Summerfest announces Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard headliners

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — 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 2013.

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

June 26 10:00 pm Kip Moore
June 27 9:30 pm REO Speedwagon
June 28 10:00 pm Phil Vassar
June 29 10:00 pm Pat Benatar with Neil Giraldo
June 30 10:00 pm Silversun Pickups
July 2 9:30 pm TBA
July 3 10:00 pm Brandi Carlile
July 4 8:00 pm ZZ Ward
10:00 pm Guster
July 5 10:00 pm O.A.R.
July 6 10:00 pm K’NAAN
July 7 9:30 pm Trampled By Turtles

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

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 $15 General Admission ticket ($17 value), an $8 Weekday Admission ticket valid Tuesday – Friday, prior to 4:00 pm ($10 value) and a “3 for $39” multi-day pass, valid for one general admission per day on three different days of the festival ($51 value).
  • The widely popular “11-Day Power Pass” presented by Pick ’n Save with Coffee Mate and Palermo’s is available for purchase at an amazingly low price of only $60 exclusively at 69 Pick ’n Save locations across southeastern Wisconsin now through May 31.  A complete list of locations can be found at
  • Festival fans can enjoy extreme savings on weekdays and parking with ease when they purchase the new “Summerfest Weekday Value Pass” for only $20 at now through June 2.  The Weekday Value Pass is valid for one (1) weekday admission, each weekday, Tuesday – Friday from Noon – 4:00 pm and one (1) parking pass, each weekday, Tuesday – Friday when fans arrive and park between Noon – 1:00 pm.

Summerfest 2013 will take place June 26 – 30 and July 2 – 7, from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, July 1.