MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Foo Fighters followers are attending to see reside music once more for the primary time in two years on the Summerfest grounds Friday night time.
They’re additionally getting a primary take a look at the reworked American Household Insurance coverage Amphitheater.
A 12 months in the past, many puzzled if this could ever be attainable once more.
Collectively once more, in traces collectively outdoors the Summerfest grounds, all prepared for an evening on the newly reworked AmFam Amphitheater.
“It is a huge second, particularly since they did not get to open it final 12 months for Summerfest, so, particularly with the Foo Fighters, such an enormous band,” stated Michael Orlando.
Foo followers confirmed up nicely forward of the crowds from all around the nation.
“It is good, it is good to be again,” stated Julie Sinner of Waterloo.
Julie Sinner made the journey from Waterloo and will get emotional considering again to 2020.
“Like this is not actual, prefer it’s nonetheless, it is so surreal and it is emotional and yea,” Sinner stated.
Most followers arrived maskless, however not all.
“We got here up from Chicago to see Foo Fighters, my fifth time,” stated Sean Callahan.
Precautions are nonetheless being taken by Summerfest officers with regard to COVID.
“We’ve further cleansing, further precautions and that,” stated Bob Babisch, vice chairman of Summerfest Leisure.
Followers are additionally discovering greater than $51-million of enhancements — a thousand further seats, new cupholders — a fan request for years — and a taller ceiling for sound and lightweight methods.
“And we get to open it tonight to a offered out Foo Fighters present and I am telling ya, we simply couldn’t be happier that we have got reside music coming again,” Babisch stated.
“I’m stupidly excited. That is the primary live performance that we have been capable of go to love post-pandemic and the whole lot,” stated Danae Gullicksen of Ft. Atkinson.
The band attracted all ages.
“We had been imagined to see them July Fourth of final 12 months however that received canceled,” stated Drew McLean of Annapolis.
Even 4-year-old Camden and his dad could not wait to get inside.
“I really like the Foo Fighters,” stated Camden McLean.
The debut of the brand new amphitheater and a Foo Fighters live performance — not a foul Friday night time.
When you did not get to go, there can be loads of alternative when Summerfest makes its return beginning Labor Day weekend.