Regional, Original Music Stage at Milwaukee’s Summerfest
Featured Over 60 Bands Presented by Cascio Interstate Music
and K-Nation Entertainment
“For the past six years, we have been proud to provide the Summerfest audience with a wide and varied selection of musical genres on our Cascio Music Stage,” said Michael Houser, Cascio Interstate Music CEO. “We were pleased to continue this musical mission in our community with our great new partnership with K-Nation, to be able to help expose these fine bands to the large Summerfest fan base. We believe giving these talented artists the opportunity to play at ‘The World's Largest Music Festival’ helps them gain the recognition and exposure that they so richly deserve.”
The K-Nation | Cascio Interstate Music Stage with WMSE 91.7 and The Shepherd Express featured the following headliners from June 26 – July 7: Faux Fir, The Melismatics, Bright Kind, I’m Not A Pilot, The Ivorys, The Invaders, Midnight Reruns, Copper Box, The Delta Routine, The Championship and Archie Powell & The Exports.
“K-Nation Entertainment provides highly talented local and regional artists with coveted performance and recording opportunities,” said Jim Kacmarcik, President of K-Nation Entertainment. “While KNation Entertainment works with many established artists, we also serve as an incubator for newer artists. We are thrilled to support Summerfest and in so doing, help introduce dozens of acts to larger audiences. All visitors to our stage will be impressed with the caliber of artistry and talent.”
Cascio Intersate Music is a strong player in today's musical instruments retail industry, ranking in the top 12 nationally among music retailers, providing musical instruments and accessories to musicians of all ages, including music educators and music professionals worldwide. Cascio began in 1946 in West Milwaukee as a small teaching and accordion studio owned by Frank Cascio, the son of Italian immigrants. Today, over 75,000 musical products are marketed nationwide via catalogs and online, and locally at their SuperStore in New Berlin. Involvement in the Milwaukee music community includes concert sponsorships at multiple area theaters and venues, the “Bucks Beats” drumline with the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, guitar building workshops at Discovery World, and an original music stage at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Cascio has been chosen as “Milwaukee's Best Music Store” by readers of “The Shepherd Express” for the past eight years in a row. Please visit http://www.interstatemusic.com, https://www.facebook.com/interstatemusic or https://twitter.com/interstatemusic.
Summerfest, the World's Largest Music Festival, takes place in Milwaukee on the shores of Lake Michigan. Summerfest brings the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Read more at http://www.summerfest.com/. K-Nation Entertainment is a multi-faceted entertainment company located in Grafton, Wisconsin.
Headed up by longtime Milwaukee musician Jason Klagstad and a top-notch team of industry experts, K-Nation's core goal is to foster individual creative vision while ensuring commercial success through a uniquely collaborative relationship between their staff and their artists. K-Nation Entertainment was founded in 2010 by Jim Kacmarcik, President of Kapco, Inc. to offer new and creative opportunities for talented artists to grow in their careers. Read more at http://knationentertainment.com/.