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Grammy Award-Winning Superstars Tim McGraw And Faith Hill Extend Soul2Soul The World Tour Into 2018 With 25+ New Dates

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Mohegan Sun set for June 15th

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 7, 2017) – Following an 80 date North American run of sold out shows, Grammy Award-winning superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are showing no signs of stopping as their critically-acclaimed Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 extends into 2018 with 25+ additional dates announced today. Mohegan Sun Arena welcomes the tour on Friday, June 15th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $149.00, $99.00 and $79.00 and go on sale Friday, November 17th 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, November 18th, subject to availability.

McGraw and Hill’s first-ever album together The Rest of Our Life will also be released on November 17th on Sony Music Entertainment under the Arista Nashville/McGraw Music imprint. Additionally, later that night the tour film Tim & Faith: Soul2Soul will premiere at 9:00pm on SHOWTIME, on-air, on demand and over the Internet and include live performances from their Soul2Soul tour, as well as unprecedented access to Tim and Faith with never-before-seen interviews and behind-the-scenes footage capturing their unmatched chemistry on and off the stage.

McGraw and Hill are also slated to receive the “Legends of Live” award at the 14th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards in Los Angeles on November 14th.

Based on Pollstar mid-year reports, the tour – which kicked off in April – is one of the year’s biggest, ranking it #1 for Average Grossing Country Tour (North America), Average Grossing Country Tour (U.S.), Average Grossing Country Tour (Canada), Average Grossing Country Tour (Worldwide) and Average Grossing Co-Headline Tour (U.S.).

For more information on the tour, please visit Soul2SoulTour.com or visit TimMcGraw.com or FaithHill.com.

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.

Rod Stewart Returns To Mohegan Sun For “Live In Concert” Tour

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Performing in the Arena on March 24th

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 6, 2017) – Legendary musician, Rod Stewart will bring his critically acclaimed “Live In Concert” tour to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, March 24th at 8:00pm. The Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame icon will perform chart-topping hits throughout his five decade-long career including the beloved songs “You Wear It Well,” “You’re In My Heart,” “Tonight’s the Night (The Final Acclaim),” “Gasoline Alley,” “Every Picture Tells a Story,” “Mandolin Wind,” “Sailing,” “The Killing of Georgie,” “Young Turks,” “Forever Young,” “Hot Legs,” “Infatuation,” the indelible “Maggie May” and many more.

Tickets are $129.00 and $99.00 and go on sale Friday, November 10th 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, November 11th, subject to availability.

Rod Stewart is one of the best-selling artists in the history of recorded music, with an estimated 200 million records sold worldwide. With his signature voice, narrative songwriting, trendsetting style and passionate live performances he’s transcended all genres of popular music, from Rock, Folk, Soul, R&B and even the Great American Song Book; making him one of the few stars to enjoy chart-topping albums throughout every decade of his five decade-long career.

Stewart has earned countless of the industry’s highest awards, among them; two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Grammy™ Living Legend, and in 2016 he officially became “Sir Rod Stewart” after being knighted by Britain’s Prince William at Buckingham Palace for his services to music and charity. He has performed for millions of fans on all seven continents, even holding the record for the largest-ever free concert, for an estimated 4.2 million in Rio de Janeiro on New Year’s Eve in 1996.  In addition to touring, his Las Vegas residency, Rod Stewart: The Hits, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace has remained one of the hottest tickets and best reviewed shows since its launch in 2011. He most recently teamed with Joe Jonas’ DNCE at the 2017 MTV VMAs to debut their new version of his ironic 1978 hit “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy.”

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.

Mohegan Sun Takes Home “Casino Of The Year” At The 47th Annual IEBA Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 24, 2017) — Mohegan Sun, the Uncasville, CT. flagship property for Mohegan Gaming&Entertainment, is excited to announce that it has been named “Casino of the Year” at the 2017 International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) Honors and Awards Ceremony, that took place in Nashville, Tennessee on October 17th, 2017.  Mohegan Sun won this very award in 2015 as well.

“Our dedicated entertainment team has built a national reputation to make our 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena become as popular as the stars that play it. I’m very proud of the high level of entertainment and hard work that the industry has recognized as award-winning, and with that, extremely honored to be named “Casino of the Year,” at this year’s IEBA Ceremony.” – said Senior Corporate VP of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Tom Cantone.

The International Entertainment Buyers Association Honors and Awards Ceremony took place October 17th in downtown Nashville’s, Omni Hotel and Country Music Hall of Fame® & Museum. The awards are voted on by top entertainment executives in the nation including the biggest agencies, artist management groups and other arenas, theatres and clubs throughout the U.S.

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), is the corporate arm of Mohegan Sun, with gaming & entertainment destinations across the United States and with projects underway internationally, as well. In addition to the flagship casino & resort in Connecticut, which is home to Mohegan Sun Arena and regularly hosts acts like Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, Kenny Chesney and Lady Gaga, MGE also supports entertainment venues at each of its owned and/or operated properties, including the 2,500-seat Mari Showroom at Paragon Hotel & Resort in Marksville, LA, the 1,400-seat Superstar Theatre at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the 1,400 Keystone Grand Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, PA and a soon-to-be-opened, 2,500-seat entertainment venue at iLANI in southern Washington State.

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.