Summerfest Announces Headliners and Changes for U.S. Cellular Connection Stage

Summerfest officials are thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring some exciting changes to one of the festival’s favorite stages. The U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage is teaming up with FM 106.1, Milwaukee’s Best Country, to introduce a new genre to the stage for Summerfest 2016, according to a release from Summerfest. Primarily focusing on country music, the lineup of headliners for the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage with Leinenkugel’s and FM 106.1 includes:

June 29 - 10:00 PM - Dustin Lynch

June 30 - 10:00 PM - Michael Franti & Spearhead

July 1 - 4:00 PM - Chris Lane

July 1 - 8:00 PM - Willy Porter

July 1 - 10:00 PM - KT Tunstall

July 2 - 10:00 PM - Rachel Platten

July 3 - 10:00 PM - Kane Brown

July 5 - 8:00 PM - Michael Ray

July 5 - 10:00 PM - Granger Smith ft. Earl Dibbles Jr.

July 6 - 10:00 PM - Milky Chance

July 7 - 4:00 PM - Drew Baldridge

July 7 - 10:00 PM - Brothers Osborne

July 8 - 10:00 PM - Eric Hutchinson

July 9 - 10:00 PM - Cam

July 10 - 10:00 PM - Jana Kramer

All performers and show times are subject to change. Please check for updates.

“We are excited that the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage will be the new home for country music at Summerfest this year and welcome 106.1 as our new radio partner,” said Laurie Poellinger, Director of Sales for U.S. Cellular®.  “The lineup of performers we have makes the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage the place to be at Summerfest.”

Additionally, U.S. Cellular is providing five new cell phone charging stations at various locations on the grounds.  Each station accommodates Android and IOS devices and provides Summerfest patrons with a convenient way to recharge quickly and get back to watching their favorite bands. 

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