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Summerfest Announces Third Consecutive Headliner

Florida Georgia Line to Perform on June 30th

By - Jan 10th, 2018 05:30 am
Summerfest from the sky glider. Photo by Alison Peterson.

Summerfest from the sky glider. Photo by Alison Peterson.

MILWAUKEE, WI (January 10, 2018) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is excited to announce the THIRD consecutive headliner announcement for Summerfest 2018 –global superstars, Florida Georgia Line, along with special guest (to be announced) on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater. 

Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. CST at Summerfest.com and Ticketmaster.com and include admission to Summerfest.

Florida Georgia Line’s (FGL) PLATINUM-certified musical evolution, DIG YOUR ROOTS, propelled the history-making duo to #1 on the all-genre Billboard Artist 100 and Country Albums charts. Continuing the epic momentum, the album has delivered three consecutive #1 smashes – the 3X PLATINUM-certified lead single “H.O.L.Y.” [#1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 18 straight weeks] and PLATINUM-certified hits “May We All” (featuring Tim McGraw) and “God, Your Mama, And Me” (featuring Backstreet Boys) [13th #1 overall as artists]. Following a landmark DIG YOUR ROOTS TOUR that broke attendance records and reached over one million featuring headline-grabbing guest appearances, FGL just wrapped THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017 – having played select sold-out stadium dates this summer with special guests Backstreet Boys. Bursting with first-rate reviews of their explosive live shows, MusicRow Magazine praised, “Just in case you’ve forgotten, Florida Georgia Line is one of the hottest country acts alive.” The top-shelf entertainers continue to crush records as the first and only Country act to achieve RIAA’s DIAMOND certification (10 million copies sold) for their breakout smash “Cruise,” which is the best-selling digital country single of all time (SoundScan). Since their breakout in 2012, FGL has earned prestigious honors from the AMA, ACM Awards, CMA Awards, Billboard Music Awards and CMT Music Awards. Their previous BMLG Records releases – 2X PLATINUM debut HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES and PLATINUM ANYTHING GOES – have attributed to sales surpassing 30 million tracks and more than 4.2 million albums worldwide. FGL is spreading good vibes to sports fans each week during the 2017 NFL season as they’re featured alongside Hank Williams Jr. and Jason Derulo in “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Monday Night” during Monday Night Football on ESPN. Their genre-smashing collaborations also include teaming up with The Chainsmokers for “Last Day Alive” (MEMORIES…DO NOT OPEN), Bebe Rexha’s “Meant to Be” on her recent EP All Your Fault: Pt. 2, and Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso’s latest single “Let Me Go” (featuring watt). Fueled by fresh inspiration and keen entrepreneurial spirit, they’ve launched publishing company Tree Vibez Music and their own emoji app, FGLmoji. Their premiere restaurant and entertainment destination FGL HOUSE, a four-story attraction with the largest “Cruise” rooftop Nashville has to offer, is now open.

Tickets for Florida Georgia Line 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 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, 11 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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