves, current alternative-rock hit-makers Paramore open, along with an unannounced second opener. Tickets are $52-$67 and g...
02.11.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest has announced its second Marcus Amphitheater headliner for 2009 and it's... another country act. Kenny Chesney, the former Mr. Renee Zellweger and proud, oft-shirtless singer of the you-can't-make-this-up C&W hit "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy," will top a July 3 bill that also features Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. via Ti...
12.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
For most, the timing is more noteworthy than the announcement: Summerfest announced its first headlining act for 2009: George Strait, who will play the Marcus Amphitheater on Monday, June 29. The announcement of Summerfest's first 2009 act seems to have arrived earlier than usual, perhaps a sign that future amphitheater headliners will be unvieled more promptly this year than they were last, whe...
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Traditional dances, music, weaving and pottery demonstrations, a daily pow-wow competition and robust American-Indian cuisine such as wild rice, buffalo venison and roasted corn are among the attractions at this weekend’s Indian Summer Festival, which runs through tomorrow at the . . .
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Traditional dances, music, weaving and pottery demonstrations, a daily pow-wow competition and robust American-Indian cuisine such as wild rice, buffalo venison and roasted corn are among the attractions at this weekend’s Indian Summer Festival, which runs through Sunday at the . . .
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Not that Milwaukeeans need to go to an ethnic fest on the lake to enjoy great Mexican food, but Mexican Fiesta, which wraps up its weekend-long run at the Summerfest grounds today, offers more than just cuisine: dancing and cultural displays abound, and there will be literally stages and stages of music. A . . .

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