Arcade Fire will close out Summerfest at American Family Insurance Amphitheater July 8

MILWAUKEE — Arcade Fire, with special guest TBA will will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, July 8 — the last day of Summerfest 2018, officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 27.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 9 at noon at Summerfest.com and Ticketmaster.com and include admission to Summerfest.

Hailing from Montreal, Canada, Arcade Fire are a six piece band that have won two BRITs, two Grammys, and have released three records over the last ten years. Their breakthrough album Funeral (Rough Trade, 2004) was nominated for a Grammy for Alternative Album of The Year and as the decade closed Funeral was chosen by Rolling Stone as the #1 album of the ’00s.  Arcade Fire will make their Summerfest debut in 2018 touring the band’s fifth album, “Everything Now,” released on July 28, 2017, Summerfest officials said in a statement.

Tickets for Arcade Fire can also be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, select Walmart stores, 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 Ticketmaster.com to print barcoded concert tickets from home.  Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.

Summerfest 2018 takes place June 27-July 1 and July 3-8, 2018, closed on July 2.