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.

Hippiefest Revives the Spirit of Woodstock at Mohegan Sun

The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, Chuck Negron, Mountain featuring Leslie West & Corky Laing and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland take over the Arena on August 12th

August is the 40th anniversary of Woodstock and five flower-powered originators of Rock are teaming up for an unforgettable evening at Mohegan Sun Arena.  The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Mountain featuring Leslie West & Corky Laing and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland will perform live on Wednesday, August 12th at 7:30pm.

Tickets for this sensational lineup are $40.00 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 beginning Saturday, May 16th subject to availability.

The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie are an American Pop and Folk band that exploded onto the scene in the late 60s and became notable with their cover version of Bob Dylan’s hits “It Ain’t Me Babe” and “Happy Together.” They have released two greatest hits albums and have been credited with numerous Top 40 hits.

Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals is an accomplished American producer and musician. His stint with The Young Rascals jumpstarted his career, where he produced acts like Laura Nyro and Jimmie Spheeris. He went on to have a Billboard hit in 1980 as a solo artist with “Only a Lonely Heart Sees.” Cavaliere will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 18, 2009. 

Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night joined the band in 1968, which became one of the most successful acts of the late 60s and 70s. Negron went on to pursue a solo career in which he recorded several albums including 1995’s Am I Still In Your Heart,  1996’s Joy to the World and 1999’s  Long Road Back. Chuck has since been touring solo and wrote a book in 2000 entitled Three Dog Nightmare: The Chuck Negron Story.

Mountain featuring Leslie West & Corky Laing has recorded over fifteen albums and countless Billboard chart hits since the 1960s. The band’s 1970 hit “Mississippi Queen” skyrocketed into commercial success. To this day, the Rock masterpiece remains their signature song with countless movie and commercial references. VH1 ranked the band #98 on its 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.

Badfinger featuring Joey Molland has recorded over ten albums and has had countless Billboard hits including “Come and Get It” which peaked at #3 on the Billboard charts in 1969. The band is known as one of the earliest representatives of the Power Pop genre.

For more information on Hippiefest featuring The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, Chuck Negron, Mountain featuring Leslie West & Corky Laing and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland 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.

Breakfast Arrives At Todd English’s Tuscany

Todd English’s Tuscany premieres breakfast menu on Tuesday, May 26th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 8, 2009) – Mohegan Sun is excited to announce that starting Tuesday May 26th, Todd English’s Tuscany will be serving breakfast daily from 6:00am – 11:00am. 

Todd English’s Tuscany currently boasts a delectable menu including the “Tuscan Table” lunch buffet and various fine Italian dishes for dinner. Now diners can enjoy fantastic breakfast selections at the same beautiful restaurant.  Breakfast will be served on the terrace located on either side of Taughannick Falls.

Offerings on the new breakfast menu include:

TUSCAN BENEDICT:  Two Poached Eggs, Crispy Prosciutto, Lobster Hollandaise and Fire-Roasted Potatoes.

STEAK & EGGS:  Tenderloin, Eggs Any Style, Fire-Roasted Potatoes and choice of Toast.

VANILLA BEAN FRENCH TOAST: Fresh Berries, Honeyed Cream and some Grade A Maple Syrup to top it off.

BREAKFAST RISOTTO: Steel-Cut Oats, Cranberries and Maple-Glazed Lobster.

THE PERFECT CURE:  Proscuitto, Asparagus and Eggs on Flatbread.

The new breakfast menu for Todd English’s Tuscany will be available on mohegansun.com as the opening approaches.

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.