Chris Stapleton, Alabama Shakes play Summerfest

Posted at 5:22 AM, Mar 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Summerfest officials announced the eighth major show of Summerfest 2016 Tuesday morning.

Chris Stapleton and Alabama Shakes will co-headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Saturday, July 2 with special guest to be announced. 

Tickets will go on sale at noon on Friday, April 1 and include Summerfest admission. 

Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person and by phone at (414) 273-2600, 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). 

Summerfest 2016 will take place June 29 – July 3 and July 5 – July 10 from noon until midnight and will be closed Monday, July 4. 

Previously announced Summerfest headliners include Selena Gomez, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Weezer and Panic! a the Disco, Sting and Peter Gabriel, Def Leppard and Tim McGraw.