Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows together at The Island

Red Wing, MN (March 27, 2017) Alternative rock groups, Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows will be featured in an outdoor concert on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Matchbox 20, as they were known in their early years, is an American pop rock/ alternative rock band from Florida. The group is comprised of front man Rob Thomas (lead vocals), Brian Yale (bass) and Paul Doucette (lead and rhythm guitar).

This year marks the 20th anniversary of their diamond-certified debut album, Yourself or Someone Like You. The album includes the Top 40 singles “Push,” “3 A.M.” “Real World” and “Back 2 Good.”

The group’s second album, Mad Season was a commercial success. The album’s lead single, “Bent” became the band’s first #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. The second single, “If You’re Gone” topped at #5 on the Hot 100.

Matchbox Twenty has sold over 30 million records worldwide and earned countless accolades, including five Grammy nominations, four American Music Award nods and the 2004 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Musical Group.”

Counting Crows, who will join Matchbox Twenty, is an American alternative rock group from California. The group members consist of Adam Duritz (vocals), Jim Bogios (drums), David Bryson (guitar), Charlie Gillingham (keyboards), David Immergluck (guitar), Millard Powers (bass) and Dan Vickery (guitar).

The very successful group has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide after exploding onto the music scene with their multiplatinum album, August and Everything After. In 2013 the group began writing songs for a new album and in 2014 released their seventh album Somewhere Under Wonderland.

Known for creating unique and innovative concerts, the band is consistently ranked as one of the top live bands performing today.

Tickets for this outdoor concert go on sale Friday, March 31 at 10am. Tickets are $62, $72 and $85 each. For tickets visit www.Ticketmaster.com or come to the Island Box Office to purchase your seats. The Saturday show begins at 7pm. 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.

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