Behind the Scenes – managing a music festival stage

Behind the Scenes – managing a music festival stage

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Luke Summerfest The Decemberists

Summerfest kicked off music festival season and it had us wondering what it takes to make these pop-up and large scale productions on a tight schedule.

Radio Milwaukee’s own Luke Repetti, who manages the Miller Lite stage, takes us on a looooong day of the life of a stage manager setting up a headline performance by The Decemberists.

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Watch the video below to go backstage and watch the process of a headline show from 5:50am to midnight:

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What it takes to run a Summerfest headline show feat. The Decemberists

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