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Summerfest Announces Third 2019 Concert – Bon Iver with Special Guests Lord Huron & Julien Baker

Tickets go on sale on sale Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CST.

By - Dec 7th, 2018 05:30 am

MILWAUKEE, WI (December 7, 2018) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance announced the third show for Summerfest 2019 – Bon Iver with special guests Lord Huron and Julien Baker on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater.  This is the first time that Bon Iver, an Eau Claire, WI based band, has headlined Summerfest and this is also their only Wisconsin show of the summer.

Tickets go on sale on sale Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CST at Summerfest.com and Ticketmaster.com and include admission to Summerfest. Special Fan Presale on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. Sign up or log in at boniver.org/me to access the unique presale code.

Bon Iver was formed in 2006 by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon.  Their debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago, was released in 2007 and in 2012, Bon Iver was named Best New Artist at the Grammy© Awards and also took home the award for Best Alternative Album Bon Iver, Bon Iver.  Their third album, 22, A Million, was released in 2016.

Earlier this year, Lord Huron, released their third album, Vide Noi, which honors the traditions of both rock and folk as it embraces modern studio techniques. Lord Huron was created by Ben Schneider.  In 2012 the band’s debut album Lonesome Dreams, was released followed by Strange Trails in 2015.

Julien Baker’s solo debut, Sprained Ankle, was one of the most widely acclaimed works of 2015.  With her latest album, Turn Out the Lights, she retains the haunting delicacy of her heartbreakingly confessional style that makes her music a refuge for her fans.

Tickets for Bon Iver with special guests Lord Huron and Julien Baker can also be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, select Walmart stores, and by phone at 1.800.745.3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1.866.448.7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone line).  Patrons may also utilize “ticketfast” at Ticketmaster.com to print barcoded concert tickets from home.  Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.

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

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