Luke Bryan to Headline Summerfest 2014

By on May 23, 2014



Luke Bryan returns to Summerfest following a sold-out Marcus Amphitheater show in 2013


MILWAUKEE (April 25, 2014) – Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the tenth major show slated for Summerfest 2014.  Luke Bryan with special guest Danielle Bradbery will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Saturday, June 28.


Superstar Luke Bryan has quickly become one of Nashville’s most sought after entertainers.  His “That’s My Kind of Night Tour” is currently playing across the US and Canada, selling out all concerts to date.  His previous tour performed for 1.3 million fans in 2013 and it was clear after performing for a sold-out crowd at Summerfest 2013, Milwaukee loves Luke Bryan.  The two-time ACM co-host, who received the 2013 ACM Entertainer of The Year honor, recently celebrated the No. 1 debut of his digital EP Spring Break 6…Like We Ain’t Ever. Combined, Luke’s six Spring Break series releases have sold over
825,000 copies.


Since the debut of his first album in 2007, Luke has sold nearly 6.2 million albums, 23.1 million digital tracks from his four studio albums and placed 9 singles at No. 1.  Luke’s current single “Play It Again” is from his Platinum selling Crash My Party album, which sold one million copies in just six weeks and was the best-selling country album in 2013.  The album contains three No. 1 hits thus far including “That’s My Kind of Night,” “Crash My Party” and “Drink A Beer.”


Seventeen-year-old Danielle Bradbery is the youngest winner ever of NBC’s The Voice.  She charmed her way into the national spotlight with a mix of country hits from several decades and her coach on The Voice, Blake Shelton, called her “the most important artist to ever walk across The Voice stage.”


Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 3 at 11:00 am CST 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.


PLEASE NOTE: To purchase Marcus Amphitheater tickets in person at the Summerfest Box Office on the day of the on sale, patrons must visit the temporary location at the Mid Gate on the corner of Harbor Drive and Chicago Street.  Parking will be available across the street.


Summerfest fans get access to “Stay Connected” Pre-sales before tickets go on sale to the general public when they subscribe to receive Summerfest News email alerts at, “Like” Summerfest on Facebook or follow Summerfest on Twitter.  The Luke Bryan Pre-sale will run Friday, May 2 from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm CST or until pre-sale inventory has been exhausted.


Summerfest 2014 will take place June 25 – 29 and July 1 – 6 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 30.  Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience.  During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting.  Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest.  For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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