Milwaukee Summefest organizers have announced a second group of headlining acts that will perform at Summerfest 2012. Performance dates, times and stage locations will be announced in mid-April.

Summerfest 2012 headliners will include: ZZ Top, Kool & the Gang, Chicago, Ben Folds Five, The Roots, Paul Oakenfold, David Gray, Thievery Corporation, 311, Burton Cummings, Young The Giant, O.A.R., Heartless Bastards, Phantom, Rocker & Slick, The Hives, Fountains of Wayne, Country Throwdown Tour, featuring Gary Allan, Rodney Atkins, Josh Thompson, Sunny Sweeney

This group joins the previously announced headliners which include: Steve Miller Band, The Avett Brothers, Common, Cake, Scorpions, Lupe Fiasco, Gary Clark Jr., Head and the Heart, Robyn, Eric Benet, Phil Vassar, Joss Stone, AWOLNATION, Brantley Gilbert, Tito Rojas, Gavin DeGraw, Atmosphere, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Halestorm , MUTEMATH, Fitz & the Tantrums, The Joy Formidable, La India and Anthony Hamilton.

Additional grounds stage headliners will be announced over the upcoming weeks. Fans are encouraged to stay connected to Summerfest and visit, “Like” Summerfest on Facebook or follow Summerfest on Twitter to be the first to know who’s headlining Summerfest 2012 and how they can be a part of this year’s 45th Anniversary celebration and win great prizes.

Fest-goers can save money with Advanced Sale General Admission tickets, now available on with no incremental service fees. Discounted offers include a $14 General Admission ticket ($16 value), a $7 Weekday Admission ticket valid Tuesday – Friday, prior to 4:00 pm ($9 value) and a “3 for $36” multi-day pass, valid for one general admission per day on three different days of the festival ($48 value).

New for 2012, as part of the 45th Anniversary celebration, fans can purchase a Power Pass, valid for one general admission per day, all 11 days of Summerfest 2012 for only $45 ($176 value) exclusively at through June 8, 2012.

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