By Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer Published May 01, 2019 at 9:40 AM

Summerfest today announced a $20 ticket deal for its Amp shows – and one BMO Harris Pavilion gig – this year.

The one-day-only deal starts today at 11 a.m. and runs until the limited supply of tickets included in the deal are sold out. There is a limit of six tickets per transaction.

These $20 tickets are available only online at and

The shows included in the promotion are:

  • Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit with Father John Misty (at the BMO Harris Pavilion), June 16
  • Thomas Rhett with Dustin Lynch & Russell Dickerson, June 26
  • Outlaw Music Festival featuring Willie Nelson & Family, Phil Lesh & Friends, The Avett Brothers, CountingCrows, Alison Krauss, Dawes & Trapper Schoepp, June 27
  • Jason Aldean with Kane Brown & Carly Pearce June 28
  • Bon Iver with Lord Huron & Julien Baker, June 29
  • Zac Brown Band with Drake White, June 30
  • Lionel Richie with Michael McDonald, July 2
  • Jennifer Lopez, July 3
  • The Killers with Death Cab for Cutie, July 5
  • Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg & ScHoolboy Q, July 7
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.