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Summerfest Announces Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Headliners and Performance Dates

Get excited for these great headliners in advance by listening to the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard playlist on Spotify.

By - Apr 25th, 2016 05:00 am

MILWAUKEE, WI (April 25, 2016) – Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee during Summerfest 2016.

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

June 29           10:00 pm         Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

June 30             9:30 pm         Jack & Jack

July 1               10:00 pm         O.A.R.

July 2               10:00 pm         Gavin DeGraw

July 3               10:00 pm         The Wailers

July 5                 9:30 pm         Stephen “Ragga” Marley

July 6                 2:30 pm         The Grass Roots

                         10:00 pm         Mike D (Dj Set)

July 7                 9:30 pm         Kool & The Gang

July 8               10:00 pm         Phil Vassar

July 9                 4:00 pm         Neil Finn

                         10:00 pm         Ben Folds

July 10               9:45 pm         Matisyahu 

Get excited for these great headliners in advance by listening to the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard playlist on Spotify. All performers and show times are subject to change.  Please check Summerfest.com for updates and to purchase general admission tickets, weekday admission tickets, 3-Day Passes and the 11-Day Power Pass.

Now through April 29 at 11:59 pm CDT, fans can buy a 5-Day Day Pass for $50 when they use the discount code: HA5DAY. Simply add a 5-Day Pass to the shopping cart and apply the discount code at checkout. This represents a $25 savings and $100 in admission value per 5-Day Pass purchased.

Summerfest 2016 will take place June 29 – July 3 and July 5 – July 10 from noon until midnight and will be closed Monday, July 4. Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 850,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting.  Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest.  For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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