Summerfest officials announce Emerging Artists Series lineup

MILWAUKEE -- Summerfest officials announced Monday, June 4 the Emerging Artists Series lineup slated for the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage.

Over the years, this popular series has highlighted up-and-coming local, national and international talent that not only showcases great live music, but also engages the audience by having fans vote each day via Twitter poll for their favorite performance.

The band with the most fan votes each day will receive an “Emerging Artist Series Care Package” that includes nearly $3,000 in gear and merchandise from major manufacturers like Sennheiser Microphones & Headphones, Hal Leonard Corporation, Orange Amplification, Martin Guitars, Zildjian Cymbals, Best-Tronics Pro Audio and others, as well as valuable services from Planetary Group, Indiehitmaker, and Merchcat.