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Big change at Summerfest

Have you heard about the HUGE stage that will be unveiled at Summerfest this year?

It's kind of like a second Marcus Amphitheatre.

The BMO Harris Pavillion will have room for up to 10,000 fans. It will feature about 5,000 seats covered by an overhang, similar to the current Marcus Amphitheater, as well as room for another 5,000 patrons in an uncovered, standing room only area.

If you want to get a good seat for any of the performances at that stage, you have to get them in advance.

The advance tickets, or Blue CIrcle passes,  are free if you get them at the Summerfest box office. You can also get them through Ticketmaster for a $3 "convenience fee" per ticket.  Your pass will be for a specific seat in the Blue Circle area.

* Blue Circle Passes for the following headlining Summerfest performances will be released as follows:
       

Steve Miller Band (June 27)     Monday, May 7
Ben Folds Five (June 28)     Tuesday, May 8
TBD (June 29)     Wednesday, May 9
Scorpions (June 30)     Thursday, May 10
Chicago (July 1)     Friday, May 11
Gavin Degraw (July 3)     Saturday, May 12
David Gray (July 4)     Monday, May 14
The Avett Brothers (July 5)     Tuesday, May 15
Dennis DeYoung (July 6)     Wednesday, May 16
Anthony Hamilton (July 7)     Thursday, May 17
B-52s (July 8)     Friday, May 18


Find out more about the new stage here.

 


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Locations : Chicago
People : Anthony HamiltonDavid GrayDennis DeYoungGavin Degraw


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