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Summerfest Announces Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Headliners and Performance Dates

Ticket prices for Summerfest 2018 are among the most affordable in the world for any major festival.

By - Apr 20th, 2018 05:00 am

MILWAUKEE (April 20, 2018) – Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light during Summerfest 2018.

The Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light will feature the following headliners:

June 27 10:00 pm Grizzly Bear
June 28 8:00 pm Belly
  10:00 pm Tory Lanez
June 29 10:00 pm Third World
  8:00 pm Welshly Arms
June 30 10:00 pm Kaleo
July 1 4:00 pm Lynch Mob
  6:00 pm Great White
  10:00 pm Greta Van Fleet
July 3 3:00 pm Under the Streetlamp
  6:00 pm L.I.F.T.
  8:00 pm Joywave
  10:00 pm Bishop Briggs
July 4 9:30 pm Gavin DeGraw
July 5 8:00 pm Dead Horses
  9:30 pm Trampled By Turtles
July 6 10:00 pm O.A.R.
  4:00 pm Maxi Priest
July 7 10:00 pm Mayer Hawthorne
July 8 9:45 pm


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“This year marks Briggs & Stratton’s 110th anniversary as a manufacturer with a strong local heritage, and we’re proud of our legacy and commitment to the Milwaukee community,” said Todd Teske, Chairman, President and CEO of Briggs & Stratton. “Our long-standing stage sponsorship is part of this legacy, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate another Milwaukee summer as part of this world class music festival.”

Ticket prices for Summerfest 2018 are among the most affordable in the world for any major festival. General admission tickets are only $21 and $14 for weekday tickets (valid prior to 4:00 p.m.). In addition, the following offers are available to purchase in advance:

  • Last CHANCE (prices increase 4/21/18)The U.S. Cellular 11-Day Power Pass is available for $85 ($231 value) – includes admission for all 11 days.
  • LAST CHANCE (prices increase 4/21/18):  The U.S. Cellular 3-Day Pass is available for $48 and is valid for one general admission per day on three different days of the festival ($63 value).

Check out all the headliners at the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard in advance by listening to the playlist on Spotify.

All performers and show times are subject to change. Please check for updates, to purchase tickets and to see the full Summerfest lineup.

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, or Twitter: @Summerfest.

About Briggs & Stratton Corporation:

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is focused on providing power to get work done and make people’s lives better. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, pressure washer, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®,  Ferris®, Vanguard™, Allmand®, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit and

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