Summerfest, “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” is celebrating its 50th year. The 11-day festival will take place along Milwaukee’s lakefront June 28-July 2 and July 4-July 9, 2017, from noon to until midnight daily. Summerfest will be closed Monday, July 3. The annual event hosts over 800 acts spanning a variety of genres performing on multiple stages, allowing attendees many opportunities to absorb the sights and sounds the festival has to offer.

To the surprise of many, Summerfest officials, with the help of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, announced the Ground Stage lineup on the evening of April 11. Scheduled performers include A Day To Remember, Steve Miller Band, Shinedown, AWOLNATION, Ziggy Marley, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!, NeedToBreathe, Chevelle, Collective Soul, Joss Stone, Blackberry Smoke, Peter Wolf, House of Pain, Highly Suspect, Fishbone, The Marcus King Band, Bleeker and many, many more.

Times and stage details along with more artists will be announced in the coming weeks. See below for various ticketing options available now.

Can’t decide which day to go? You don’t have to! Choose the 11-Day Power Pass for $80 ($220 value). Visiting for the weekend? 3-Day Passes are $45 ($60 value). Offers valid through April 25, 2017. Visit the Summerfest Store for for multi-day tickets, daily general admission tickets and parking pass options here.

View all American Family Insurance Amphitheater Headliners, Grounds Stage headliners and dates here.

To celebrate the 50th year, Summerfest have special events planned including a special exhibit that will illustrate decades of festival highlights through large graphic panels, interactive components, and displays of original posters, banners, and vintage memorabilia. Visitors can expect to dig deep into Summerfest’s history, from its “founding fathers” to the world-class musicians that make it the festival it is today. Find out dates and locations you can view the exhibit here.

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