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Summerfest officials are excited to announce over 75 headlining acts that will perform at the 2014 festival.  Scheduled performers include New Order, Rise Against, Kip Moore, Ray LaMontagne, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Nas, Brand New and The Neighbourhood.   

The following Grounds Stage Headliners have been added to the 2014 lineup:

 New Order  Rise Against   Kip Moore  Ray LaMontagne
 Joan Jett & the Blackhearts  Nas   Brand New The Neighbourhood
 Fitz And The Tantrums  Ludacris Five Finger Death Punch The Fray
 The Head and the Heart Neon Trees  The Airborne Toxic Event Tegan and Sara
 B.o.B.  Robert DeLong   Melissa Ethridge Bonnie Raitt
 Atmosphere  Girl Talk   REO Speedwagon  Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
 ZZ Ward Umphrey’s McGee Cheap Trick Walk Off The Earth
 Ziggy Marley Kongos  A Great Big World .38 Special
 Jake Miller Kool and the Gang Switchfoot Jake Bugg
Yonder Mountain String BandBleachersO.A.R.Timeflies
 Wailers Los Lonely Boys Scotty McCreery Pentatonix
SoMoBlackberry SmokeRusted RootGeorge Thorogood & The Destroyers
DJ Pauly DKansasNitty Gritty Dirt BandTrombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Michael McDonaldClay WalkerThe Crystal MethodDennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx
MatisyahuCrowderBest CoastTaj Mahal Trio
David NailThe Hold SteadyDelta RaeCowboy Mouth
Saints of ValoryBombinoKopecky Family BandMoon Taxi
St. LuciaWild FeathersJames Hunter SixSan Fermin
Bad SunsKittenWild CubFoy Vance

Performance dates, times and stage locations as well as additional headliners will be announced in the coming weeks.

Previously announced Marcus Amphitheater Headliners include Bruno Mars with special guest Aloe Blacc, Lady Gaga, Brad Paisley with special guests Darius Rucker and Joel Crouse, Outkast with special guest Gary Clark Jr., Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown Band, MÖTLEY CRÜE with special guest Alice Cooper and Fall Out Boy and Paramore with special guest New Politics with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Fest-goers can save time and money with Advanced Sale General Admission tickets and great ticket pass options, most of which can be purchased now at with no incremental service fees. 

• Advanced Sale discounted offers include a $16 General Admission ticket ($18 value), a $9 Weekday Admission ticket valid Tuesday – Friday, prior to 4:00 pm ($11 value) and a “3 for $42” multi-day pass, valid for one general admission per day on three different days of the festival ($54 value).
• The “11-Day Power Pass” presented by Pick ’n Save with Coffee-mate and Screamin’ Sicilian will be available again this year in limited quantities for only $70 and sold exclusively at 69 Pick ’n Save locations across southeastern Wisconsin from April 15 – June 1 or until supplies last. 
• Back for a second year, fans can enjoy extreme savings on weekdays and parking with ease when they purchase the “Summerfest Weekday Value Pass” for only $20 at now through June 1.  

About Summerfest
Summerfest 2014 will take place June 25 - 29 and July 1 - 6 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 30.  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, or Twitter: @Summerfest.


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