Welch, Minn. (May 7, 2018) The brilliant comedy of Amy Schumer will be part of the 2018 Summer Concert Series on September 15 at the new outdoor Treasure Island Amphitheater.
Amy Schumer has proven herself to be one of the entertainment industry’s leading forces as a standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director. Schumer currently stars in the hit comedy, I Feel Pretty. She can also be seen on the big screen in Snatched opposite Goldie Hawn, Jason Hall’s drama Thank You For Your Service, and the Universal Pictures hit Trainwreck, which dominated the 2015 summer comedy movie scene and was nominated for two Golden Globes including Best Actress, Comedy or Musical, as well as Best Picture, Comedy or Musical.
Schumer’s latest one hour comedy special titled “The Leather Special” is currently streaming on Netflix. Her one-hour HBO comedy special, “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo” directed by Chris Rock, premiered October 2015, and was HBO’s most watched Saturday night comedy special debut.
In 2016, Schumer became the first female comedian to ever sell out Madison Square Garden in New York City. Schumer has won the Pollstar Award for “Comedy Tour of The Year” in both 2015 and 2016. Schumer’s first book, The Girl with The Lower Back Tattoo, earned her a 2017 Grammy Award nomination for Best Spoken Word Album and was on The New York Times bestseller list. Schumer is the creator, star, writer and executive producer of the award winning “Inside Amy Schumer,” the popular Comedy Central television series, which premiered in April 2013 to the network’s highest season premiere ratings of that year.
Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. with ticket prices for reserved seating starting at $46.50. For tickets visit www.Ticketmaster.com or come to the Island Box Office to purchase your seats. The show begins at 8 p.m. All attendees must be 16 years of age or older and fans ages 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
The Prairie Island Indian Community owns and operates Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Mount Frontenac Golf Course and the Dakota Station. Treasure Island Resort & Casino is the only casino resort in southern Minnesota located on the Mississippi River. Treasure Island offers guests some of the best gaming, accommodations, food service and nationally known entertainment in the casino industry. Treasure Island’s facility features more than 2,200 slots, 44 table games, a 6-table poker room and a 550-seat high stakes bingo hall. Casino guests can relax in Treasure Island’s luxurious hotel which became the second largest hotel in Minnesota in December 2017 with 788 guest rooms and suites. Guest may also enjoy The Lagoon water park and Wave Spa. Casino guest can take in a show with national entertainers in the 2,800-seat Island Event and Convention Center as well as the new spacious outdoor Treasure Island Amphitheater. Additional guest amenities include a 137-slip marina, a 95-site RV park, a 125-passenger cruise yacht and Island Xtreme Bowl, a 24-lane bowling center, arcade and lounge. For more information visit www.TIcasino.com