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88Nine's Summerfest Must Sees for Wednesday, June 28

Summerfest, proudly known as "The World's Largest Music Festival", surely does not fall short of its tagline. With hundreds of acts rocking Milwaukee's lakefront during this 11 day bash, Summerfest is undoubtedly a not-to-miss hub for music, both local and global. But let's face matter how almighty the delicious food, drinks, and live music make you feel, you're only human can simply cannot be in more place than once...and that's okay. No need to fear, 88Nine is here with our daily Summerfest must-see picks. So slip on your dancing shoes, warm up your vocals, and perfect your fist pump for some unforgettable Summerfest performances. We've got you covered.
Who? Lee Fields & The Expressions

When? 8 PM

Where? The Johnson Control’s World Stage

Soulful, full, rich music is what you can expect to hear if you take our suggestion and head over to Lee Fields & The Expressions at Summerfest. Lee Fields has been performing for over 40 years so he knows how to put on a great show. If you want to get up and dance and experience a real soul party, you know where to go.

Wednesday, June 28

Who? Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

When? 10 PM

Where? The Johnson Control’s World Stage

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears are known for their modern punk-y rock twist on classic soul and R&B music. They have a wild edge to their sound, combining trashy guitar strumming, raspy soulful vocals, and the perfect amount of flare from their horn section. Their live shows are rowdy yet nostalgic and charming-- sure to be a ton of fun.

Who? MisterWives

When? 10 PM

Where? Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard


MisterWives make poppy, fun dance music that is a ton of fun for an outdoor music festival setting. Though their recorded music is heavily produced, in their live show you are really able to hear how beautiful and soft lead singer Mandy Lee’s voice is. If you want to be guaranteed a great, dance-filled time, go see MisterWives at Summerfest tonight.

Have a great first day at Summerfest, see some great shows, and be safe!