Summerfest Announces BMO Harris Pavilion Headliners and Performance Dates
Free Access to Up Front Seating Added for Summerfest 2016
MILWAUKEE, WI (April 19, 2016) – Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the BMO Harris Pavilion with Miller Lite during Summerfest 2016. With a nod to classic rock, the line-up will feature the following headliners:
|June 29||8:00 pm||Kris Kristofferson|
|June 29||10:00 pm||Willie Nelson|
|June 30||9:45 pm||Styx|
|July 1||9:45 pm||Commodores|
|July 2||3:00 pm||Blue Oyster Cult|
|July 2||9:45 pm||Billy Idol|
|July 3||7:30 pm
|July 5||9:45 pm||Hollywood Vampires|
|July 6||9:45 pm||Andra Day|
|July 7||9:45 pm||Cheap Trick|
|July 8||9:45 pm||The Fray|
|July 9||6:00 pm
OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark)
|July 10||9:30 pm||Kirk Franklin|
All performers and show times are subject to change. Please check Summerfest.com for updates.
“BMO Harris Bank is proud to bring together the Milwaukee community through our support of Summerfest,” said Jud Snyder, President, BMO Harris Bank Equipment Finance Company. “We are excited about this year’s strong lineup of great performers and can’t wait to help create special memories for Summerfest fans.”
New in 2016, Summerfest will offer a seating option at the BMO Harris Pavilion with Miller Lite for all headlining performances. This new policy offers Summerfest fans the choice of free general admission seats or reserved seats available for purchase. All seats will be clearly marked within the venue.
FREE Festival Seating:
The majority of seating in the BMO Harris Pavilion will be available FREE to the public on a first come, first served basis. Similar to other Summerfest stages, fans may occupy seats as they are available from the time Summerfest gates open.
Advance Purchase Tickets:
A select number of reserved tickets will be available for each headlining concert. Patrons may purchase a ticket for the headlining performance for $25.00 per concert, plus fees. Each reserved ticket for the BMO Harris Pavilion includes admission to Summerfest. Tickets go on sale May 2 – 6 and are available through Ticketmaster.com or at the Summerfest Box Office. Reserved seats will not be available for Blue Oyster Cult.
|Kris Kristofferson/Willlie Nelson||Monday, May 2||10:00 am|
|Styx||Monday, May 2||2:00 pm|
|Commodores||Tuesday, May 3||10:00 am|
|Billy Idol||Tuesday, May 3||2:00 pm|
|BoDeans/Indigo Girls||Wednesday, May 4||10:00 am|
|Hollywood Vampires||Wednesday, May 4||2:00 pm|
|Andra Day||Thursday, May 5||10:00 am|
|Cheap Trick||Thursday, May 5||2:00 pm|
|The Fray||Friday, May 6||10:00 am|
|Howard Jones/OMD/Barenaked Ladies||Friday, May 6||12:00 pm|
|Kirk Franklin||Friday, May 6||2:00 pm|
Music fans can buy tickets early, skip the lines at the Summerfest Box Office and conveniently download or print their own general admission tickets at home when they purchase them on Summerfest’s website. Visit the new and improved Summerfest Store now to find general admission tickets, weekday admission tickets, 3-Day Passes for $48 and an 11-Day Power Pass for $90. Offers are available while supplies last and are subject to change.
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 850,000 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 Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest.
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