Entertainment

The St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake Event Center is Entertainment Central. We offer complimentary entertainment on Friday nights starting at 8pm plus regional and national entertainment and a wide variety of dinner shows throughout the year. All complimentary entertainment and ticketed shows are for guests 21 and older. Check out the details below.

Mickey and the Monsters

July 27, 8pm

For the best in classic rock and rockin’ country, it doesn’t get any better than Mickey and the Monsters.

Mickey White Mitchell – Vocals, Keyboards A singer – songwriter
extraordinaire, and a passionate artist and performer with such bands as Marshall
Star and The Nielsen White Band, Mickey holds the audience in the palm of her
hand. Her confident and professional style makes her a musical force to be reckoned
with and a perfect compliment to the Monsters style of music. Her incredible range
and dynamic presence sets the scene for a screaming rock anthem or a sweet love song.

Jack White – Bass, Vocals
Jack spent many years as a founding member and leader of Wisconsin’s legendary The
Nielsen White Band. The band toured nationwide, placed two songs on the Billboard
Country Singles charts, saw their music videos on TNN, CMT, performed live on
Nashville now and were named The Minnesota Music Academy’s Country Band of
the Year. In 2010 Nielsen White was inducted into the Mid-America Music Hall OF
Fame. As bassist, Jack adds rock solid rhythm, lead and harmony vocals, and a
wealth of immeasurable experience to the group.

Dale Brown – Guitars, Mandolin, Vocals
Dale comes from Weyerhauser, WI., where he has played a major role in many
popular Wisconsin bands for the past decade, including Prisoner and Union Jack.
His artistry and expert craftsmanship on the guitar have no limits. A versatile lead
and background singers, Dale helps create the magic of the Monsters vocals.

Rourke Conners- Drums, Vocals
Rourke adds the heart and soul to Mickey and the Monsters. A steadfast member of
the Northern Wisconsin rock and roll scene for years, as lead singer, drummer, and
band leader of Prisoner he also kept the groove going for Phoenix as well. A Rice
Lake, WI. native Rourke maked the music come to life and nobody has more fun than
Rourke.

 

 

Doo-Wop Daddies Dinner Show

July 28, 5pm

Journey back to the days of doo-wop music with a special dinner show starring the Doo-Wop Daddies on Saturday, July 28. Dinner will be served at 5pm followed by the show at 6pm. Tickets are $25 and are on sale online at tempotickets.com/stcroixcasinos or in person at the players club booth at the casino.

The Doo-Wop Daddies, based in Milwaukee, WI, capture the demanding vocal style of Doo-Wop music with unsurpassed excellence. That’s only the beginning. The Daddies don’t merely recreate this classic genre, but have redefined it and made it their own — 21st Century Doo-Wop. The Doo-Wop Daddies’ live shows attain that ideal unity of masterful performance and entertainment. Combining elements of vintage and cutting edge musical technologies, The Doo-Wop Daddies produce an exciting theatrical show that remains faithful to the Doo-Wop style. For the music of the 50’s and 60’s in a new light that’s as fresh as tomorrow, won’t you please welcome The Doo-Wop Daddies!

 

 

The Devonshires

August 2 & 3, 8pm

For decades The Devonshire brothers have been entertaining audiences in cities and towns across the U.S. including San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Chicago, Nashville, Memphis, Indianapolis, Louisville, Atlanta, Orlando and New York City.

Their impressive list of clientele includes Walt Disney World, Six Flags, General Electric, Freemont Street, Harrahs Casino, Honda of America, NASCAR, Clear Channel Communications, Blackrock Financial, The American Red Cross, Texas Roadhouse, The Hard Rock Cafe, The United States Navy, and the world famous Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake Iowa.

The Devonshires have performed with numerous rock legends such as Joe Cocker, Jefferson Airplane, The Doobie Brothers, Eddie Money, The Edgar Winter Group, Badfinger, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Paul Revere and the Raiders, and The Temptations.

The Devonshires present the LEGENDS IN ROCK Concert TM. The show pays tribute to the rock legends of the 70’s and 80’s and is performed with exceptional musical precision, fully costumed and suitable and fun for all ages.

The band is made up of an all-star cast of brothers/musicians, each a legend in their own right. The Devonshires “have left an indelible mark in rock music history”. “They’re making a name for themselves around the country” (The Louisville Courier Journal) and “An absolutely fantastic, first-rate show” (Brad Ross, Disney World) are just a few of many accolades for The Devonshires.

 

 

Dust N’ Bones

August 4, 8pm

Dust N’ Bones is the Midwest Number 1 Guns N’ Roses Tribute Band. An unforgettable live show with classic songs from the 1986 – 1994 era
from Appetite For Destruction, Lies, and Use Your Illusion I and II, Lies/ Live Like a Suicide, and The Spaghetti Incident?.

The name Dust N’ Bones was chosen after a song off the Use Your Illusion I record and well, it just fits… After a couple of months of
rehearsal Dust N’ Bones were off and running.

Dust N’ Bones members:

Axl Rose = Erick Simola
Slash = Mike Schmidt
Duff McKagan = Dan Haugh
Izzy Stradlin = Adam Pfuhl
Steven Adler = Greg Coleman

Dust N’ Bones has been busy booking gigs since late August 2007 and is taking over the Midwest. This is a show to not only be heard,
but seen.

 

 

 

Polka Party with Steve Meisner

August 5, 1pm - 5pm

Free polka party in the Event Center.

Steve Meisner is a multi-talented musician, entertainer, composer and arranger. He began playing the accordion at the age of 5 and has been earning a living in the music business since the age of 16. Steve’s family has a rich musical heritage: he is a second-generation full-time working musician. His father, the late Verne Meisner, had a successful music career for more than 50 years. Steve’s brand of music is extremely versatile and appealing to a wide audience. He has made a name for himself by taking the music he grew up with from his father and adding his own imagination and feeling. He has brought his brand of traditional American polka into the 21st century with a fresh spark and swing while retaining the roots of this music.

In Steve’s 36-year musical career he has performed with the nation’s top accordionists, polka icons and musicians including Myron Floren, Frank Yankovic, Joey Miskulin and Verne Meisner. He has amassed 21 LP/CD credits, 6 Single, and 7 Video releases with full production credits. He has performed nationally coast to coast and internationally, averaging 200 performances annually including performances at the Lawrence Welk Theater in Branson MO, Stardust-Monte Carlo-Hacienda-Orleans and Plaza Casinos in Las Vegas. He was asked to record for and perform at the Library of Congress and the Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington DC. He and his music have filtered into television broadcasts and motion pictures including TNN’s Crook & Chase Show and, more recently, the ABC Network broadcast of “In Search of America, a 4th of July Celebration,” hosted by the late Peter Jennings and folklorist Nick Spitzer. He and his music are featured in a full-length motion picture “Chump Change” released by Miramax. He has been heard and seen on the film festival circuit including a short film called “The Pick Up Polka” and has an original composition in the independent full-length feature “Red Betsy.”Writer/director/actor Steve Burrows from Hollywood CA call’s Steve “the Mozart of Polka.”

Steve has received numerous awards and nominations including “Musician and Band of the Year,” “Favorite Polka Artist,” “Lifetime Achievement award” by the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame in 2012 and the Maryland Accordion Club and is the 29th inductee into the Iron World Polka Hall of Fame. In 2005, he was inducted into the Honor Roll of the Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame and resides alongside his father as a Lifetime Achiever in the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame.

 

Randy Houser in Concert

August 10, 6pm

Randy Houser presents a big outdoor concert on Friday, August 10. Shalo Lee opens for Randy. Showtime is 6pm. Doors open at 5pm. All ages are welcome. General admission tickets are $20. VIP area tickets are $35. Tickets go on sale at 12am, Monday, May 21 at tempotickets.com/stcroixcasinos.

Website:

randyhouser.com

High Octane

August 11, 8pm

 

High Octane is a fun-loving and energetic band from Minneapolis. The band covers favorite tunes from classic and current hard rock music. High Octane is composed of experienced and professional musicians that bring fresh charisma to the stage. Tim Berg (Chronic) carries enthusiasm and typical front man muscle to the crowd. Anchoring the low end is Bobby Jack Arleth (Smoke and Liquid 6).  Jammin’ Les Paul Guitars are Hans Okerstrom and Andy Andersen (Tippin Over, Bones Gang, Elixr, Pointnot) –  and the percussive tones of Steve McKewin (The Wayniacs, Hanta Yo) on Drums.

 

Snake Oil

August 17, 8pm

THE ULTIMATE ROCK STAR TRIBUTE

Five rockers from different parts of the world met purely by chance backstage at a rock festival in Leeds, England after performing in their respective bands at the time. Two of them hit it off right away, two of them didn’t, and one still doesn’t know. However, it was determined that they all had the same musical aspirations. From Muff, Ireland; Detroit, Michigan; Kokkola, Finland; Winnipeg, Canada; and one doesn’t know, this unit is guided by one thing – the rock and roll party and everything that goes with it!

They deliver classic hard rock music you love – and you can’t get enough of it. It’s the lost art and attitude of hard rock that SNAKE OIL is bringing back to you.

SNAKE OIL will warp you to a live ultimate rock experience, a night of Hair Rock, Melodic Rock, Metal and Classic Rock, delivered loud and in your face like the rock shows you have been missing for years. An interactive experience completely themed in the genre. Dance music be damned…

Hit the lights, cue the fog, crank the guitars, turn up the drums and make some noise!

SNAKE OIL. A cast of serious big-league rock musicians who have toured the world playing in name bands. SNAKE OIL knows how to deliver it – and you are going to love it!

 

 

Capone and Friends

August 18, 8pm

 

Jeep Capone brings his four-piece band to St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake for a night of variety entertainment. Band members include Katia Cardenas on vocals, Karl von Gohren on keyboards, Kurt Nistler on guitar and, of course, Jeep on percussion.

 

 

 

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Ponzi Scheme

August 24 & 25, 8pm

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You can trust Ponzi Scheme The Band to deliver on its promises of full-​fledged entertainment and fun. Ponzi Scheme plays cover music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80 ‘s — original and current selections. Ponzi Scheme brings back “horn section” music with the hot dance and classic rock music we all grew up with. You’ll be amazed by the quality of the performance, the full sound and the group’s professionalism.

Ponzi Scheme is a 6-piece band of experienced professional musicians who clearly love performing. Great song choices, fabulous vocals and excellent musicianship all combine for a show that will keep you rocking through the night. You can trust us to entertain you … get up and dance or just sit back and listen.

Our Schemers include guitar, bass guitar, 2 keyboardists, 3 lead vocalists, drums, trumpet and trombone. ​​Our shows can be customized for your particular budget and taste.