Lynyrd Skynyrd Live at Mohegan Sun

Performance in the Arena on Saturday, January 3rd

Southern Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd will be one of the first acts to play in Mohegan Sun Arena in 2009 when they take the stage on Saturday, January 3rd at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $65.00 and $45.00 and go on sale Friday, November 21st at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call any Ticketmaster Charge by Phone number; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, November 22nd subject to availability.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, the definitive Southern Rock band, is sure to play some of their epic hits such as “Free Bird,” “Tuesday’s Gone” and the classic anthems “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Gimme Three Steps.”  Today, the band consists of Johnny Van Zant, Gary Rossington, Billy Powell, Ean Evans, Rickey Medlocke, Michael Cartellone and Mark Matejka.  Lynyrd Skynyrd was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

For more information on Lynyrd Skynyrd 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.

Mötley Crüe’s Saints of Los Angeles 2009 Winter Tour Comes To Mohegan Sun

Live on Friday, March 13th with special guests Hinder, Theory of a Deadman and The Last Vegas


Mötley Crüe has announced plans for their Saints of Los Angeles 2009 Winter Tour, hours before headlining a special one-off performance at the historic Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.  The Live Nation produced Saints of Los Angeles 2009 Tour will feature special guests Hinder, Theory of a Deadman and The Last Vegas.  This monumental tour will play Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, March 13th at 7:00pm.

Tickets are $81.50 and $61.50 and go on sale Saturday, November 22nd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call any Ticketmaster Charge by Phone number; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, November 23rd subject to availability.

Rock icons Mötley Crüe recently returned to the charts with Saints of Los Angeles, their first new studio album featuring the original lineup — Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, Tommy Lee and Vince Neil — in over a decade and the ninth studio album in their career.  Based on the band’s New York Times bestseller The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, the disc debuted at #1 on the Independent Album chart and was the top debut of the week on the Billboard’s top 200 at #4. 

Hinder was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, guitarist Joe Garvey and singer Austin Winkler.  They released their first album, Extreme Behavior, in 2005 and became a household name with the tune “Lips of an Angel,” the album’s second single.   Hinder recently released their sophomore effort Take It To The Limit, which debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 with 81,000 sales its first week.

Canadian Rock band Theory of a Deadman recently released their third studio album titled Scars & Souvenirs.  To date the band has had a total of four top ten hits on the Mainstream Rock chart, including the #1 hit, “Bad Girlfriend.” 

The Last Vegas is a Chicago based Rock band with members Nate Arling (drums), Adam Arling (guitar), Chad Cherry (lead vocals), John Wator (guitar) and Danny Smash (bass).  The band earned their spot on this tour by winning the “Make Rock History” contest from Mötley Crüe and Guitar Center.

For more information on Mötley Crüe’s Saints of Los Angeles 2009 Winter Tour with special guests Hinder, Theory of a Deadman and The Last Vegas 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.

Mohegan Sun Raises Over $50,000 for the American Red Cross Charter Oak Chapter of Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 10, 2008) – Mohegan Sun’s “Wild Wednesdays” charity cook-offs between local fire departments, including the Mohegan Tribal Fire Department and Mohegan Sun Chefs, raised $50,493 for the American Red Cross Charter Oak Chapter of Connecticut.  The cook-offs were held on Wednesdays between July 9th and August 27th on the rooftop of the Riverview Garage as part of Hot Summer Fun 2008 at Mohegan Sun.

Since 2002, the cook-offs have raised more than $260,000 for charities including, the Uniformed Firefighters Association for Widow’s and Children’s Fund of Greater New York, American Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services Fund, Habitat for Humanity and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

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.