Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake is readying for a busy summer with concerts and events throughout.

Here are a few on tap so far:

Rob Thomas

Tickets went on sale March 1 for Rob Thomas’ Chip Tooth Smile Tour performance at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 8.

Thomas is celebrating the April 26 release of his fourth solo album, “Chip Tooth Smile,” with a North American summer tour with special guest Abby Anderson.

Thomas is a songwriter known as the lead singer and primary composer of Matchbox Twenty and for his solo work and collaborations with other performers.

Tickets range from $60 to $125.

Colin Jost

Colin Jost, a comedian and head writer for “Saturday Night Live,” brings his stand-up act to Mystic Lake on Saturday, June 22, at 8 p.m.

Jost has co-anchored “Saturday Night Live’s” popular “Weekend Update” segment for six seasons alongside co-anchor and fellow head writer Michael Che.

Jost has been a writer for the show since 2005 and won four Writers Guild Awards and a Peabody Award. He also hosted the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2018.

Tickets start at $29.

The Roots

The hip-hop group The Roots will bring a blend of hip-hop and jazz at 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 30.

The Roots have been nominated for a dozen Grammys and won four. The group is currently the official house band on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Tickets start at $49.


Slash with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will perform in the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel on Aug. 3 at 8 p.m.

The performance will be a part of the Living the Dream Tour. “Living the Dream” was the third studio album by Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash.

Tickets start at $52.50.

Gladys Knight

The “Empress of Soul,” Gladys Knight, returns to Mystic Lake at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9.

Knight rose to stardom with the group Gladys Knight & The Pips, which debuted its first album in 1960 when Knight was 16. Knight is known for such songs as “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” “Midnight Train To Georgia,” “Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)” and “Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me.”

Tickets start at $39.

Ben Harper and Trombone Shorty

Ben Harper and Trombone Shorty bring their live bands to the Mystic Showroom on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Ben Harper made his debut in 1994 with the album “Welcome to the Cruel World” and established himself across a range of musical genres, according to a news release from the casino.

New Orleans native Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, the band leader and frontman of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, plays trombone and trumpet and blends traditional New Orleans styles with rock, funk, soul and hip-hop.

Tickets start at $59.


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