Posts Tagged ‘Hip-Hop’

Big Sean To Headline North American “Unfriendly Reminder Tour”

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Coming to Mohegan Sun Arena on May 19th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 7, 2018) – Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings artist Big Sean announced today his North American headlining Unfriendly Reminder Tour, which is set to kick off April 12th in Orlando, FL. The multi-city trek produced by Live Nation will hit a number of major U.S. cities including Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York and Detroit. The outing will feature direct support from acclaimed rapper Playboi Carti, along with opening sets from Shy Glizzy and GASHI. Big Sean will perform fan favorites spanning his entire discography, going beyond a normal album tour. The 31-city tour is scheduled to make a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, May 19th at 7:00pm and will wrap June 3rd in Toronto, Canada.

Tickets are $49.00 and $39.00 and go on sale Friday, February 9th 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, February 10th, subject to availability.

The “Unfriendly Reminder Tour” will be a celebration of Big Sean’s decade long career signed to G.O.O.D. Music and pay tribute to his fans. Each fan will be able to vote and choose their top 20 songs for their respective cities and help curate the set list from his entire discography. Voting will be available starting on Thursday, February 8th only at uknowbigsean.com. All stops will have brand new tour merchandise available and in select cities fans will have the option to customize handpicked pieces.

About Big Sean:

7-time BET Award-winning and Grammy®-nominated superstar Big Sean has enjoyed a massive career in Hip-Hop since he emerged in 2011, with his debut album Finally Famous on Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music/ Def Jam imprint.  The album spun off consecutive top-charted Pop/R&B/Rap crossover smashes with “My Last” featuring Chris Brown (RIAA gold), “Marvin & Chardonnay” featuring Kanye West and Roscoe Dash (platinum) and “Dance (A$$)” featuring Nicki Minaj (3x-platinum). Sean was a major collaborator on Kanye’s groundbreaking Cruel Summer album in 2012 and shared multi-platinum success with Kanye on the Grammy®-nominated “Mercy” (also featuring Pusha T and 2 Chainz) and “Clique” (with Jay Z). Sean’s Hall Of Fame album followed in 2013, including “Guap” (platinum) and “Beware” featuring Lil Wayne and Jhené Aiko (gold).  Dark Sky Paradise (2015) was Sean’s first platinum and first album to debut #1 on Soundscan. It reigned on the charts with the #1 “IDFWU” featuring E-40 (3x-platinum), “Blessings” featuring Drake and Kanye West (2x-platinum) and “One Man Can Change the World” featuring Kanye West and John Legend (gold).  I Decided. (released February 2017, RIAA platinum) debuted at #1 on the momentum of the two pre-order instant grat tracks that turned into smash singles, “Bounce Back” (RIAA double platinum with over 300 million streams globally) and “Moves” (RIAA gold). His latest album, Double or Nothing (released December 8, 2017) with Metro Boomin has 261,376,362 global streams to date.

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.

Logic Set For Mohegan Sun Arena Debut

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Rapper will be live on August 3rd; Tickets go on sale May 16th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 12, 2017) – Following the release of his new album Everybody last week, today Def Jam Recordings/Visionary Music Group artist Logic announces “Everybody’s Tour” featuring support from Brooklyn upstart Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo.  The tour will be live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, August 3rd at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $45.00, $35.00 and $25.00 and go on sale Tuesday, May 16th 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 Wednesday, May 17th, subject to availability.

Logic, the 27-year-old rapper born Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, first broke free from the pack in 2014 with Under Pressure, his RIAA gold Def Jam album debut, which shocked the industry with a #2 chart debut.  Hailed as one of the year’s finest Hip-Hop debuts, Huffington Post crowned Under Pressure “2014′s Best Hip-Hop Album So Far,” iTunes named it “Best Hip-Hop Album 2014,” Artist Direct called it “The Best Debut of 2014,” and MTV News nominated it as “Rap Album Of The Year Contender.”  The buzz earned Logic performances on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Lollapalooza, Wireless Festival UK, Governor’s Ball and a headline world tour.

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.

Freestyle and Old School Extravaganza Returns to Mohegan Sun Arena for 10th Anniversary!

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Coolio, Sugar Hill Gang, Lisa Lisa, Doug E. Fresh, Das EFX and more take the stage on Saturday, November 8th; Tickets on sale Saturday

Let Freestyle & Old School Extravaganza take you back featuring your favorite 80s & 90s acts including Lisa Lisa, Sugar Hill Gang, Coolio, George Lamond, Doug E. Fresh, Nocera, Das EFX, Coro, Noel, Giggles, Lisette Melendez, Lil Suzy and David Torres.  Don’t miss the night of old school fun at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, November 8th, starting at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $78.00 and $58.00 and go on sale Saturday, August 9th through Ticketmaster at 10:00am.  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 will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, August 10th subject to availability. More details are available at mohegansun.com/entertainment as well.

*Artists are subject to change.

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 #3 in the Nation and #3 in the World for top stops in 2013 and also ranked the Arena 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 mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.