MAKE IT A GRAND SUMMER WITH THE HOT ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP COMING TO GRAND CASINO MILLE LACS AND GRAND CASINO HINCKLEY
ONAMIA, Minn. and HINCKLEY, Minn. – Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley are pleased to reveal their spring and summer entertainment lineup with options sure to make it a Grand summer for everyone. From new country artists and iconic rock groups to a celebrity chef and classic country stars, Grand Casino’s entertainment lineup features a variety of performers for all generations to enjoy.
Grand Casino Hinckley’s Amphitheater lineup – Summer on the Grand Stage – kicks off on May 21 with Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts followed by eight other not-to-miss shows.
The roster of concerts include:
May 13: Platinum-selling country music artist Rodney Atkins will take the stage at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs Events & Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. Atkins is best known for hits such as “Watching you,” “Take a Back Road” and “Farmer’s Daughter.” Tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 8 at 10 a.m. for $35 and $25.
May 13 & 14: Grand Casino Hinckley has once again booked the world’s most recognized name in ladies entertainment – the Chippendales® – straight from Las Vegas! The high class, professionally choreographed male revue will perform at 8p.m.both nights. Tickets are on sale now for $30, $25 and $20.
May 20-22: Grand Casino Hinckley will host the 38th Annual Chmielewski International Polka Festival featuring Mollie B from RFD-TV. The event will take place on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. and Sunday, May 22 at 10 a.m. in the Events Center. Tickets are on sale now for $15 to $45 for a three-day pass.
May 21: Two of rock music’s most iconic bands will hit the stage together at Grand Casino Hinckley, Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts will perform on Saturday, May 21 at 7 p.m. Heart stormed the charts in the 1970’s with hits such as “Crazy On You,” “Magic Man” and “Barracuda.” Going into the 1980’s, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts made their way onto the charts with hits such as “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” “Bad Reputation” and “Crimson and Clover.” Tickets go on sale on Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m. for $65, $60, $55, $50, $40 and $35.
May 27: Celebrity chef – Robert Irvine – will host a live dinner show at Grand Casino Hinckley on Friday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. Come join us for a great show and a delicious three course meal. Tickets are on sale now for $75 (three-course meal included).
June 24: The rock and roll powerhouse – Lynyrd Skynyrd (with TBD guest) will take the Amphitheater stage at Grand Casino Hinckley on Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. The band will perform the beloved classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” along with many other hits such as “Gimme Three Steps,” “Simple Man” and “Free Bird.” Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. for $75, $70, $65, $55, $45 and $40.
June 25: Bad Company (with TBD guest) will perform at the Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater on Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. They are known for many timeless classics such as “Bad Company,” “Feel Like Makin’ Love” and “Shooting Star.” Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m. for $75, $70, $65, $55, $45 and $40.
July 8: New Artist of the Year winner – Hunter Hayes (along with TBD guest) –will perform at the Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater on Friday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m. He is known for popular hits such as “Wanted,” “I Want Crazy” and “Invisible.” Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m. for $60, $50, $45, $35, $30 and $25
July 9: Country Music Hall of Famers – Alabama – are back at the Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater on Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. This award-winning group is known for many hits such as “Song of the South,” “Angels Among Us” and “Mountain Music.” Tickets go on sale Friday, February 26 at 10 a.m. for $85, $75, $65, $55, $50 and $40.
July 29: Get ready to rock at Grand Casino Hinckley when 3 Doors Down and Three Days Grace take the Amphitheater stage on Friday, July 29 at 7 p.m. The collaboration will bring such hits as “Here Without You” and “Break.” Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m. for $75, $70, $65, $55, $45 and $40.
August 5: Award-winning country music artist – Alan Jackson – will light up the Amphitheater stage at Grand Casino Hinckley on Friday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m. Jackson is known for many great hits such as “Remember When,” “Gone Country,” “Little Bitty” and “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.” Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. for $100, $80, $70, $60, $50 and $45.
August 26: Chart-topping country trio – Lady Antebellum will perform at the Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater on Friday, August 26 at 7:30 p.m. The group is known for hits such as “Need you now,” “Downtown” and “Just a Kiss.” Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 12 at 10 a.m. for $90, $80, $70, $60, $55 and $45.
September 9 & 10: Are you ready to rock? Grand Casino Hinckley is excited to host the two-day Grand RockTember Music Festival IV. The fun begins on Friday, September 9 at 5 p.m. and continues on Saturday, September 10 at 1 p.m. RockTember IV will feature legendary bands like Jackyl, Queensryche, Tom Keifer, Vixen, Dokken, Night Ranger, Loverboy, Vince Neil, plus more will take the Amphitheater stage. Ticket prices range from $45 to $150 for two-day tickets. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 23 at 10 a.m. For more info check out www.grandcasinomn.com.
Great seats are available for all shows. To purchase tickets, visit the Grand Casino Mille Lacs or Grand Casino Hinckley box offices, call Ticketmaster at 800/745-3000, contact any Ticketmaster outlet, or visit www.grandcasinomn.com.
To download images of the entertainment acts, visit http://grandcasinomn.com/mediafiles/GCSummerSeries.zip
About Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley
Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley are owned by Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures. The casinos feature gaming, accommodations, dining, conference and banquet facilities, live entertainment, and The Grand Harmony Spa and Grand National Golf Club at Grand Casino Hinckley. The casinos directly employ more than 3,000 people and cover more than 4,000 people with their insurance plan. The Band taxes these entities at 100 percent and utilizes the revenues to provide health care, education, and other programs and services to Band members. The Band also invests in infrastructure and economic development that directly benefit the entire community.