Entertainment

Forever Young Mondays Kicks Off 2011 At Mohegan Sun

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Special gifts, dining & shopping specials and timeless entertainment offered in January and February

Beginning on January 3rd and continuing through February 28th, guests sixty years of age or older will feel like a kid again with Mohegan Sun’s Forever Young Mondays.  A variety of gifts and rewards will be offered including mid-day live entertainment in the Wolf Den, two Slot Tournaments, affordable shopping discounts and, of course, delicious dining deals.  

Grabbin’ Gifts

The first 3,000 guests with a Player’s Club card will receive a special gift by visiting the Summer Coat Check in Casino of the Earth starting at 9:00am.  Each week will feature a new gift.  Guests are also encouraged to bring a friend or family member over sixty. Even if they aren’t a Player’s Club member, they can sign up for free and receive a gift plus $10.00 in Free Slot Play Bonus.

Can’t Miss Dining Deals

Over at Big Bubba’s BBQ, guests will receive 20% off their entire check (excludes alcohol).   Seasons and Sunburst Buffets will offer two-for-one deals on select Mondays throughout January and February. 

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana will offer guests a 10% discount off food and beverage purchases (excludes alcohol). Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will give away a free small coffee or tea with purchase of six or more doughnuts.  At Geno’s Fast Break guests who buy one entrée will receive a second entrée half-off and The Dubliner will offer guests who buy one entrée a second entrée free of charge. Birches Bar & Grill will feature a variety of two for $20.00 specials. Todd English’s Tuscany will offer a two for $30.00 discount for guests who dine at the Tuscan Table for lunch from 11:30am to 3:00pm. Lastly, guests with a sweet tooth can visit Ben & Jerry’s and receive two free toppings with a purchase of any large ice cream cup or cone. Some restrictions do apply.

Stellar Shopping Deals

Even more savings are to be had at The Shops at Mohegan Sun, starting with Citizen Watch, as guests get 10% off all watches (excluding Signature Collection, Campanola, Limited Edition and special sale items).  A walk to Sun Shoes will reward guests with 30% off any full-priced shoes. Sunglasses USA will offer guests 20% of one item of choice. Guests who visit Trading Cove will receive 25% off any purchase over $50.00. Galina’s European Boutique will give shoppers a 10% discount off the lowest priced item they purchase (excluding Pandora and/or any other discounted item). The Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store will reward seniors with a 20% discount on purchases (excluding clearance and promotional merchandise). Lalo Treasures will take 15% off entire purchases (excluding Chamilia and sale items). Yankee Candle will take 50% off large candle jars with the purchase of any regular priced large candle jar. And at Mohegan Sun’s Everything Under the Sun, Sky Essentials and Autumn Essentials, guests will receive a free gift with any purchase of $10.00 or more (excluding health and beauty aids, tobacco and sale items).

Shopping and dining deals apply only to Player’s Club members sixty years of age or older and participants must present a Player’s Club card and valid form of identification. Player’s Club membership is free.

The Wolf Den Takes You Back

Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den will feature special acts that will take you back with two mid-day performances on select Mondays throughout January and February taking place from Noon to 12:45pm and 1:15pm to 2:00pm.

Guests can join us on January 3rd and February 28th when The Main Street Cruisers perform their “retro” selection of Rock & Roll hits from yesterday.  On January 10th and February 14th, Phil Dirt & The Dozers will play their rendition of vintage Rock & Roll songs. On January 17th and February 21st, Rick K. and the Allnighters will take their classic Rock & Roll show to the Wolf Den stage.  Local favorites, Eight to The Bar will bring their Swing dance music to Casino of The Earth on January 24th. The Cartells will take the stage on January 31st to perform their twists on Rock & Roll and Rhythm & Blues. The multi-talented group, The Glamour Girls, will be performing Pop and Rock and Roll hits in the Wolf Den on February 7th. 

There is also a 7:00pm performance on the same day for all entertainers listed above.  Must be 21 years of age or older to enter the Wolf Den and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hit The Slots…Tournament Style

With a minimum-guaranteed prize pool of $7,500, Mohegan Sun turns up the excitement with two exclusive Slot Tournaments. On Monday, January 31st and Monday, February 28th, guests can buy in for just $10.00 for a chance to win. 

Registration is from 8:00am – 4:00pm across from Birches Bar & Grill in Casino of the Earth.  Sessions will run every fifteen minutes starting at 9:00am.

Cash or Player’s Club points may be used to buy-in and sessions will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  The prize pool will increase based on the amount of participants that register.  Official rules will be available at time of registration.

Must be sixty years of age or older and present a Player’s Club card and valid form of identification to redeem offers. Please visit mohegansun.com/forever-young for more information on Mohegan Sun’s Forever Young Mondays.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 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.

Mohegan Sun Set To Welcome 2011 With Discounts, Giveaways And Non-Stop Entertainment

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Specials and VIP parties including DJ SL at Ultra 88 Night Club on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve at Mohegan Sun will be an event for everyone to enjoy with a variety of live entertainment, free giveaways, dining and shopping specials, Player’s Club promotions and exclusive parties at Mohegan After Dark’s Night Club, bars and lounges. 

Giveaway/Countdown Celebration

Mohegan Sun will kick off the night of celebration at 4:00pm as complementary top hats, tiaras and noisemakers are distributed at Mohegan Sun’s coat check & valet locations throughout the property to all guests.  At 9:00pm, the giveaways will also be available at Birches Bar & Grill, Leffingwells Martini Bar and Todd English’s Tuscany.

The center of excitement will be located in The Shops at Mohegan Sun where DJ Melee will spin the latest mainstream hits until 1:00am.   Cirque entertainers will perform jaw-dropping feats in various locations of The Shops concourse and a live feed of the annual ball drop in Times Square will project above the DJ booth.

Exclusive New Year’s Eve Parties

Ultra 88 Night Club will be showcasing the popular celebrity disc jockey, DJ SL who is set to spin the crowd right into the New Year.  He began making his mark nationally and internationally in major night clubs in Kansas City, Massachusetts, Seattle, the Bahamas, Cancun and Montreal doing celebrity and corporate events.  These include My Super Sweet 16 with DJ Skribble, parties for the cast of The Hills and Entourage as well as the New England Patriots and Boston Celtics.  Tickets for the party are $100.00 and will include a complimentary glass of champagne.  For VIP tables ranging from six-person tables to twenty-person suites, please call 860.862.7042. 

Lucky’s Lounge will be hosting a New Year’s Eve party with Remember September performing at 9:00pm.  Tickets for the party start at $50.00 per person and include a ticket redeemable for a champagne toast at Midnight.  Special table and lounge packages are available and come with complimentary champagne and Lucky’s Pu Pu Platters.  For information on table & lounge rates and for reservations, please call 860.862.7005.

The Dubliner will feature Red Light for a live performance with a $40.00 cover.  A champagne toast and Dubliner Pub Platters will also be included with table packages.  Please call 860.862.7005 for table reservations.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville will host a free concert with party cover band Explicit starting at 10:00pm.  Attendees must be 21 or older.

Last Shows of the Year

Hilarious comedian and host of the hit show Chelsea Lately on E!, Chelsea Handler will take the stage for a very special New Year’s Eve performance with special guest Sarah Colonna at Mohegan Sun Arena on December 31st at 8:00pm.

Tickets for Chelsea Handler are available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log onto ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet. 

In the Wolf Den, Boogie Wonder Band performs at 8:00pm and 11:00pm.  The Wolf Den is free and open to the public.  Arrive early for seating.  Must be 21 or over to attend.

The Cabaret Theatre hosts Laugh in 2011 with comedians Rich Vos, Bonnie McFarlane & Joe DeVito. The show begins at 10:00pm and tickets are $29.75 per person with a champagne toast included. Must be 21 or over to attend.

Shopping and Dining Specials-New Year’s Eve

The Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store will run a two hour special on New Year’s Eve from 10:00pm to Midnight as guests will receive 20% off all purchases, excluding clearance and promotional merchandise.

Kids Quest and Cyber Quest will offer can’t-miss events and activities for kids from 10:00am to 3:00am on New Year’s Eve. Kids Quest will feature crafts, games, hats and blowers, balloon drops and prizes periodically throughout the day. Cyber Quest will host a 15,000 ticket giveaway from 2:00pm to 11:00pm with 1,000 tickets being awarded per hour. At Midnight, one lucky winner will take home a grand prize of 5,000 tickets. To enter, children can earn one entry ticket per hour. Kids who are MVP Club Card holders will receive two entry tickets per hour and two bonus tickets will be awarded for daily Quest Bonus challenges.  Children must be present to win.

Todd English’s Tuscany will offer a Chef’s Tasting Menu that starts out with Pear and Baby Green Insalata served with Crumbled Maytag Bleu Cheese, Candied Walnuts and White Balsamic Vinaigrette followed by Fennel Rubbed Diver Scallops with Root Vegetable Risotto and Porcini Butter. The third course is made up of a Surf and Turf combination of Petit Filet with Cipollini Demi, Charcoal Roasted Prawn,

Haricot Verts and Silk Potatoes. For dessert, a Mini Fallen Chocolate Cake with Tahitian Vanilla Gelato and a Tuxedo Strawberry.  This meal is offered at $55.00 per person and $90.00 per person with wine pairings.  Dinner will be served from 4:30pm – 12:00am.

Big Bubba’s BBQ will offer a Surf & Turf dinner consisting of Filet Mignon & Stuffed Shrimp with Potatoes and Vegetables for $49.95.

 Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville will serve a Steak Diane dinner made up of a ten-ounce Sirloin topped with Shallot Mustard, Demi Glace and Sherry with Sautéed Mushrooms, Roasted Potatoes with Truffle Oil and Grilled Asparagus for $27.95.

Birches Bar & Grill will serve a three-course meal special for New Year’s Eve that starts with a choice of Soup or Salad followed by Roast Prime Rib with Green Beans Provençal and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes or Baked Stuffed Salmon with Crabmeat Stuffing, Sherry Lobster Cream Sauce, Asparagus Spears and Roasted Garlic Smashed Potatoes. Dessert will be Dolly Sin Chocolate Cake with Strawberries and Vanilla Sauce.  This meal is offered at $37.00 from 3:00pm-1:00am.  Birches Bar & Grill hours of operation will be from 11:00am – 5:00am on New Year’s Eve and 9:00am-3:30am on New Year’s Day. 

Seasons Buffet will feature Creole Cajun Style Catfish, Lobster Macaroni and Cheese as well as Roast Chinese BBQ Pork with Asian Vegetables.  Dessert selections include Dolly Sin Cake, Chocolate Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake and a variety of Pastries and Puddings. Seasons Buffet will be serving breakfast from 7:30am – 11:00am followed by lunch and dinner selections through 1:00am.    

Free Slot Play Frenzy

Player’s Club members are invited to celebrate the end of 2010 with Mohegan Sun’s Free Slot Play Frenzy. On Friday, December 31st, guests who play their first $20.00 on their favorite slot machine from 6:00am to 6:00pm will receive $10.00 in Free Slot Play Bonus.  Must be 21 or older to participate.

For more information on Mohegan Sun’s New Year’s celebrations and promotions, please visit mohegansun.com/NYE

Bus Specials to Mohegan Sun

A variety of bus companies will offer exclusive packages on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day ranging from $20.00 to $45.00. Participating bus companies include Eagle One Coach, Dattco, Enchanted Coach, Entertainment Tours, Flagship Trailways, Gokey & Quinn, Greyhound, Ground Transamerica, Joseph’s, Kelley Transit, King Ward Coach Lines, JRB Coach Lines, JTR Transportation, L & S Journeys, Land/Jet, Myers Casino Express, Northeast Charter & Tour, Paul Revere, Post Road Stages, SeaJet,  Wade CNY and West Point Tours. Please visit mohegansun.com or participating companies’ websites for additional information.  

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 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.

Elvis Presley In Concert

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Live at Mohegan Sun Arena on February 12th

Elvis Presley In Concert is coming to the Arena stage at Mohegan Sun for a one-night-only special presentation on Saturday, February 12th at 8:00pm. Elvis Presley In Concert is an astounding production that reunites former Elvis band mates live on stage with a state-of-the-art video-projected Elvis.

Tickets are $60.00 & $40.00 and go on sale Friday, December 17th at 10:00am 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 beginning on Saturday, December 18th, subject to availability.

The show’s concept is to present an authentic as possible Elvis Presley concert pulled together from a collection of Elvis’ finest concert performances including Elvis, That’s The Way It Is (1970) and Elvis on Tour (1972) which is projected on a large video screen.  On stage, a 16-piece orchestra and some of Elvis’ original band mates, including Joe Guercio, Elvis’ orchestra conductor, and members from The Imperials and The TCB Band, will perform live to accompany the video.  All music heard in the concert production is performed live except for Elvis’ voice and on either side of the performance screen features live action on the stage.

For Elvis fans of every age, this is a dream-come-true chance to see the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll take the stage again.  From the very first song, you’ll experience the intensity of being at a real Elvis concert.  Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Elvis Presley In Concert

Mohegan Sun Arena was ranked the 4th busiest venue in 2009 by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” 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.