Melissa Etheridge Show to Kick-Off the Return of Live Entertainment at IP

BILOXI, Miss.—Rock icon Melissa Etheridge will perform at IP CASINO RESORT SPA’s Studio A on Friday, August 20, kicking off the return of live entertainment at IP.

The Grammy Award winner is best known for her hit songs “Bring Me Some Water,” “Ain’t It Heavy,” “I’m the Only One,” and “Come to My Window.” She has recorded 16 albums throughout her musical career.

Etheridge has earned numerous awards and recognitions throughout her musical career. Her six-time certified platinum album, “Yes I Am,” spent more than two and a half years on the album chart. She won an Oscar Award for Best Original Song in 2007 for “I Need to Wake Up.” In 2011, Etheridge made her Broadway debut as St. Jimmy in Green Day’s rock opera, “American Idiot.” She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open one hour prior to the show. Tickets start at $65 plus tax and convenience fees. Tickets are available online at and Tickets can also be purchased at the IP Box Office. Guests may call Ticketmaster at (800) 653-8000. Advanced purchase tickets must be picked up at the Box Office on the day of the show starting at 1 p.m. Guests under 21 must be accompanied by a legally responsible adult over the age of 30 at all times.  No refunds or exchanges will be permitted.


Winner of the elite AAA Four Diamond award, the IP CASINO RESORT SPA is the Gulf Coast's premier entertainment resort destination. Towering 32 stories over the scenic Back Bay of Biloxi, the IP is home to more than 1,000 elegantly appointed hotel rooms and suites, live entertainment, award-winning restaurants, and a first-class spa. For further information, visit IP CASINO RESORT SPA is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 28 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. For additional Company information and press releases, visit