Bill Edwards Presents Cheap Trick Sgt. Pepper Live at Mohegan Sun

Live in the Arena on Friday, January 23rd

One of the most popular bands in U.S. history will be on-hand in Mohegan Sun Arena to perform “the greatest album of all time,” (Rolling Stone) live on Friday, January 23rd at 8:00pm.  Presented by Bill Edwards, Cheap Trick will perform the entire Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album from start to finish.

Tickets are $60.00 and $45.00 and go on sale Saturday, November 8th 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 9th subject to availability.

Since the 70s Cheap Trick has been blending elements of Pop, Punk and even Metal in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable. With timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me,” “Surrender,” and the late 80s lighter-waving favorite, “The Flame,” Cheap Trick is a musical institution.   Setting their musical catalog aside, Cheap Trick will be in Mohegan Sun Arena to perform The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album in its entirety.

For more information on Bill Edwards Presents Cheap Trick Sgt. Pepper Live 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.

Gobble Up Thanksgiving Dinner at Mohegan Sun

Restaurants to feature gourmet dishes,
 menu items and specialty desserts.

Mohegan Sun’s culinary staff is preparing an assortment of gourmet dishes this Thanksgiving. Turkey dinners, special menu items, as well as original menu items, will be served throughout the property at Mohegan Sun on Thursday, November 27th.

Mohegan Sun’s original steakhouse, The Longhouse will feature sides of Roasted Vegetables, Haricot Verts, Cranberry Walnut Butter, Candied Yams, Yukon Gold Potato Purée, Giblet Gravy and fresh Cranberry Sauce. The main course will consist of House-Brined & Carved Turkey Chestnut with either Bacon and Apple Stuffing or traditional Stuffing. Dinner will wrap up with a Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream. Each meal will be offered at $28.00 per person. The Longhouse will be open from 12:00pm to 8:00pm.

Italian inspired Pompeii & Caesar will feature a meal made up of Marinated Cauliflower, Olive and Arugula Salad and Pumpkin Ravioli with Broken Gorgonzola Butter. Main courses will be Turkey Stuffed with Sausage coupled with Chestnuts and Prunes with Sweet and Sour Radicchio and Polenta with Bacon and Sage. Dessert will consist of a Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream. Dinner will be priced at $36.00 per person and will be served from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.

Portions of White and Dark Turkey Meat with Apple Craisin Stuffing and Mashed Sweet Potatoes will be featured at Birches Bar & Grill. Each meal will begin with a choice of Soup or Salad as well as a variety of side dishes including Mashed Yukon Golds, two types of Chef’s Vegetables, Cranberry Sauce and Giblet Gravy. A serving of Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream will be offered for dessert. Each meal will be priced at $21.95 per person. Birches will be open from 11:30am to 12:30am.

For a Tuscan spin on the traditional holiday menu, guests can dine at Todd English’s Tuscany. Roasted Beet and Pear Salad with Gorgonzola Walnut Pesto and Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butterwill be offered as appetizers, followed by Turkey Crépinette, Mushroom Bread Pudding, Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and Cranberry Port Gelée. A generous portion of Pecan Pie Crème Brûlée will be available for dessert. Each meal will be offered for $36.00 per person. In light of the holiday, Todd English’s Tuscany will be serving dinner throughout the day. The last reservation can be made no later than 9:30pm.

Sunburst and Seasons Buffet will offer a wide selection of dinners and desserts. Each buffet will feature a traditional Turkey dinner with all the fixins and a variety of desserts including Caramel Pumpkin Sheet Cake, Pumpkin Cheesecake Sheet and Cranberry Rice Krispie Treats. Seasons Buffet will be offered at $16.98, plus tax and will be open from 7:30am to 10:00pm. Sunburst Buffet will be offered at $19.81, plus tax and will be open from 11:00am to 9:00pm.

Fidelia’s and Mohegan Sun’s Room Service will offer an Ugly Mud Salad which consists of Seasonal Field Greens, Red Belgian Endive, Grape Tomatoes, Curly Carrots and Sweet Peppers, followed by a traditional Turkey dinner with White and Dark Meat, Herb Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Broccolini, Glazed Carrots, Cranberry Sauce and Giblet Gravy. A Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream will be offered for dessert. Each meal will be priced at $20.00 per person until midnight.

In addition, on Thanksgiving morning, Mohegan Sun will be delivering fifty baskets containing Thanksgiving dinner to local charities, churches, the Norwich Soup Kitchen and local families in need. For the past seven years, Mohegan Sun has donated holiday baskets throughout the community on Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter.

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.

Janet Jackson Performance at Mohegan Sun Has Been Cancelled

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 30, 2008) – Mohegan Sun regrets to announce that the concert featuring Janet Jackson has been officially cancelled.  There will not be a rescheduled date.

All those who purchased tickets for the Janet Jackson show at The Mohegan Sun Box Office or at a Ticketmaster outlet should return to the point of purchase for refunds.  Those who purchased tickets at ticketmaster.com or via phone will be refunded automatically.

For more information on 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.

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