Jay Leno brings his comedy to the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (July 11, 2019) Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneer car builder and mechanic Jay Leno will be coming to the Island Event Center on September 15.

Jay Leno is best known as the late night television host of the #1 rated “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” where his ratings domination spanned more than two decades. During his time as the late night host, he was honored by the Television Academy with an Emmy for “Outstanding Comedy, Variety or Music Series.” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has also taken home the trophy for “Favorite Late Night Show” in the annual TV Guide Awards.

 As if night-time dominance were not enough, Leno has channeled his passion for cars into a new project, “Jay Leno’s Garage” of which he is the producer and star of the NBC creation which is viewed on CNBC.

Along with Leno’s Emmy and TV Guide award he is also the recipient of a People’s Choice award, The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and was inducted into the Television Academy’s Broadcast Hall of Fame.

When he is not on TV, Leno performs more than 100 stand-up shows annually across the country and internationally.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, July 12 at 10 a.m. Tickets for this show will be $69, $59 and $49. For tickets visit www.Ticketmaster.com or come to the Island Box Office to purchase your seats. The show begins at 7p.m. All attendees must be 12+ years of age or older and fans ages 12 to 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 is the only casino in southern Minnesota located on the Mississippi River. The property features more than 2,200 slots, 44 table games, poker room and a 550-seat high stakes bingo hall. Treasure Island’s 788-room hotel is the second largest hotel in Minnesota and includes The Lagoon water park, Wave Spa, Island Xtreme Bowl, arcade, convention center and various restaurants. The property also includes a 2,800-seat event center, 16,000-seat amphitheater, 137-slip marina, a 95-site RV park, and a 125-passenger cruise yacht and Kids Quest child care. For more information visit www.TIcasino.com

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