Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
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Blake Shelton To Headline American Family Insurance Amphitheater on July 6th

Tickets go on sale on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

By - Feb 21st, 2018 05:00 am

MILWAUKEE, WI (February 21, 2018) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is excited to announce that country superstar Blake Shelton will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Friday, July 6, 2018. 

Tickets go on sale on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. CST at and and include admission to Summerfest.

Five time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and coach of NBC’s hit show The Voice, Blake Shelton will make his return to Summerfest. The concert will showcase fan favorites along with music from Shelton’s latest project, Texoma Shore. The album is just the latest in a long line of successes for Blake, earning the number one country album on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Chart. This will be Blake’s third performance at Summerfest, and first Milwaukee show since 2016. Since his 2001 debut single, “Austin,” Shelton has been awarded a plethora of accolades within the country music community and proven himself to be one of country music’s most compelling and accomplished vocalists.

Summerfest is also excited to announce a new partner for 2018, L.L.Bean, who will serve as sponsor of the lawn concert seating area at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater.  In the spirit of Summerfest and L.L.Bean’s shared goal to encourage family and friends to enjoy the outdoors, the “L.L.Bean Lawn” will allow fans to share outdoor music moments together, while also giving those with lawn seating the opportunity to win summertime surprises from L.L.Bean.

Tickets for Blake Shelton can also be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, select Walmart stores, and by phone at 1.800.745.3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1.866.448.7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone line).  Patrons may also utilize “ticketfast” at to print barcoded concert tickets from home.  Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.

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, 11 stages delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Summerfest 2018 takes place June 27-July 1 and July 3-8, 2018, closed on July 2.  For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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