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Summerfest Joins with ReverbNation to Discover Up-and-Coming Artists Submissions Online Now at


By - Jan 11th, 2021 10:00 am

MILWAUKEE, WI (January 11, 2021) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance, and ReverbNation announced today that online submissions for up-and-coming artists to perform during Summerfest is now open exclusively online at, to users with an active ReverbNation Basic or Premium membership subscription.

At least 15 ReverbNation artists will be selected to take the stage during the iconic Summerfest music festival, which features more than 800 artists spanning all genres, from alternative to rock to country, hip hop, classic rock, indie, and everything in between. In 2019, ReverbNation artists selected to be a part of Summerfest’s lineup included Yam Haus from Minneapolis, MN, Matt Hoyles from Vancouver, BC, Dragondeer from Denver, CO and Rocket Cat from Shorewood, WI, among others.

ReverbNation provides millions of artists with exciting opportunities and promotional tools to achieve their career goals. This expertise, combined with ReverbNation’s unique curation capabilities, offers the perfect opportunity to discover new and unique talent.

Lou Plaia, ReverbNation’s Co-Founder and Executive Vice President stated, “ReverbNation is thrilled to join with Summerfest again this year. We share Summerfest’s passion for introducing new artists to new fans, and look forward to seeing them perform in Milwaukee, WI at one of the most highly anticipated music festivals in the country.”

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About Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance
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. Summerfest hosts the music industry’s biggest acts, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 750,000 fans, for an unforgettable live music experience. The festival got its start one year prior to Woodstock in 1968, and today features over 800 artists along with food, beverages, and activities, all in a world-class festival setting on the shores of Lake Michigan. The 53rd edition of Summerfest is scheduled to take place June 24-26, July 1-3, and July 8-10, 2021. For more details, visit Summerfest’s website, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

About ReverbNation
ReverbNation is the global leader in empowering independent artists to advance their careers through exposure to the music industry, connection to a worldwide audience, and access to powerful promotional tools. With the company’s industry-leading talent identification capability, ReverbNation plays a pivotal role in the development of the next generation of artists. For more information visit, or ReverbNation’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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