Matthew and Gunnar Nelson present Ricky Nelson Remembered Live at the Island Event Center

Welch, Minn. (December  16, 2019)  Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson, star in this show celebrating the amazing career of their legendary father and they perform here at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on May 8.

The Ricky Nelson Remembered show is a unique multi-media entertainment event featuring the live music of Ricky Nelson’s unforgettable hit songs, “Hello Mary Lou,” “Travelin’ Man,” “Garden Party” and many more, performed by Ricky’s own twin sons Matthew and Gunnar. The show includes never before seen big screen video footage of the Nelson family with interviews from celebrities influenced by Ricky Nelson.

Perhaps the most televised rock star in history, the twins legendary father Ricky Nelson, emerged from the popular Ozzie & Harriet TV series, to establish himself as one of the most important rock artists in the 1950’s and 1960’s with over 200 million career record sales. Ricky Nelson is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame credited with founding the country rock music genre.

Matthew and Gunnar who founded the rock band NELSON, will also perform their own hits “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love & Affection,” “Rain” and more.

Treasure Island is the place to be this May when the Ricky Nelson Remembered show celebrates the life of America’s original ‘Teen Idol’ on his 80th birthday.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, December 13 at 10am. Tickets for this show will be $41, $37 and $22, and will be available at or at the Island Box Office. The show starts at 8pm. 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 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, a poker room and a 550-seat high stakes bingo hall. Treasure Island’s 788-room hotel is the second largest hotel in Minnesota. Additional amenities include The Lagoon indoor water park, Wave Spa, Island Xtreme Bowl, Cyber Quest arcade, Kids Quest child care, various restaurants, a 16,000-seat outdoor amphitheater, a 2,800-seat indoor event and convention center, a 137-slip marina, a 95-site RV park and a 100-passenger yacht. For more information visit