Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Press Release

Acts From Across the Globe Announced for Summerfest Emerging Artist Series at Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

Artists from New Zealand, Germany, Spain, India, Canada, and More

By - May 28th, 2019 09:02 am

MILWAUKEE (May 28, 2019) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance welcomes back the Emerging Artists Series at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage with 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, which highlights emerging talent. Local, regional, national and international artists will be featured each evening of Summerfest.  Many have gone on to become nationally and internationally known, including WALK THE MOON, Nathaniel Rateliff, Maren Morris, X Ambassadors, BØRNS, The Record Company and many others.

In addition, each evening via a Twitter poll, fans can vote for their favorite performance. The band with the most votes each day will receive an “Emerging Artist Series Care Package” that includes nearly $3,000 in gear and merchandise from major manufacturers including:  Best-Tronics, Pro Audio, Gretsch Drums, Hal Leonard Corporation, Martin Guitars, Morely Pedals, Orange Amplification, Sennheiser Microphones & Headphones, Zildjian Cymbals, and others, as well as valuable services from Planetary Group.

This year’s Emerging Artist Series line-up includes:

Date
Set Time
Performer
Hometown
Wednesday, June 26
3:00 PM
Dragondeer
Denver, CO
4:15 PM
Taylor Phelan
Sherman, TX
5:30 PM
Matt Hoyles
Auckland, New Zealand
6:45 PM
Chastity Brown
Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, June 27
3:00 PM
Plaid Hawaii
Milwaukee, WI
 
4:15 PM
Browns Crew
Milwaukee, WI
5:30 PM
Milwaukee, WI
6:45 PM
Blackillac
Austin, TX
Friday, June 28
3:00 PM
The Last Bees
Milwaukee, WI
4:15 PM
Gina Brooklyn
Akron, OH
5:30 PM
The Beths
Auckland, New Zealand
6:45 PM
Sweet Crude
New Orleans, LA
Saturday, June 29
3:00 PM
Skeleton Krew
Jackson, TN
4:15 PM
Capitano
Frankfurt/Berlin, Germany
5:30 PM
Raine Stern
Madison, WI
6:45 PM
Leah Capelle
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, June 30
3:00 PM
Dan Millson
Madrid, Spain
4:15 PM
Ariana and The Rose
New York, NY
5:30 PM
The Prussians
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
6:45 PM
Andrew Leahey
Nashville, TN
Tuesday, July 2
3:00 PM
The Eldridge Band
Nashville, TN
4:15 PM
Tribe Royal
Ottawa, Canada
5:30 PM
The Foxies
Nashville, TN
 
6:45 PM
Jeremie Albino
Toronto, Canada
Wednesday, July 3
3:00 PM
Valerie Lighthart
Milwaukee, WI
4:15 PM
Royal Prospect
Lomma, Sweden
5:30 PM
Hot Lips
Toronto, Canada
6:45 PM
Velvet Starlings
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, July 4
3:00 PM
The Orphan The Poet
Columbus, OH
4:15 PM
Eddie Eberle
Detroit, MI
5:30 PM
Tyler Boone
Charleston, SC
6:45 PM
Milwaukee, WI
Friday, July 5
3:00 PM
Holy Pinto
Milwaukee, WI
4:15 PM
Jordana Talsky
Toronto, Canada
5:30 PM
Clear Pioneer
Milwaukee, WI
6:45 PM
Immortal Girlfriend
Milwaukee, WI
Saturday, July 6
3:00 PM
Ever More Nest
New Orleans, LA
4:15 PM
Thaikkudam Bridge
Kochi, India
5:30 PM
Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones
Los Angeles, CA
6:45 PM
The Suffers
Houston, TX
Sunday, July 7
3:00 PM
FINKEL
Mackinac Island, MI
4:15 PM
Chel
Springfield, IL
5:30 PM
Yam Haus
Minneapolis, MN
6:45 PM
SEGO
Mapleton, UT

About Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance
Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, hosting the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 850,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 12 stages, delectable food and beverages, and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Summerfest 2019 takes place June 26-June 30 and July 2- July 7, 2019, closed on July 1.  For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/Summerfest, or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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