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There's nothing quite like the Big Gig.

10 photos of Milwaukee loving Summerfest

Milwaukee has had a five-decade love affair with the Big Gig. So we asked our friends at Summerfest to dig into their photo archives and select some images that best illustrate this mutual love-fest between Milwaukee and the world's largest music festival.

Enjoying a beer, 1974

OK, so maybe this guy isn't feelin' it, 1974

Waylon wailin', 1976

Everyone loves Bobby Vinton, 1976

That baby could be a veteran of 40 Summerfests by now, 1977

Put your hands together, 1978

Arlo Guthrie on the Main Stage, 1980

Is this you? 1984

Skygliding, 1985

There's nothing quite like the Big Gig after dark, 1990


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