Hundreds of acts will play over three weekends in September across 11 major stages – and then some.
The Summerfest lineup is here for 2021 at the “World’s Largest Music Festival” on Milwaukee’s lakefront. This year, 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 are September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18, 2021.
Announced headliners at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater include:
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
Other announced artists playing the free stages across the grounds include everybody from Alexander 23 and Ani DiFranco to ZZ Top and 311. Their poster below lays it all out. Dates are set for these artists, but not the stages for each yet; we’ll keep you updated!