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Kesha, Lil Uzi Vert, Janelle Monaé Added As Headliners For Summerfest
Last year, Milwaukee's Summerfest celebrated its 50th anniversary. In 2018 the festival continues to grow, rolling out an incredible lineup including huge names from pop, rock, country, dance, hip-hop, and R&B led by newly announced headlines GRAMMY nominees Kesha, Lil Uzi Vert, and Janelle Monaé.
With more than 100 headliners in all, Summerfest will also feature performances from Imagine Dragons, Marshmello, Bonnie Raitt, Logic, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Arcade Fire, Florida Georgia Line, Anderson East, Blake Shelton, The Fray, and many more.
— Summerfest (@Summerfest) April 4, 2018
In recent years, Summerfest has grown into a massive musical and cultural gathering, taking over a 75-acre permanent festival grounds on the Lake Michigan shore in downtown Milwaukee for 11 days and featuring over 800 artists on 12 stages. The festival is produced by the non-profit organization Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
“Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. exists to promote the performing arts, showcase the diversity of our community and promote Milwaukee as a destination,” said Don Smiley, president and CEO of the organization. “This mission has guided us for decades and it makes our festival distinctly different from other events."
Full lineup information, schedule and ticket information are available via the festival's website.