Huey Lewis and The News to Play Mohegan Sun Arena

Grammy-Award Winners Perform Live on Sunday, July 31st

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 2, 2016) – One of America’s truly great Rock ‘n Roll bands Huey Lewis and the News are hitting the road this summer and will be stopping by Mohegan Sun for performance in the Arena on Sunday, July 31st at 7:30pm.  As they enter their 37th year together, their contagious brand of music has outlasted countless trends, and is as fresh today as ever.

Tickets are $39.00 and go on sale Friday, May 6th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, May 7th, subject to availability.

As great a recording career as the band has had, there is something extra special about a Huey Lewis & The News live show. They incorporate a variety of musical influences including R&B and soul to create their own unique sound. Frontman Huey Lewis’ unmistakable voice has a rich, textured quality that lends itself well to not just their hits, but also to the variety of other songs featured in the show. Lewis also brings some Bluesy tones to the performance when he breaks out into his harmonica solos.  The group has written and performed such classic Top Ten Hits as “Heart of Rock & Roll,” “Stuck With You,” “I Want A New Drug,” “If This Is It,” “Hip To Be Square,” “Do You Believe In Love” and “Workin’ For A Livin.” They also wrote and performed “The Power of Love” and “Back in Time” for the hit film Back To The Future. “The Power of Love,” nominated for an Academy Award, went to #1 on Billboard’s singles chart and was a smash hit worldwide.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

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Mohegan Sun Gears Up For A Huge Spring & Early Summer

Great events, the best in comedy, exceptional concerts and Barrett-Jackson’s first Northeast Auction, all upcoming at Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 29, 2016) – There is no shortage of entertainment on the horizon for Mohegan Sun in 2016! Entertainment, drink specials, featured dining, incredible shows and more are all lining up for what is sure to be an unforgettable start to the Spring and Summer months!

Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Mohegan Sun and take advantage of all the amazing specials our restaurants have to offer. Get the party started early and head to SolToro Tequila Grill where they’re celebrating all week long with a variety daily food and drink specials rounded out with a Rock n’ Roll Dueling Piano show on Friday, May 6th at 9:00pm. Party on May 5th at Geno’s Pub with a featured Blue Point Beer Dinner from 7:00pm – 9:00pm, just $50.00 per person. Cap off your Cinco de Mayo celebrations with a special happy hour at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville!

2016 Kentucky Derby
Watch history in the making on Saturday, May 7th, live from the comforts of the Uncas Ballroom. With 9 large race screens, 30 betting terminals and 1,000 seats, it’s a great place to take in the best horse racing day of the year. Guests can meet and mingle with Mike “Mut” Mutnansky, talk show host for WEEI Sports Radio, Mike Vesce, writer and workout analyst for DRF and Anthony “Big A” Stabile, host of Xpressbet Radio on HRRN.  $25 and $50 wager’s receive special bonuses. Windows open at 11:00am and for more information, visit Kentucky Derby

Great Comedy
Two legendary comedians are on the bill at COMIX Mohegan Sun this spring as well. Regarded widely as one of the top stand-up comedians of all time, Dave Attell will play 8:00pm and 10:00pm shows on both Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th.

Greg Fitzsimmons, a regular radio host on Howard Stern’s Sirius/XM channel, 4-time daytime Emmy Award Winner and former head writer for The Chelsea Handler Show and Man Show, will play three consecutive nights at COMIX Mohegan Sun, beginning Thursday, May 5th. For additional information on these performances and additional upcoming COMIX Mohegan Sun performer’s, visit COMIX

Kenny Chesney at Mohegan Sun Arena
The much anticipated 2016 Spread the Love Tour makes a two night stop in Uncasville this May! Mohegan Sun Arena is primed to host back-to-back shows, beginning with a Friday, May 13th concert beginning at 7:30pm. Chesney will take the stage again the following evening, on Saturday, May 14th. Special guests for both shows will be ACM “Vocal Group of the Year” nominees, Old Dominion.

In addition to Chesney’s two Arena shows, Def Leppard returns to the venue for a Sunday, May 15th show with fellow rockers REO Speedwagon and Tesla, Selena Gomez takes the stage on Friday, May 29th and 5 Seconds of Summer recently announced a 2nd Mohegan Sun Arena show by popular demand, playing back-to-back evenings beginning on Thursday, June 30th. For more, visit mohegansun.com/entertainment.

Barrett-Jackson
And of course, the world’s greatest car collecting auction is at Mohegan Sun from Thursday, June 23rd through Saturday, June 25th, when Barrett-Jackson kicks-off. This northeast auction at Mohegan Sun will mark the first time that Barrett-Jackson has held an event in the northeastern United States. Over its 45-year history, Barrett-Jackson has consistently provided a world-class automotive lifestyle experience for its bidders, consignors, sponsors and fans. The auction block will be inside the award-winning and top ranking, Mohegan Sun Arena. For tickets and more information, visit Barrett Jackson at Mohegan Sun

About Mohegan Sun:
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Straight No Chaser Announce the “I’ll Have Another…World Tour”

World Renowned Acapella Group Performs Live at Mohegan Sun on December 2nd

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 29, 2016) – Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser has announced early details of the“I’ll Have Another…World Tour.” The North American leg – which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the a cappella group’s formation in 1996 and first show at Indiana University – begins October 14th at Reno, NV’s Grand Theatre and will be swinging through Connecticut for a live performance in Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, December 2nd at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $30.00 and go on sale Friday, May 6th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, May 7th, subject to availability.

The “I’ll Have Another…World Tour” follows Straight No Chaser’s most recent release, 2015’s THE NEW OLD FASHIONED. The album sees the renowned group bringing their unique touch and inimitable vocal style to a stunning range of contemporary standards spanning The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” and Hozier’s “Take Me To Church” to Radiohead’s “Creep” and Bob Dylan’s tender “Make You Feel My Love.” THE NEW OLD FASHIONED further features a number of Straight No Chaser’s incomparable medleys, including “Beggin’/Counting Stars” (blending favorites from Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons and One Republic) and “On The Road Again/I Play The Road” (originally by Willie Nelson and Zac Brown Band, respectively).

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.