Entertainment

Country Superstar Jason Aldean Sells Out Show And Adds A 2nd Tour Date To Mohegan Sun Arena

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Due to popular demand, 2nd show added to Arena on March 1st

Due to popular demand and a sell-out of his February 28th performance, Jason Aldean will bring his 2013 Night Train Tour with special guests Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett to Mohegan Sun Arena  for a second night on Friday, March 1st at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $95.50 and $75.50 and go on sale immediately through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, December 1st, subject to availability.

Aldean’s fifth studio album for Broken Bow Records, Night Train, was released to mass critical and fan praise. The album has already produced a record-breaking, multi-week #1 single with “Take a Little Ride” and comes on the heels of the top-selling Country album of last year and reigning CMA “Album of the Year, My Kinda Party.

Aldean recently earned three nominations for Country Music Association Awards in the categories of “Entertainer of the Year,” “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Single of the Year” for “Dirt Road Anthem.”  Additionally, he has sold out every show on his current My Kinda Party Tour, presented by State Farm® – often in minutes on the day of on sale – and has broken over 40 venue attendance records.

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 4th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011 and ranked in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball World Tour Announces Show At Mohegan Sun

Monday, November 26th, 2012

MARCH 3rd – MOHEGAN SUN ARENA – UNCASVILLE, CT

TICKETS GO ON-SALE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1ST 10:00AM AT TICKETMASTER.COM

Following overwhelming national sales, 5-time Grammy Award winner LADY GAGA has now confirmed a Born This Way Ball performance at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, March 3rd.  In this brand new tour, Gaga performs her latest album Born This Way as well as music from both The Fame and The Fame Monster. The Born This Way Ball began on April 27, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 1st at 10:00AM at www.Ticketmaster.com.

Pollstar’s 2012 Mid Year report ranks the Born This Way Ball as the top grossing tour by any female artist worldwide this year. About the show, the Hong Kong Daily News wrote “Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball is effortlessly brilliant in both the visual and musical sense,” while Seoul Daily said that with her “splendid and unprecedented stage, she is the absolute queen of Pop!” The UK’s Daily Telegraph called the Ball “quite spectacular,” while affirming that “Lady Gaga occupies pole position as the 21st century’s ultimate Pop star.”

Fans will have first access to ticket pre-sales via LittleMonsters.com on Tuesday, November 27th. To receive an access code for this exclusive pre-sale, sign up for free at LittleMonsters.com and ‘Join’ the concert that you wish to attend via the Events section.

Citi® is the official credit card of the US leg of The Born This Way Ball.

The Born This Way Ball starring Lady Gaga is promoted world-wide by Live Nation Global Touring, and brought to you by Skype.

Tickets are $195.00 and $95.00 and go on sale Saturday, December 1st through Ticketmaster at 10:00am.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, December 2nd, subject to availability.

About Mohegan Sun Arena:

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 4th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011 and ranked in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors.  Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally.  Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists.  These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

About SKYPE:

Skype is communications software whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can do things together when apart by sharing experiences with messaging, voice and video.  Founded in 2003 and based in Luxembourg, Skype is a division of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). Skype can be downloaded onto computers, mobile phones, tv’s and other connected devices for free at www.skype.com.

New Year’s Eve At Mohegan Sun Returns, Bigger Than Ever

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
 

Last year's New Year's Eve countdown in The Shops at Mohegan Sun.

Mohegan Sun transforms into one big party with exclusive events, great entertainment, delicious dining and The Shops countdown celebration

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 20, 2012) – Countdown to the New Year like never before inside Mohegan Sun’s all-night celebration this December 31st.  Not only is The Shops Concourse New Year’s Eve Countdown back and bigger than ever but this year, other highlights include Cyndi Lauper in The Arena, fantastic comedy in The Cabaret Theatre, The Groovematics in The Wolf Den, but Mohegan Sun is your stop for exclusive parties in a number of our venues including the brand-new Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House and MIST inside Casino of the Wind opening New Year’s Even night, among several others.

PARTY IN THE SHOPS CONCOURSE

One of the best places to be inside Mohegan Sun when the clock strikes Midnight is alongside thousands of other partygoers in The Shops at Mohegan Sun. DJae Mêlée will be live outside Todd English’s Tuscany and big screen projectors will be placed throughout the concourse to display the countdown broadcast live from Times Square in New York.  The large concourse will also feature concessions. It’s quite a site to see and to be a part of as the clock ticks towards Midnight. To view some of the celebrations from last year’s event, click here http://youtube/ItdygZ42KzM.

NIGHTLIFE

At Vista Lounge at Wombi Rock, there will be a party to ring in the New Year starting at 9:00pm.  Tickets are $25.00 a person (prices subject to change based on availability) and include music by DJ Jason Mae, party favors and a champagne toast at Midnight.  The party is for ages 21 and over and the dress code will be strictly enforced.  Tickets go on sale Wednesday, November 21st at noon through the Mohegan Sun Box Office and can be purchased by calling 860.862.8499.  For more information and VIP reservations, call 860.862.4009.

Ballo Italian Restaurant & Social Club will host a New Year’s Eve celebration starting at 10:00pm.  For $30.00 per person, enjoy music by DJ Louie Faiola Jr. and party favors.  For VIP reservations, call 860.862.1100.

Over at Ultra 88 Night Club, the New Year’s Eve party begins at 9:00pm and will be $50.00 per person (prices subject to change based on availability).  Ticket price will include music by DJ Legacy, party favors and a champagne toast at Midnight.  The party is for ages 21 and over and the dress code will be strictly enforced.  Tickets go on sale Wednesday, November 21st at noon through the Mohegan Sun Box Office and can be purchased by calling 860.862.8499.  For more information and VIP reservations, call 860.862.7042.

The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House will be holding its first-ever New Year’s Eve celebration for $40.00 per person (prices subject to change based on availability) starting at 9:00pm!  Ticket price includes music by DJ Jay-C, party favors and a champagne toast at Midnight.  The party is for ages 21 and over and guests are encouraged to dress to impress.  Tickets go on sale Wednesday, November 21st at noon through the Mohegan Sun Box Office and can be purchased by calling 860.862.8499.  For more information and VIP reservations, call 860.862.7005.

New Year’s Eve will also mark a new beginning for one destination in Mohegan Sun when the all-new MIST opens.  Located in Casino of the Wind, MIST was designed right next to the 35-foot high electronic and animated water wall.  DJ K-Otic will be on-hand for this grand opening party starting at 9:00pm with no cover charge, party favors and a champagne toast at Midnight.  During the grand opening party on New Year’s Eve, guests can win a two night trip, including air fare, to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas!  Guests can also take advantage of select VIP tables (with bottle service) for their party by calling 1.866.760.5901.

The new lounge will feature top notch drinks, live DJs, a dance floor. Beginning January 4th, MIST will be open every Friday and Saturday night.

LAST SHOWS OF THE YEAR

On Monday, December 31st, rocker Cyndi Lauper will take the stage inside Mohegan Sun Arena. The performance starts at 7:30pm and tickets are on sale now for $30.00.

 “The Funniest New Year’s Eve Party In Connecticut” will bring great comedians to The Cabaret Theatre to Laugh-in 2012 featuring “The Coach” Tom Whiteley, Jim David & Joey Vega.  The show starts at 10:00pm on Monday, December 31st and tickets are $39.75.  This show is on sale now.

New Year’s Eve also brings Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot to The Wolf Den for a 8:00pm show. Then later in the evening, The Groovematics will be live in The Wolf Den for an 11:00pm performance.

*The Wolf Den is free and all guests must be 21 or older. Come early as seating is limited. Times and performers are subject to change. 

More info on Mohegan Sun’s Entertainment schedule can be found at www.mohegansun.com/entertainment.

DINING AND RETAIL

Mohegan Sun’s culinary team is planning great dishes and specials for the final day of 2012. Guests can expect nothing but the best from the likes of Ballo Italian Restaurant & Social Club, Todd English’s Tuscany, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and more.

A dinner and a party is planned at Ballo Italian Restaurant & Social Club as they will be taking dinner reservations in the main dining room until 9:00pm and in the restaurant until

Midnight. There will be a special New Year’s Eve party taking place inside Ballo as well where all non dinner guests can attend for a $30.00 cover charge starting at 10:00pm. The event will feature a DJ, professional dancers and of course live coverage of the Times Square celebration on the TV screens above the bar.

Over in Casino of the Wind, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is joining the fun as well with a New Year’s Eve special that serves four Baked Stuffed Shrimp with a Portabella Parmesan Cream Rice and Green Beans and Lemon Butter Sauce. This dinner will be served at $27.95.  At 10:00pm, the band KICK will be performing on the Margaritaville stage. Cover will be $10.00.

At Jasper White’s Summer Shack Express, guests can get a combo deal that includes a clam strip roll, soft drink and French Fries for $15.00.

A number of other restaurants on property will be having extended hours including Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain, Bobby’s Burger Palace, Todd English’s Tuscany, Seasons Buffet and the Bow & Arrow Sports Bar. Be sure to check out mohegansun.com/nye for more information.

Additionally, on New Year’s Day, Todd English’s Tuscany will be featuring a New Year’s Day brunch where delicious selections of food are endless. Seafood lovers can enjoy the chilled raw bar with the likes of Littleneck Clams, Oysters and Shrimp Cocktail. There will also be omelet stations, a pasta station with 4-Cheese Ravioli and a carved meat station with Prime Rib and Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham. Further hot offerings will be classic Eggs Benedict, Stuffed French Toast with Vanilla Sauce, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with Lobster Cream & Fried Leeks, Sliced Chilled Sirloin with Gorgonzola Cream and also Chicken Saltimbocca with Brown Butter Arugula and Spaghetti Olio. This will be offered from 10:00am t 2:00pm and is $38.00 per adult, $19.00 for children 7-12 and free for kids 1-6.

About Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun, find us on pinterest.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.