Buckcherry and Papa Roach Together at Mohegan Sun

Live in the Arena on Monday, March 16th

Two dominant forces in Rock music are teaming up for an unforgettable night at Mohegan Sun.  Buckcherry and Papa Roach will perform live in the Arena on Monday, March 16th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $35.00 and go on sale Friday, February 13th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, February 14th, subject to availability.

A hard rock favorite since its eponymous debut in 1999, the Grammy nominated Buckcherry has since released the platinum album 15, the top ten smash and recently released Black Butterfly, and freewheeling hits like “Crazy Bitch” and “Sorry.” 

Papa Roach hit the big time with their first major label debut in 2000, Infest which featured the mega-hit “Last Resort.”   Their second album Lovehatetragedy followed in 2002 featuring the hit song “She Loves Me Not.”  A third album soon followed, Getting Away With Murder and launched the single “Scars.” Papa Roach’s fourth studio album The Paramour Sessions was released in 2007 featuring “….To Be Loved.”

For more information on Buckcherry and Papa Roach and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

*** MEDIA ALERT ***

MOHEGAN SUN AND CIAC ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

WHAT: Mohegan Sun and the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference are holding a press conference to announce Mohegan Sun Arena as the location for the Boys and Girls Basketball State Championship Finals
WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
                           11:00 am
                           Mohegan Sun Arena
                           Mohegan Sun

WHO:  Mitchell Etess, President and CEO of Mohegan Sun
            Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum, Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe
            Michael Savage, Executive Director of the CIAC
            Paul Hoey, Associate Executive Director of the CIAC
IN DETAIL: Mohegan Sun and the CIAC, who serve as the sole governing body for interscholastic athletic activities in Connecticut, officially announce partnership which will bring the Boys and Girls Basketball State Championship Finals to Mohegan Sun Arena on March 20th & 21st.

Keith Urban’s “Escape Together World Tour” Together with KC Masterpiece® and Kingsford® Adds Superstars Sugarland To Mohegan Sun’s May 7th & 8th Stop

Massive world tour kicks off in Uncasville

As if a night together with Grammy Award winner Keith Urban, one of the industry’s most explosive and critically-hailed live acts isn’t enough: now comes word that Urban’s “Escape Together World Tour” together with KC Masterpiece® and Kingsford® stop in Uncasville will also feature multi-platinum superstars Sugarland.  This incredible tour kicks off with two shows at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, May 7th and Friday, May 8th.  Both shows begin at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $140.00 and $110.00 and go on sale Saturday, February 14th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, February 15th subject to availability.

“Sugarland and I are going to give our fans at Mohegan Sun two nights to remember,” said Urban.  “Nights where they’ll be able to leave their cares at the door and just let loose for a few hours.”

2009 is already shaping up to be a busy one for Urban.  Not only will May mark the launch of a North American concert tour that will visit fifty-eight cities, March 31st will see the release of a new album, Defying Gravity. The CD’s first single “Sweet Thing” has already become his eighteenth Top 5 Country single.

A headliner in their own right, Sugarland is sure to perform all of their hits, including their #1’s “Who Says You Can’t Go Home,” “Settlin’,” “All I Want To Do” and their most recent #1 from their current CD Love On The Inside, “Already Gone.” The combination of talent that will take the stage in Uncasville is sure to give fans a show like no other this summer. Urban and Sugarland are currently slated to appear together on twenty other tour stops.

Sugarland (Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush) exploded onto the music scene in 2004 and with their third studio album Love On The Inside they’ve skyrocketed into superstardom.  They’ve sold over 5 million records and received trophies from the Grammys, AMAs, ACM, CMT and CMA Awards. 

For more information on Keith Urban and very special guest Sugarland and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.