Eric Clapton Teaming Up With Roger Daltry and Top Petty Teaming With ZZ Top For Summerfest
Summerfest is currently finalizing and unveiling its monster lineup which to date includes, Eric Clapton with special guest Roger Daltry, Tom Petty with special guest ZZ Top, Rush, Tim McGraw with Lady Antebellum and Love and Theft, Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber with special guest Sean Kingston, Brooks & Dunn with special guests Gary Allan and Kellie Pickler with another three Marcus Amphitheater headliners to be announced by early May.
Additionally, the festival has signed and announced Sheryl Crow, Jeff Beck, The Moody Blues, Thievery Corporation, The Roots, Colbie Caillat, 311, The Scorpions, Kool & The Gang, Danny Gokey, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The Bravery, Phil Vassar, Modest Mouse, O.A.R., The Devil Wears Prada, The Wailers, Sound Tribe Sector 9 and The Hold Steady with many more to come.
Year after year, Summerfest delivers an unforgettable live music experience to fans, showcasing the top touring talent on the planet on 11 stages, including the 23,000 seat Marcus Amphitheater. Approximately 900,000 music fans from throughout the world attend this 11 day mega-event each year.
The music festival takes place at Henry Maier Festival Park, a 75-acre permanent setting on Milwaukee's beautiful downtown Lake Michigan shoreline. Summerfest offers something for all musical tastes, including over 700 performances by today's hottest national touring acts and emerging talent and everything in between. On any given day, attendees can enjoy national alternative rock, country, R&B, Top 40, Hip Hop, Reggae headliners and more.
In 2009, the Marcus Amphitheater rocked with Bon Jovi, Keith Urban with special guest Counting Crows, KISS, Stevie Wonder with John Legend, George Strait with Blake Shelton and Julianne Hough, Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago, Bob Dylan with special guest Willie Nelson, No Doubt with Paramore, Kenny Chesney with Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum, The Fray with Jack's Mannequin and Kid Rock with Lynyrd Skynyrd.
On Summerfest ground stages, fans enjoyed The Offspring, Rusted Root, Phil Vassar, Rancid, Rise Against, Matisyahu, Barenaked Ladies, Cage the Elephant, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Puddle of Mudd, Sara Evans, Los Lonely Boys, Blues Traveler, Loverboy, Anthony Hamilton, Matthew Sweet, Better Than Ezra, Anberlin, Elvis Costello and The Imposters, Dropkick Murphys, Kevin Rudolf, The Airborne Toxic Event, Heart, The Gufs, Flogging Molly, Judas Priest, Train, Gavin DeGraw, Shinedown, Lupe Fiasco, Carolina Liar, Mat Kearney, Buddy Guy, Staind, BoDeans, Jason Aldean, Billy Squier, Guster, Shiny Toy Guns, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, The Roots, Huey Lewis and the News, and many, many more.