Summerfest Announces 2023 Headliners for 55th Anniversary

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Milwaukee’s Summerfest announces the 2023 headliners for its 55th anniversary.

Summerfest has announced over 100 artists for the Milwaukee festival’s 55th anniversary. The multi-genre lineup includes Dave Matthews Band, ODESZA, Eric Church, Zach Bryan, Imagine Dragons, Santa Fe Klan, Earth Wind & Fire, Noah Kahan, Ava Max, The Pretty Reckless, Sean Paul, Smokey Robinson, Fleet Foxes, Coi Leray, Japanese Breakfast, Yellowcard, and many more.

The 2023 edition of Summerfest will take place Thursday through Saturday over three weekends: June 22-24, June 29-July 1, and July 6-8. Produced by the nonprofit Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., Summerfest is an independent music festival. 

Tickets are on sale now, with single-day general admission starting at $26. The US Cellular Power Pass is available for $55 and includes access for all nine festival days, on sale now through Wednesday, March 29.

“Celebrating 55 years of live music is a true testament to this festival. Together with the City of Milwaukee, we look forward to hosting music fans from across the globe at Summerfest and delivering a world-class lineup with hundreds of artists during our nine-day run,” says Don Smiley, CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.

Summerfest 2023 Lineup


  • 22 | Eric Church, Elle King, Three 6 Mafia, Gryffin, Cheap Trick, Declan McKenna, Rosa Linn, Larry Fleet, Lost Kings, The Wailers, The Moss, Mindi Abair, Reverend Horton Heat, Third World, Chris Duarte, Forester, Frank Walker, Sias, La Sra. Tomasa
  • 23 | Zac Brown Band, The Marcus King Band, The Avett Brothers, Bleachers, Sofi Tukker, Fitz and the Tantrums, Tegan & Sara, Queensryche, Breland, Deer Tick, The Romantics, Sam Feldt, Vixen, Autograph, Caroline Jones, Thomas Jack, Ruby Waters, Allison Ponthier, Paris Paloma, Party Shirt, Bandits on the Run, The Keystones, Crocodyle, Bad Skin
  • 24 | James Taylor, Sheryl Crow, Noah Kahan, Santa Fe Klan, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Brett Eldredge, NLE Choppa, Lyle Lovett, Destroy Lonely, Kidd G, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Adam Melchor, The Brook & The Bluff, Homixide Gang, Austin Snell, Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, Wishbone Ash, MC Davo, Tornillo, Vanilla Fudge, Fleece, Browns Crew, The Michael Weber Show
  • 29 | Dave Matthews Band, Lord Huron, Vance Joy, Cypress Hill, Coi Leray, Night Ranger, Greensky Bluegrass, Debbie Gibson, Mat Kearney, The Georgia Satellites, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, Shinyribs, The National Parks, Andrew Duhon, Hotel California / A Salute to the Eagles, Argonaut & Wasp
  • 30 | ODESZA, Bonobo, Drama, Qrtr, OLAN, Earth Wind & Fire, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Yung Gravy, lovelytheband, Mitchell Tenpenny, .38 Special, Nicky Youre, Beach Weather, Survivor, Nate Smith, Thaikkudam Bridge, Lucius Arthur, Babyjake, Leilani Kilgore, Desmond Jones


  • 01 | Yellowcard, Brett Young, Flyleaf with Lacey Sturm, Sean Paul, Spin Doctors, Jesus Jones, Wang Chung, A Flock of Seagulls, Jordy
  • 06 | Lauren Daigle, Yungblud, Dinosaur Jr., Jenny Lewis, Cautious Clay, Smash Mouth, Runaway June, The Gufs, The Regrettes, Joey Valence & Brae, Horsegirl, The Beaches, Leah Kate, The Docksiders, Lifeguard, Porcupine, Willow Hill
  • 07 | Zach Bryan, Tyler Hubbard, The Pretty Reckless, Japanese Breakfast, Styx, Grupo Niche, Collective Soul, Built to Spill, Galactic feat. Anjelika Jelly Joseph, Cafune, Andy Shauf, Frank Ray, Soul Asylum, Here Come the Mummies, Tito Puente, Jr., Annie Bosko, Jet Black Roses, Piqued Jacks, Good Boy Daisy, Disq
  • 08 | Imagine Dragons, Ajr, Smokey Robinson, Fleet Foxes, The War On Drugs, Tesla, Scotty McCreery, BBNO$, Morgan Wade, Hailey Whitters, The Mountain Goats, Saliva, Buckcherry, Greylan James, Corey Kent, Kalie Shorr, Momma, Mayyadda

Located in downtown Milwaukee, Summerfest, presented by American Family Insurance, is one of the most iconic celebrations of music in America, hosting the industry’s biggest acts for an unforgettable live music experience. Since its debut in 1968, Summerfest has distinguished itself as a premier national music festival. It has developed an unrivaled reputation, consistently featuring hundreds of performances across 12 stages throughout the 75-acre festival grounds.

Summerfest’s producer, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., continues to fulfill its nonprofit mission of bringing the community together and providing a showcase for performing arts, activities, and recreation for the public through music and special events.