Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Press Release

Summerfest Announces Headliners and Performance Dates for the NEW U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage with FM106.1

General admission tickets are only $21 and $14 for weekday tickets (valid prior to 4:00 p.m.).

By - Apr 17th, 2018 05:00 am
New U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Rendering. Rendering by Eppstein Uhen Architects.

New U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Rendering. Rendering by Eppstein Uhen Architects.

MILWAUKEE (April 17, 2018) – Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the new U.S. Cellular Connection Stage with FM106.1 during Summerfest 2018.  The U.S. Cellular Connection Stage with FM106.1 will feature the following headliners (with help from the following iHeartMedia stations 95.7 BIG FM, 97-3 NOW, and V100.7):

June 27 8:00 pm Walker Hayes
  10:00 pm Kane Brown
June 28 6:00 pm Sugar Hill Gang with Grandmaster Mele Mel & Scorpio Furious 5
  10:00 pm Nelly
June 29 8:00 pm Jake Rose
  10:00 pm Billy Currington
June 30 10:00 pm 97-3 NOW SummerBash
July 1 6:00 pm A Flock of Seagulls
  10:00 pm Rick Springfield
July 3 10:00 pm TBA
July 4 8:00 pm Bay Ledges
  10:00 pm The Fray
July 5 6:00 pm Jimmie Allen
  8:00 pm Devin Dawson
  10:00 pm Brett Young
July 6 10:00 pm Echosmith
July 7 4:00 pm Molly Hatchet
  8:00 pm The Wild Feathers
  10:00 pm Kip Moore
July 8 10:00 pm

 

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Artists will perform on the NEW U.S. Cellular Connection Stage during Summerfest 2018. The design includes a brand new stage, the largest video board at the festival, multiple permanent charging stations, the Backstage Loft VIP hospitality area and up-front pit viewing, which will be available to fans through U.S. Cellular, iHeartMedia stations and Summerfest promotions. Stay tuned for more information on how to access these exclusive areas.

“As we kick off the first year of our new U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, we are thrilled to continue teaming up with iHeartMedia to offer this great mix of artists,” said John Heimsch, Director of Sales for U.S. Cellular in Wisconsin.  “Our stage is a source of pride for all of us, including our customers, and we look forward to the improved guest experience through the new technological enhancements.”

In addition, don’t miss the U.S. Cellular “Home Smart Home” – a never-before-seen mobile tiny home wired with all the latest connected home devices. Along with charging their phone and winning prizes, guests can give it a Ring, meet Alexa, explore Nest and more.

Listen to all of your favorite artists playing the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage on the iHeartRadio App.

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:

  • LIMITED TIME:  The U.S. Cellular 11-Day Power Pass is available for $85 ($231 value) – includes admission for all 11 days.
  • LIMITED TIME:  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).

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

About U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier offers coverage where the other carriers don’t and a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers’ lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. For the fourth time in a row, U.S. Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance, according to J.D. Power’s twice-annual U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study, and 99 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.

About iHeartMedia Milwaukee

iHeartMedia Milwaukee owns and operates WMIL-FM, WRIT-FM, WRNW-FM, WKKV-FM, WISN-AM, WOKY-AM and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 129 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.

iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over 1.7 billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 110 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.

iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com  for more company information.

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 Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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