Check Out the 2023 Summerfest Lineup

The festival is celebrating 55 years.

Summerfest announced over 100 new performers added to the lineup for this year’s music festival. Seven are set to headline the American Family Amphitheater: Eric Church with Elle King; Zac Brown Band with Marcus King; James Taylor & His All-Star Band with Sheryl Crow; Dave Matthews Band; ODESZA with Bonobo; Zach Bryan; and Imagine Dragons with AJR.

Like the last two years, Summerfest will take place over three consecutive weekends, June 22-24, June 29-July 1 and July 6-8.

“Celebrating 55 years of live music is a true testament to this festival,” said Don Smiley, the CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., in a news release. “We look forward to hosting music fans from across the globe at Summerfest and delivering a world-class lineup with hundreds of artists.” 



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The announcement also included new headliners for the festival stages, such as the Avett Brothers, Earth Wind & Fire, Lauren Daigle, Noah Kahan, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Smokey Robinson and dozens more. The festival will include over 800 acts and 1,000 performers at the 12 stages.

There are still two amphitheater headliner slots yet to be announced for July 1 and July 6 performances. 

Below is the list of performers announced so far. To get tickets, go to the Summerfest website. Check back in with Milwaukee Magazine for concert guides and more, as we prepare for the Big Gig. 

Summerfest 2023 Lineup, courtesy of Summerfest




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