By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Jun 22, 2021 at 9:31 AM

Hot off the press: Little Big Town and the BoDeans will play a special community show the new American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Friday, August 13. Concert ticket prices start at $15 and also include a Summerfest ticket that's valid anytime during the Big Gig, September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18. 

“Thanks to the generosity of American Family Insurance, we are able to offer the community a headlining show for an unusually low ticket price. We encourage our fans to join us and discover all the new amenities of the new American Family Insurance Amphitheater,” said Don Smiley, President & CEO of Milwaukee World Festival., Inc. “Now that the multi-million dollar renovation is complete, we are excited to welcome fans back to this iconic venue to experience all the upgrades.”

Amenities of the new, $51.3-million-dollar American Family Insurance Amphitheater include:

  • Expanded concourse space and viewing decks with spectacular views
  • Reimagined food and beverage options
  • Increased restroom capacity
  • All new seats and improved sightlines
  • New high-definition video screens
  • Improved ADA accommodations
  • Enhanced artist production capabilities

“We normally host a concert each year as part of the PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship, which was held earlier this month in Madison,” said Jim Buchheim, American Family community and social impact officer. “Although we weren’t able to have the concert this year, we’re happy to be able to join our partner Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. to welcome Little Big Town and the BoDeans.”

Tickets are available for $50, $30 or $15, plus fees. Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 25 at 10 a.m. at All concert tickets include one free general admission ticket to Summerfest 2021.

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.