Summerfest 2005

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Vanessa Carlton (top photo), Santana (middle) and John Fogerty (left in bottom photo) with John Mellencamp were just a few of the big-name acts that invaded Milwaukee’s downtown June 30-July 10 for the 38th presentation of Summerfest. Remaining area summer music festivals include Lollapalooza July 23-24 at Chicago’s Grant Park and Rockford’s On the Waterfront (OTW), set for Sept. 1-4 in downtown Rockford. OTW’s Miller Lite Great Lawn headliners include Cheap Trick and Alice Cooper Sept. 1, Dierks Bentley Sept. 2 and Dennis DeYoung with John Waite Sept. 3. For more information about OTW, call 964-4388 or visit

from the July 13-19, 2005, issue

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