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Wanya Morris and Lindsay Arnold of DWTS Featured Reality Check Event at Mohegan Sun

Friday, July 8th, 2016

WHAT: Meet Wanya Morris and Lindsay Arnold, season 22 Dancing With The Stars partners, at Mohegan Sun as part of a special Reality Check event on Thursday, July 28th.

WHEN/ WHERE: Thursday, July 28th

Live Q&A – 7:00pm

Free Signing – 8:00pm

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Prepare to be astounded when one of this past season’s favorite couples, Boyz II Men’s Wanya Morris and professional dance partner and choreographer Lindsay Arnold of Dancing With The Stars show off their ballroom skills for fans during an exclusive Reality Check event.  See them take over the stage with an incredible performance, then meet them in person at a special signing event.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time restrictions, Wanya Morris and Lindsay Arnold will only be signing one piece of memorabilia or the headshot given out at the event (one per person). There will be no personal photos or photo personalization.  This event is bracelet-only.  Bracelets will be distributed at 5:00pm at the signing area in The Shops concourse. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, 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, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 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 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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Best of 90’s Concert featuring Boyz II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue & Coolio To Hit Mohegan Sun Arena This September

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Concert set for Friday, September 18th; Tickets on sale June 12th

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 8, 2015) — Mohegan Sun had a huge throwback weekend back in February when The Pointer Sisters, Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, Club Nouveau played the Arena as part of the 80’s Extravaganza. Come September, the music is moving on to another great decade when Mohegan Sun Arena’s Best of 90s Concert rolls in, featuring Boyz II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue and Coolio! The lineup will bring some of the biggest 90s hits to the stage, the likes of Wilson Phillip’s “Hold On,” Boyz II Men’s “MotownPhilly,” En Vogue’s “Free Your Mind” and Coolio’s “Fantastic Voyage.” It all kicks off at 8:00pm on Friday, September 18th, hosted by the one and only, Ed Lover!

Tickets are $35.00 and go on sale Friday, June 12th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to; 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 Saturday, June 13th, subject to availability. For more information, visit Best of 90s!

About Boyz II Men:

With more than 20 years of timeless hits, Boyz II Men remains one of the most truly iconic R&B groups in music history. The group redefined popular R&B and continues to create timeless hits that appeal to fans across all generations. The group’s 4 Grammy Awards are just the tip of the iceberg: throughout their 20-year career, Boyz II Men have also won a whopping 9 American Music Awards, 9 Soul Train Awards, 3 Billboard Awards and a 2011 MOBO Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Music.”

The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 60 million albums sold. And the reason is abundantly clear: for the past two Decades, Boyz II Men have given fans a rich catalogue of hits filled with smooth harmonies and enduring themes. And for Boyz II Men the hits just keep on coming—the group continues to craft new albums and bring their legendary act to stages across the world.

Boyz II Men’s past hits include: “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly” and many others. And their recent albums have earned them major critical acclaim as well. Their Decca label debut, Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA (Decca/Universal), on November 13, 2007 earned them two Grammy nominations.

In 2011, Boyz II Men marked their 20th anniversary by releasing a landmark album, fittingly titled Twenty. The album contains the group’s first original material in nearly a decade as well as a dozen remasetered classic, career-defining hits. Twenty debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, #4 on the Billboard R&B Album chart, #10 on the Billboard Digital Album chart, and placed #1 on the iTunes R&B Soul Album chart. Twenty’s first single, “More Than You’ll Ever Know” cracked into the Top 15 on Urban AC charts.

About Wilson Phillips:

Leading up to the 25 year anniversary of their self-titled album, Wilson Phillips has a lot to celebrate. Since the beginning of their union in 1990, Wilson Phillips have won the Billboard Music Award for “Hot 100 Single of the Year” for the now iconic single “Hold On,” were nominated for four Grammy Awards, as well as two American Music Awards. After a 10-year hiatus, Wilson Phillips reunited and were back to business releasing albums and making appearances. In 2011, they appeared in the blockbuster hit comedy Bridesmaids and starred in a TV Guide Network reality show: Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On. Additionally, Chynna Phillips competed on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and Carnie Wilson hosted Karaoke USA and participated on Celebrity Wife Swap.

All of the girls commit their time and energy to various charities. Carnie Wilson competed in the Chopped Tournament of Stars: Rachel vs. Guy, in 2014, to represent WLSFA (Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America) and won $10,000 for second place.

About En Vogue:

The name rings more than a bell. It invokes memories of a long line of red-hot R&B and Pop smashes recorded in the 1990s. Songs like “Hold On,” “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It),” “Giving Him Something He Can Feel,” “Free Your Mind” and “Whatta Man” featuring Salt-N- Pepa, are just a sampling of the mega hits made famous by the Pop/R&B super group.

Fusing style, sophistication, sass and sex appeal, the En Vogue formula was magical and the group went on to sell over eight million albums. In total, En Vogue recorded five albums: 1990’s Born To Sing; 1992’s Funky Divas; 1997’s EV3; 2000’s Masterpiece Theatre; and 2002’s The Gift of Christmas. There have also been several compilations released including 1999’s Best of En Vogue and 2001’s The Very Best of En Vogue.

In addition to being featured on Elom’s, (star of Sesame Street) compilation CD Elmopalooza! the group also appeared on the soundtrack Simply Mad About the Mouse, Why Do Fools Fall In Love and Set It Off with produced the #1 hit, “Don’t Let Go”. Group member Terry Ellis also released a successful solo album Southern Girl in 1995.

About Coolio:

Coolio, the multi-talented Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist, composer and actor, is one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide.  To date, Coolio has sold over 30 million records globally and has performed in concerts to adoring fans in Africa, Israel, Russia, Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Australia and Turkey and throughout Europe.  In the diversified Hip Hop industry, Coolio is one of the few rap artists who has been able to garner mainstream success and critical acclaim.

Coolio won a Grammy Award in 1996 for “Best Rap Performance, Solo” for his international hit single, “Gangsta’s Paradise” which was also featured on the Dangerous Minds soundtrack and movie.  The single “Gangsta’s Paradise” was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Song of the Year and it sold over 4 million copies and was Billboard Magazine’s #1 single in 1995.  Coolio has won an American Music Award, 3 MTV Awards, 2 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and a World Music Award.  He has received 6 Grammy Award nominations (1994,1995,1996), 2 Billboard Music Awards (1994,1996), 2 ASCAP Awards (1996, 1997), 3 MTV Video Awards (1996, 1997), 4 American Online Awards (1996) and was the Playboy Music Poll Winner in 1997.

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. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 Arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. 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.

New Kids On The Block Show Love For Their Fans With Ultimate Valentine’s Day Announcement 3rd Show Added At Mohegan Sun Arena!

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Highly anticipated “The Package Tour” Now Kicks Off With String Of Three Concerts On May 28th, 29th & 31st; Tickets For Added Show On Sale Saturday, February 23rd

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, New Kids on the Block are showing their fans just how much they love and adore them by adding a string of new dates to the Package Tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men.  A third Mohegan Sun Arena show has been added for Tuesday, May 28th at 7:30pm. This new date will kick off the three super groups “The Package Tour!”

Tickets are $79.00 and $59.00 and can be purchased starting Saturday, February 23rd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to; 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, February 3rd, subject to availability.

After announcing The Package on The View, NKOTB, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men set out on a day long media blitz stopping by outlets like Access Hollywood, CNN, E!, ET, EXTRA, OMG! Insider, VH1 Big Morning Buzz, US Weekly and Rolling Stone. They then wrapped the day with a fan event at Irving Plaza in which each band gave admirers a taste of what is to come. Over the screams of a packed Irving Plaza, it was obvious that people couldn’t wait for The Package.

“Wow! We are overwhelmed by the love and support that has come from us announcing this tour,” Donnie Wahlberg of the New Kids on the Block said. “We can’t wait to come to your city and give you “The Package!””

Please visit, or for up to date information or join the discussion at #thepackagetour.

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 5th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”

Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011 and ranked in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.