Big Sean To Headline North American “Unfriendly Reminder Tour”

Coming to Mohegan Sun Arena on May 19th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 7, 2018) – Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings artist Big Sean announced today his North American headlining Unfriendly Reminder Tour, which is set to kick off April 12th in Orlando, FL. The multi-city trek produced by Live Nation will hit a number of major U.S. cities including Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York and Detroit. The outing will feature direct support from acclaimed rapper Playboi Carti, along with opening sets from Shy Glizzy and GASHI. Big Sean will perform fan favorites spanning his entire discography, going beyond a normal album tour. The 31-city tour is scheduled to make a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, May 19th at 7:00pm and will wrap June 3rd in Toronto, Canada.

Tickets are $49.00 and $39.00 and go on sale Friday, February 9th 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, February 10th, subject to availability.

The “Unfriendly Reminder Tour” will be a celebration of Big Sean’s decade long career signed to G.O.O.D. Music and pay tribute to his fans. Each fan will be able to vote and choose their top 20 songs for their respective cities and help curate the set list from his entire discography. Voting will be available starting on Thursday, February 8th only at uknowbigsean.com. All stops will have brand new tour merchandise available and in select cities fans will have the option to customize handpicked pieces.

About Big Sean:

7-time BET Award-winning and Grammy®-nominated superstar Big Sean has enjoyed a massive career in Hip-Hop since he emerged in 2011, with his debut album Finally Famous on Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music/ Def Jam imprint.  The album spun off consecutive top-charted Pop/R&B/Rap crossover smashes with “My Last” featuring Chris Brown (RIAA gold), “Marvin & Chardonnay” featuring Kanye West and Roscoe Dash (platinum) and “Dance (A$$)” featuring Nicki Minaj (3x-platinum). Sean was a major collaborator on Kanye’s groundbreaking Cruel Summer album in 2012 and shared multi-platinum success with Kanye on the Grammy®-nominated “Mercy” (also featuring Pusha T and 2 Chainz) and “Clique” (with Jay Z). Sean’s Hall Of Fame album followed in 2013, including “Guap” (platinum) and “Beware” featuring Lil Wayne and Jhené Aiko (gold).  Dark Sky Paradise (2015) was Sean’s first platinum and first album to debut #1 on Soundscan. It reigned on the charts with the #1 “IDFWU” featuring E-40 (3x-platinum), “Blessings” featuring Drake and Kanye West (2x-platinum) and “One Man Can Change the World” featuring Kanye West and John Legend (gold).  I Decided. (released February 2017, RIAA platinum) debuted at #1 on the momentum of the two pre-order instant grat tracks that turned into smash singles, “Bounce Back” (RIAA double platinum with over 300 million streams globally) and “Moves” (RIAA gold). His latest album, Double or Nothing (released December 8, 2017) with Metro Boomin has 261,376,362 global streams to date.

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.

Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers Announce Co-Headline North American Summer Tour

Mohegan Sun Arena set for July 8th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 5, 2018) – Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers announced today their co-headline North American 2018 summer tour kicking off May 10th in Charlotte, NC and wrapping July 14th in Bethel, NY. Promoted by Live Nation, the legendary bands will travel to 30+ cities across the U.S. and Canada including Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Nashville and Toronto. The tour will hit Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, July 8th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $89.00, $69.00 and $49.00 and go on sale Friday, February 9th 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, February 10th, subject to availability.

Founded in 1972, Steely Dan has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and helped define the soundtrack of the ‘70s with hits such as “Reelin’ in the Years,” “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number,” “F.M.,” “Peg,” “Hey Nineteen,” “Deacon Blues” and “Babylon Sisters,” from their seven platinum albums issued between 1972 and 1980 – including 1977’s sold-out tours (that continue through today). In 2000 they released the multi-Grammy-winning (including “Album of the Year”) Two Against Nature, and released the acclaimed follow-up Everything Must Go in 2003. Steely Dan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. Visit SteelyDanOfficial.com for more information.

The Doobie Brothers have been delivering mind-blowing, roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven Rock and Roll for over four decades, selling more than 48 million albums and winning four GRAMMY® Awards. Their latest studio album, Southbound, features new recordings of the band’s biggest hits, with Country music’s biggest stars including Blake Shelton, Zac Brown Band, Brad Paisley and Toby Keith. Boasting one of the most loyal fan bases in music, the band continues to write and record new material and tour the world. Their #1 singles “Black Water” (1974) and “What a Fool Believes” (1979), both gold, led a catalog of indelible songs that include “Listen To The Music,” “Jesus Is Just All Right,” “Rockin’ Down the Highway,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “China Grove,” “Take Me In Your Arms,” “Takin’ it to the Streets,” “Minute by Minute,” “You Belong to Me,” “The Doctor” and more. In all, the Doobies have tallied up five Top 10 singles and 16 Top 40 hits. Beginning with their multi-million-selling sophomore collection Toulouse Street (1972), the Doobies have 3 multi-platinum, 7 platinum and 14 gold albums. Their Best of the Doobies (1976) has sold more than 12 million copies – a rare “diamond record.”

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.

Mystery Novelist Elizabeth George Joins Mohegan Sun Winning Authors Event

WHAT: Elizabeth George, author of the crime thriller The Punishment She Deserves, visits Mohegan Sun on March 28th for a Winning Authors event.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 28th

7:00pm – Live Q&A

The Cabaret Theatre

8:00pm – Book Signing

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Critically-acclaimed author Elizabeth George hosts a page-turning event as part of Mohegan Sun’s Winning Authors series. On March 28th, George engages fans in a live discussion of her latest crime thriller The Punishment She Deserves, in The Cabaret Theatre, followed by a book signing in The Shops concourse, hosted by Bank Square Books.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Elizabeth George will be signing copies of her new book, The Punishment She Deserves, which will be available for purchase through Bank Square Books in Mystic, CT.  Tickets to the event and copies of the book can be reserved in advance at Eventbrite site. Books can also be purchased on-site at Mohegan Sun on the day of the event, subject to availability.