Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is excited to announce THE AVETT BROTHERS as the headliner for the BMO Pavilion with Miller Lite on Friday 23rd June. This is the first of nine headlining artists to be announced at the BMO Pavilion during Summerfest.
Three-time GRAMMY Award nominees THE AVETT BROTHERS made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut, I And Love And You, which landed at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 & garnered critical acclaim.
In 2020, THE AVETT BROTHERS played 2 sold out drive-in shows at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the span of three months and ended the year on a high note with a livestream of their 17th annual New Year’s Eve concert. An estimated 150,000 fans watched the show, which featured a full-band performance and an impressive lineup of special guests. Swept Away – a musical inspired by & featuring the music of THE AVETT BROTHERS premiered in January 2022 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre to rave reviews from audiences and critics.
The legendary EARTH, WIND & FIRE has been announced as the headliner for the BMO Pavilion with Miller Lite on Friday 30th June!
EARTH, WIND & FIRE are a music institution. In 1969, music legend Maurice White birthed the music force named after the elements from his very own astrological charts. With soul as deep as the plant, Earth, Wind & Fire charted a history that will live on forever. They’ve scored eight number one hits and have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. They’ve released 23 albums; eight of those albums went Double Platinum and hit the Top 10, making them one of the best-selling artists of all time. They’ve won an impressive nine GRAMMY® Awards including one for Lifetime Achievement (2012). In 2000, EARTH, WIND & FIRE was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, cementing their lasting impact on popular music and, in 2019, their contributions to arts and culture was acknowledged in Washington DC with the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors.
The music of EARTH, WIND & FIRE is more alive than ever as they continue to inspire new audiences and thrill those who have been with them from the beginning. Like the elements in their name, Earth, Wind & Fire’s music has withstood ever-changing trends in the world and shows no sign of vanishing as they continue to create joy and uplifting music that will forever reach a sacred universal atmosphere. From the funky and infectious “Let’s Groove” to the timeless dance classic “September” to the heartfelt “Reasons,” Earth, Wind & Fire’s catalog of hits has become the soundtrack to many lives; now, then and forever.