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Summerfest 2019

The guitar duo from Mexico City played their latest album in its entirety and a Pink Floyd cover for the last night of Summerfest. Read more

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Mrs. Fun brought their jazzy tunes and adventurous artistry to Summerfest’s Klement’s Sausage and Beer Garden Stage. Read more

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Although most members are relative newcomers to The Spinners, the R&B artists put on an entertaining run through some of the group’s best songs from the ’70s and early ’80s. Read more

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T.I.’s Summerfest performance was underwhelming, despite attempts to mix his early 2000s roots with his 2019 music. Read more

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The 13-member ensemble of La Sonora Ponceña brought a piece of Puerto Rico to Milwaukee with their Summerfest performance. Read more

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Free admission from noon to 3 p.m., free tickets to next year's fest and more giveaways a part of Fan Appreciation Day at Summerfest on Sunday, July 9. Read more

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Three generations of hip-hop acts take the amphitheater stage on Summerfest’s closing night. The festival grounds will be alive to many others sounds, including the progressive salsa of La Sonora Ponceña. Read more

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L.A. teenager Billie Eilish speaks to the anxieties and aspirations of her generation and the response has carried her to the top of the charts and into a Summerfest amphitheater headliner. Read more

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Her band and back-up singers bring passion to Summerfest’s BMO Harris Pavilion. Read more

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The legendary Roots crew delivered a groove that cut through the Lake Michigan fog Wednesday evening at Summerfest’s BMO Harris Pavilion. Read more

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Has the first decade of this century already become a time of nostalgic memories? Check out today’s headliners at the amphitheater, The Killers and Death Cab for Cutie, two of the most popular and hippest bands to emerge in the '00s. Read more

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Sadly, a gaping hole appeared in the Summerfest schedule when Megadeth cancelled its July 4 amphitheater show. However, there are plenty of other great acts to see including indie rocker Courtney Barnett and hip-hop from Vic Mensa. Read more

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The sons of ’70s rock legends carried on their fathers’ legacy in concert at Summerfest. Read more

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Milwaukee’s synth-pop duo REYNA brightened a rainy evening with an exquisite performance. Read more

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The star of movies and television as well as music, Jennifer Lopez comes to town in that rare venue big enough to accommodate her show—the Summerfest American Family Insurance Amphitheater. Read more

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The Milwaukee band offered a set of songs that were short bursts of adrenaline, as evidenced by the blood vessels showing in singer Skip’s neck. His Elvis-from-Hell vocal stylings are the immediate tipoff where this band has dug its roots. Read more

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Big Head Todd & the Monsters’ new sounds give them a fresh stage presence for their upcoming performance at Summerfest. Read more

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Lake Street Dive’s Summerfest performance showcased their full spectrum talent as musicians and artists. Read more

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With more than 100 million albums sold, Lionel Richie, tonight's amphitheater headliner, needs no introduction. But there’s plenty of other sounds to catch, including flawless pop by Milwaukee’s Reyna, rap from A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Chaka Khan. Read more

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The 2019 ROCKONSIN State Finals were held Thursday and Friday at Summerfest, with 12 Wisconsin 7th-12th grade garage bands performing 15-minute sets at the Summerfest Johnson Controls World Sound Stage. Read more

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