Kendrick Lamar To Headline Summerfest 2015 In July


Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials announced the seventh major act slated to perform at this year’s Summerfest 2015, and it looks like Kendrick Lamar will be heading to the Marcus Amphitheater on July 1 with special guest ScHoolboy Q as his opening act.

The Top Dawg Entertainment artist recently set a world record on Spotify with the release of his second major label album, To Pimp a Butterfly, which streamed over 9.6 million times in its entirety.

The new album caps off a great season for Lamar, who was nominated for seven Grammys earlier this year, including Best New Artist and Album of the Year.

Other headliners announced to take stage at Summerfest 2015, include Florida Georgia Line (June 24), Kings of Leon (June 25), Keith Urban (June 26), Zac Brown Band (June 28), Linkin Park (June 30), and Ed Sheeran (July 3).

Tickets for the event, which runs from June 24 to 28 and June 30 to July 5, will be available beginning April 10. Purchases can be made by visiting the Summerfest Midgate box office in person, by visiting or by calling 1.800.745.3000.

Visit the event’s website, Facebook or Twitter for details.

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