Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Press Release

Summerfest and ReverbNation Open Artist Submissions for Opportunity to Perform During 2019 Festival

ReverbNation provides approximately 4 million artists with exciting opportunities and promotional tools to achieve their career goals.

By - Dec 6th, 2018 10:00 am

MILWAUKEE, WI (December 6, 2018) – Summerfest, presented by American Family Insurance, and ReverbNation announced today that online submissions for up-and-coming artists to perform during Summerfest 2019 is now available.

Since 1968, Summerfest known as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” has brought some of the biggest names in music history, along with local favorites and emerging talent, to play for more than 800,000 music fans annually along the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, WI.  The 11-day event features more than 800 artists spanning all genres, from alternative rock to country, hip hop, Top 40, classic rock, indie and everything in between.  Artists interested in an opportunity to perform at Summerfest can submit materials exclusively online at through March 1, 2019, free with ReverbNation membership.

ReverbNation provides approximately 4 million artists with exciting opportunities and promotional tools to achieve their career goals. This, combined with ReverbNation’s unique curation capabilities, offers the perfect opportunity for Summerfest to discover new and unique talent to build a diverse lineup year after year.

Simon Perry, ReverbNation’s Chief Creative Officer stated, “For the 5th year running, ReverbNation is proud to be part of the Summerfest phenomenon. We share Summerfest’s passion for bringing emerging artists to new audiences, and are truly excited to share the opportunity to be part of this incredible live event with our artists.”

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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 800,000 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 2-7, 2019, closed on July 1.  For more details, visit or Twitter: @Summerfest.

About ReverbNation

ReverbNation is the global leader in empowering independent Artists to advance their careers. Since its founding in 2006, ReverbNation has remained committed to putting more than 4 million Artists First through exposure to the music industry, connection to a worldwide audience, and access to powerful promotional tools.  With the introduction of the company’s Artist Development group along with its industry-leading talent identification capability, ReverbNation is positioned to play a pivotal role in the development of the next generation of successful Artists. For more information visit, or Twitter: @ReverbNation.

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