Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
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More Artists Added to 2018 Summerfest Lineup

Summerfest app ready to download – featuring FREE 15,000 ticket giveway for July 4

By - May 11th, 2018 05:00 am

MILWAUKEE (May 11, 2018) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance announced additional performers for the 2018 festival, adding to the list of over 100 previously announced artists.  The 2018 Summerfest lineup now includes –

Big Boi is joining The Weeknd on Saturday, July 7, 2018 as a special guest at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater.  Recently, the seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, RIAA diamond-certified musician celebrated his third full-length solo album, BOOMIVERSE.  As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi has achieved seven GRAMMY® Awards, sold over 25 million albums, and created a string of music’s most influential work, including Aquemini, Stankonia, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below—which went RIAA Diamond and made the duo the first and only hip-hop artist in history to win the GRAMMY® for “Album of the Year.”

In addition, the following headliners are now on the Summerfest 2018 schedule:  The All-American Rejects, The Wallflowers, Third World, Jack & Jack, Third Eye Blind, The Wailers, Midland, and Jonathan Davis of Korn.

The following notable acts have also been added: Belly, In Real Life, Drax Project, Lucky Boys Confusion, The Sisterhood, Jukebox the Ghost, Becca Mancari, Logan Henderson, Dorothy, and The New Power Generation.

Summerfest is excited to welcome the above artists to the already strong Summerfest roster, including those previously announced at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater:  Imagine Dragons with Grace VanderWaall, June 27 • James Taylor & His All-Star Band with Bonnie Raitt & Her Band, June 28 • Halsey & Logic with NF, June 29 • Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, June 30 • Dave Matthews Band, July 1 •  J. Cole with TBA, July 3 • Journey & Def Leppard, July 4 • Shawn Mendes with Charli XCX , July 5 • Blake Shelton with Luke Combs, July 6 • The Weeknd with Big Boi, July 7 • Arcade Fire with Manchester Orchestra, July 8

To purchase tickets, see the full Summerfest lineup and festival information, visit https://summerfest.com

Official 2018 Summerfest App presented by Pepsi;

There’s no better guide to the lineup, stage schedules and entire Summerfest experience than the new 2018 Summerfest App presented by Pepsi.  To launch this year’s Summerfest App, 15,000 FREE digital general admission tickets for July 4th are being offered exclusively via the App (while supplies last).  To receive the July 4th free digital ticket, tap on the “Tickets” button in the left menu to claim the FREE admission ticket. (Tickets are limited to one per device).

The 2018 Summerfest App is FREE to download on the Apple or Google Play stores.  Stay tuned for updates in the coming weeks, including exclusive content, contests, and new features.

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 2018 takes place June 27-July 1 and July 3-8, 2018, closed on July 2.  For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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