Northfield, OH, August 8, 2019—MGM Northfield Park announced upcoming, laugh ‘till-you-cry comedy acts and a tribute performance, “Up Close and Acoustic: Soul Asylum.” Tickets are available at the MGM Box Office — daily, three hours before showtime, and at

Up Close and Acoustic: Soul Asylum – 8pm, Aug. 17: $39.50/$35.

Comedian Scotty K, Featuring Aaron Weber – 7pm & 9:30pm, Aug 23 & 24: $10:

For over a decade now, Scotty has been a headlining comic, winning crowds internationally with his high energy and animated performances. With improv, characterizations, and music, his content is smart, creative, and fun for all audiences – even your momma! Scotty’s material ranges from growing up in the South, to family, relationship dynamics, and cultural differences. His aim is to bring laughter, as well as joy to his audiences (Nehemiah 8:10). At the end of his show, you feel you have been entertained and inspired.

Scotty K has been seen on seen on BET’s Comic View and Comcast Comedy Spotlight and heard on nationally syndicated radio shows, such as Rick and Bubba, The Bob and Tom Show, and more.

Comedian Ward Anderson, Featuring Larry XL- 7pm & 9:30pm, Sept. 6: $10:

Ward Anderson is an award-winning comedian, author, director, and host of the SiriusXM talk radio program “Ward and Al”. He has performed all over the world, for tens of thousands of people, in a career that has spanned almost two decades and across several different platforms. He has appeared on such TV programs as MuchMusic’s Video on Trial, Breakfast Television, and numerous other talk shows, as well as on his own stand-up TV special. Currently, Anderson is one half of the radio talk show “Ward and Al”, with comedian Allison Dore. Heard on SiriusXM’s “Canada Talks” channel.


About MGM Northfield Park

MGM Northfield Park is Ohio’s award-winning gaming, dining, and entertainment destination, located on the Northfield Park harness racing grounds, which offers more than 200 live harness races each year. The racino offers more than 2,300 gaming devices; an array of dining options such as Kosar’s Wood-Fired Grill, Concerto Italian Kitchen and TAP Sports Bar; unparalleled live music and comedy events at Center Stage, a concert-style music venue, and The Neon Room, a high-energy lounge; and hosts guests for a variety of corporate and special events. The property also boasts a retail shop and state-of-the-art gas service station and car wash. For more information, visit