Topping Off Ceremony for Mohegan Sun Exposition & Convention Center on September 25th

WHAT: Mohegan Sun will commemorate the topping off of the new $80 million dollar project with the raising of a structural steel beam signed by iron workers, Mohegan Tribal Council and guests.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Woodmancy, PR Specialist, Mohegan Sun

860.862.0024

ewoodmancy@mohegansun.com

WHEN: Monday, September 25, 2017

11:00am

Media encouraged to arrive by 10:30am

10:30am – Media check-in and tour sign-up

11:00am – Program and speakers

11:20am – Steel beam topping off

11:30am – Guided media tours

WHERE: Mohegan Sun

Exposition Center construction site – Winter surface lot

WHO: Kevin Brown “Red Eagle”, Chairman, The Mohegan Tribe

Ray Pineault, President and General Manager, Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: The final structural beam for the $80 million, 240,040 square-foot project on schedule to open June 2018 will be raised and lowered into place by crane.

Parking will be available in the Winter surface parking lot. Entrance to the event will be near Winter surface lot parking alongside the Winter Garage.

On-site interviews with Mohegan Sun and Mohegan Tribal executives will be available, as well as numerous photo opportunities.

VISUALS: Media are welcome to take guided tours of the construction space. As is tradition, the final steel beam will be topped by a small evergreen tree, as well as the Mohegan, United States and Connecticut state flags.

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.

Teresa Giudice Signs Newest Book at Mohegan Sun During Signings & Sightings Event

WHAT: New York Times bestselling author and star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa Giudice, visits Mohegan Sun with her fifth and newest book, Standing Strong, during and October 19th Signings & Sightings event.

WHEN: Thursday, October 19th

7:00pm – Photo Meet & Greet

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: This Real Housewife is “standing strong” and ready to share her latest book with fans during an exclusive Signings & Sightings event. Teresa Giudice returns to Mohegan Sun on Thursday, October 19th for a free autograph session of her book Standing Strong.

*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Signing personalization and personal photos are prohibited. Teresa will only be signing copies of her latest book Standing Strong which will be available for purchase at Spin Street on the day of the event.

Due To Overwhelming Demand, 2nd Pentatonix Show Added For Sunday, December 10th

A Pentatonix Christmas Tour adds 2nd show at Mohegan Sun Arena

UNCASVILLE, CT (September 20, 2017) – Due to popular demand, A Pentatonix Christmas Tour will be adding another date at Mohegan Sun Arena. Pentatonix will now have back-to-back 7:00pm shows slated for Saturday, December 9th and Sunday, December 10th.

Tickets are $65.00 and $45.00 and go on sale Friday, September 29th 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, September 30th, subject to availability.

Three-time Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum selling artists Pentatonix have announced A Pentatonix Christmas Tour, which kicks off in Chicago on December 3rd with three nights at The Chicago Theatre and concludes just before Christmas with three shows at New York City’s Beacon Theatre. The concerts will be the group’s first to feature songs from their three hugely successful holiday albums.

To coincide with the tour, Pentatonix has also announced a deluxe version of 2016’s platinum-selling, chart-topping album – A Pentatonix Christmas. A Pentatonix Christmas Deluxe will be released on October 20th via RCA Records and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.

Additionally, Pentatonix has announced that they will return to NBC with a brand new holiday special featuring live performances from the group and so much more. Last year’s A Pentatonix Christmas Special drew more than 10 million viewers across two airings on the network. An airdate for the special will be announced at a later date.

In just six years, Pentatonix has sold more than 6.4 million albums (in total consumption) in the U.S. alone. They have won three Grammy Awards, received a Daytime Emmy nomination and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts more than 13.5 million subscribers, yielding over 2.6 billion video views and their 2015 self-titled album has been certified gold after debuting #1 on Billboard’s 200.

Additionally, seven of their albums reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s 200 chart (2 at #1) and received multiple RIAA certifications for multi-platinum, platinum and gold selling albums and singles. In 2015, the group released its first tour documentary – On My Way Home – and appeared in the feature film Pitch Perfect 2.

Earlier this year, the group released PTX Vol. 4 – Classics which features their Grammy Award-winning performance of “Jolene” with Dolly Parton, as well as an arrangement of the John Lennon classic “Imagine.”

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard MagazinePollstar 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.