SUMMERFEST ANNOUNCES 2015 GROUNDS STAGE HEADLINERS
MILWAUKEE (March 24, 2015) - Summerfest officials are excited to announce over 90 headlining acts that will perform at the 2015 festival. Scheduled performers include Kaskade, Bastille, The Flaming Lips, Sheryl Crow, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, LeCrae, Santigold and Jane's Addiction. Today's announcement included a promotional video and premiered nationally online at Billboard.com and Summerfest.com. News outlets are encouraged to repost and share the announcement video, available on Summerfest's website and social media outlets.
The following Grounds Stage Headliners have been added to the 2015 lineup:
Kaskade | Bastille | The Flaming Lips | Sheryl Crow | Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros | LeCrae | Santigold | Jane's Addiction | Aloe Blacc | Buddy Guy |The Doobie Brothers | Sammy Hagar and The Circle | Halestorm |The Kooks | Lindsey Stirling | Timeflies | Blind Boys of Alabama | AWOLNATION | Sublime with Rome | Lupe Fiasco | Motion City Soundtrack | Walk the Moon | The Isley Brothers | Dirty Heads | Mavis Staples | Billy Currington | Gogol Bordello | Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness | Brand New | Magic! | Public Enemy | Phil Vassar | Delta Spirit | Trampled by Turtles | Gary Clark, Jr. | Kip Moore | Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo | Vance Joy | Coheed and Cambria | Chase Rice | Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue | DJ Paris Hilton | The Faint | Martina McBride | The New Pornographers | Gaelic Storm | Whitesnake | Flogging Molly | Punch Brothers | Mat Kearney | PHOX | Blackberry Smoke | Sheila E. | Third Eye Blind | Andy Montanez | "Weird Al" Yankovic | New Politics | Brett Eldredge | Atlas Genius | Dirty Dozen Brass Band | Kansas| Charles Bradley | Kellie Pickler | Sylvan Esso | Manchester Orchestra | Toad the Wet Sprocket | Mates of State | The Romantics | Dark Star Orchestra | Kenny Wayne Shepherd | Foghat | Kristian Bush of Sugarland | Meg Myers | Leftover Salmon | Keller Williams | Pepper | Tommy Castro | Otis Clay | Smash Mouth | The Infamous Stringdusters | J. Roddy Walston & The Business | Shakey Graves | Sloan | The Mowgli's | Mother Mother | Sam Llanas| Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 | Tonic | Big Smo | Field Report | Taylor Dayne | Elvin Bishop | MisterWives | Willy Porter | Saint Motel
Performance dates are available on Summerfest.com. Times and stage locations as well as additional headliners will be announced in the coming weeks.
Previously announced Marcus Amphitheater Headliners include, Florida Georgia Line with special guests Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard, Kings of Leon with special guest Kongos, Keith Urban with special guests Phillip Phillips and Dan + Shay, Zac Brown Band, Linkin Park with special guest A Day to Remember, Kendrick Lamar with special guest ScHoolboy Q and Ed Sheeran with special guest Rixton, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.
"Absolutely fantastic," said Don Smiley, President & CEO of Summerfest, in regard to the 2015 line-up. "It's the best line-up of bands in the U.S. and possibly the world. A true, quality choice of music for everyone."
Fest-goers can purchase tickets for the event now at Summerfest.com with no incremental service fees. General Admission tickets are only $19 and Weekday tickets (valid prior to 4:00 pm) are only $12. The value continues with $45 3-Day Passes, valid for one general admission per day on three different days of the festival ($57 value). For added convenience, 3-Day and General Admission tickets are available to be printed at home or scanned from a mobile device. Stay tuned in the coming months for special ticket offers and discount promotions.
Summerfest 2015 will take place June 24 - 28 and June 30 - July 5 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 29. Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as "The World's Largest Music Festival" and Milwaukee's cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry's hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest. For more details, visit Summerfest.com, Facebook.com/summerfest or Twitter: @Summerfest.