Mohegan Sun celebrates the opening of Casino of the Wind with a month-long lineup of terrific entertainment
Mohegan Sun celebrates the opening of Casino of the Wind in style, offering up fantastic performances all month long. Entertainment headliners spanning all three venues and appealing to many different genres will provide something for everyone.
Mohegan Sun Casino of the Wind
The excitement begins on Thursday, October 2nd with Latin sensation Enrique Iglesias with special guest Aventura in the Arena. This show is one of the most highly-anticipated tours of the year. It all begins at 7:30pm. One of today’s hottest Country acts Lady Antebellum will thrill audiences with their free show in the Wolf Den on Friday, October 3rd at 8:00pm. Catch them after the show at a “Signing & Sightings” event in The Shops concourse sponsored by Spin Street and The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Brooks and Dunn with special guests Chris Cagle and James Otto round out the weekend with a jam-packed Country show in the Arena on Saturday, October 4th at 8:00pm. James Otto will also participate in a “Signings and Sightings” event after the show.
The great lineup of entertainment for Columbus Day weekend kicks off with a “Live Idols” event on Friday, October 10th at 7:00pm. Former American Idol finalist Blake Lewis will perform a free show in The Shops concourse at 7:00pm, followed by a signing event in front of SolToro Tequila Grill at 7:30pm.
Friday, October 10th also brings more country to the Wolf Den stage; this time it’s the finalists from last season’s Nashville Star. You be the judge and check the talent out for yourself, the show begins at 8:00pm. Ageless comedian Pat Cooper visits The Cabaret Theatre on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th. Janet Jackson with special guest LL Cool J will take the Arena by storm on Saturday, October 11th at 8:00pm, with a show that is receiving rave reviews.
The Wolf Den really heats up when it hosts some of TV’s hottest stars when Band From TV visits the stage on Saturday, October 11th at 8:00pm. The band will have more than a few familiar faces and will play some of today’s most popular covers. This group will include Adrian Pasdar, Greg Grunberg and James Kyson Lee, from the hit show Heroes; Jesse Spencer from House; James Denton from Desperate Housewives; Bob Guiney from The Bachelor and Rebecca Budig from All My Children. The band only plays for charity and was featured on an episode of American Idol for more information go to www.bandfromtv.org.
Country music songstress Heidi Newfield formerly of Trick Pony finishes out the weekend with a show in the Wolf Den on Sunday, October 12th at 7:00pm. After her show fans can catch her at a “Signings & Sightings” event in The Shops concourse.
The third weekend in October presents another opportunity to catch some terrific live entertainment at Mohegan Sun. Country-hit maker, Luke Bryan performs in the Wolf Den on Friday, October 17th at 8:00pm. The Fab Four, The Ultimate Beatles Tribute have The Cabaret Theatre for the weekend with shows on Friday, October 17th and Saturday, October 18th at 8:00pm and a final show on Sunday, October 19th at 7:00pm. Professional Bull Riders will take over the Arena on Friday, October 17th at 8:00pm, Saturday, October 18th at 7:50pm and Sunday, October 19th at 12:00pm. The popular Rock Folk group America appears on the Wolf Den stage on Saturday, October 18th at 8:00pm and Sunday, October 19th at 7:00pm.
Hilariously funny comedian Bill Engvall performs in the Arena on Thursday, October 23rd at 7:30pm. America’s Got Talent winner Terry Fator will perform his combination of celebrity impressions, singing and ventriloquist acts on Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th at 8:00pm; the Sunday, October 26th show will be at 7:00pm. Legendary entertainer Paul Anka will perform in the Arena on Friday, October 24th at 8:00pm. Edward Burns & The Blue Jackets perform in the Wolf Den on Saturday, October 25th. Latin star Luis Miguel performs in the Arena on Saturday, October 25th. Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams performs in the Arena on Sunday, October 26th at 7:30pm. The classic English Rock group The Who performs in the Arena on Tuesday, October 28th.
Country super group Rascal Flatts with special guest Taylor Swift will have the Arena on Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd. Both shows begin at 8:00pm. The month-long celebration finishes up on Saturday, November 8th with New Kids On The Block with special guest Natasha Bedingfield and Lady Gaga concert at 8:00pm. This will mark their final appearance in the Northeast.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States. Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.