On Tuesday, Summerfest announced the lineup of headliners for their 2019 event, set to take place in late June and early July on 75 acres of permanent festival grounds along the shore of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee., WI Since debuting in 1968, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival.” During the festival, which takes place from June 26th–30th and from July 2nd–30th this year, over 800 acts will deliver more than 1,000 performances across 12 stages.
Presented by American Family Insurance and produced by the non-profit Milwaukee World Festival Incthe festival’s lineup is as gigantic as it is diverse, offering a little something for everyone. This year’s 52nd edition of the massive festival will feature performances by Brandie Carlile, Cole Swindell, The Head and the Heart, The Lonely Island, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, The National, Steve Aoki, Chicago, Jason Mraz, Brothers Osborne, WALK THE MOON, Young the Giant, Foreigner, Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World, Lizzo, X Ambassadors, 3 Doors Down, CHVRCHES, Big Gigantic, Sublime with Rome, Courtney Barnett, Quinn XCII, First Aid Kit, Atmosphere, T-Pain, Vic Mensa, Taking Back Sunday, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Dashboard Confessional, Judah & the Lion, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Chaka Khan, Styx, Loverboy, Frenship, Chris Janson, Elle King, Gryffin, Dispatch, Skillet, Chase Rice, La Sonora Ponceña, August Burns Red, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Hanson, LANCO, Daya, Chelsea Cutler, lovelytheband, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Semisonic, COIN, Switchfoot, The Roots, Matoma, Neon Trees, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Lake Street Dive, Ludacris, Los Lonely Boys, Jimmie Allen, Lindsay Ell, Max, Anne-Marie, Collective Soul, Two Friends, Chris Lane, Jordan Davis, Matisyahu, SOJA, Riley Green, Dylan Scott, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Dark Star Orchestra, Brother Ali, Donna Missal, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Viola, Lauren Alaina, YUNGBLUD, Silverstein, Guided By Voices, Jesus Jones, 38 Special, Dumpstaphunk, X, Nora Collins, Ozomatli, Mitchell Tenpenny, 10,000 Maniacs, Foghat, Andrew W.K., Cory Wong, Common Kings, Reverend Horton Heat, The Spinners, Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, GGOOLLDD, Royal Tusk, Sa-Roc, Silent Planet, Brandy Clark, Aaron Lee Tasjan, SHAED, Allman Betts Band, The Suffers, The Association, Weathers, Hawthorne Heights, Sego, Juice, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, flora cash, Carousel Kings, HARDY, Nikki Jean, Otis Taylor and the Psychedelic Banjo Posse, Oxymorrons, Trea Landon, DJ Keezy, DJ Abilities, Matt Hoyles, Sweet Crude, Leonid & Friends, The Lioness, deM atlaS, Tenille Arts, Trap Manny, Evidence, The Beths, Black Pumas and Adia Victoria.
The newly announced headliners on the festival stages join previously-revealed American Family Insurance Amphitheater headliners including Thomas Rhett with Dustin Lynch and Russell Dickerson (6/26); The Outlaw Music Festival featuring Willie Nelson & Family, Phil Lesh & Friends, The Avett Brothers, Counting Crows, Alison Krauss, Dawes, and Trapper Schoepp (6/27); Jason Aldean with Kane Brown and Carly Pearce (6/28); Bon Iver with Lord Huron and Julien Baker (6/29); Zac Brown Band with Drake White (6/30); Lionel Richie with Michael McDonald (7/2); Jennifer Lopez (7/3); The Killers with Death Cab For Cutie (7/5); Billie Eilish (7/6); and Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, and ScHoolboy Q (7/7).
“For 11 days on 12 stages, Summerfest delivers on its reputation as ‘The World’s Largest Music Festival,’ offering a diverse lineup of artists to our fans on Milwaukee’s lakefront,” says Don Smiley, President and CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc, in a statement. “The completion of the first phase of the new American Family Insurance Amphitheater will make its debut this year during Summerfest, and, immediately after the festival, work will begin on the second phase of the construction project. The grand opening of the amphitheater will take place in June 2020, at which time $148 million will have been invested in Henry Maier Festival Park in the last 15 years. We are committed to remaining a top destination for music fans worldwide, as well as a driver of $186 million dollars of economic impact for the region.”
Dates, times and stage locations, and additional headliners for Summerfest 2019 will be announced in the coming weeks. For a limited time, attendees can purchase the U.S. Cellular 11-Day Power Pass for $110, which includes admission for all 11 dats. The U.S. Cellular 3-Day pass is also available for $57, and is valid for one GA admission per day for three different days of the festival.
You can check out the lineup for Summerfest 2019 below. For more details and ticketing information, head to the Summerfest website.