Posts Tagged ‘Keith Urban’

Keith Urban’s ‘RipCORD World Tour 2016’ Featuring Brett Eldredge With Maren Morris To Be Urban’s First Arena/Amphitheater Tour In Two Years

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Country star to play Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, November 18th.

UNCASVILLE, CT (January 13, 2015) – Keith Urban has long been hailed as one of the industry’s best live performerswho has always given his fans, old and new alike, electrifying and unpredictable shows with eye-popping production and a set list that is saturated with many of his 19 #1 songs.  Electrifying and emotional, face-paced and inclusive, Urban’s concerts are an explosive experience, a roller coaster ride that numerous critics have called “concert events not to be missed.”  Mohegan Sun Arena welcomes the tour for a concert on Friday, November 18, 2016.

‘RipCORD World Tour 2016’ with Brett Eldredge, along with special guest Maren Morris, will debut on June 2nd in Kansas City, Missouri and thus far will play more than 50 shows in amphitheaters and arenas throughout the U.S.  Additional legs will be announced and ticket on sales, which will begin in select markets on January 29th, will become available locally within the next few weeks. For more information visit Keith Urban.

“I’m seriously chomping at the bit to kick off this tour,” said Urban.  “We’ll be playing a lot of new music from RipCORD, all new production, new cities where we’ve never played …and Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris?  It’s gonna be potent and unbridled!!!”

“I was a Keith Urban fan long before I ever got this music thing going,” said Eldredge.  “He is an absolute powerhouse on stage – unlike anyone I’ve ever seen and to top it all off, one of the most down-to-earth people I know! The Ripcord tour is gonna be on fire! Get ready!”

“When I was asked to join Keith on tour, I was floored,” said Morris.  “I’ve personally been a fan of his for as long as I can remember. This is my first tour at this level, and I can’t think of a more respected writer, artist and musician to join for it. It’s going to be an absolute blast!”

Urban’s ‘RipCORD World Tour 2016’ will debut on the heels of his soon-to-be released eighth studio album release of the same name, which has already produced two singles – his Grammy nominated, 19th #1 song, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” and its second single “Break On Me.”  It is the follow-up to Urban’s groundbreaking release FUSE, his fourth #1 album, that marked the first time in history that a male Country artist had debuted atop the all-genre charts in the U.S., Canada and Australia.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according toBillboard 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. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.” 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.

Keith Urban “Light The Fuse Tour 2013” With Little Big Town And Special Guest Dustin Lynch To Include Stop In Uncasville,CT On November 15th & 16th

Monday, March 25th, 2013

One of the industry’s most electrifying live performers, four-time Grammy Award winner and American Idol judge Keith Urban will launch his “Light The Fuse Tour 2013” with Little Big Town and special guest Dustin Lynch.  The tour will make a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena for back-to-back shows on Friday, November 15th and Saturday, November 16th.

Tickets are $85.00 and $65.00 go on sale Friday, April 5th 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 Saturday, April 6th subject to availability.  More details are available at mohegansun.com/entertainment as well.

The “Light The Fuse Tour 2013” first leg kicks off on July 18th in Cincinnati and concludes on October 5th, after twenty-eight outdoor shows. The second leg begins on October 18th in Omaha before seventeen arena shows conclude on December 8th.

The concert will feature new music from Urban, expected out this spring, as well as an all-new production, the size and scope of which have become synonymous with Urban’s electrifying concert experiences.

For all official Keith Urban tour news including show dates and where to purchase tickets, go to www.keithurban.net.

Little Big Town is a Grammy-winning country group, consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman and Jimi Westbrook. The band entered the music scene over 13 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home” and “Little White Church.” The group’s fifth studio album Tornado was released in the fall of 2012 and includes 2x platinum-selling #1 hit “Pontoon” and album title-track “Tornado” which also peaked in the #1 spot. Collectively, the group has earned over 25 award show nominations and has taken home the award for “ACM Top New Vocal Group,” “CMA Single of the Year” (“Pontoon”), “CMA Vocal Group of the Year” and a Grammy Award for “Best Country Group/Duo Performance” (“Pontoon”).

Since the release of his debut single, “Cowboys and Angels,” Broken Bow Records’ Dustin Lynch has earned a #1 album, over a million single sales and has surpassed 7 million views on YouTube/ VEVO. He’s soared to #1 on the MTV Music Meter, earned a #1 ringtone on CMT, a Top 5 on the Billboard Heatseekers Songs Chart, a Top 3 Country radio single and was lauded by People magazine as “one of the best debuts of 2012.”  Dustin’s follow-up, the Top 20 double-entendre head turner, “She Cranks My Tractor,” continues to catapult up the Country Radio charts.

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 mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

By Overwhelming Demand, Mohegan Sun Adds A Second Keith Urban Show For The ‘Get Closer 2011 World Tour’

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Performing live on July 10th.  Tickets on sale April 2nd.

Good things come in twos as Country superstar Keith Urban with special guest Jake Owen announces a second date to Mohegan Sun Arena during the Get Closer 2011 World Tour. The second show is Sunday, July 10th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $85.00 and $65.00 and go on sale Saturday, April 2nd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log onto 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, April 3rd, subject to availability.

Critics have hailed Urban’s shows, calling them “one of the best reasons in the world to attend a live concert.”  They’ve said that fans would be “hard-pressed to find a better Country – or Rock – show anywhere.”  Urban’s catalogue of hits; “Better Life,” “Somebody Like You,” “Days Go By,” “You’ll Think Of Me,” “Sweet Thing” and his latest, “Put You In A Song,” combined with an all-new production will give his fans a unique concert experience that has earned Urban a reputation as one of music’s best live performers. 
 



The tour comes in support of his sixth studio CD Get Closer, which was released in November 2010.  Get Closer follows two previous consecutive Billboard Country and Pop #1 albums, as well as five previous CDs, all of which have been certified platinum or multi-platinum.  His last effort, 2009’s Defying Gravity, just went platinum and spun off five Top 5 hits, including the chart-toppers “Sweet Thing” and “Only You Can Love Me This Way,” bringing his total of #1 songs to eleven.  

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 4th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” 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.