County star Luke Bryan, a regular visitor to the area, is coming back again for a Friday, Aug. 5 show at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater.
The concert, which is part of Bryan's Raised Up Right Tour, also includes Riley Green, Mitchell Tenpenny and DJ Rock.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 4 at noon at Ticketmaster and the Amp box office.
A radio pre-sale is slated for Thursday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m. Use the pre-sale code MARGARITA at the Ticketmaster link above.
“My favorite place to be is on stage performing to country music fans,” said Bryan. “So thankful every night when I walk out on that stage and know you are there to have a blast along beside me. It never gets old!”
Bryan, who performed at Summerfest 2021 in September, was scheduled to play the canceled Big Gig in 2020. He played at both Country Fest and Country on the River, in 2o19 and at Country Thunder in '18. He also appeared at Summerfest in 2014, 2014, 2016 and 2017.
In 2021, Bryan released a deluxe edition of his 2020 album, "Born Here Live Here Die Here," with six new tracks added.
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.