Posts Tagged ‘Katy Perry’

Katy Perry Announces North America Arena Tour And New Album, Witness

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Witness: The Tour Comes To Mohegan Sun Arena on September 21st 

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 15, 2017) – Today, Katy Perry announced the June 9th release of her new album, Witness (Capitol Records), and an extensive arena tour. With Witness, Katy reflects on the changes in her own life and in the world around her, delivering songs that both challenge and inspire. The singles released thus far – the Platinum-certified “Chained to the Rhythm” featuring Skip Marley and the follow-up single, “Bon Appétit” featuring Migos – hint at the breadth of the musical and thematic elements found on Witness. Each ticket purchase for “Witness: The Tour” also includes a pre-order for Witness: The Album.

The North American leg of Witness: The Tour produced by AEG Presents will kick off on September 7th at Schottenstein Center in Columbus, OH and will make a stop in Uncasville at Mohegan Sun Arena on September 21st at 7:00pm. Tickets are $499.50, $299.50, $149.50 and $99.50 and go on sale Monday, May 22nd 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 Tuesday, May 23rd, subject to availability.

Katy, who will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on the May 20th season finale, made her Capitol Records debut with 2008’s One of the Boys after signing to the label in 2007. She cemented her status as a global superstar with the follow-up album, Teenage Dream (2010). PRISM, her 2013 album, debuted at #1 on iTunes in 100 countries and has sold more than 12.5 million adjusted albums worldwide. With the singles “Firework” and “Dark Horse” each surpassing the 10 million threshold including song sales and streams, Katy is the first female artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards. In her 10 years with Capitol, she has racked up a cumulative 18+ billion streams alongside worldwide sales of more than 40+ million adjusted albums and 125+ million tracks. She is the most-followed person globally on Twitter.

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.

Mohegan Sun Arena Ranked Among Top Venues In The World Today

Monday, August 4th, 2014

The Arena’s powerhouse calendar so far in 2014 also helped boost the venue to #37 for all Arenas worldwide, In Pollstar Magazine’s mid-year rankings

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 4, 2014) – In Pollstar Magazine’s recently released mid-year report, Mohegan Sun Arena comes in ranking 11th for all Arenas in the U.S., regardless of size. Mohegan Sun Arena currently sits ahead of other big music venue forces such as The Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, The Prudential Center in Newark, NJ and Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. All of whom have capacities over 18,000.

“It’s quite an accomplishment and one that so many people here at Mohegan Sun deserve to celebrate. A ton of hard work goes into making Mohegan Sun Arena one of the most popular and attractive entertainment venues in the world. To continue to be in the company of places like the Sprint Center, Wells Fargo Center and Madison Square Garden feels tremendous, especially when you factor in how much larger some of these places are.” said Tom Cantone, Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.

Mohegan Sun Arena continues to build off of an amazing 2013 where Prince rounded out the concert calendar with three consecutive highly crowd pleasing shows in late December. The venue also was named “Best Arena of the Year” at the 2013 G2E Global Gaming Conference’s Casino Entertainment Awards as well as “Casino of the Year” for 2013, by the Academy of Country Music.

Being the 37th ranked venue for all Arenas in the world by Pollstar is something Mohegan Sun is extremely proud of as well. An amazing calendar thus far through 2014 included some of the most high-profile global touring acts around. Some of which brought in performances by Jay Z, The Killers, Hunter Hayes, Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Boston, Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon, Luke Bryan, Michael Bublé, Queen + Adam Lambert, Darius Rucker, Katy Perry, Lady Antebellum and Imagine Dragons.

*All figures are based off of tickets sold worldwide as reported to Pollstar for shows played between January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014.

Mohegan Sun Arena is a 10,000 seat capacity venue which is now consistently ranked 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. 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.

Mohegan Sun Rolls Into One Of Its Most Star-Studded Summers Of Entertainment Ever

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Mohegan Sun is set to play host to Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Michael Bublé and countless more for this summer; 183 shows & events in 123 days!

There is no other place in the region to catch the amount and variety of entertainment that Mohegan Sun is geared up to bring this summer. Beginning with the recent sold-out Bruce Springsteen shows in late May, through August 31st, Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun will host well over 100 shows. Fans of comedy, the Connecticut Sun, MMA, boxing and of course – live music, are in for one of the best summer lineups ever at Mohegan Sun.

This summer, Mohegan Sun Arena is set to host the likes of Katy Perry, Michael Bublé, Justin Timberlake, John Mellencamp, Queen + Adam Lambert, Lionel Richie with CeeLo Green, Kevin James, Jake Owen, Alan Jackson and The Moody Blues! And the ever-popular Wolf Den will bring in Ambrosia with John Ford Coley, Austin Webb, Hoobastank, Warrant, Dustin Lynch, The Bacon Brothers and Grand Funk Railroad this summer, among many more performers. Treehouse Comedy brings some of the funniest touring stand-up out there to The Cabaret Theatre every Saturday evening and don’t miss the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun with multiple home games inside Mohegan Sun Arena throughout June, July and August!

View the full summer schedule for Mohegan Sun Arena, The Wolf Den, The Cabaret Theatre and Connecticut Sun here:  Mohegan Sun Summer Entertainment!