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Chris Stapleton moves Summerfest headliner gig to next year

Published May 18, 2020

Another week, another Summerfest headliner eschewing this current unknown year for the hopefully sunnier days of 2021 - this time, it's country music star Chris Stapleton, who today announced his Big Gig show will fall on July 8, 2021.


Halsey moves her Summerfest headliner show to 2021

Published May 7, 2020

The Big lost another 2020 headliner - but gained another 2021 headliner - as pop star Halsey announced today that she has postponed her North American summer tour to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Dave Matthews Band postpones Summerfest gig until 2021

Published May 4, 2020

Dave Matthews Band today announced that, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all of its summer dates for 2020 have been postponed until 2021 - including its Big Gig show, now scheduled for July 1 next year.


Country star Sam Hunt will return for rescheduled Summerfest

Published April 14, 2020

Country star Sam Hunt today announced his rescheduled summer tour on social media, complete with a new headliner date at Summerfest - Friday, Sept. 4 - making him the first performer to confirm his return to the September-set Big Gig.


Summerfest adds Charlie Wilson, KC and The Sunshine Band to lineup

Published March 9, 2020

Throwback acts at the BMO Harris Pavilion? That's the way (uh-huh, uh-huh) Summerfest clearly likes it as the grounds stage's retro-leaning lineup today added disco legends KC and The Sunshine Band and vintage R&B crooner Charlie Wilson.


Summerfest announces its first two grounds stage headliner shows

Published March 4, 2020

To make things feel even more like those great warm Milwaukee months, the Big Gig today offered a taste of its grounds stage headliner lineup, revealing two acts coming to the BMO Harris Pavilion during Summerfest: Steve Miller Band and Styx.


The Big Gig books blink-182

Published Feb. 19, 2020

The latest in Summerfest headline news came this morning, when the Big Gig announced the ninth headliner for Summerfest 2020 is blink-182 with special guests Coheed and Cambria, The Used and grandson.


Ozzy Osbourne cancels Summerfest headliner gig again

Published Feb. 18, 2020

Unfortunately, it's a new year but the same tune for Ozzy Osbourne fans as the iconic rocker announced Monday night that he was cancelling his 2020 "No More Tours 2" North American dates - including his Summerfest headlining gig on July 1.


Guns N' Roses will rock Summerfest on the Fourth of July

Published Feb. 3, 2020

The Big Gig has added the latest piece to its star-studded headliner lineup, as rock legends Guns N' Roses today announced that they're headed on tour in North America - including a surely fireworks-filled stop at Summerfest on the Fourth of July.