The sun rises, the sun sets. People are born, people die. Cheap Trick will headline the BMO Pavilion on Thursday, June 22 at Summerfest.

First-come, first-served general seating is free at the BMO Pavilion, though reserved seating tickets are also available. Those tickets will go on sale Friday, March 10 at 10 a.m. at,, or in person at the Summerfest Box Office. Tickets include general admission to Summerfest the day of the show.

Summerfest 2023 will once again take place over three consecutive Thursday-Saturday blocks: June 22-24, June 29-July 1, and July 6-8. Additional headliners like Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown Band, Imagine Dragons, Avett Brothers, ODESZA, James Taylor and Sheryl Crow, Eric Church, and Johnsonville brats have already been announced.

And that’s it! Cheap Trick rules! They play Summerfest a lot! Here they are last year!

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