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Press Release

Summerfest Announces Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Headliners and Performance Dates

Please check for updates, to purchase tickets, and to see the full Summerfest lineup.

By - Apr 29th, 2019 05:00 am

MILWAUKEE (April 29, 2019) – Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Miller Lite and CBS 58, featuring the following headliners:

June 26
8:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.
Chelsea Cutler
Quinn XCII
June 27
4:00 p.m.
10,000 Maniacs
9:30 p.m.
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
June 28
6:30 p.m.
Flora Cash
8:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.
June 29
8:00 p.m.
Ra Ra Riot
10:00 p.m.
Third Eye Blind
June 30
4:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.
Catfish and the Bottlemen
July 2
9:45 p.m.
First Aid Kit
July 3
3:00 p.m.
The Association
8:00 p.m.
Royal Tusk
10:00 p.m.
July 4
10:00 p.m.
Courtney Barnett
July 5
4:00 p.m.
Big Head Todd & the Monsters
10:00 p.m.
38 Special
July 6
8:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.
July 7
9:30 p.m.

“In just two short months, we look forward to welcoming all of you to our stage for a great lineup of music,” says Todd Teske, Chairman, President and CEO of Briggs & Stratton. “For the past 22 years, Briggs & Stratton has celebrated summer in Milwaukee as a stage sponsor of Summerfest and we’re proud to continue to support this iconic local event that has helped to shape Milwaukee into the great place it is to live and work today.”

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 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 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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