Summerfest Announces Final Marcus Amphitheater Headliner For 2016

Pitbull will play the Marcus Amphitheater on June 30 with Special Guest Prince Royce

MILWAUKEE– Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the final major show of Summerfest 2016.  Pitbull will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday, June 30 with special guest Prince Royce.  

Global superstar and GRAMMY Award®-winning artist, Pitbull, will launch a massive North American tour this summer with Latin megastar, singer-songwriter, Prince Royce. THE BAD MAN TOUR will kick-off on Thursday, June 30 in Milwaukee at Summerfest.  It will also visit cities throughout the U.S. and Canada including Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago, San Diego, Houston, Washington, D.C. and more. For all of the latest news and updates on the tour, visit

Armando Christian Perez - globally known as Pitbull - is everywhere. From landing # 1 hits in over 15 countries, 8 billion YouTube/VEVO views, more than a billion Spotify plays, 70 million single sales, and 6 million album sales, Pitbull does not stop. His relentless work ethic transformed him into a Grammy-winning international superstar, visionary entrepreneur, fashion maven, and successful actor. His social media presence speaks to nearly 90 million people daily, matching some television networks. Also known as “Mr. 305” and “Mr. Worldwide,” he is as ubiquitous as Google or Microsoft, while preparing to release his tenth full-length album, 2016’s Climate Change. Outside of entertainment, Pitbull is making history in the business world. Whether it’s his Voli Vodka, fragrance line “Pitbull,” strategic alliance with Playboy Enterprises, or the partnerships with brands from Bud Light, Kodak, and Dr. Pepper to Dodge and Norwegian Cruise Lines, his influence has catapulted. He has his own Sirius XM Radio station, Pitbull’s Globalization, and his production company, Honey, I’m Home. Pitbull also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a wax figure in Madame Tussauds in Orlando, serves as an ambassador for Visit Florida and received a key to the city of Miami. 

Tickets for Pitbull’s show go on sale Saturday, May 14 at 10:00 AM CDT and include Summerfest admission. Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person and by phone at 1.414.273.2600, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at and by phone at 1.800.745.3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1.866.448.7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone line).  Patrons may also utilize “ticketfast” at to print barcoded concert tickets from home.  Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.   

Summerfest fans get access to “Stay Connected” presales before tickets go on sale to the general public when they subscribe to receive Summerfest News email alerts at, “Like” Summerfest on Facebook or follow Summerfest on Twitter.  The Pitbull presale will run Thursday, May 12 from 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM CDT or until presale inventory has been exhausted.  

Summerfest 2016 will take place June 29 – July 3 and July 5 – July 10 from noon until midnight and will be closed Monday, July 4.  For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest or download the 2016 Summerfest App. 

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