Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
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Summerfest Announces First Headliner for 2023 Zac Brown Band June 23 at American Family Insurance Amphitheater


By - Oct 17th, 2022 10:01 am

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Milwaukee, WI (October 17, 2022) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance announced today that Zac Brown Band, the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning group, will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater during Summerfest on Friday, June 23, 2023.  This is the first concert announcement for Summerfest which will be celebrating it’s 55th anniversary next year.  The 2023 edition of Summerfest will take place over three weekends (Thursdays-Saturdays), June 22-24, June 29-July 1, and July 6-8

Tickets go on sale on Friday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m. CST at and, in addition to in person at the Summerfest Box Office the day of the on sale.  Tickets for Zac Brown Band also include admission to Summerfest the day of the show.

Currently the band is on their international “Out in the Middle” tour where they made their 13th visit to Boston’s Fenway Park, officially holding the record for most consecutive sold-out shows, following a performance to a crowd of nearly 30,000 fans at Truist Park in their hometown of Atlanta. They are set to visit more iconic venues in the coming months, including the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (11/4). Their latest album The Comeback (Deluxe) featuring collaborations with a talented group of Zac’s musical friends and heroes is available now and can be found here.

About Zac Brown Band
Zac Brown Band is a multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning, Southern rock group led by front man, Zac Brown. Throughout their career spanning more than a decade, Zac Brown Band has had six consecutive albums reach the top 10 of the Billboard 200 and five consecutive albums debut at #1 on Billboard’s Country Albums chart. To date, the group has won three GRAMMY Awards, including Best New Artist in 2010, sold more than 30 million singles, 9 million albums, amassed over 10 billion catalog streams to date, achieved 16 #1 radio singles, and are the second act to top both the Country and Active Rock formats. Zac Brown Band has headlined 8 North American Tours and currently holds the record for most consecutive sold-out shows at the iconic Fenway Park. Symbolic of their massive success at the ballpark, in July 2022, Zac Brown Band was inducted into the Fenway Music Hall of Fame, joining music icons Paul McCartney and Billy Joel. Since their debut, Zac Brown Band has developed a reputation with critics and fans alike as one of the most dynamic live performers, marked by strong musicianship that defies genre boundaries.

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About Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance
Located in downtown Milwaukee, Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is one of the most iconic celebrations of music in America, hosting the industry’s biggest acts for an unforgettable live music experience.  Since its inception in 1968, Summerfest continues to distinguish itself as a premier national music festival and has developed an unrivaled reputation, consistently featuring hundreds of performances across 12 stages, throughout the 75-acre festival grounds along Lake Michigan. The 2023 will take place over three weekends (Thursdays – Saturdays) June 22-24, June 29-July 1, and July 6-8, 2023.  For the latest information, visit, or Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok: @Summerfest.

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., producer of Summerfest, continues to fulfill its nonprofit mission of bringing the community together and providing a showcase for performing arts, activities, and recreation to the public, through music and special events.

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