Jim Jefferies’ Stand-Up Tour Comes To Mohegan Sun Arena

Comedian will perform live on Friday, October 27th

UNCASVILLE, CT (July 11, 2017) – Presented by COMIX Mohegan Sun, the hilarious Jim Jefferies is set for a stand-up comedy performance in the Theater at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, October 27th.

Tickets are $60.00, $50.00 and $40.00 and go on sale Friday, July 14th 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, July 15th, subject to availability.

Jim Jefferies is one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, entertaining audiences across the globe with his controversial, belief-challenging, and thought-provoking comedy. Jefferies is currently starring in the new Comedy Central hit late show, The Jim Jefferies Show. The Weekly series features Jim traveling across the globe to tackle the week’s top stories and controversial issues of the day.

His international stand-up tour, The Unusual Punishment Tour, kicked off last summer to rave reviews. Last summer also marked the release of his fifth major stand up special in seven years, Freedumb. The special is Jim’s second to air on Netflix and follows the huge success of Jim Jefferies: BARE, in which he delivered a now iconic routine on guns and gun control in the United States. Jim created, wrote, produced, and starred in the critically acclaimed FX series, Legit, which ran for two seasons and has since gained a cult following.

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.

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Mohegan Sun Announces MADD About Dan + Shay

WHAT: Once again Mohegan Sun is teaming up with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, WCTY and the New London Day for MADD About Dan + Shay charity concert.

WHEN/ WHERE: Friday, September 22nd at 8:00pm

Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Taking over the Wolf Den, MADD About Dan + Shay will be the 9th year that Mohegan Sun is a proud partner of Mothers Against Drunk Driving for a benefit featuring a great night of fun and entertainment. Festivities will include a WCTY pre-party, meet & greet and a silent auction held at The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Longtime supporter and radio host, Shelly Martinez of WCTY-FM, will also be on-hand to give a special message before the concert. All proceeds benefit MADD.

Tickets are $100.00 and $50.00 and go on sale Friday, July 14th at 10:00am at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and through Ticketmaster.com. Ticketmaster customers can also call their national toll free Charge By Phone number, 1.800.745.3000. All ticket holders will also get access to the WCTY pre-party, taking place at The Cabaret Theatre at 6:00pm, with hors d’oeuvres, drinks and live entertainment!

Admission to the Wolf Den will begin at 7:00pm. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in a special silent auction, taking place at The Shops at Mohegan Sun from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.

For more information, visit MoheganSun.com.

About Dan + Shay:

Dan + Shay’s sophomore album Obsessed debuted last year and follows their 2014 Where It All Began, which made them the first new Country duo in SoundScan recorded history to debut at #1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. The album included the debut single, “19 You + Me” which earned RIAA Platinum certification, and their first #1 single, “Nothin’ Like You,” which earned RIAA Gold certification. Racking up more than 60 million YouTube views, the pair has impressively sold more than 2.2 million digital tracks and more than 620,000 album equivalents to date, including 240 million streams. Their first single off Obsessed, “From The Ground Up” earned RIAA Gold certification and marked their second to hit the top of the charts. They have earned three consecutive nominations for both ACM “Vocal Duo of the Year” and CMA’s “Vocal Duo of the Year” award as well as nods for an American Country Count-down Awards, CMT Awards, and Radio Disney Music Awards. Dan + Shay are currently on the road headlining their 2016-2017 Obsessed Tour.

About MADD:

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, to support the victims of this violent crime and to prevent underage drinking. MADD Connecticut is committed to clearly and powerfully advocating for victims of alcohol-related crashes.  MADD delivers quality services to hundreds of families each year at no cost to them, as well as help victims/survivors through the multitude of emotions and criminal proceedings that take place through court accompaniment and by providing grief counseling and support groups.  MADD’s goal is to eliminate drunk driving and educate Connecticut youth about underage drinking. MADD introduces and follows legislation concerning bills to strengthen drunk driving laws.

About WCTY:

WCTY based in Norwich, Connecticut, is the home of continuous Country favorites for listeners in southeastern Connecticut. Owned by Hall Communications, a family-owned company that owns and operates 21 radio stations on the East Coast including six stations in Connecticut, Hall Communications has been in operation in Eastern Connecticut since 1964.

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.

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Sharpen Your Skills At The New Mohegan Sun Golf Academy

Exciting facility includes exclusive new short-game area, natural turf practice range, golf fitness room and cutting-edge technology

UNCASVILLE, CT (July 7, 2017) – The Mohegan Sun Golf Club is thrilled to announce the brand new Mohegan Sun Golf Academy, set to open this weekend and located at the prestigious course in Baltic, Connecticut. Led by PGA Professional, Michel Painchaud, the Academy has been designed for players of all abilities. The Mohegan Sun Golf Academy is the ultimate environment to improve your game while enjoying the comfort and hospitality Mohegan Sun is renowned for.

By combining proven instructional expertise, a personalized training approach and superior technology, Mohegan Sun Golf Academy offers a menu of golf instruction and custom club fitting programs designed to help golfers improve and reach their full potential.

All programs at Mohegan Sun Golf Club are designed with the flexibility to cater to the individual needs of each student, regardless of ability or experience. Membership benefits include:

  • Exclusive Short game and practice area access
  • Quality Pro V1 golf balls provided for practice areas
  • Golf instruction discounts
  • Golf fitness room access
  • Invitations to special instruction events throughout the season

*Membership for the Mohegan Sun Golf Academy is $275.00 per person. For more information, visit mohegansungolfclub.com/golf-academy or call 860.862.9235

Mohegan Sun Momentum members can also apply points towards membership!

Stretching along the hills of beautiful southeastern CT in the town of Baltic, Mohegan Sun Golf Club is just a short drive from Mohegan Sun and has long been recognized as one of the most scenic, well-designed and professionally kept courses in the region.

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.

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