General News

Grammy Award Winning Vocal Group, Little Big Town, Returns to Mohegan Sun Arena

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

With special guests Kacey Musgraves and Midland on Friday, February 23rd, 2018

UNCASVILLE, CT (September 21, 2017) – Grammy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town announced on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon yesterday they will bringing their critically-acclaimed harmonies to 26 arenas nationwide starting Spring 2018 with The Breakers Tour.  Little Big Town’s The Breakers Tour comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 starting at 7:30pm with special guests Kacey Musgraves and Midland.

Tickets are $79.00, $59.00 and $39.00 and go on sale Friday, September 22nd 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, September 23rd, subject to availability.

Little Big Town’s landmark year to date includes the release of their chart-topping album The Breaker, which debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and Top 5 on the Billboard 200 All Genre chart-as well as the group’s fifth ACM Award win as “Vocal Group of the Year.” Additionally, the Multi-Platinum selling Country group was recently inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame and earned their 26th career CMA Award nomination, including nominations for “Single Of The Year,” “Album Of The Year,” “Vocal Group Of The Year” and “Music Video Of The Year” categories.

One of the most well-respected and beloved entertainers in music today, the genre-defying group has “expanded their audience beyond Tennessee” states USA Today as well as “the definition of country music from the inside” from Newsday, since first entering the music scene more than 18 years ago. Their critically acclaimed album, The Breaker, as well as their recent headlining Ryman Residency, “Little Big Town at the Mother Church,” have garnered the reigning CMA and ACM Vocal Group of the Year praise for their four-part harmonies and progressive sound that “seems to get even better with time” stated by Forbes. Hailed as a “21st century revival of Fleetwood Mac” by Goldderby, the group has produced hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” “Good As Gone,” and “Little White Church,” as well as their #1 singles “Pontoon,” “Tornado,” “Day Drinking,” and most recently, the history-making best-selling country single of 2015, “Girl Crush,” and this year’s multi-week #1 single, “Better Man.”

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard MagazinePollstar 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.

Topping Off Ceremony for Mohegan Sun Exposition & Convention Center on September 25th

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

WHAT: Mohegan Sun will commemorate the topping off of the new $80 million dollar project with the raising of a structural steel beam signed by iron workers, Mohegan Tribal Council and guests.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Woodmancy, PR Specialist, Mohegan Sun

860.862.0024

ewoodmancy@mohegansun.com

WHEN: Monday, September 25, 2017

11:00am

Media encouraged to arrive by 10:30am

10:30am – Media check-in and tour sign-up

11:00am – Program and speakers

11:20am – Steel beam topping off

11:30am – Guided media tours

WHERE: Mohegan Sun

Exposition Center construction site – Winter surface lot

WHO: Kevin Brown “Red Eagle”, Chairman, The Mohegan Tribe

Ray Pineault, President and General Manager, Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: The final structural beam for the $80 million, 240,040 square-foot project on schedule to open June 2018 will be raised and lowered into place by crane.

Parking will be available in the Winter surface parking lot. Entrance to the event will be near Winter surface lot parking alongside the Winter Garage.

On-site interviews with Mohegan Sun and Mohegan Tribal executives will be available, as well as numerous photo opportunities.

VISUALS: Media are welcome to take guided tours of the construction space. As is tradition, the final steel beam will be topped by a small evergreen tree, as well as the Mohegan, United States and Connecticut state flags.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, 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 90 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.

Teresa Giudice Signs Newest Book at Mohegan Sun During Signings & Sightings Event

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

WHAT: New York Times bestselling author and star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa Giudice, visits Mohegan Sun with her fifth and newest book, Standing Strong, during and October 19th Signings & Sightings event.

WHEN: Thursday, October 19th

7:00pm – Photo Meet & Greet

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: This Real Housewife is “standing strong” and ready to share her latest book with fans during an exclusive Signings & Sightings event. Teresa Giudice returns to Mohegan Sun on Thursday, October 19th for a free autograph session of her book Standing Strong.

*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Signing personalization and personal photos are prohibited. Teresa will only be signing copies of her latest book Standing Strong which will be available for purchase at Spin Street on the day of the event.