Summerfest reveals ground stage headliners on 43 billboards

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by Shakara Robinson

MILWAUKEE -- It may be hard to think about Summerfest with the cold chill lingering in the air, but the festival's organizers are hoping to excite music fans will its full lineup announcement.

The big red smile will take over 43 digital billboards across southeastern Wisconsin, displaying more than 75 ground stage headliners.

CBS 58's Matt Doyle spoke with Bob Babisch, Summerfest Vice President of Entertainment, for the inside scoop. 

 The following Grounds Stage Headliners have been added to the 2014 lineup:

  • New Order
  • Rise Against Kip Moore
  • Ray LaMontagne
  • Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  • Nas
  • Brand New
  • The Neighbourhood
  • Fitz And The Tantrums
  • Ludacris
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • The Fray
  • The Head and the Heart
  • Neon Trees
  • The Airborne Toxic Event
  • Tegan and Sara
  • B.o.B.
  • Robert DeLong
  • Melissa Ethridge
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Atmosphere
  • Girl Talk
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
  • ZZ Ward
  • Umphrey’s McGee
  • Cheap Trick
  • Walk Off The Earth
  • Ziggy Marley
  • Kongos
  • A Great Big World
  • .38 Special
  • Jake Miller
  • Kool and the Gang
  • Switchfoot
  • Jake Bugg
  • Yonder Mountain String Band
  • Bleachers
  • O.A.R.
  • Timeflies
  • Wailers
  • Los Lonely Boys
  • Scotty McCreery
  • Pentatonix
  • SoMo
  • Blackberry Smoke
  • Rusted Root George Thorogood & The Destroyers
  • DJ Pauly D
  • Kansas Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Michael McDonald
  • Clay Walker
  • The Crystal Method
  • Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx 
  • Matisyahu
  • Crowder Best Coast
  • Taj Mahal Trio
  • David Nail
  • The Hold Steady
  • Delta Rae
  • Cowboy Mouth
  • Saints of Valory
  • Bombino
  • Kopecky Family Band
  • Moon Taxi
  • St. Lucia Wild Feathers
  • James Hunter Six
  • San Fermin
  • Bad Suns
  • Kitten
  • Wild Cub
  • Foy Vance

Performance dates, times and stage locations as well as additional headliners will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

 

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