Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will return to Milwaukee in March for the first time since 2016, when they performed at the Bradley Center as part of a tour revisiting "The River."
They play March 7 at the Fiserv Forum.
The legendary Jersey outfit will play 31 U.S. shows as part of a worldwide tour as they reunite for their first gigs together since February 2017.
Tickets for the show go on sale beginning Wednesday, July 27 at 10 a.m. when a Ticketmaster Verified Fan sale begins, and runs until 2 p.m. Register now at Ticketmaster to receive a code.
If there are still tickets left, they will go on sale to the general public with no code required at 3 p.m.
The current E Street Band members are keyboardists Roy Bittan and Charlie Giordano, bassist Garry Tallent, drummer Max Weinberg, guitarists/vocalists Patti Scialfi, Nils Lofgren and Stevie Van Zandt, saxophonist Jake Clemons and violinist/guitarist/vocalist Soozie Tyrell.
We don't know what the set list will look like yet but we know from experience that in Milwaukee Bruce will reference the legendary Milwaukee bomb scare show at the Uptown Theater by asking, "Are you loose?"
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.