Do you like summer? Do you like music? Do you like bands that are both wonderful and ridiculous? Good, because then you’ll be over the moon with the just-announced list of grounds stage headliners for Summerfest 2016. It’s a list that keeps on giving: “Weird Al” Yankovic! Sir Mix-A-Lot! Mike D DJ set! Johnny Depp? All that and more!

Here are the top 10 most wonderful/ridiculous Summerfest 2016 headliners:

1. “Weird Al” Yankovic (again)
2. Mike D (DJ Set)
3. Hollywood Vampires (Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry)
4. Violent Femmes
5. Willie Nelson
6. Sir Mix-A-Lot
7. Garbage
8. Ryan Adams
9. Kris Kristofferson
10. How is Whitesnake not on here this year?

And here’s the full lineup, via Entertainment Weekly:

“Weird Al” Yankovic
311
38 Special
Andra Day
Bahari
Barenaked Ladies
Ben Folds
Billy Idol
Black Violin
Blue Oyster Cult
Bobby Rush
BoDeans
Brian Fallon & The Crowes
Brooke Eden
Brothers Osborne
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
Buckwheat Zydeco
Cam
Charlie Aponte
Chase Rice
Cheap Trick
Chris Lane
Coast Modern
Coleman Hell
Commodores
Con Brio
Death Cab For Cutie
Diane Coffee
Drew Baldridge
Dustin Lynch
Elle King
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
Fitz And The Tantrums
Garbage
Gavin DeGraw
Granger Smith
Hippo Campus
Hollywood Vampires
Howard Jones
Hunter Hayes
Indigo Girls
Jack & Jack
Jana Kramer
Jason Derulo
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Joe Jackson
Kane Brown
Kirk Franklin
Kool And The Gang
Kris Kristofferson
Lucie Silvas
Lucky Chops
Martin Garrix
Matisyahu
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Michael Ray
Mike D (DJ Set)
Milky Chance
Mindi Abair
Morris Day And The Time
Neil Finn
Nelly
O.A.R.
OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark)
Otis Taylor
Passion Pit
Peter Bjorn And John
Phil Vassar
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Rachel Platten
Randy Houser
Ray LaMontagne
Richard Marx
Rise Against
Ruthie Collins
Ryan Adams
Sir Mix-A-Lot
Skillet
Son Little
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Stephen Marley
Styx
Taylor Dayne
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
The Decemberists
The Fray
The Grass Roots
The Ides of March
The Roots
The Wombats
Timeflies
Umphrey’s McGee
Violent Femmes
Welshly Arms
Willie Nelson
Young the Giant

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