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Summer Set schedule announced

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The Somerset Amphitheater has announced Phase 1 of the Summer Set Music & Camping Festival lineup, set for Aug. 15-17 this year.

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Acts include the following artists and groups:

  •  Wu-Tang Clan, an American hip-hop group from New York City
  •  Bassnectar, a freeform electronic music producer and DJ based in Santa Cruz, Calif.
  •  The Disco Biscuits, a jam band from Philadelphia whose style has been described as “trance fusion”
  •  Big Gigantic, an instrumental livetronica, hip-hop and jazz musical group based out of Boulder, Colo.
  •  Chromeo, a Canadian electrofunk duo formed in 2004 in Montreal by David Macklovitch and Patrick Gemayel
  •  Chance the Rapper, a hip-hop recording artist from Chicago
  •  Claude VonStroke, an American house and techno producer based in San Francisco who owns the Dirtybird and Mothership labels
  •  Cedric Gervais, a French Grammy Award winning DJ and producer famous for the 2012 single “Molly”
  •  Yonder Mountain String Band, an Americanprogressive bluegrass group from Nederland, Colo.
  •  Green Velvet,an American electronica and house music singer, songwriter and producer.

Many other acts will perform, with 40 additional artists expected to be announced soon, along with Friday and Saturday after-parties.

Summer Set’s Facebook page describes the music and camping festival as “a three-day celebration of everything we love about summer, featuring a unique blend of artists on multiple stages in an incredible northern Wisconsin setting. We encourage you to camp, to go tubing down the Apple River, to party until 2 a.m. and soak up everything that is great about summer, one last time.”

Pre-sale tickets for the three-day festival and tickets for individual days are on sale now.

For more information on the festival lineup, camping packages or to buy tickets, visit summersetfestival.com,facebook.com/SummerSetFest,twitter.com/summer__Set or instagram.com/summersetfest.

The Somerset Amphitheater is located at 715 Spring St. in Somerset.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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