MARN is pleased to present Milwaukee’s Biggest Gig, an exhibition in celebration of Summerfest and their Vice President of Entertainment, Bob Babisch’s legacy. This collection of signed memorabilia and artifacts, photographs, t-shirts, and posters offer a glimpse into the long history of Summerfest and those involved. 

Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is Milwaukee’s cornerstone celebration of the summer, hosting musics’ biggest acts for an unforgettable live music experience. This year alone, Summerfest will feature over 1,000 performances! The eclectic lineup at Summerfest is unmatched among festivals worldwide. 

“Older than Woodstock, Summerfest has been hosting big names and bigger crowds since 1968,” – Rolling Stone

Some of the biggest bands that have played over the last five decades include: The Rolling Stones, Prince, Paul McCartney, Jennifer Lopez, Tom Petty, Whitney Houston, Kenny Chesney, Bruno Mars, Sting, Aretha Franklin, and hundreds of more. 

After 46 years of booking the world’s top acts, Bob Babisch is transitioning from his full-time gig with the organization to a consultant. 

Join us as we all celebrate Summerfest and Bob’s legacy.

To learn more about Summerfest and the 2022 line up visit:

For more information check out the listing on our calendar.