The Rick Springfield tour comes to the Island Event Center

Red Wing, MN (May 15, 2017)  Rick Springfield will bring his power pop and arena rock n’ roll music to Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

Over the past three decades, the Australian born Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. He’s an accomplished actor, author and very talented musician with numerous credits in each category.

As an actor he has had a variety of roles including starring opposite Meryl Streep in the feature film Ricki and the Flash to a recurring role on the TV daytime drama General Hospital. Recently he starred as Vince Vincente, or Lucifer, in the TV show Supernatural. With numerous acting roles to his credit, in 2014 he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Rick is also a talented author – both his 2010 memoir Late, Late at Night and his 2014 comedic novel Magnificent Vibration, earned rave reviews and spots on the esteemed New York Times Best Sellers’ list.

But most people know Rick Springfield for his music. It was at age 11 when he picked up his first guitar and realized he could play. As Rick says, “Some guys fall in love with cars, some with football teams. I fell in love with guitars.” Over the next many years he joined bands and after recording his debut album, Beginnings, he moved to the U.S.

Rick recorded the album, Working Class Dog in 1981 which reached # 7 on the Billboard 200. The hit album spawned the smash single “Jessie’s Girl” which became a worldwide hit and #1 in the U.S. on the Hot 100. The album also earned Springfield a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.

Rick had a number of hit singles including, “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody” and “Human Touch.” Along with hit singles he has released a number of top albums. In February 2016 he released his 18th studio album, Rocket Science.

Rick Springfield is a Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits. He will be here with his band for an energized performance – all for you at The Island.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 19 at 10am. Tickets are $37, $47 and $57 each. For tickets visit www.Ticketmaster.com or come to the Island Box Office to purchase your seats. The Thursday show begins at 8pm. Must be 16 years of age or older to attend and 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 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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