Posts Tagged ‘Keith Urban’

Keith Urban Brings “ripCORD WORLD TOUR 2016” To Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, November 18th

Friday, March 4th, 2016

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 4, 2016) – Four-time Grammy Award winner and American Idol judge Keith Urban will bring his “ripCORD World Tour 2016” to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Friday, November 18th at 7:30pm with Brett Eldredge and special guest Maren Morris.

Tickets are $95.00 & $75.00 and go on sale Friday, March 11th 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, March 12th, subject to availability.

“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!”

Brett Eldredge’s current single, “Drunk On Your Love” is the second single from his recently released sophomore album, Illinois. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #3 on the Billboard top 200 Chart and has already produced the #1 single “Lose My Mind.” The 2014 CMA New Artist of the Year co-wrote and co-produced every song on the 12 set disc, which follows on the heels of his 2013 debut album Bring You Back.

Twenty-five year-old Columbia Nashville singer/songwriter Maren Morris has quickly established herself in Nashville’s music community with songwriting and vocal stylings that reflect her Country, Folk and Pop influences, with Rolling Stone Country touting her “a stellar solo artist in her own right.”  Songs from her self-titled EP have been critically received and just two weeks after its release surpassed 5.5 million streams, with 3 songs hitting Spotify’s US and Global “Viral 50″ chart, zipping to #1 on Billboard’s Heat Seeker Album Chart. Her first single, “My Church,” has been released to Country radio and is already in the Top 15.

Urban’s ‘ripCORD World Tour 2016’ takes place 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, #1 song, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” and its second single “Break On Me,” which just became Urban’s 20th #1 song. The album will be the follow-up to Urban’s groundbreaking release FUSE, his fourth #1 album, marking 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 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. 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’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.