Summerfest Brings On Aerosmith and Cheap Trick

Steven Tyler will make out with your mom at Summerfest. True story.

Aerosmith has been tapped as the latest headliner for Milwaukee’s 2012 Summerfest. The eleven day show (yes, eleven freakin’ days) has announced a good chunk of the lineup over the last week including Steve Miller Band, Grace Potter, Joss Stone, Cake, and Common. Steven Tyler had this to say of the band’s new tour.

“The old Aerosmith is back with a new vengeance and we will kick your ass and make out with yur mothers,” says Steven Tyler.

Side note: Am I on the only one who thinks that Steven Tyler actually resembles a grandmother at this point?

Back on topic, Cheap Trick will open for Aerosmith on Saturday at the Marcus Amphitheater. Tickets for the sale go on sale at the end of March. Here’s the deal with Summerfest — it runs similar to a state fair. The event lasts from June 27-July 8 with Monday going dark. Admission is around $10-$15 per day which gets you access to the bulk of the shows. Most nights, there’s a premium show (a festival within a festival) at the Marcus Amphitheater which will cost a bit more but also includes the daily admission fee.

The Current Marcus Amphitheater Schedule:
Aerosmith/Cheap Trick: July 7
Big Time Rush: July 6
Iron Maiden: July 4
The Beach Boys: July 1
Zac Brown Band: July 5
Neil Diamond: July 8
Lady Antebellum: June 30

Summerfest 2012 Lineup:
Aerosmith
Steve Miller Band
The Avett Brothers
Common
Cheap Trick
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
Anthony Hamilton

via Summerfest

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the Chief Festival Junkie's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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