Entertainment

Finger-Lickin’ Fun At Sun BBQFest

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Rain or shine, Sun BBQFest comes back on June 3rd & 4th

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 7, 2017) – Get ready for all-day finger-lickin’ fun at Sun BBQFest! On June 3rd and 4th, taste the flavors of the best barbeque around with festivities featuring live music, a beer garden and Tito’s RV, barbeque battles, local vendors, food trucks, fireworks and so much more.

Tickets are $5.00 per day and go on sale Friday, April 7th at 10:00am through the Mohegan Sun Box Office. Kids 6 and under get in free. The weekend of the event, tickets for entry are available at the gate along with food and drink tickets.

Wings, Ribs & More

Join the BBQ action and decide who reigns supreme during the People’s Choice Contest all weekend long. $2.00 samples will be available from 20 participating Kansas City BBQ Society teams, and guests can cast their vote for the ultimate best at Sun BBQFest. On Saturday, the competition continues with a rib contest from Noon to 2:30pm, followed by a wing challenge from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. For $5.00, each contest offers a sampling of 5 wings or 5 ribs for fans to indulge and then judge. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Sun BBQFest official charity, Operation BBQ Relief.

BBQFest goers can taste their way through an endless supply of delicious meats and other flavorful options, all from some of the best restaurants and food vendors that can be found in the region. Wash it all down with a refreshing selection of beers that include Bud, Bud Light and Sam Adams. Select cocktails will also be offered for $7.00 – just what might be needed on a hot summer day!

Incredible Entertainment

No festival would be complete without live entertainment! The Winter Parking Lot heats up with music, demos and a fireworks show to celebrate summertime and all things BBQ.

Dance all weekend long with live music on the main stage. Jay Dempsey Band, Will Evans Band, Green Tea Band and Southern City Band will be providing the beats for this can’t-miss parking lot party.

End Saturday night with a bang! 20Ride, a Zac Brown Band tribute band, will take the stage leading up the spectacular fireworks display – set to kick off at 9:15pm and guaranteed to be fun for the whole family.

NOTE: Mohegan Sun requires persons under the age of 18 to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during Sun BBQFest. Unescorted minors will have their parent/legal guardian contacted to pick them up immediately.

To learn more about Sun BBQFest, please visit the event website.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun 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, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 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 Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Due To Overwhelming Demand, Lady Gaga Adds Second Mohegan Sun Show

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Live in the Arena on November 11th; Tickets go on sale Friday

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 27, 2017) – Lady Gaga’s Joanne World Tour – one of 2017’s hottest tours – keeps getting hotter and hotter with sold-out shows and additional dates added in response to extremely high demand throughout North America and Europe.  Due to on-going fan demand, a second show has been added at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, November 11th.  The show will begin at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $400.00, $230.00, $160.00, $90.00 and $50.00 and go on sale Friday, March 31st 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 beginning on Saturday, April 1st, subject to availability.

Grammy and Golden Globe winner and Academy Award-nominated Lady Gaga is a one-of-a kind artist and performer. She has amassed an outstanding 30 million global album sales and 150 million single sales, making her one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Gaga is also one of the biggest forces in social media with over 61 million likes on Facebook, over 65.1 million followers on Twitter and over 21.3 million followers on Instagram. Her fifth studio album Joanne was recently released and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, marking her 4th consecutive #1 album – the first female to do so in the 2010s.

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.

Meet Baseball Legend Pete Rose During Signings & Sightings at Mohegan Sun

Friday, March 24th, 2017

WHAT: Kick off baseball season when Pete Rose visits Mohegan Sun on April 6th as part of a free Signings & Sightings event.

WHEN: Thursday, April 6th

5:30pm – Photo Meet & Greet

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: It’s a homerun Signings & Sightings event at Mohegan Sun when Pete Rose knocks it out of the park with fans on April 6th! Meet the baseball legend during an intimate autograph session in The Shops at Mohegan Sun.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time restrictions, Pete Rose will only be signing headshots given out at event.  Personal photos, signing personalization and memorabilia of any kind are prohibited. This event is bracelet-only. A limited number of bracelets will be distributed starting at 4:30pm at the signing location in The Shops concourse. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line.

ABOUT SIGNINGS & SIGHTINGS: Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings, presented in collaboration with Spin Street, is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows guests to get up-close-and-personal with some of the world’s biggest entertainers.  Whether it’s an up-and-coming band, well-known comedian or chart-topping musician, a Signings & Sightings event provides artists with an exciting opportunity to share their latest work in an interactive way with fans.  Spin Street, located in The Shops at Mohegan Sun, offers a variety of music, movies and entertainment memorabilia with special signing merchandise available for each Signings & Sightings event.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun 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, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 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 Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.