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Published June 17, 2011
Last week via Facebook and Twitter, we asked people to weigh in with constructive criticism for Summerfest. Then, we submitted the suggestions to John Boler, vice president of sales and marketing at Summerfest, and here are his responses.
Published May 12, 2010
After a two-year hiatus, Milwaukee singer-songwriter Pat McCurdy returns to the Big Gig this year. McCurdy will perform in the 10 p.m. slot on June 24 -- the festival's opening night -- at the Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard. He will follow a set by Grammy-winning pop star Colbie Calliet.
Published March 2, 2010
Back in December we asked you to chime in with the bands you'd like to see play on the Henry Maier Festival Grounds. Then, we took that list to the four folks that have the power to put bands on those stages across 11 days -- Bob Babisch, Doug Johnson, Vic Thomas and Scott Ziel -- to see what they had to say.
Published June 22, 2008
Bob Babisch is the name most associated with talent buying at Summerfest. But no one man can book 11 days of music on roughly a dozen stages alone. That's where Vic Thomas, among others, comes in.
Published June 1, 2008
Which type of fest do you prefer, the big gigs or the smaller soirees?
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My name is Roy Henning and I am running four events called "Break into the Big Gig" at The Up and Under Pub (Fridays), BBC (Saturdays), Club Garibaldi (Thursdays) and Kelly's Bleachers II (Fridays); with the winner at each event getting a spot to play at Summerfest. I am stil...
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