March 31st, 2015
Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den is already well-established in bringing in some of the best all-time acts like Eddie Money, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, America, Boyz II Men, Warrant and countless others. The popular free venue has also largely come to be known as one of the top stops in the Northeast for today’s best in Country music, with friends like Dustin Lynch, The Cadillac Three, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Lady Antebellum, many of whom have graduated to Mohegan Sun Arena, all having played and continue to play, great weekend shows at the Wolf Den. And now Thursday evenings in The Den are making their mark too, with some of the next best bands and artists playing headlining shows every week. Some of these great new Indie bands and artists include the likes of Portland, OR Folk Rockers, Quiet Life, who just played a packed Thursday night in early February, the Cold War Kids out of Long Beach, CA, the very talented Ana Popovic, up-and-coming Country artist, John King and the sensational Soul rockers and Wolf Den favorites, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds.
These concerts showcase some of the most impressive touring Indie and festival acts around and April is lined up to bring plenty more of it to Mohegan Sun’s 21 and over Wolf Den. See below for more information and also visit mohegansun.com/wolfden for the full lineup.
Misterwives, Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8:00pm
New York City based Misterwives are currently touring their widely successful album, Reflections and have multiple dates already sold out. The Pop Indie superstars are fronted by the very talented singer Mandy Lee. They’re upbeat single, “Reflections,” is a huge hit and currently has over 3.5 million plays on YouTube. Misterwives will also be at the Lollapalooza festival 2015, which kicks off July 15th at Grant Park, Chicago.
The Roosevelts, Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8:00pm
Hailing from Austin, Texas, James Mason and Jason Kloess make up the band The Roosevelts and their biggest song to date is “Everybody Knows.” They self-proclaim their sound as a little Bluesy, a little bit Country and a little bit Rock ‘N’ Roll. Mohegan Sun is excited to welcome the electric duo on April 16th.
Madi Diaz, Thursday, April 23 at 8:00pm
Her hit “Stay Together” has been in heavy rotation and has over 200k hits on YouTube to date and is also a big part of LA Weekly calling her album, “the most danceable break up record ever.” See this rising Indie Pop musician on April 23rd at Mohegan Sun.
David Fanning, Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:00pm
Growing up practically on the top of the Tennessee-Alabama state line, David Fanning is a budding Country star who started out as a producer, helping guide three #1 hits by fellow Wolf Den performers Thompson Square and Parmalee. Now Fanning is certainly making his mark behind the mic and guitar now. Listen to his hit “Doin’ Country Right” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N05eZUt8axE and see him live and for free on April 30th inside the Wolf Den!
About the Wolf Den
The 350-seat Wolf Den, which has offered free nightly entertainment for guests 21 and over since its opening in 1996, is the pulse of Casino of the Earth and truly one of the most favored music venues in the region. Here, guests enjoy headline entertainment by some of the world’s top performing artists from almost every musical genre, including Pop, Country, Rock, Alternative, Big Band, Jazz, R&B and Folk, with no cover charge and no minimum. The Wolf Den has hosted such acts as Jordin Sparks, The Avett Brothers, Joan Jett, Duran Duran, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Skillet, Buckcherry, MC Hammer, Jerrod Niemann, Blue Öyster Cult, Gin Blossoms, Eddie Money, John Cafferty, America and Salt-N-Pepa. In 2013, The Wolf Den was nationally recognized by winning “Theater of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music.