Bruno Mars to headline opening day at Summerfest

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Bruno Mars will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Opening Day, Wednesday, June 25th with special guest, Aloe Blacc. Summerfest officials made that announcement on Tuesday afternoon, January 14th.

Bruno Mars has announced the eagerly anticipated additional leg of his blockbuster “Moonshine Jungle World Tour.”  Mars will headline the upcoming Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, slated for Sunday, February 2, 2014 -- seen only on FOX6.

Tickets go on sale Monday, February 3 at Noon and include Summerfest admission.  Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at 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 to print barcoded concert tickets from home.  Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.

Summerfest 2014 will take place June 25 - 29 and July 1 - 6 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 30th.