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Today’s Summerfest schedule and picks: Saturday, June 25

Wu-Tang Froever

Every day of Summerfest, we’ll bring you a rundown of the headliners, hidden gems and Radio Milwaukee staff picks so you can catch the very best local, national and global artists performing across the nine days. Here’s what day three has in store, from a tri-W lineup of rap luminaries to an eardrum-rattling trio on the World Stage (see the full 2022 Summerfest lineup here and how to score drink deals every day here):

Today at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater: Wu-Tang Clan, Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne

Traditionalists will tell you that silver’s the proper gift for a 25th anniversary. But since “Wu-Tang Forever” is already certified quadruple-platinum, feel free to show up to the quarter-century celebration empty-handed. This is one of a handful of shows for the group before they embark on the N.Y. State of Mind Tour with Nas, and they’ll share the Amp stage with Apple TV+ star Wiz Khalifa and noted green-and-gold ( er … yellow) enthusiast Lil Wayne.

Staff pick from Nate Imig: The Record Company @ Johnson Controls World Stage, 8 p.m.

In an interview with 88Nine last August, The Record Company lead singer Chris Vos recalled fond memories from his childhood growing up just outside Milwaukee in Burlington, including afternoons at County Stadium, the “Two-Fisted Slopper” and listening to Bob Uecker. Clearly, he gets us. The band is based in Los Angeles now, but Vos brings genuine excitement for his home state and its stages. Look for songs from the band’s new album, “Play Loud,” and don’t be surprised if Vos asks you — Midwestern-nicely — to sing along.

Staff pick from DJ Kenny Perez: Sa-Roc @ Generac Power Stage, 3:30 p.m.

When Sa-Roc dropped “The Sharecropper’s Daughter” around 2020, I was overwhelmed with happiness. Her infectious style, lyrical wordplay and sheer, pure talent has been on display for over a decade. Now — finally — we get to see Sa-Roc perform live in the flesh on one of the world’s biggest music stages: Summerfest.

Summerfest schedule for Saturday, June 25

American Family Insurance Amphitheater

7:30 p.m. – Wu-Tang Clan, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne

BMO Harris Pavilion

3:30 p.m. – Senri Oe

5:30 p.m. – Cory Henry

9:30 p.m. – Steve Miller Band

Miller Lite Oasis

6:15 p.m. – Bobby Friss

8:15 p.m. – The Trews

10:15 p.m. – Zach Bryan

UScellular Connection Stage

4:15 p.m. – Stryper

6:15 p.m. – Stephen Pearcy the Voice of Ratt

8:15 p.m. – Slaughter

10:15 p.m. – Great White

Generac Power Stage

3:30 p.m. – Sa-Roc

5:30 p.m. – The Far Side (formerly of The Pharcyde)

7:30 p.m. – Noga Erez

9:30 p.m. – Atmosphere

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard

4 p.m. – The Smithereens

6 p.m. – Cerfus Project

8 p.m. – Max Weinberg’s Jukebox

10 p.m. – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

Uline Warehouse Stage

4:30 p.m. – Cornerstones of Rock

7:30 p.m. – Phil Vassar

9:30 p.m. – The Band Camino

Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

3 p.m. – The Keystones

4:15 p.m. – Billy Hoerdel of A Perfect Circle

5:30 p.m. – Tommy Odetto

6:45 p.m. – Katy Guillen & The Drive

8 p.m. – The Record Company

JoJo’s Martini Lounge

8 p.m. – Cold Sweat & The Brew City Horns

Klement’s Sausage & Beer Garden

5:30 p.m. – Dianna Jones

How to get in free today: Briggs & Stratton Mary Lou’s Closet Supply Drive

Support a program that provides needed hygiene supplies for youth in area public schools with this promotion open to the first 1,500 patrons at the Mid Gate between noon and 3 p.m. Bring new deodorant, feminine hygiene products and/or socks with a total minimum value of $10, and you’ll receive free admission. All donations benefit United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s community schools.