In addition to Page and the Crowes,c headliners include The Allman Brothers Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, D’Angelo, Don Henley, No Doubt, hometown favorites The BoDeans, plus teen sensations Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears.

The Harley-Davidson Roadhouse will host an eclectic lineup of artists during Summerfest. Blues Traveler, Tito Puente, Buddy Guy and Taj Mahal, George Thorogood, Styx, Dwight Yoakam, and Montell Jordan are already signed for shows.

Soul, funk, reggae and blues will be the specialty at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage with concerts by Steel Pulse, Ozomatli, Indigenous, Bo Diddley, and the Funky Meters among the headliners.

The Leinie Lodge at the Koss Pavilion will host Cowboy Mouth; Ben Harper; John Hiatt; Sister Hazel; Paula Cole; Medeski, Martin and Wood; Willy Porter and Shannon Curfman; and La Bottine Souriante.

Harder-edged fare will be on tap at the Circuit City Rock Stage, with Sebastian Bach, Filter, and Veruca Salt as the star attractions.

Comedy acts are represented during Summerfest as well. Hughie Donaldson and Chris Barnes, Will Durst, and Lewis Black each perform two shows at the Pepsi Comedy Pavilion.

Festival officials expect to announce additional headliners for all venues in the near future.

Summerfest has 13 permanent stages that will feature near-simultaneous entertainment over the course of the event, showcasing more than 1,000 national and regional performers.

Dubbed “Summerfest 2K,” the festival has been an annual mainstay since its inaugural run in 1968 at 35 scattered locations in downtown Milwaukee. This year, Summerfest organizers expect more than 1 million guests to pass though the turnstiles.