By Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer Published Aug 06, 2007 at 5:02 PM

Singer, pianist and songwriter Tori Amos performs at the Riverside Theater on Saturday, Nov. 3 as part of a tour for her ninth studio album, “American Doll Posse.”

The show starts at 8 p.m.  Reserved seat tickets are $58, $48 and $38 and will be available at the Riverside Theater Box Office, on the web at and, or by calling (414) 286-3663 or (800) 511-1552, beginning at noon on Friday, Aug. 10.

 “American Doll Posse” is based on an unusual concept:  Amos pereforms as five distinct characters who, combined, represent  a "complete woman."  Each of the characters will take turns opening the shows on the tour. Who knows which will open the Milwaukee show?

Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.

He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.

With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.

He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.

In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area. He has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.

He can be heard weekly on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories.