Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Press Release

Summerfest 2021 Headliners Announced


By - May 6th, 2021 06:00 am
Summerfest 2021 Lineup.

Summerfest 2021 Lineup.

MILWAUKEE, WI (May 6, 2021) Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance has announced the highly anticipated lineup of headliners for the 2021 festival. The diverse lineup includes Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus, Black Pumas, Wilco, Nelly, Luke Bryan, Rise Against, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Diplo, and many more.  Summerfest is scheduled to take place September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18, 2021.

“We could not be more excited to unveil the lineup for Summerfest and introduce a new festival format;  more weekends and more headliners, promises to be a big hit among our fans.,” said Don Smiley President and CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. “From first timers, including Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus, and Run the Jewels, to Fest favorites including Dave Matthews Band, T-Pain, Styx, and Chris Stapleton, our lineup continues to be one of the most diverse and unique in the industry.”

To purchase tickets, view the full lineup, and for more information, visit  Times and stage locations, as well as additional headliners, will be announced in the coming weeks.

The new American Family Insurance Amphitheater will also host special Wednesday Kick-Off Concerts, prior to each weekend of Summerfest including Jonas Brothers, Dave Matthews Band, and one artist, yet to be announced.  Ticket holders for the Wednesday Kick-Off Concerts will receive a digital ticket via email for Summerfest 2021, valid for any of the nine days of the festival.

Below is the status of concerts at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater for Summerfest 2021. Tickets include admission to Summerfest the day of the show.

The dates for the Justin Bieber, blink-182, and Guns N’ Roses concerts, are pending. Festival officials are working with artist management to reschedule.

Previously purchased tickets for concerts at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater during Summerfest will be honored for the rescheduled date. Refunds will be available from the original point of purchase, 30 days from the announcement of the rescheduled date.

Summerfest is committed to providing a safe environment for its fans, vendors, sponsors, and staff.  Festival officials are working closely with local civic officials and health professionals to implement health and safety procedures and protocols. More information will be shared soon.

General admission tickets for Summerfest are ON SALE NOW. Pricing for Summerfest admission:

  • The UScellular™ Power Pass is available for $100 – includes one admission for all nine days
  • The UScellular™ 3-Day Pass is available for $57 and is valid for one general admission per day on three different days of the festival
  • General Admission – $23; Seniors (62 and older) – $15; Children (10 and under) – $5

About Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance
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 biggest acts, emerging talent, and local favorites along with approximately 750,000 fans, for an unforgettable live music experience. The 53rd edition of the festival will take place September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18, 2021.  Summerfest features over 1,000 performances on 11 stages, along with food, beverages, and activities, all in a world-class festival setting.  For more details, visit, or Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @Summerfest.

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