*** MEDIA ALERT *** Mohegan Sun’s Wild Wednesday’s Festivities Rescheduled For Tomorrow, July 30th

UNCASVILLE, CT – Mohegan Sun regrets to announce that the Wild Wednesdays festivities that were scheduled for tonight on the rooftop of the Riverview Garage have been rescheduled for tomorrow, July 30th due to inclement weather.  The festivities will start at 5:00pm.
For more information on Wild Wednesdays and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com or call 1.888.226.7711. 

Jokester Robin Williams Shines at Mohegan Sun

Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams brings his tour “Weapons of Self Destruction” to the Arena on November 18th

Robin Williams prepares to cause an uproar of laughter when he brings his  live stand-up tour to Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday, November 18th. The show begins at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $135.00, $105.00 and $85.00 and go on sale Saturday, August 1st 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, August 2nd subject to availability.

Robin Williams was first discovered in 1974 when he was cast in the guest role of Mork on Happy Days.   Williams would later become the star of the TV series Mork & Mindy in 1978. Since then, he has become a symbolic face in the acting world. His acting ranges from the comedic as in the movies Mrs. Doubtfire and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian to dramatic roles such as Good Will Hunting and The Fisher King.  He has won a multitude of awards throughout his career from six Golden Globes to four Academy Awards nomination and one win and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

For more information on Robin Williams 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.

Mountain Heart Takes Part In “Signings & Sightings” Event at Mohegan Sun

Acoustic and Bluegrass group Mountain Heart will greet fans and sign copies of their latest album on July 15th

Spin Street and Mohegan Sun are excited to join forces once again for an exclusive “Signings & Sightings” event with Mountain Heart, a acoustic and Bluegrass group.  This special appearance and CD signing will take place in the Wolf Den immediately following their performance in the Wolf Den on Wednesday, July 15th. 

Mountain Heart will be taking the Wolf Den stage at 8:00pm. The Wolf Den is free and open to the public and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Mountain Heart’s newest CD that features live recordings from previous shows, “The Road That Never Ends” will be available for purchase at Spin Street leading up to and on the day of this event.

Mountain Heart’s unique sounds of Bluegrass and acoustic have made them appealing to a wide variety of musical tastes since their beginning in 1999. As a group and individually, they have been nominated for multiple Grammys, CMA, ACM and IBMA awards, they have also preformed at the world famous Grand Ole Opry more than 100 times. They have had the pleasure of performing with major artists and bands such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Brad Paisley, Allison Krauss, Merle Haggard, Yonder Mountain String Band, LeAnn Rimes and Montgomery Gentry. Mountain Heart’s cutting – edge musical style will undoubtedly bring a high-energy performance to their fans and make many new ones in the Wolf Den.

Collaborating with Spin Street, Mohegan Sun’s one-of-a-kind “Signings & Sightings” program provides guests the opportunity to meet entertainment superstars and world renowned artists.  In addition, the program provides entertainers the opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with their fans in a unique and exciting venue in which to showcase their latest work.  “Signings & Sightings” events are free and open to the public. 

Spin Street, located in The Shops at Mohegan Sun, is one of the nation’s premier high end music, movies, and memorabilia entertainment stores offering thousands of CDs spanning every genre imaginable from the roaring 20s through today and an unmatched selection of DVDs and video games.  Spin Street carries an astounding array of personalized and one-of-a-kind pieces of autographed music, film and sports memorabilia and routinely hosts personal appearances by many of today’s musical heroes in intimate after-show CD signings.

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.