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Summerfest schedule highlights and how to get in free everyday!

by Otto Man

Wednesday, June 25 is Johnson Controls Stomp Out Hunger Day with FOX 6 from Noon 3:00 pm.All patrons who donate three non-perishable food items will receive one FREE Weekday Admission ticket! All donations to benefit Hunger Task Force.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. Bruno Mars, with Aloe Blacc

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Ray LaMontagne with Foy Vance

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 10 p.m. Clay Walker

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 10 p.m. Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

Miller Lite Oasis - 10 p.m. Arctic Monkeys

U.S. Cellular Connection Stage - 10 p.m. Neon Trees

Uline Warehouse - 10 p.m. Rick Springfield

Thursday, June 26 is Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Show Your Smile Day from Noon 3:00 pm.All patrons who present the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel coupon at any ticket window will receive one FREE Weekday Admission ticket when they purchase one Weekday Admission ticket. The coupon will be available in the Sunday, June 22 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No copies will be accepted.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. Lady Gaga, with Crayon Pop

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 9:30 p.m. Pentatonix

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 9:30 p.m. Scotty McCreery

Miller Lite Oasis - 10 p.m. B.o.B.

Uline Warehouse- 10 p.m. Kansas

Friday, June 27 is KAPCO Go Red Day with the Wisconsin Badgers and the BIG 920 from Noon 3:00 pm. All patrons wearing a red shirt will receive one FREE admission ticket! Stop by the Mid Gate Promotions Booth to receive your ticket. ANDstarting at 5:00 pm, the first 5,000 patrons will receive one pair of U.S. Cellular/Summerfest Ear Buds and Case. Compliments of U.S. Cellular and Summerfest.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. Brad Paisley, with Darius Rucker and Joel Crouse

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Third Eye Blind

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 10 p.m. Tegan and Sara

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 10 p.m. Five Finger Death Punch

Saturday, June 28 is Goodwill Day from Noon 3:00 pm or while supplies last. The first 1,500 patrons who make a donation to a Goodwill Store & Donation Center between June 1 28, 2014 and bring in their specially marked original Summerfest donation receipt, will receive one FREE admission ticket! One donation receipt per person. Only original receipts received at a Goodwill Store & Donation Center dated June 1 28, 2014 will be accepted. Arrive early, this is a popular promotion!

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. Luke Bryan, with Danielle Bradbery

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. REO Speedwagon with Babe Ruth

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 10 p.m. Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 8 p.m. A Great Big World

U.S. Cellular Connection Stage- 10 p.m. Kongos

Uline Warehouse - 10 p.m. Michael McDonald

Sunday, June 29 is Kohls Family Day from 12:00 3:00 pm or while supplies last. The first 2,500 patrons who donate three non-perishable food items for kids will receive one FREE admission ticket! Suggested items include peanut butter, canned fruit and macaroni and cheese. All donations to benefit Hunger Task Force. Arrive early, this is a popular promotion!

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. Outkast, with Gary Clark Jr.

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. .38 Special with Bad Boy

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 9:30 p.m. Umphrey's McGee

Miller Lite Oasis - 9:45 p.m. O.A.R.

Tuesday, July 1 is Sentry Foods and Deans Milk & Ice Cream Childrens Fest Day with TODAYS TMJ4 from Noon 3:00 pm. All patrons will be admitted FREE! Spend a fun-filled day with the family enjoying Childrens Fest activities including the Map of Fun and Family Ticket Package giveaway contest. Select food vendors will offer discounts on food and beverage items.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. OneRepublic, with Mayer Hawthorne and American Authors

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Kip Moore with Blackjack Billy

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 9:30 p.m. Rusted Root

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 10 p.m. Nas

Miller Lite Oasis - 3 p.m. Ed Kowalczyk, formerly of Live

U.S. Cellular Connection Stage - 10 p.m. Switchfoot

Wednesday, July 2 is Direct Supply SeniorFest Day from Noon 4:00 pm. All patrons age 60 and up will be admitted FREE when they check in at any gate. Those seniors will also receive an offer for $2 off a food and beverage (non-alcoholic) purchase over $10.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7 p.m. Dave Matthews Band

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Bonnie Raitt with James Hunter Six

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 10 p.m. DJ Pauly D

Johnson Controls World Sound Stage - 10 p.m. Wailers

Miller Lite Oasis - 10 p.m. Ludacris

U.S. Cellular Connection Stage - 10 p.m. The Airborne Toxic Event

Uline Warehouse - 9:30 p.m. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Thursday, July 3 is Boston Store Day from Noon 3:00 pm or while supplies last. The first 1,500 patrons that present an original receipt from any Boston Store will receive on FREE admission ticket. Receipt must be dated between June 16 July 3, 2014. No copies or handwritten receipts will be accepted.

AND it'sH.O.G. Day at Summerfest from Noon 3:00 pm. Receive one FREE Weekday Admission ticket when presenting a valid H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) card. One admission per card. In addition, H.O.G. members will have exclusive access to the Harley-Davidson Hospitality Deck located at the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse between 5:00 - 9:00 pm. Limited space; first come, first served. Once the deck reaches capacity, access will be on a one out, one in basis.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7 p.m. Zac Brown Band, with Jared & The Mill

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. New Order with special guest DJ Whitney Fierce

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 10 p.m. Ziggy Marley: The Fly Rasta Tour

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 10 p.m. Rise Against

Miller Lite Oasis- 10 p.m. The Fray

Friday, July 4 is Mountain Dew Day from Noon 3:00 pm or while supplies last. The first 2,500 patrons who present a specially marked Mountain Dew can with the Summerfest offer on the can will receive one FREE Weekday Admission ticket. Limit one can per person.

AND it's is Summerfest Military Appreciation Day from Noon Midnight. All active-duty military personnel and veterans, along with up to four family members, who present their Military ID at any gate will be admitted FREE.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. Motley Crue, with Alice Cooper

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Kool and the Gang with Harvey Scales and the Seven Sounds

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 10 p.m. Fitz and the Tantrums

Saturday, July 5 is Northwestern Mutual Make a Child Smile Day from Noon 3:00 pm or while supplies last.The first 1,500 patrons who donate new or gently used childrens books (preferably picture/ board books for ages infant 6 years) with a $10 minimum value will receive one FREE admission ticket. All books collected will be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7 p.m. Fall Out Boy and Paramore, with New Politics

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Thompson Square with Chasin' Mason

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 10 p.m. Ingrid Michaelson

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse - 10 p.m. Matisyahu

Miller Lite Oasis - 10 p.m. The Crystal Method

Uline Warehouse- 10 p.m. George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Sunday, July 6 is Summerfest Fan Appreciation Day from Noon 3:00 pm. All patrons will be admitted FREE, compliments of Summerfest.

Marcus Amphitheater - 7:30 p.m. Usher, with Bebe Rexha

BMO Harris Pavilion - 8 p.m. Cheap Trick with No Quarter (Led Zeppelin tribute)

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - 9:30 p.m. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Miller Lite Oasis - 9:30 p.m. Melissa Etheridge