Nickelback has announced a new tour and it includes a stop at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Aug. 5.
The Canadian rockers last played in Milwaukee at the Bradley Center in 2012. They had been slated to perform here in summer 2020, but the tour was canceled due to the pandemic.
The 2023 Get Rollin’ Tour is in support of Nickelback's record, "Get Rollin'," the band's 10th studio set, released in November. It's the band's first new record in five years.
The tour will visit 38 cities, starting in Quebec City in June.
Country star Brantley Gilbert opens, along with Josh Ross.
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 OnMilwaukee.com 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.