In the world of live music festivals; there is no bigger music event than the Milwaukee based event known as Summerfest. Often hailed as “The Big Gig” thanks to its reputation for being the biggest music festival of its type; this event has been a part of the music scene since it was first formed in the mid 1970s. Held on the 75 acre Henry Maiser Festival Park along the lakefront of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; this 11 day music event features performances from more than 700 bands every year and typically has 11 different stages of performances running all throughout the week. Usually held from late June through early July and as part of the 4th of July holiday; this summer time event has become a music staple not only for those who live in Milwaukee but for music fans from all over the world as well.Run by the non-profit organization Milwaukee World Festival; Summerfest has held the title of the “World’s Largest Musica Festival” for well over a decade and with more than 1,000,000 on average coming in to see the event live every year; there is no denying the impact that this festival has had on the world of live music. While the music festival is known primarily for bringing both big and small acts of all types into the city of Milwaukee for the nearly two weeks of activities; there are also a number of other events for those who get Summerfest tickets to see. Other attractions include stand up comedy acts, fireworks, family events, shopping vendors and more; meaning every year Summerfest provides days of endless entertainment opportunities for the millions who have come to see the spectacular live.Those who attend Summerfest can expect to see performances running from noon to midnight every day and for large live shows to take place at the 23,0000 capacity venue; the Marcus Amphitheater. With past performers taking the stage at this massive amphitheater including Stevie Wonder, Bon Jovi, Blink 182, Britney Spears, Rascal Flatts, Pearl Jam and more; those who are looking for some of the biggest names in music can expect to see them at Summerfest. Those who are able to get Summerfest tickets will find their passes let them in to an entire day of performances and to see all of the concerts of the day live and in person.