Summerfest Announces Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Headliners and Performance Dates

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Tegan and Sara, Fitz And The Tantrums, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more to perform on stage.

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Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee during Summerfest 2014.

The Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee will feature the following headliners:

June 25    10:00 pm    Clay Walker
June 26     5:00 pm     Land the Big Gig®
June 26 7:30 pm     Buddy Rich Big Band
June 26 9:30 pm    Pentatonix
June 27    10:00 pm    Tegan and Sara
June 28    10:00 pm    Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx
June 29     8:00 pm    The Wild Feathers
June 29 10:00 pm    The Head and the Heart
July 1     9:30 pm    Rusted Root
July 2    10:00 pm    Jake Miller
July 3    10:00 pm    Ziggy Marley
July 4    10:00 pm    Fitz And The Tantrums
July 5    10:00 pm    Ingrid Michaelson
July 6     7:30 pm    Crowder
July 6        9:30 pm    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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

On Friday, June 27, Briggs and Stratton will host a Flying Car Celebration at Summerfest as part of MiKE, Innovation in Milwaukee. Flying Car is an annual event that inspires inventive minds and empowers them to launch their own world changing ideas. Visit for more information.

Fest-goers can save time and money with print-at-home Advanced Sale General Admission tickets and the Weekday Value Pass which can be purchased now at with no incremental service fees. The 11-Day Power Pass presented by Pick ‘n Save with Coffee-mate and Screamin’ Sicilian is available now exclusively at Pick ‘n Save locations in southeastern Wisconsin for only $70 through June 1 or while supplies last.

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.

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