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Summerfest Adds X Ambassadors, Chris Isaak, KT Tunstall, Eric Hutchinson, The Record Company and Willy Porter to the 2016 Lineup

These additional artists add even more talent to the diverse list of over 90 headliners previously announced.

By - Apr 14th, 2016 05:00 am

MILWAUKEE (April 14, 2016) – Summerfest officials are excited to announce an additional six ground stage headliners that will perform at Summerfest 2016.  Performance dates, times and stage locations for all of this year’s headliners will be announced in the coming week.

The following ground stage headliners have been added to the 2016 lineup:

X Ambassadors                           Chris Isaak

KT Tunstall                                Eric Hutchinson

The Record Company                  Willy Porter

These additional artists add even more talent to the diverse list of over 90 headliners previously announced, including the biggest Marcus Amphitheater headliner announcement yet – Paul McCartney on July 8.  Visit for the complete list of headliners for Summerfest 2016.

To keep the momentum going, Summerfest is offering the opportunity to win two tickets to see Chris Stapleton and Alabama Shakes at the Marcus Amphitheater on July 2. Now through Sunday, April 17 at 11:59 PM CDT, purchase a 3-Day pass for only $48 ($60 value) on and be automatically entered to win tickets to the show.  A winner will be randomly selected on Monday, April 18.

A 3-Day pass provides music fans with general admission to the festival to see any of the ground stage headliners including Martin Garrix, Willie Nelson, Rise Against, Passion Pit, Hollywood Vampires, Death Cab for Cutie, Jason Derulo, Garbage, Ryan Adams and The Shining, Hunter Hayes, The Decemberists, The Roots, Ray LaMontagne and many more.  Other ticket options available on include general admission tickets, weekday admission tickets and the 11-Day Power Pass, providing general admission all 11 days of the festival. Gift Cards and Summerfest merchandise are also available.  Save time at the gates and buy your tickets online today.

Summerfest 2016 will take place June 29 – July 3 and July 5 – July 10 from noon until midnight and will be closed Monday, July 4.  Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience.  During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting.  Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest.  For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest.  Summerfest is represented by public relations firm Shore Fire Media.

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