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Published Sept. 13, 2017
After opening a new Miller Lite Oasis area at this year's Summerfest and announcing that a new amphitheater would be constructed, Summerfest officials today announced the details of a new North Gate area that will better link the festival grounds to Milwaukee's new Lakefront Gateway and Downtown.
Published July 6, 2017
As soon as he arrived as Summerfest's new executive director in 2004, Don Smiley set about improving the grounds and facilities as a means for enhancing the guest experience at the Big Gig. That work continued, full steam ahead, in the second decade of the new millennium.
Published June 29, 2017
If Bo Black was a big part of the story of Summerfest in the 1980s and `90s, her departure was one of the early landmarks of the first decade of the new millennium. The other was the arrival of new director Don Smiley and his dedication to improving the Big Gig's home.
Published May 31, 2017
When you visit Summerfest 2017, you'll see a shiny new Miller Lite Oasis area with about a half-dozen bars, a new Miller "brew house" serving beer straight from the valley, improved sightlines, a new Summerfest merch store and more. Here's your first look.
Published Dec. 8, 2016
U.S. Cellular and Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials today announced a new 10-year agreement that will demolish the existing U.S. Cellular Connection Stage and replace it with a new, larger stage and an enhanced guest experience for Summerfest 2018.
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