Hey! Summerfest 2021 is happening! It’s happening September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18, to be exact (plus some “Wednesday Kick-Off Concerts” at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater.) And here’s the 2021 Summerfest lineup!

AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE AMPHITHEATER

Wednesday, September 1
Green Day + Fall Out Boy + Weezer

Thursday, September 2
Luke Bryan w/ Dylan Scott

Friday, September 3
Chance The Rapper w/ 24kGoldn, Teezo Touchdown, DJ Oreo

Wednesday, September 8
Jonas Brothers w/ Spencer Sutherland, Kelsea Ballerini

Thursday, September 9
Chris Stapleton w/ Sheryl Crow

Friday, September 10
Zac Brown Band w/ Gabby Barrett

Saturday, September 11
Dave Chappelle

Wednesday, September 15
Dave Matthews Band

Thursday, September 16
Megan Thee Stallion w/ Polo G

Friday, September 17
Miley Cyrus w/ The Kid LAROI

Saturday, September 18
Guns N’ Roses w/ MammothWVH



GROUNDS STAGE HEADLINERS

Thursday, September 2
Big Wild
Blackberry Smoke
Cold War Kids
Jai Wolf DJ Set
KennyHoopla
Missio
Phantoms DJ Set
Queensryche
REO Speedwagon
T-Pain

Friday, September 3
Better Than Ezra
Chris Janson
DJ Diesel (a.k.a. Shaq)
Indigo Girls
Night Ranger
Phil Vassar
Reyna Roberts
Victoria Canal

Saturday, September 4
24kGoldn
Blanco Brown
Drive-By Truckers
Internet Money
JD McPherson
O.A.R.
Rise Against
Shinyribs
Styx

Thursday, September 9
Alexander 23
Ani DiFranco
DJ Jazzy Jeff
Everclear
Flo Rida
George Thorogood And The Destroyers “Good To Be Bad Tour – 45 Years Of Rock”
Greensky Blues
Joan Jett And The Black Hearts
Quinn XCII

Friday, September 10
El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico
G-Eazy
Goo Goo Dolls
Jade Bird
Jesse McCartney
Lindsey Stirling
Maddie & Tae
Nelly
Sugarhill Gang
Tyler Farr
Wilco

Saturday, September 11
311
Brett Eldredge
Buckcherry
Filter
Hinder
Iration
Living Colour
Tank And The Bangas
The Gufs
The Weather Station
Toad The Wet Sprocket
ZZ Top

Thursday, September 16
Diplo
Dirty Heads
Fitz And The Tantrums
Jimmie Allen
Jordan Davis
Liz Phair
Ludacris
Tower Of Power

Friday, September 17
Bleachers
Candlebox
Charlie Wilson
Claud
Dead Sara
Fishbone
Future Islands
Jake Owen
Run The Jewels
The Psychedelic Furs
The Struts

Saturday, September 18
Black Pumas
Cam
Dillon Carmichael
Galactic
Pixies
Poi Dog Pondering
Scotty McCreery
Sheila E.
Turkuaz Ft. Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew Remain In Light

“We could not be more excited to unveil the lineup for Summerfest and introduce a new festival format; more weekends and more headliners, promises to be a big hit among our fans,” said Don Smiley President and CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., in a press release. “From first timers, including Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus, and Run the Jewels, to Fest favorites including Dave Matthews Band, T-Pain, Styx, and Chris Stapleton, our lineup continues to be one of the most diverse and unique in the industry.”

General admission tickets (and some amphitheater tickets) are on sale NOW.

As for safety, Summerfest says: “Summerfest is committed to providing a safe environment for its fans, vendors, sponsors, and staff. Festival officials are working closely with local civic officials and health professionals to implement health and safety procedures and protocols. More information will be shared soon.”

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