Milwaukee’s American Idol Danny Gokey Comes Home
Milwaukee native Danny Gokey is now in the top three on America's number one rated television show "American Idol." That means it's time to welcome Danny home and celebrate this amazing accomplishment this Friday, May 8.
On Friday, Danny and a crew from "American Idol" will be in Milwaukee for a day-long series of festivities, many open to the public. Scenes from his visit to Milwaukee will air next week on the program.
Below is a schedule of locations and times (subject to change) for Danny's day in Milwaukee.
7 a.m.: Danny arrives at the WITI Fox 6 studios for TV interviews, 9001 N. Green Bay Road, Brown Deer.
11:15 a.m.: Danny makes a visit to the AT&T store (9078 N. Green Bay Road).
3-4:30 p.m.: Scheduled short stops at Milwaukee downtown area landmarks: the bronze Fonz, the Harley-Davidson Museum the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World.
4:15 p.m.: Main gates to Summerfest open.
4:30 p.m.: Short car parade to the Summerfest concert venue from Michigan and Jackson down to Chicago and east on Chicago entering the main gate at Summerfest. The parade (and mini-concert) will also feature four Green Bay Packers players.
- Aaron Rodgers
- Greg Jennings
- Nick Barnett
- Ruvell Martin
Note: all people who attend Danny's mini-concert at Summerfest will receive a FREE Summerfest weekday admission ticket as they depart the grounds after the concert!
5:15-6 p.m.: Mini-concert at the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse starring Danny Gokey with special guests.
6 p.m.: Motorcade leaves concert for Miller Park. People are invited to line the Wisconsin Avenue route as the motorcade heads to Miller Park.
6:40 p.m: Danny throws out first pitch and sings the National Anthem before Brewers-Cubs game.
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For more info contact:
Dave Fantle, VP PR