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Event:
Summerfest
Start:
September 2, 2021 11:30 am
End:
September 18, 2021 11:55 pm
Category:
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Organizer:
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Phone:
414-273-2680
Updated:
March 5, 2016
Venue:
Maier Festival Park
Phone:
414-273-2680
Address:
Google Map
200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI, 53202, United States
Summerfest 2021 lineup, September 2-5, 9-11, 16, 18, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Summerfest logoWe’re looking ahead to Summerfest 2021! It’s the “World’s Largest Music Festival” on Milwaukee’s lakefront. Typically consisting of 11 days of concerts and fun across a 12-day span, you and nearly 900,000 of your closest friends can enjoy over 1,000 performances from nearly 800 acts on the 75-acre Maier Festival Park grounds.

In 2021, Summerfest implements a new type of schedule: shows and events across three summer weekends, all Thursday – Saturday with a “Wednesday Weekend Kickoff Concert” at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater the evening prior each week. The dates will be in September this year to maximize the possibility of the COVID vaccine making it safer for a bigger gathering. The dates are September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18, 2021.

Summerfest 2018 Uline Stage and downtown

summerfest2015_169wSummerfest dates back to 1968 and has since become the backdrop for the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites to create unforgettable live music experiences in a world-class festival setting. Running along Milwaukee’s lakefront nestled within downtown, Discovery World, I-794, and Lake Michigan, Summerfest offers not only music but over 45 food and beverage vendors, four marketplaces offering crafts and wares from all over the world, interactive exhibits, and just cool general fun.

 

Announced Summerfest headliners:

American Family Insurance Amphitheater (all shows 7:30pm):
Wednesday, September 1st (Wednesday Weekend Kickoff Concert): TBA
Thursday, September 2nd: Luke Bryan with opening guest Dylan Scott
Friday, September 3rd: Chance the Rapper with opening guest 24KGOLDN
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Wednesday, September 8th (Wednesday Weekend Kickoff Concert): Jonas Brothers
Thursday, September 9th: Chris Stapleton with Sheryl Crow
Friday, September 10th: Zac Brown Band with opening guest Gabby Barrett
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Wednesday, September 15th (Wednesday Weekend Kickoff Concert): Dave Matthews Band
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: Miley Cyrus
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

Note: These additional performers have been announced, but the stage locations have not. We will rearrange this list when locations become available!

Thursday, September 2nd
Big Wild
T-Pain
REO Speedwagon
Cold War Kids
Jai Wolf DJ set
Missio
Blackberry Smoke
Queensryche
Kennyhoopla
Phantoms DJ set

Friday, September 3rd
DJ Diesel (Shaquille O’Neal)
Chris Janson
Phil Vassar
Indigo Girls
Night Ranger
Better Than Ezra
Reyna Roberts
Victoria Canal

Saturday, September 4th
Rise Against
OAR
Blanco Brown
Internet Money
STYX
Drive-by Truckers
JD McPherson
Shinyribs

Thursday, September 9th
Flo Rida
Quinn XCII
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Greensky Bluegrass
George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Everclear
DJ Jazzy Jeff
Alexander 23
Ani DiFranco

Friday, September 10th
G-Eazy
Wilco
Lindsey Stirling
Goo Goo Dolls
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
Nelly
Jesse McCartney
Sugarhill Gang
Maddie & Tae
Jade Bird
Tyler Farr

Saturday, September 11th
311
Brett Eldredge
ZZ Top
Tank and the Bangas
Iration
Buckcherry
Hinder
Toad the Wet Sprocket
Filter
Living Colour
The Gufs
The Weather Station

Thursday, September 16th
Diplo
Fitz and the Tantrums
Dirty Heads
Ludacris
Jordan Davis
Jimmie Allen
Liz Phair
Tower of Power

Friday, September 17th
Run the Jewels
Charlie Wilson
Jake Owen
Bleachers
The Struts
Candlebox
Future Islands
The Psychedelic Furs
Dead Sara
Fishbone
Claud

Saturday, September 18th
Pixies
Black Pumas
Cam
Turkuaz featuring Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew
Scotty McCreery
Poi Dog Pondering
Sheila E.
Galactic
Dillon Carmichael

(The above artists will be placed into their specific stage and time locations below as they are announced.)

BMO Harris Pavilion:

Thursday, September 2nd: TBA
Friday, September 3rd: TBA
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Thursday, September 9th: TBA
Friday, September 10th: TBA
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: TBA
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

Miller Lite Oasis:

Thursday, September 2nd: TBA
Friday, September 3rd: TBA
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Thursday, September 9th: TBA
Friday, September 10th: TBA
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: TBA
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse:

Thursday, September 2nd: TBA
Friday, September 3rd: TBA
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Thursday, September 9th: TBA
Friday, September 10th: TBA
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: TBA
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

U.S. Cellular Connection Stage:

Thursday, September 2nd: TBA
Friday, September 3rd: TBA
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Thursday, September 9th: TBA
Friday, September 10th: TBA
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: TBA
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

 

Summerfest 2018, skyline and US Cellular Stage Sign
Part of Milwaukee’s skyline hovering above the northern part of the Summerfest Grounds, including the new US Cellular Connection Stage sign. The stage was completely redone for 2018.

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard:

Thursday, September 2nd: TBA
Friday, September 3rd: TBA
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Thursday, September 9th: TBA
Friday, September 10th: TBA
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: TBA
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

Uline Warehouse Stage:

Thursday, September 2nd: TBA
Friday, September 3rd: TBA
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Thursday, September 9th: TBA
Friday, September 10th: TBA
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: TBA
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

Johnson Controls World Sound Stage:

Thursday, September 2nd: TBA
Friday, September 3rd: TBA
Saturday, September 4th: TBA
Thursday, September 9th: TBA
Friday, September 10th: TBA
Saturday, September 11th: TBA
Thursday, September 16th: TBA
Friday, September 17th: TBA
Saturday, September 18th: TBA

Watch for new announcements, see Summerfest.com for more lineups the timeliest way possible!

Summerfest Tickets

Single Day Tickets run $23 per day, you can print them at home or put them on your mobile. These tickets are good for the entire grounds and any show with the exception of the American Family Insurance Amphitheater shows.

Multi-Day Ticket options include:

  • A US Cellular Power Pass, which runs $100 and gets you in ALL 9 DAYS of the festival, with the exception of the American Family Insurance Amphitheater shows.
  • A 6-Day Pass, which gets you in for 6 of 9 days of Summerfest – you choose your 6 days. It runs $75
  • A US Cellular 3-Day Pass, which for $57 gets you in to 3 of 9 days of Summerfest, you choose which three.

Parking lots are available just to the west of the grounds and throughout downtown Milwaukee and the Historic Third Ward. The Milwaukee County Transit System also offers “freeway flyer” express buses to and from the grounds from numerous Park & Ride lots in the metro area.

The Summerfest Grounds can be accessed directly via I-794, U.S. 18, and Highway 32. I-43/94 and Highways 38, 59, and 145 also bring you within a mile of it – which is how far away some people park! Either way, it’s one of the greatest music festivals on the planet and a definite State Trunk Tour recommendation.




Summerfest 2021 Address:

Henry Maier Festival Park
200 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-2680
Website

Summerfest 2019

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