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Summerfest 2022 returns to its home state of Wisconsin for the first time since 2019. Organizers took to social media on March 29 to announce the full slate of bands performing this year.

Justin Bieber, Halsey, Machine Gun Kelly and Backstreet Boys are among more than 100 headliners announced for Summerfest 2022, which will take place over three weekends in June and July in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The festival will take place from June 23 to July 9. Tickets are currently on sale for $25 general admission. A 3-day pass can also be purchased for a value of $50 on the event site.


Full line-up of Summerfest 2022

The nine-day festival will also feature a different headliner for each day of the festival. This year’s headliners are Jason Aldean on June 23, Justin Bieber on June 24, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and Wu-Tang Clan on June 25, an unannounced artist on June 30, Machine Gun Kelly (with support by Avril Lavigne and Iann Dior) on July 1, Halsey on July 2, Rod Stewart (with the support of Cheap Trick) on July 7, Backstreet Boys on July 8, Thomas Rhett on July 9.

The headliners announced on Tuesday will perform on eight stages, seven of which will be available to Summerfest general admission ticket holders. The festival’s main attractions will take place in the 23,000-capacity American Family Insurance Amphitheater, which will require separate and more expensive tickets.

Fans will need to purchase separate tickets for Amphitheater performances. Tickets for the Backstreet Boys concert go on sale at 10 a.m. April 8 at the box office (200 N. Harbor Drive) and online at ticketmaster.com. Tickets for Wayne, Khalifa, and Wu-Tang Clan go on sale April 15 at 10 a.m. local time.

Besides the main headliners, Summerfest 2022 will also feature Charli XCX, Death Cab for Cutie, The Black Crowes, John Fogerty, Steve Miller Band, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Modest Mouse, Steve Aoki, Third Eye Blind, Dry Cleaning , Midge Ure from Ultravox, 2 Chainz, Portugal. The Man, Cordae, Alessia Cara and The Cult.

Additionally, Boyz II Men, Taking Back Sunday, Ann Wilson of Heart, Parquet Courts, Village People, Big Boi, KC & the Sunshine Band, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, Anthrax, Violent Femmes, The Breeders, War, Blue Oyster Cult, The New Pornographers, Modern English, Bob Mould, The Far Side (formerly of The Pharcyde), WILLOW, Barenaked Ladies, Corinne Bailey Rae, A Flock of Seagulls, Craig Finn, Son Volt, Meat Puppets, Municipal Waste, Sa- Roc, Illuminati hotties and more will also take the stage.


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