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COMIX Presents Dane Cook at Mohegan Sun Arena On Saturday, April 21st

Monday, December 4th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 4, 2017) – Dane Cook, one of the most prolific stand-up comedians of the last decade-plus, is set for a Mohegan Sun Arena performance on Saturday, April 21st at 8:00pm, presented by COMIX Mohegan Sun.

Tickets are $59.00, $39.00 and $19.00 and go on sale Friday, December 8th 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, December 9th, subject to availability.

Dane Cook has maintained his reputation as one of today’s most prolific stand-up comedians, while simultaneously distinguishing himself as a charismatic and versatile actor in a variety of film and television projects.

Well known for his appearances on Comedy Central and HBO specials, and for his successful comedy albums including: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation; Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden; ISolated INcident; and Dane Cook: I Did My Best -Greatest Hits, Cook combines energetic physical comedy, clever wordplay and trenchant observations about human behavior, Cook’s unique brand of stand-up and accessible guy-next-door attitude have galvanized audiences of all ages. In 2006, Retaliation became the highest charting comedy album in 28 years and went double platinum, earning him a place alongside best-selling comedy vets Bill Cosby, George Carlin, and Steve Martin. After inking a multi-faceted production deal with HBO in 2006, Cook created, directed and starred in the network’s nine-part comedy documentary series, Tourgasm and wrote, executive produced and starred in Vicious Circle, a feature-length stand-up event.

In 2014, Cook reprised his role as the voice of “Dusty” in Disney’s animated film Planes: Fire & Rescue, the sequel to Planes, which grossed over $219 million and $145 million worldwide respectively.

Cook has guest starred on Comedy Central’s, Workaholics, and his other film credits include starring roles in My Best Friend’s Girl, opposite Kate Hudson, Dan In Real Life, opposite Steve Carell and Mr. Brooks, opposite Kevin Costner, among others. Cook currently lives in Los Angeles, where he continues to develop new comedy material, and film and television projects.

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.

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Mohegan Sun Announces 20th Anniversary with Outstanding, Star-Studded Month-Long Celebration This October

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Brand Reveals Celebratory Lineup Featuring “20th Anniversary Comedy Special” hosted by Kevin Hart and Friends, Bruno Mars’ sole concert appearance of the year and performances by Sia, Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt, KISS, and even more to be revealed in coming months!

UNCASVILLE, CT (July 12, 2016) – After twenty years of welcoming millions of guests through its doors to experience the region’s finest accommodations, casino offerings and live entertainment, Mohegan Sun is pleased to announce today the exciting lineup of special events to take place throughout October in tribute to the property’s 20th anniversary celebration. From Country to comedy and Hip-Hop to Rock n’ Roll, the East Coast’s top entertainment destination is rolling out the red carpet for the world’s biggest performers and celebrity talent in what is sure to be the must-see celebration of the fall season.

As part of this huge milestone, Mohegan Sun will be presenting a “20th Anniversary Comedy Specialhosted by Kevin Hart & Friends. Set to feature an evening of stand-up comedy performances by various comedy stars, it will take place on Friday, October 14th, the same day as the release of Hart’s groundbreaking movie What Now, performed in front of an 50,000 people at Lincoln Financial Field. The 20th anniversary festivities will continue throughout the weekend with an incredible A-list musical talent lineup, and celebrity appearances and more shows to be exclusively released later this summer.

“We are thrilled to be celebrating our anniversary with this stellar talent roster and the guests who have supported us over the last 20 years,” said Ray Pineault, General Manager at Mohegan Sun. “It is a privilege to be hosting one-of-a-kind events such as Kevin Hart & Friends and Bruno Mars’ only concert appearance of the year, for our 20th anniversary celebration. We are eager to announce even more live entertainment and celebrity appearances that will take place at Mohegan Sun this October.”

From October 1st through October 30th, Mohegan Sun’s nationally recognized, 10,000-seat Arena, which was recently named the 2016 “Arena of the Year” at the ACM Awards in Las Vegas and known for showcasing top headlining concerts and premier sporting events, will host more than 10 musical acts (with nearly 30 Grammy Awards among all) for fans to enjoy throughout the month.

The following Arena performances are scheduled as part of Mohegan Sun’s 20th Anniversary celebration with additional talent to be confirmed soon:

  • Tim McGraw on Saturday, Oct. 1st (2016 CMT Award winner for “Video of the Year” and has a current song in the top 10)
  • Bruno Mars on Friday, Oct. 7th (Makes return to Mohegan Sun Arena with only concert appearance of the year)
  • Boston Celtics vs. Charlotte Hornets pre-season game on Saturday, Oct. 8th
  • Kevin Hart & Friends host the “20th Anniversary Comedy Special” at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, Oct. 14th
  • Comix Comedy Presents Dane Cook at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, Oct. 21st
  • Sam Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 22nd (Last year’s “Artist of the Year” at the Country Music Awards and #13 currently on the Hot 100 Country Songs Billboard chart with, “Make You Miss Me.”
  • Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire on Sunday, Oct. 23rd (Lifetime Achievement Award at The 2016 GRAMMY Awards)
  • Sia with special guests Miguel & AlunaGeorge on Wednesday, Oct. 26th (#6 on Billboard’s Hot 100 with, “Cheap Thrills” featuring Sean Paul. 
  • Carrie Underwood on Friday, Oct. 28th  (2016 CMT Award winner for “Female Video of the Year” as well as currently #2 on the Hot 100 Country Songs Billboard chart with “Church Bells.”
  • KISS on Saturday, Oct. 29th (2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees)

Laugh Out Loud…

In addition to the spectacular musical entertainment slated for this fall, the 20th anniversary fun continues at COMIX Mohegan Sun, an upscale Comedy Club and Craft Beer Bar, where guests can witness well-known comedic talent including national headliners, superb regional and local talent and off-beat shows.

The October COMIX lineup includes:

  • Bobcat Goldthwait on Friday, Sept. 29th and Saturday, Oct. 1st
  • Deon Cole on Thursday, Oct. 6th through Saturday, Oct. 8th
  • Lenny Clarke on Thursday, Oct. 20th through Saturday, Oct. 22nd
  • Tom Arnold on Thursday, Oct. 27th through Saturday, Oct. 29th

Check out mohegansun.com for the latest updates on shows and ticketing information, celebrity appearances, special promotions and various 20th anniversary events that are taking place on-property at Mohegan Sun this October.

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.

COMIX Comedy Presents Iliza Shlesinger at Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom on Friday, February 5th

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

UNCASVILLE, CT (January 5, 2015) — The only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’S Last Comic Standing and Netflix fan-favorite, Iliza Shlesinger will bring her national FREEZING HOT tour to Mohegan Sun for one show on Friday, February 5th at 8:00pm in the Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom.

Tickets are $45.00 and $25.00 are currently on sale 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 are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

Iliza Shlesinger holds nothing back during her show, which features her sharp and sexy take on life. Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. In 2013 her debut one hour comedy special, War Paint reached #1 on the iTunes charts and was named one of the “Top Ten Albums of 2013” on iTunes. It is currently available on Netflix. Her follow up Netflix Original Comedy Special Freezing Hot premiered to rave reviews in January 2015. She was the host of CBS’s syndicated comedy dating show Excused, in which she filmed 230 episodes.

Iliza, will host TBS’ exciting new game show, Separation Anxiety, premiering in spring 2016.  Additional TV credits include multiple appearances on NBC’S Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, TBS’ Deal With It, Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E! Network’s Chelsea Lately and The Soup, NBC’S Last Call with Carson Daily, TBS’ Who Gets The Last Laugh? and Showtime’s Pauly Shore and Friends and Bridging The Gap Comedy Festival.

She is featured in the comedy documentary I Am Comic. Her live stand-up résumé also includes performing at the coveted Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, hundreds of clubs and colleges, and in various countries for our troops overseas. Iliza loves the troops and was honored to participate in The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s personal USO Tour throughout the Middle East and Europe.

About COMIX

COMIX Mohegan Sun, COMIX Comedy Club and COMIX Craft Beer Bar are an independently-owned and operated venue located inside one of the largest, most spectacular travel destinations in the United States. Open every Wednesday through Sunday and serving happy hour at 7:00 p.m., COMIX Comedy Club showcases national headliners, superb regional and local talent and offbeat shows; all on a stage built for comedy. COMIX Craft Beer Bar offers 24 local, regional and national craft beers on tap, an excellent bourbon whiskey program, complemented by a full cocktail list and great bar food menu. COMIX is the perfect venue for private parties, special events and fundraisers and the place for fans to cheer on their teams on the big screen. COMIX also presents the superstars of comedy in the Mohegan Sun Arena and Uncas Ballroom. For hours and more info, call 860-862-7000 or visit www.COMIXcomedy.com, www.facebook.com/COMIXmohegansun & @COMIXmohegansun.