Annual music festival Summerfest is back, and this year, the event will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin! Many people who can’t attend the event are curious to know how they can watch Summerfest live. Is it even airing so that fans can catch all the action? Given below are details on where to watch Summerfest on TV.
When Is Summerfest Happening in 2018?
Summerfest will start on June 27, 2018, and will run until July 8, 2018, including the July 4th holiday. The music festival will take place from June 27 to July 1 and July 3 to 8, 2018, however, the event will be closed on July 2.
Some of the performers at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater include:
- Dave Matthews Band
- Shawn Mendes
- James Taylor
- Bonnie Raitt
- Florida Georgia Line
- Blake Shelton
- The Weeknd
- Imagine Dragons
- Def Leppard
- Grace VanderWaal
This year, Imagine Dragons will be the music festival’s opening act!
Where to Livestream Summerfest?
Summerfest renewed their partnership with late-night television show Jimmy Kimmel Live! Last year, the music festival’s stream was quite successful online at Jimmy Kimmel Live Music.
This year, Jimmy Kimmel Live Music will offer access to Summerfest’s performances to audiences all over the world! Viewers can enjoy the performances from the comfort of their own home, without paying anything extra.
However, only selected performances on the American Family Insurance Amphitheater stage will be streamed online at jimmykimmellivemusic.com.
According to Jimmy Kimmel Live Music’s website, the artists that will be streamed are:
- Grace Vanderwaal at 7:00 p.m. EST on June 28, 2018
- Imagine Dragons at 8:00 p.m. EST on June 28, 2018
- Logic at 8:00 p.m. EST on June 30, 2018
- Bebe Rexha at 7:00 p.m. EST on July 1, 2018
- Florida Georgia Line at 8:00 p.m. EST on July 1, 2018
Doug DeLuca, the co-executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live, said, “It was great to be able to deliver the largest music festival in the country to a wider audience online last year.”
“We are thrilled to back again this year to share some of Summerfest’s great line-up with a national audience,” DeLuca added.
What Is Summerfest?
Summerfest is an annual music festival that lasts for 11 days on 11 different stages with around 800 acts and over 1000 performances. It is recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and attracts 800,000 to 900,000 people every year.
Besides the music performances, Summerfest also includes vendors, comedy acts, fireworks, and family activities. So, whether you’ve got your tickets to this year’s event or not, it’s nice to know that you can at least catch some of the action online at your disposal!