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

All performers and show times are subject to change.

By - Apr 24th, 2017 07:03 am


MILWAUKEE (April 24, 2017) – Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage with FM106.1 during Summerfest’s 50th.

The U.S. Cellular Connection Stage with FM106.1 will feature the following headliners:

June 28

10:00 pm Frankie Ballard

June 29

  4:00 pm

Tommy Tutone

  5:30 pm

Berlin Feat. Terri Nunn

10:00 pm


June 30

  8:00 pm

Chris Hawkey

10:00 pm

Jerrod Niemann

July 1

  8:00 pm

Hey Violet


10:00 pm        

Bebe Rexha

July 2                

  8:00 pm        

Dylan Scott

10:00 pm        

Lauren Alaina

July 4  

  8:00 pm



10:00 pm        

High Valley

July 5  

  8:00 pm


10:00 pm

James Arthur

July 6

  8:00 pm

Tucker Beathard


  9:30 pm        

William Michael Morgan

July 7

  8:00 pm

Michelle Branch


10:00 pm        

Ben Rector

July 8  

  8:00 pm

Michael Tyler


10:00 pm


July 9

  8:00 pm



10:00 pm        

Walk Off The Earth

In addition, U.S. Cellular will have the latest devices, prizes and more at its Middle of Anywhere Mobile Tour near the stage and will again offer guests charging amenities throughout the festival.

“We are thrilled that the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage will continue to work with FM106.1 and offer this great mix of artists,” said John Heimsch, Director of Sales for U.S. Cellular. “It’s a wonderful way to say farewell to this stage in anticipation of the new stage debuting in 2018.”

Listen to all of your favorite artists playing the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage on the iHeartRadio App. All performers and show times are subject to change.

Please check for updates, to learn more about Summerfest’s 50th celebration and purchase general admission tickets including commemorative tickets celebrating the 50th edition. Now, for a limited time, fans can purchase a Summerfest Power Pass for $80 and a 3-Day Pass for $45.

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. U.S. Cellular has the Highest Wireless Network Quality Performance in the North Central Region, according to the J.D. Power 2016 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 To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on, and

About iHeartMedia

With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 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 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 a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 95 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook.

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. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit for more company information.

About Summerfest

Summerfest 2017 presented by American Family Insurance – the festival’s 50th edition – will take place June 28 – July 2 and July 4 – July 9 from noon until midnight and will be closed Monday, July 3. 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, 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. For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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