Jay-Z Live at Mohegan Sun

In the Arena on July 10th with special guest Ciara

Jay-Z, one of the biggest names in Rap/Hip-Hop music, is set to perform live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, July 10th at 8:00pm with special guest Ciara. 

Tickets are $110.00 and $70.00 and go on sale Friday, May 15th 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, May 16th subject to availability.

 A multiple Grammy, AMA and VMA award winner, Jay-Z has continued to set the bar for all artists and entrepreneurs.  Co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, he currently is the President of Rocawear, part owner of the New Jersey Nets and co-owner of the successful 40/40 chain.  Most recently, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter held the title of President of Def Jam Records where he helped guide the careers of superstar artists and multiple Grammy nominees such as Rihanna, Ne-Yo, NAS, Kanye West and Young Jeezy.

Ciara recently released her latest studio effort, Fantasy Ride, on May 5th.  She currently has two hit singles riding the airwaves; “Never Ever” featuring rapper Young Jeezy and “Love Sex Magic” featuring Justin Timberlake.

For more information on Jay-Z and special guest Ciara 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.

Jason Mraz’s Gratitude Café Tour Arrives at Mohegan Sun Arena

Singer/songwriter performs live on Friday, July 31st

One of the most talented and unique voices in Rock/Pop music is set to make his Mohegan Sun debut this summer.  Jason Mraz will perform live in the Arena on Friday, July 31st at 7:00pm with special guests G.Love & Special Sauce and K’naan, hosted by Bushwalla. 

Tickets are $45.00 and go on sale Saturday, May 16th 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 will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, May 17th, subject to availability.

Jason Mraz made his major label debut in 2002 with Waiting for My Rocket to Come, which exploded off the charts with such hits as “Remedy (I Won’t Worry)” and “You and I Both.”  In 2005 he returned with his Grammy-nominated, critically-acclaimed Mr. A-Z, which continued his chart success with “Wordplay.”  Throughout, relentless touring led to his reputation as a tremendous live act to soar.  His latest effort, 2008’s We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. has proven to be his most successful to date, which includes the Grammy-nominated single “I’m Yours.”

G.Love & Special Sauce is a three-part Alternative Hip-Hop band consisting of members Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, Jeffrey Clemens on drums and Mark Boyce on keyboards.   Their latest album, Superhero Brother, was released last year. 

K’naan’s distinctive sound is one that fuses Bob Marley, conscious American Hip-Hop and brilliant protest poetry.  Influenced by his childhood in Somali, K’naan describes his style as “urgent music with a message.”

For more information on Jason Mraz and special guests G.Love & Special Sauce, K’naan and Bushwalla 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.

Stone Temple Pilots Return to Mohegan Sun

Rockers perform live on Friday, July 17th

Following an incredibly successful reunion tour last year, Stone Temple Pilots are hitting the road again and will be making a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, July 17th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $54.50 and $44.50 and go on sale Saturday, May 16th 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.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, May 17th subject to availability.

Stone Temple Pilots have sold over 17.5 million copies of their five studio albums in the United States alone and over 20 million albums worldwide.  The band has had fifteen top 10 singles on the Billboard Rock charts, including six #1s and one #1 album on the Pop charts (1994′s Purple).  In 1994, Stone Temple Pilots won a Grammy for “Best Hard Rock Performance” for their song “Plush.” 

For more information on Stone Temple Pilots 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.