Grand Funk Railroad rings in the New Year at The Island

Red Wing, Minn. (October 9, 2017) The top selling American rock group of the 1970s, Grand Funk Railroad, is “COMIN TO YOUR TOWN TO HELP YOU PARTY IT DOWN”  at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Sunday, December 31.

Originating from Flint, Michigan, Grand Funk Railroad, or “The American Band” has been touring internationally for over 40 years selling out to millions of fans in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan and South America.

Grand Funk laid the groundwork for such bands as Foreigner, Journey, Van Halen and Bon Jovi with its signature hard driving sound, soulful vocals, muscular instrumentation and forceful pop melodies. Their mega hits “We’re An American Band,” “I’m Your Captain/Closer To Home,” “Locomotion” and “Some Kind of Wonderful” still receive continuous airplay on Classic Rock radio.

Over their career, Grand Funk Railroad has had 19 charted singles, 8 Top 40 hits and two Number One singles “We’re An American Band” and “Locomotion” both of which sold more than one million each. The group has now accumulated 13 gold and 10 platinum records with sales in excess of 25 million copies sold worldwide.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, October 13 at 10 a.m. Tickets are $37, $47 and $57 each. For tickets visit or come to the Island Box Office to purchase your seats. The Sunday show begins at 9 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.

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 500 room hotel and 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 concert venue. 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.