Summerfest announces acts for BMO Harris Pavilion

MILWAUKEE (WITI) --  Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the BMO Harris Pavilion with Miller Lite during Summerfest 2015.  Operational plans for the venue will remain the same as in 2014 including how fans can secure their reserved “Blue Circle Seat Passes” in advance and day of show.

The BMO Harris Pavilion with Miller Lite will feature the following headliners:

June 24   7:30 pm Clare Dunn
  10:00 pm Sheryl Crow
June 25   8:00 pm Big Smo
    9:45 pm Billy Currington
June 26   8:00 pm Shakey Graves
    9:45 pm Punch Brothers
June 27   5:00 pm Motion City Soundtrack
    8:00 pm TBA
    9:45 pm The Flaming Lips
June 28   8:00 pm Dark Star Orchestra
June 30   8:00 pm Balkun Brothers
    9:45 pm Gogol Bordello
July 1   8:00 pm Esnavi
    9:45 pm Aloe Blacc
July 2   8:00 pm PHOX
    9:45 pm Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
July 3   8:00 pm Kenny Walker & A Touch of Fire
    9:45 pm The Isley Brothers
July 4   5:00 pm Foghat
    8:00 pm 5 Card Studs
    9:45 pm “Weird Al” Yankovic
July 5   8:00 pm Johnny Wad
    9:45 pm Kansas

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

Blue Circle Seat Passes:
Once again, Blue Circle Seat Passes will be offered for FREE to fans that enjoy sitting “up close” in reserved seats (first 27 rows) and under cover for opening acts and headlining performances during Summerfest.  Show specific, Blue Circle Seat Passes will provide the bearer with access to a specific reserved Blue Circle seat in the lower bowl starting at 7:00 pm on the performance date of the listed opening act and headliner.  The lower bowl of the permanent seating area (known as the Blue Circle Section) accommodates approximately 2,500 attendees for each show.  An additional 2,500 bleacher seats and viewing/standing areas for approximately 5,000 attendees are open and do not require passes, similar to other ground stage operations.

The Blue Circle Seat Passes are not a Summerfest admission ticket.  Patrons must first obtain admission to Summerfest in order to utilize a Blue Circle Seat Pass.  Blue Circle Seat Passes will be available for each headlining show during Summerfest on a first come, first served basis through two means:  

      Advance online release dates for Blue Circle Seat Passes for headlining Summerfest performances are as follows.  Blue Circle Seat Passes will be available at at Noon and will not be available at the Summerfest Box Office in advance. 

      Sheryl Crow Tuesday, May 5 12:00 pm
      Billy Currington Wednesday, May 6 12:00 pm
      Punch Brothers Thursday, May 7 12:00 pm
      The Flaming Lips Friday, May 8 12:00 pm
      Dark Star Orchestra Saturday, May 9 12:00 pm
      Gogol Bordello Monday, May 11 12:00 pm
      Aloe Blacc Tuesday, May 12 12:00 pm
      Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Wednesday, May 13 12:00 pm
      The Isley Brothers Thursday, May 14 12:00 pm
      “Weird Al” Yankovic Friday, May 15 12:00 pm
      Kansas Saturday, May 16 12:00 pm

      Music fans can buy tickets early, skip the lines at the Summerfest Box Office and conveniently download or print their own General Admission tickets at home when they purchase them on Summerfest’s website.  Visit the new and improved Summerfest Store now to find General Admission tickets, Weekday Admission tickets and 3-Day Passes for only $45.  The 11-Day Power Pass presented by Pick ‘n Save is available for only $80 exclusively at select Pick ‘n Save locations across southeastern Wisconsin from now – June 1 or while supplies last.

      Now through May 8 at 11:59 pm CDT, fans can buy one General Admission ticket online for only $19 and receive one Weekday Admission ticket FREE when they use the discount code: SF15BMO.  Simply add one General Admission ticket AND one Weekday Admission ticket to the shopping cart and apply the discount code at checkout.

      Summerfest 2015 will take place June 24 - 28 and June 30 – July 5 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 29.