Rise Against Announces North American ‘Mourning In Amerika Tour’

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 30th

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 26, 2018) – Rise Against will kick off their extensive North American Mourning In Amerika Tour with a headline performance at ’77 Montréal Punk festival on July 27th. The run, produced by Live Nation, will include a show at Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in New York City (August 1st), a concert with Fall Out Boy at Wrigley Field in the band’s hometown of Chicago (September 8th) and an evening at Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver (September 15th). Making a stop in Uncasville, Mohegan Sun Arena welcomes the tour on Friday, August 3rd starting at 7:00pm. Special guests AFI and opener Anti-Flag will perform at all headline shows.

Tickets are $50.75 and $40.75 and go on sale Friday, March 30th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to Ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, March 31st, subject to availability.

The band won acclaim for its hard-hitting 2017 performances in support of its eighth studio album, WOLVES. Illinois Entertainer said, “The return of Rise Against feels more timely than ever.” Houston Press observed, “If any Rock band could convince their fans to not bury their heads in the sand in 2017 America, it might just be Rise Against.”

WOLVES (Virgin Records) debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock albums charts. Lead single “The Violence” topped the Mediabase Active Rock chart and the follow-up track, “House On Fire,” is currently in the Top 10 and climbing.

Rise Against – comprising Tim McIlrath (lead vocals/rhythm guitar), Joe Principe (bass), Zach Blair (lead guitar) and Brandon Barnes (drums) recently wrapped up a tour of Australia and New Zealand and will embark on a European run in June.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

3 Doors Down & Collective Soul To Co-Headline The Rock & Roll Express Tour

Rock bands play the Arena on August 16th

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 26, 2018) – With more than 30 million albums sold, 18 million digital single sales, billions of streams and 12 iconic hits combined, 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are inviting fans aboard The Rock & Roll Express Tour this summer with special guest Soul Asylum on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the amphitheater outing will kick off July 6th in Atlanta, GA and travel to 36 cities across North America before wrapping September 16th in Phoenix, AZ. The Rock & Roll Express Tour hits Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, August 16th starting at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $45.00, $35.00 and $25.00 and go on sale Friday, March 30th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to Ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, March 31st, subject to availability.

“Soul Asylum, Collective Soul and 3 Doors Down, that’s a big night of hits!! I’m looking forward to hopping on the Rock & Roll Express this summer, gonna be fun,” said Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down.

“It’s going to be an exciting summer! Not only are we going to be out with a great band, but also some great friends. I look forward to seeing everyone come out and Rock with us, 3 Doors Down and Soul Asylum,” said Ed Roland of Collective Soul.

Grammy Award®-nominated multi-Platinum Mississippi Rock band 3 Doors Down has been captivating audiences around the world for nearly two decades. With 20 million albums sold globally, their success has been fueled by hits including “Kryptonite,” “When I’m Gone,” “Here Without You” and “It’s Not My Time.”

Collective Soul rose to international fame in 1993 with the Rock anthem “Shine.” The multi-Platinum quintet has a catalog of #1 hits under their belts that has helped shape and define Alternative Rock. They’ve sold over 20 million records worldwide and continue to average over one million Spotify streams per month. They were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2009. The band’s latest live album, LIVE, was released December 8, 2017 on Suretone Records.

Collective Soul will also perform at 3 Doors Down’s 15th Annual “The Better Life Foundation Concert” this fall. The event will take place at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, NC for the third year in a row on October 27th. To date, The Better Life Foundation has donated over $3 Million dollars to veterans, children, women’s and humanitarian relief efforts domestically and around the globe.

Grammy Award®-winning Rock band Soul Asylum garnered multi-platinum success with their commercial breakthrough albums 1992’s Grave Dancers Union (3x  platinum) and 1995′s‘Let Your Dim Light Shine (1x platinum). Grave Dancers Union featured the international hit “Runaway Train,” which won a 1994 Grammy as “Best Rock Song” while Let Your Dim Light Shine spawned the hit “Misery.” Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum adds “Looking forward to hitting the road with 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul and seeing everyone! We’re going to have a good time – can’t wait!”

More information can be found at 3doorsdown.com and collectivesoul.com.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Mohegan Sun Golf Club Named To Golfweek’s “Best Casino Courses”

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 22, 2018) – One of the leading golf magazines, Golfweek, recently announced their recognitions for golf courses across the country, and Mohegan Sun Golf Club (MSGC) has been named to the “Best Casino Courses” from the 2017 season. Hundreds of Golfweek raters examine overall strength of routing, feature shaping, natural setting, greens, variety and memorability of holes, conditioning and maintenance, landscape management and other criteria to determine the nation’s best courses.

“This honor follows another distinction in 2016 where Mohegan Sun Golf Club was named to Golf Vacation Insider’s, “Best Golf & Casino Resorts” in the United States and Golfweek’s “Best State-By-State Courses You Can Play,” in 2016. We’re thrilled to be named one of Golfweek’s “Best Casino Courses” and will continuously strive to offer one of the best golf experiences in the region.”  - Mohegan Sun Golf Club VP & General Manager, Philip Krick Jr.

Mohegan Sun has owned the 18-hole championship course, nestled in the scenic hills of Baltic, Connecticut since 2007 and has consistently put in place great improvements and upgrades, both on the course and inside its spacious clubhouse, which is home to a restaurant and banquet room. As the April 14th season open date approaches, MSCG is excited to showcase there updated practice area and an all-new menu at the Pautipaug Pub & Grille.

Led by PGA Professional, Michel Painchaud, MSGC’s Golf Academy is back this year as well, with exclusive short game and practice area access, golf instruction discounts, access to the new fitness room, and invitations to instructional events all throughout the season.

To learn more about Mohegan Sun Golf Club, visit mohegansungolfclub.com.

MSGC is also on social media via:

IG:  @mohegansungolf

Facebook: facebook.com/mohegansungolfclub

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. 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. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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