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05.01.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM

Diplo, Imagine Dragons and Nelly top the eclectic stage

By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest this morning announced the headlining acts for one of its biggest stages, the Miller Lite Oasis.June 26     8:00 pm        Robert Delong                  10:00 pm      DiploJune 27     10:00 pm      Dropkick MurphysJune...
04.26.2013 | | Posted at 06:00 AM

With Guster, Pat Benatar, REO Speedwagon and Silversun Pickups

By Evan Rytlewski
It looks like Summerfest is going to be rolling out its grounds stage headliner lineups at a steady clip over the next week or two, so get used to them. Today the festival revealed the headliners for its Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, which are listed below.June 26    10:00 pm    Kip MooreJune 27     9:30 pm    REO SpeedwagonJun...
04.25.2013 | | Posted at 06:00 AM

With Yeah Yeah yeahs, Atmosphere, MGMT and Yeasayer

By Evan Rytlewski
A couple of weeks after reveal the bulk of its headliners in one big drop, Summerfest has started rolling out stage lineups, so now you can finally find out what night some of these headliners will be playing. This morning the festival revealed its lineup for the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse stage, which contrary to its biker connotations actually claims one of the festival's more indie-friendly rost...
04.24.2013 | | Posted at 10:30 AM

Here are the The K-Nation/Cascio Interstate Music Stage headliners

By Evan Rytlewski
Since it premiered in 2007, the small, all-local Summerfest stage originally called the Groove Garage has regularly changed locations, appearances and names, and this year's festival once again finds the stage in transition. It has taken on a new primary sponsor, the Grafton-based artist management company K Nation, who join founding sponsors Cascio Interstate Music and longtime partners WMSE. The...
04.10.2013 | | Posted at 10:20 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Summerfest announced the bulk of its grounds-stage headliners last week in one massive six-minute video hosted by Lewis Black, but the festival still has a few late additions to the lineup to announce. Today the event announced that Matt & Kim, ZZ Ward, The Go-Go’s, Cold War Kids, 311, Talib Kweli and Courtyard Hounds will be playing this summer, as well. There's still no word on date, times...
04.05.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

ZZ Top is among them, obviously

By Shepherd Express Staff
Harley-Davidson released a list of headliners for its 110th anniversary blow-out at the Summerfest grounds Thursday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Sept.1, and it includes a heavy helping of bands you'd probably expect to play a motorcycle festival, as well as a few surprises. Joining previously announced headliners Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd are ZZ Top (the gasps in surprise), Katey Sagal & The For...
04.04.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

MGMT, Yeasayer, Avett Brothers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Diplo among dozens of headliners

By Evan Rytlewski
Summerfest has been gradually announcing its 2013 Marcus Amphitheater headliners for months now, but it’s stayed mum on side-stage acts. That changed today, when breaking from its usual tradition of announcing grounds stage performers in small chunks, the festival revealed the meat of its lineup in one massive drop. Comedian Lewis Black (who will be returning to the festival this year) revealed ...
04.01.2013 | | Posted at 08:30 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest hasn't started announcing its side-stage lineups yet, but a few bands are spilling the beans early by posting their tour itineraries on their websites. One of those bands is the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, who will play Milwaukee's biggest musical festival on Friday, June 28, according to their site, as part of their tour behind their new album Mosquito, which comes out April 16. More details on t...

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