Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. announced the headliners for the US Cellular Connection Stage for Summerfest 50, being held in at Henry Meier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisc. this summer. Summerfest, "The World's"Largest Music Festival," is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the festival on the lakefront and Henry Meier Festival Park in downtown Milwaukee. The festival will run June 28-July 2 and July 4-9, 2017 (closed on July 3).
U.S. Cellular Stage and Milwaukee World Festival Inc., have announced that they have signed a new 10-year agreement for U.S. Cellular to sponsor its stage at Summerfest. The agreement will demolish the current stage and build a new and larger stage in 2018, so this will be the final year for the existing stage. The new stage will provide an enhanced experience for customers. The collaboration between with U.S. Cellular has brought advanced technology and communications to the outdoor festival, including free charging stations throughout the grounds, boosted cellular service, and virtual reality technology.
The current U.S. Cellular stage will be torn down after the 2017 festival and it will be replaced by a completely rebuilt stage for the 2018 Summerfest. The new stage will feature increased capacity, larger meet-and-greet areas, a larger performance area, 25-foot LED video screen, mobile device charging amenities, and a redesigned bar area.
Summerfest features 11 stages of entertainment during the 11-day run of the festival. The festival offers a spectrum of music varieties, so there should be a performance to suit every taste in music. In addition to the music, Summerfest offers a great variety of food and beverage options throughout the festival grounds, for the comfort and enjoyment of all guests.
The concerts at the U.S. Cellular Connections Stage will be free with Summerfest general admission. General admission tickets will be $20 per day, or $13 on weekdays if you arrive by 4 p.m. Seniors (60+) and children (3-12 years old) will be admitted for $8. Summerfest is currently offering two multi-day ticket specials, available for a limited time. A special three-day pass is currently $45. The 11-day Super Fest Pass is currently $80.
Following are the headliners for the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage during Summerfest 50.
8 p.m. - Matt Stillwell
10 p.m. - Frankie Ballard
10 p.m. - James Arthur
2 p.m. - Michael Tyler
10 p.m. - LOCASH
10 p.m. - Walk Off the Earth