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Janelle Monae is one of the headliners headed to the BMO Harris Pavilion this summer.

Here are Summerfest's BMO Harris Pavilion headliners

Despite this past weekend's weather, we swear: Summer is coming. And to help you look forward to green grass, blue skies and snow-free streets, Summerfest announced yet another grounds stage headliner schedule. Last week, the Big Gig announced its main acts for the Miller Lite Oasis, and now this morning, the world's largest music festival released its lineup of headliners for the BMO Harris Pavilion.

Here's who you'll be hearing there this summer:

June 27

9:45 p.m.: Jethro Tull

June 28

4 p.m.: The Posies
6 p.m.: Matthew Sweet
9:45 p.m.: TBA

June 29

9:45 p.m.: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly

June 30

9:45 p.m.: Rachel Platten

July 1

4 p.m.: Nick Lowe featuring Los Straitjackets
9:45 p.m.: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

July 3

9:45 p.m.: Steven Tyler

July 4

8 p.m.: The Wombats

9:45 p.m.: Pixies

July 5

6 p.m.: John Nemeth
8 p.m.: Walter Trout

9:45 p.m.: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

July 6

9:45 p.m.: Janelle Monae

July 7

9:45 p.m.: Hunter Hayes

July 8

9:45 p.m.: Cheap Trick

Once again, the BMO Harris Pavilion will feature a seating option for headliner shows, offering fans either free general admission seating on a first come, first served basis or reserved seating, with tickets going on sale at the Summerfest box office and Ticketmaster beginning May 7-11 for $30. Here is the schedule for when reserved tickets for each individual show will go on sale:

  • Monday, May 7: Jethro Tull at 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 8: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly at 10 a.m. and Rachel Platten at 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 9: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo at 10 a.m. and Steven Tyler at 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 10: Pixies at 10 a.m., Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at noon and Janelle Monae at 2 p.m.
  • Friday, May 11: Hunter Hayes at 10 a.m. and Cheap Trick at noon

Summerfest will also once again feature BMO Effect perks throughout the festival for BMO Harris Bank customers, including a dedicated entrance south of the box office offered easy accessibility into the Big Gig, free ATM transactions on the grounds and a discount on Big Gig merchandise at the on-site store for those using a BMO Harris debit or credit card.

Stay tuned to OnMilwaukee for the rest of the Summerfest grounds stage schedules, as well as other Big Gig updates as the snow melts and the summer approaches (eventually).


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