Chicago celebrates their 50th anniversary with a tour stop at Treasure Island

Red Wing, MN (March 7, 2017) The legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago will perform at The Island on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

As an American group from Chicago, IL, with a jazz and rock influence, Chicago had a steady stream of hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Chicago came in at #9, the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine’s recent Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists and they are the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six decades.

Since their album, Chicago Transit Authority, the bands musical brilliance charted hit after hit single including, “Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is?” “Beginnings,” “I’m a Man,” “Saturday in the Park,” “25 or 6 to 4” and “Colour My World” just to name a few. It was the band’s Chicago X album that gave them their first #1 single, “If You Leave Me Now” and their Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus.

Chicago’s lifetime achievements include Grammy Awards, multiple American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a Chicago street dedicated in their honor. In 2016, the band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Their records sales top the 100 million mark and include 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles and 5 Gold singles and an incredible 25 or their 36 albums have been certified platinum.

Chicago, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, has toured every year since the beginning and they have never missed a year. From their signature sound of the Chicago horns, their iconic vocalists and a few dozen ever-classic songs, this band’s concerts are celebrations. Don’t miss this celebration!

Tickets for this concert go on sale Friday, March 10 at 10am. Tickets are $64, $74 and $84 each. For tickets visit or come to the Island Box Office to purchase your seats. The Saturday show begins at 8pm. Must be 16 years of age or older to attend. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

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 Caribbean themed facility features over 2,200 slots, 27 blackjack tables, 20 carnival games, a 7-table poker room and a 500-seat high stakes bingo hall. Casino guests can relax in Treasure Island’s luxurious 494-room hotel and enjoy The Lagoon Water Park and Wave Spa. Take in a show with national entertainers in the 3,000-seat Island Event and Convention Center. Additional guest amenities include a 137-slip marina, 95-site RV-park, a 100-passenger cruise yacht and Island Xtreme Bowl, a 24 lane bowling center, arcade and lounge.