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Summerfest is showing off its upgraded U.S. Cellular Connection Stage with a free concert from the taste-making DJ/producer. more

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More than 8,000 MPS students took part in the festival, which included vocal and instrumental music, culinary, dance, theater and spoken word performances. more

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Third Eye Blind, Jukebox The Ghost, All American Rejects, Lucky Boys Confusions and The Wallflowers will also play the festival this year. more

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Summerfest's newest stage has shared its Milwaukee-centric lineup of headliners. more

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Kesha, Janelle Monáe, The Pixies, Jason Isbell, Grizzly Bear and Lil Uzi Vert highlight an impressive showing from Milwaukee's marquee music festival. more

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Months after he headlines Coachella, The Weeknd will headline Summerfest's American Family Insurance Amphitheater. more

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An intimate stage featuring acoustic Milwaukee music, the Klement's Sausage & Beer Garden will debut at this year's festival. more

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The acclaimed Montreal indie-rock band will play the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on July 8. more

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J. Cole can now add "headlining Summerfest" under "going double platinum with no features" on his list of accomplishments. more

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This is great news for Milwaukee DMB fans and Summerfest, but probably a bit of a bummer for Alpine Valley. more

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Summerfest announces its first two 2018 amphitheater headliners one after another, and a third looks to be on the way. more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with hosts Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we run down our takeaways from Summerfest. Attendance was up this year, but is that really the best metric to grade the festival on? Then we turn .. more

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The numbers are in, and Summerfest executiveshave got to feel good about them, if not quite overjoyed. According to a pressrelease, 831,769 people attended Milwaukee’s signature festival this year, anincrease of 3.4% over last year. Chalk some .. more

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For over a decade, Summerfest had a snowy counterpart festival know as “Winterfest," a longer, but lower-profile event that was meant to attract visitors to Milwaukee during the tough-draw wintertime months. While Winterfest was never ab.. more

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The Chicago rock band shared summer-friendly songs of sadness, uncertainty and hope Saturday at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage. more

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IshDARR added another feather in his cap this week, when he became the first Milwaukee rapper to headline a 10 p.m. Summerfest show since… who knows? Maybe since Arrested Development’s heyday? There isn’t much precedent for it, and it's hard to st.. more

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Blame the heat, perhaps, but Tegan and Sara played to one of the tiniest crowds a Summerfest headliner has seen this year. more

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Summerfest's constricted side stage wasn't the ideal location for the R&B star. "Do not go in there," fans warned. more

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For their first show under their truncated new name, Death From Above treated loyal fans to a mix of “crusty new songs and crusty old ones." more

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Aesop Rock is well aware there aren’t many rappers over 40-years-old mining new territory. He hopes to buck that trend. Now, with the recent release of his new album, The Impossible Kid, he appears poised to further expand his audience. more

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