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Summerfest cooks up a second annual Big Gig BBQ for Sept. 3

Published June 8, 2017

It's time to mark your calendars for a day filled with barbecue and live music at the Summerfest grounds. The Big Gig BBQ is back, and it's ready to showcase some of the best rubbed, slathered and smoked meats in the area.

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Bo still knows Summerfest

Published March 21, 2013

Bo Black, who was once featured on a Playboy cover in the 1960s, was the attractive blonde Summerfest executive director with rabid fans and critics alike who made the woman called "Bo" one of Milwaukee's most interesting figures for more than two decades.

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Summerfest announces new ticket prices for 2006

Published Dec. 15, 2005

The Board of Directors for Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. has approved and announced several changes in admission ticket pricing for Summerfest 2006, including a reduction in the price of weekday, daytime admission and a slight increase in the price of evening and weekend admission.

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Miller invests $2.5 million to revamp Miller Oasis

Published Feb. 17, 2005

Miller Brewing Co. and Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. announced today that Miller is investing $2.5 million in the renovation and expansion of the Miller Oasis area at Maier Festival Park.