Live Feed For Summerfest

In a country where large festivals are increasingly becoming the norm, it is a bold claim indeed to term yourself "The World's Largest Music Festival" but that is the tagline that the organisers at the Summerfest at Milwaukee's Henry Maier Festival Park are going for, and if you take a look at the stats then it's a stance that quickly becomes hard to argue with.
As is becoming more common these days, the Summerfest spread their acts over 2 weekends, but where most of even the biggest events can mange at most 3 days per weekend these guys are really pushing the boundaries with 5 full days on the first weekend, followed by 6 on the second, for a total of 11 days of top notch music acts. To be honest, I'm not even sure you can refer to these as weekends any more!
It's also one of the longest running summer festivals too, having been going since way back in 1968, and in it's current incarnation you can expect to see up to a million visitors through the gates across the whole event. It also manages to coincide itself with the 4th of July US Independence Day holiday too, which only serves to up the festivities another notch, with fireworks adding to the festival's spectacle.


2014 lineup is as follows:
Bruno Mars
Lady Gaga
Dave Matthews Band
Brad Paisley
Darius Rucker
Motley Crue
Zac Brown Band
Fall Out Boy
Gary Clark Jr
New Order
Rise Against
Kip Moore
Ray LaMontagne
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Brand New
The Neighbourhood
Fitz & 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
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
San Fermin
Bad Suns
Wild Cub
Foy Vance
For the full festival schedule by stage and with all the set times, see the official site:

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