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    Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q a curveball for lacking Summerfest

    Summerfest’s lack of the hard rock and metal genres is increasingly apparent year after year, but their growing relationship with hip-hop and rap artists has been on the rise for even longer and takes a new turn with Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q.

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    A strong close for Summerfest’s first week

    Week one of Summerfest had its highs and its lows. Struggling for traction with many of its artists and pairing of performances from stage to stage, Summerfest had issues early on with headliners and ground stage acts. The 2015 summer months were not buzzing with as much touring activity as the last few years according […]

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    Eric Church roars back to Country USA

    With a grin ear to ear and as enthusiastic as ever, Eric Church made his way back to Wisconsin and Country USA for 2015. Growing in popularity alongside similar artists Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan, Eric Church was a suitable headliner for the sprawling country festival.

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    Florida Georgia Line accompany Big Bang, kick of Summerfest

    The unofficial start of The Big Gig kicked off Tuesday the 23rd with a sold-out performance from the Rolling Stones, but Summerfest went full steam on their opening night with the annual Big Bang fireworks display, ground headliners Magic!, The Dirty Heads, Bastille, Sheryl Crow, and festival amphitheater headliner Florida Georgia Line.

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    Miranda Lambert leads Country USA into a week of sun

    Generously spared of rain so far this year, Country USA returned in full swing with ample sun, warm weather, cowboy hats, and Miranda Lambert headlining day one’s entertainment. Fans arriving early to stake out a spot in the general admission areas, filling up on festival foods, alcohol, and dancing around most of the day has […]

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    Imagine Dragons anything but ‘Smoke + Mirrors’

    Imagine Dragons’ “Smoke + Mirrors” tour featuring Metric and Halsey pushed a wave of pop-rock through Milwaukee’s BMO Harris Bradley Center for Imagine Dragons’ largest show yet in the Brew City.

Concert Review

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Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q a curveball for lacking Summerfest

Summerfest’s lack of the hard rock and metal genres is increasingly apparent year after year, but their growing relationship with hip-hop and rap artists has been on the rise for even longer and takes a new turn with Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q.

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A strong close for Summerfest’s first week

Week one of Summerfest had its highs and its lows. Struggling for traction with many of its artists and pairing of performances from stage to stage, Summerfest had issues early on with headliners and ground stage acts. The 2015 summer months were not buzzing with as much touring activity as the last few years according […]

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Saturday Summerfest Snapshot, Flaming Lips, 3EB, MisterWives

The weekend is upon Summerfest. Marked with a lineup to please nearly everyone, Friday of week one felt like Milwaukee Summerfest should. Warm weather, killer sunset, and a lakefront setting with bands from all walks of the industry.

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