Summerfest Announces 2014 Grounds Stage Headliners

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Scheduled Performers Include New Order, Rise Against, Kip Moore, Ray LaMontagne, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Nas, Brand New and The Neighbourhood

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11 Days, 11 Stages, Over 800 Acts, 900,000 Fans

Summerfest officials are excited to announce over 75 headlining acts that will perform at the 2014 festival. Scheduled performers include New Order, Rise Against, Kip Moore, Ray LaMontagne, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Nas, Brand New and The Neighbourhood. Today’s announcement was launched on 43 Clear Channel Outdoor Digital Billboards across southeastern Wisconsin. It was also premiered nationally via video online at USA Today and can be viewed at and News outlets are encouraged to repost and share the link on their websites.

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

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

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

Previously announced Marcus Amphitheater Headliners include Bruno Mars with special guest Aloe Blacc, Lady Gaga, Brad Paisley with special guests Darius Rucker and Joel Crouse, Outkast with special guest Gary Clark Jr., Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown Band, MÖTLEY CRÜE with special guest Alice Cooper and Fall Out Boy and Paramore with special guest New Politics with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

On Monday, March 24, Journal Broadcast Group launched a new streaming music app called “Radio League,” which is filled with free, high quality, locally programmed streaming music stations and available for download at With six unique stations that focus on different genres including Top 40, Country and Adult Alternative, “Radio League” will now also offer, beginning today, its newest channel – Summerfest Radio. Music fans can now visit anytime to listen to music from their favorite Summerfest headliners for free.

Fest-goers can save money with Advanced Sale General Admission tickets and great ticket pass options, most of which can be purchased now at with no incremental service fees.

  •     Advanced Sale discounted offers include a $16 General Admission ticket ($18 value), a $9 Weekday Admission ticket valid Tuesday – Friday, prior to 4:00 pm ($11 value) and a “3 for $42” multi-day pass, valid for one general admission per day on three different days of the festival ($54 value).
  •     The “11-Day Power Pass” presented by Pick ’n Save with Coffee-mate and Screamin’ Sicilian will be available again this year in limited quantities for only $70 and sold exclusively at 69 Pick ’n Save locations across southeastern Wisconsin from April 15 – June 1 or until supplies last.
  •     Back for a second year, fans can enjoy extreme savings on weekdays and parking with ease when they purchase the “Summerfest Weekday Value Pass” for only $20 at now through June 1.

About Summerfest
Summerfest 2014 will take place June 25 - 29 and July 1 - 6 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 30. Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest. For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest.

About Clear Channel Outdoor (COO)
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, and the largest in Milwaukee with a strong portfolio of bulletins, posters, digital, transit shelters, mall, airport and rail advertising opportunities. Clear Channel Outdoor is dedicated to creating inspiring and innovative out-of-home advertising solutions by collaborating with advertisers and applying powerful audience insights that enable brands to engage effectively with consumers when they are out and about. Clear Channel Outdoor is pioneering the integration of out-of-home platforms with digital technologies such as mobile and social to drive awareness and inspiration to engagement and purchase. Clear Channel Outdoor also has one of the fastest growing digital out-of-home networks with some 5,000 screens in 19 countries worldwide. In the U.S., Clear Channel Outdoor operates in 48 of the top 50 designated market areas. Clear Channel Outdoor North America: Follow us @ccoutdoorna.

About Journal Broadcast Group
Journal Broadcast Group owns and operates 35 radio stations and 13 television stations in 11 states. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it is the broadcast business of Journal Communications Inc., a diversified media company with operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting and digital media.


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