Summerfest relaxes water carry-in rules, brings house music and an 'Eagle'
Dan O'Donnell and the WTMJ News Team
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MILWAUKEE - After a day off, Summerfest is back open.
Because of the extreme heat, people will be allowed to bring in opened water bottles and collapsable refillable containers.
Tuesday also brings a "Hog Wild" night for the festival.
Harley Owners Group members can get in free from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. with a valid H.O.G. card.
They also get special access to the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse stage area.
The night before July 4th will bring a night of house music at the Marcus Amphitheater.
Tiesto, one of the world's best DJ's, headlines there.
The show begins with Steve Aoki, Zedd, Rehab, Tommy Trash and Pierce Fulton opening.
The ground stages feature the legendary Joe Walsh, of Eagles fame, at 10:00 p.m. at the Miller Lite Oasis.
Funk, rock, soul, gospel fans and anyone who appreciates great guitar work might enjoy lap slide guitar wizard Robert Randolph and the Family Band at the Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard at 10:00 p.m.
It's a double bill at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage with Otis Taylor at 8:00 p.m. and Paul Thorn at 10:00 p.m.
Gavin DeGraw heads a twin bill at the BMO Harris Pavilion at 9:45 p.m. with Nic Cowan opening at 8:00 p.m.
Hard rock veteran Bob Mould performs his Copper Blue album in its entirety on the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage at 10:00 p.m.
Skillet provides its brand of hard rock at the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse at 10:00 p.m.
For a taste of local music, check out DJ Tarik at the Cascio Interstate Music Groove Stage at 8:30 p.m.
Devotchka headlines the Summerfest Rock Stage at 10:00 p.m., but be sure to get there early for tonight's sleeper pick.
Alberta Cross is a hard-driving roots rock duo, from Brooklyn by way of London.
Their sound brings influences from the blues and country-tinged sound of Neil Young and the band.
You can check them out at the Rock Stage at 8:00 p.m.