Posts Tagged ‘Country’

Mohegan Sun Announces MADD About Dan + Shay

Monday, July 10th, 2017

WHAT: Once again Mohegan Sun is teaming up with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, WCTY and the New London Day for MADD About Dan + Shay charity concert.

WHEN/ WHERE: Friday, September 22nd at 8:00pm

Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Taking over the Wolf Den, MADD About Dan + Shay will be the 9th year that Mohegan Sun is a proud partner of Mothers Against Drunk Driving for a benefit featuring a great night of fun and entertainment. Festivities will include a WCTY pre-party, meet & greet and a silent auction held at The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Longtime supporter and radio host, Shelly Martinez of WCTY-FM, will also be on-hand to give a special message before the concert. All proceeds benefit MADD.

Tickets are $100.00 and $50.00 and go on sale Friday, July 14th at 10:00am at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and through Ticketmaster.com. Ticketmaster customers can also call their national toll free Charge By Phone number, 1.800.745.3000. All ticket holders will also get access to the WCTY pre-party, taking place at The Cabaret Theatre at 6:00pm, with hors d’oeuvres, drinks and live entertainment!

Admission to the Wolf Den will begin at 7:00pm. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in a special silent auction, taking place at The Shops at Mohegan Sun from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.

For more information, visit MoheganSun.com.

About Dan + Shay:

Dan + Shay’s sophomore album Obsessed debuted last year and follows their 2014 Where It All Began, which made them the first new Country duo in SoundScan recorded history to debut at #1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. The album included the debut single, “19 You + Me” which earned RIAA Platinum certification, and their first #1 single, “Nothin’ Like You,” which earned RIAA Gold certification. Racking up more than 60 million YouTube views, the pair has impressively sold more than 2.2 million digital tracks and more than 620,000 album equivalents to date, including 240 million streams. Their first single off Obsessed, “From The Ground Up” earned RIAA Gold certification and marked their second to hit the top of the charts. They have earned three consecutive nominations for both ACM “Vocal Duo of the Year” and CMA’s “Vocal Duo of the Year” award as well as nods for an American Country Count-down Awards, CMT Awards, and Radio Disney Music Awards. Dan + Shay are currently on the road headlining their 2016-2017 Obsessed Tour.

About MADD:

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, to support the victims of this violent crime and to prevent underage drinking. MADD Connecticut is committed to clearly and powerfully advocating for victims of alcohol-related crashes.  MADD delivers quality services to hundreds of families each year at no cost to them, as well as help victims/survivors through the multitude of emotions and criminal proceedings that take place through court accompaniment and by providing grief counseling and support groups.  MADD’s goal is to eliminate drunk driving and educate Connecticut youth about underage drinking. MADD introduces and follows legislation concerning bills to strengthen drunk driving laws.

About WCTY:

WCTY based in Norwich, Connecticut, is the home of continuous Country favorites for listeners in southeastern Connecticut. Owned by Hall Communications, a family-owned company that owns and operates 21 radio stations on the East Coast including six stations in Connecticut, Hall Communications has been in operation in Eastern Connecticut since 1964.

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.

Country Singer Kane Brown Signs Album at Mohegan Sun

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

WHAT: Country artist Kane Brown meets fans and signs copies of his self-titled album at Mohegan Sun on May 20th before opening for Jason Aldean in the Arena as part of the latest Signings & Sightings event.

WHEN: Saturday, May 20th

12:00pm – Signing Event

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Country invades Mohegan Sun when singer/songwriter Kane Brown thrills fans with a special signing event of his self-titled CD on May 20th prior to his Arena show with headliner, Jason Aldean.

This is a braceleted event. Bracelets will be given out upon purchase of Kane Brown’s self-titled CD at Spin Street on Friday and Saturday for the Saturday signing. No personal photos (house photographers will take photos) and no signing personalization allowed.  Kane Brown will only be signing his self-titled CD.

Kenny Chesney’s Last Four Of 2017

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Final 2017 shows presented by Blue Chair Bay Rum on sale April 14th; 2 shows in the Northeast, 2 shows in the South

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 10, 2017) – With a second Gillette Stadium show added and close to sold-out, the hunger for that live Kenny Chesney summer experience is pronounced. Though there’s a handful of festival plays on the calendar for this year, Chesney announces four more intimate shows to round out his 2017 live schedule: Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on August 4th and The Wharf Amphitheatre in Orange Beach, AL on August 5th, followed by two nights at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, August 10th and Friday, August 11th. Both Mohegan Sun shows are presented by Blue Chair Bay Rum and will begin at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $125.00 & $95.00 and go on sale Friday, April 14th 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 starting Saturday, April 15th, subject to availability.

“As long as we’re rehearsing and I’ve got new music in the pipeline, I can’t imagine not playing a little bit,” says Chesney. “I know that it takes time off to create and make records… to write and find songs like “American Kids” and “Noise,” but that doesn’t mean I don’t miss the fans. There is nothing that feeds me more than hearing the sound of the No Shoes Nation singing these songs, seeing those faces and knowing this is gonna be one of those nights.”

Having closed 2016’s Spread the Love Tour with 121,399 cheering New Englanders at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA, along with hitting the half-million mark at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey’s Meadowlands, Chesney had one of his biggest touring years – despite playing fewer dates than he has in previous years. As he says of those shows, “I can still hear the crowds when I close my eyes at night. Just when I think it can’t get any bigger or louder, the No Shoes Nation comes at me with these songs, singing and cheering and showing me how much life we can live in three minutes.”

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.