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29 March, 2022Print

Milwaukee’s Summerfest Announces 2022 Headliners

Festival Lineup Features Justin Bieber, Halsey, Machine Gun Kelly,
Lil Wayne/Wiz Khalifa/Wu-Tang Clan, Backstreet Boys, Willow,
Jason Aldean, The Black Crowes, Rod Stewart, Charli XCX,
Thomas Rhett, Steve Miller Band, Anthony Hamilton,
The Pretty Reckless, Violent Femmes, and more



MILWAUKEE, WI (March 29, 2022) – Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is excited to announce over 100 headliners, spanning various music genres, for the 54th edition of the legendary festival. Summerfest will take place June 23-25, June 30-July 2, and July 7-9, three weekends (Thursdays-Saturdays). Full line up below and in poster. Read more here at Justin Bieber, Halsey, Machine Gun Kelly Lead 2022 Summerfest Lineup 

“It feels great to announce our highly anticipated lineup and have the festival back in its regular summer timeframe for 2022,” said Don Smiley, President and CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. “From Justin Bieber, Halsey, Backstreet Boys, and a special Summerfest co-headlining show with Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, and Wu-Tang Clan, to John Fogerty, Steve Aoki, Halestorm, and others, it would be difficult to find a more diverse lineup anywhere.  Make plans to join us for Summerfest this June, one of the most affordable music festivals in the world, and home to over 1,000 artists performing live over the nine-day run.”

Summerfest will once again offer seating options at the BMO Harris Pavilion with Miller Lite for all evening headlining performances. This policy offers Summerfest fans the choice of free general admission seats or reserved seats available for purchase, for shows beginning at 8:00 p.m. Visit for on sale dates and times.  Fans can also experience an elevated concert experience at the Level Up Deck located in the Miller Lite Oasis, overlooking the stage. Tickets for Level Up are available now and include admission to Summerfest the day of the show, two complimentary beverages, and access to a private bar, restrooms, and more. 

Tickets for Summerfest are ON SALE NOW, take advantage of these limited time offers:

  • The UScellular™ Power Pass is available for $100 - includes one admission for all nine days
  • The UScellular™ 3-Day Pass is available for $50 and is valid for one general admission per day, any three different days of the festival

NEW - at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater during Summerfest - Lil Wayne/Wiz Khalifa/Wu-Tang Clan on Saturday, June 25 and Backstreet Boys on Friday, July 8, 2022. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. for Backstreet Boys and Friday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m. for Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Wu-Tang Clan at or in person at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater Box Office and include admission to Summerfest the day of the concert. 

Visit for the full festival lineup, including artist date, stage, and time slot.



American Family Insurance Amphitheater:

Jason Aldean with Gabby Barrett, John Morgan

Justin Bieber with Jaden, Harry Hudson, Tejo

Lil Wayne/Wiz Khalifa/Wu-Tang Clan

Machine Gun Kelly with Avril Lavigne and Iann Dior

Halsey with The Marias and Abby Roberts

Rod Stewart with Cheap Trick

Backstreet Boys

Thomas Rhett


Festival Stage Headliners:

The Black Crowes

John Fogerty

Steve Miller Band

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Charli XCX

Death Cab For Cutie

Dustin Lynch

Modest Mouse


Violent Femmes

The Cult

Steve Aoki

Gilberto Santa Rosa

Anthony Hamilton

The Pretty Reckless

2 Chainz

Portugal.The Man

Third Eye Blind


Alessia Cara


Barenaked Ladies

Boys II Men

The Revivalists

Taking Back Sunday

Ann Wilson of Heart

Russell Dickerson



Dylan Francis

Michael Franti and Spearhead


Big Boi

Rick Springfield

Milky Chance

Todd Rundgren

KC & the Sunshine Band

for King & Country

Femi Kuti & The Positive Force




Dean Lewis


The Commodores

Mt. Joy

The Breeders

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

Indigo Girls

Parquet Courts

Village People



Nessa Barrett

Blue Oyster Cult

The New Pornographers

The Record Company

The Expendables


Skid Row

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox 


Jameson Rodgers

Noga Erez

Phil Vassar

Niko Moon

Modern English

The Tubes

Bob Mould




The Far Side (formerly of the Pharcyde)

Corinne Bailey Rae

Howard Jones

A Flock of Seagulls

Priscilla Block



Leonid & Friends

Sister Hazel

Pop Evil

Gaelic Storm


Tommy DeCarlo Singer of Boston

Toad the Wet Sprocket


Stephen Pearcy the Voice of Ratt

Lita Ford

Here Come The Mummies

Cory Henry


Barns Courtney

Great White

The Smithereens

Squirrel Nut Zippers

Valentino Khan

Mindi Abair and The Wild Hearts

Royal & The Serpent

Jimmie Vaughan

Ayron Jones

Vertical Horizon

Quiet Riot




Buddy Rich Big Band Machine

Ambar Lucid

The Warning

The Wrecks

Donte Bowe

Craig Fin & the Uptown Controllers

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Son Volt

Meat Puppets

Dry Cleaning

Ultravox’s Midge Ure

The High Kings

The Expendables

The Wild Feathers

Freddy Jones Band

Davina & The Vagabonds

Buffalo Nichols

Municipal Waste

Boy Named Banjo

Los Strait Jackets

Sadie Jean

Madison Cunningham


Grin Cynic

Illuminati Hotties


Ric Wilson 


About Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance 

Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, hosting the music industry’s biggest acts, emerging talent, and local favorites along with approximately 750,000 fans, for an unforgettable live music experience. The festival features over 1,000 performances on 12 permanent stages, along with food, beverages, and activities, all in a world-class festival setting. The 2022 edition will take place over three weekends June 23-25, June 30-July 2, and July 7-9. For more information, visit, or Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @Summerfest. 

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