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Carrie Underwood Extends Spectacular Tour Through Fall 2016

Friday, April 1st, 2016

The Storyteller Tour – Stories in the Round heads to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, October 28th

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 1, 2016) – Seven-time Grammy winner and ACM “Female Vocalist of the Year” nominee Carrie Underwood has just announced The Storyteller Tour- Stories in the Round will extend through the fall including a highly anticipated night at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT, set for 7:00pm. The in-the-round arena tour launched to rave reviews in January and has already played sold out shows across the U.S. Carrie recently returned from Europe where she played five shows in five countries, each part of Country to Country Festival (C2C).

Tickets are $81.00 and $51.00 and go on sale Friday, April 8th through Ticketmaster and aeglive.com 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. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, April 9th, subject to availability. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for the U.S. shows before the general public beginning Monday, April 4th at Noon local time through Thursday, April 7th at 10:00pm local time. For information on fan club and D2C pre-sale opportunities and VIP packages go to carrieunderwood.fm.

“I always love being on the road performing for my fans,” shares Underwood, “but something about this tour feels more magnetic than ever. Having a 360-degree view of the audience gives me the opportunity to connect with more fans and feed off their energy. I can’t wait to continue this tour into the fall!”

Concert review critics have applauded Underwood’s confidence and command over the massive stage that spans the entire length of the arena floor. The Washington Post claimed she’s “at the top of her game,” and the Hampton Daily Press said the show’s “presentation is overwhelming, from start to finish- a spectacular sensory overload that had the crowd roaring all night long.” Rollingstonecountry.com praised “the in-the-round setting provides each concertgoer with the best experience possible. Simpler still is the storytelling aspect of the show and Country music’s reliance on conveying memorable stories in song.” The Boston Globe stated, Underwood “demonstrated that she now truly can stare unflinchingly into those lights and dominate a stage, with a confidence, defiance and a sense of ownership that have been a treat to watch come to fruition. A rock-solid, deftly sequenced hour-and-45-minue long set, which moved from playful to solemn, smooth to twangy, and from cinematic scope to smaller, intimate moments. The most stunning part of the production however, remains Underwood’s voice, strong and nuanced.”

The North American tour, promoted by AEG Live, will include special guests Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers.

Carrie will continue a donation of $1 from each ticket sold at the U.S. dates of The Storyteller Tour to be contributed to the C.A.T.S Foundation to help aid its causes including Checotah, Oklahoma’s education and literacy programs. Established in 2009, the C.A.T.S. (Checotah Animal, Town, and School) Foundation helps with general causes, needs, and services in the area of Checotah, Oklahoma, Carrie’s hometown, to directly impact the community.

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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.

Mohegan Sun Arena Adds 2nd 5 Seconds Of Summer Concert As Part Of The “Sounds Live Feels Live” Tour

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Tickets on sale this Friday

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 30, 2015) — By popular demand and in addition to the July 1st show,  a 2nd Mohegan Sun Arena 5SOS concert has been added for Thursday, June 30th, scheduled for 7:30pm. Produced by Live Nation, this newly added Mohegan Sun Arena show now becomes the kickoff of this highly anticipated “Sounds Live Feels Live” North American tour. Other stops along the way include shows in New York City and Los Angeles.

Tickets are $74.50 and $54.50 and go on sale Friday, December 4th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  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, December 5th, subject to availability.

In their second cover story on the band, Billboard noted, “5SOS is an anomaly in 2015: a Generation Z guitar band that sells records.…On Sounds Good Feels Good, the guitars thunder more…” Alternative Press, which awarded the album four stars, observed, “Sounds Good Feels Good delivers….The album finds its crux in the first single, ‘She’s Kinda Hot,’ with the triumphant line in the chorus: ‘We are the kings and queens of the new broken scene.’” Kerrang hailed it as a “killer new album” and gave it four K’s, noting, “Opener ‘Money’ explodes into one of the biggest anthems of the year.”

“She’s Kinda Hot,” which won “Song of the Summer” honors at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, topped the iTunes charts in 44 countries and was a Top 15 hit at Top 40 radio. 5 Seconds of Summer spent three months living together in a studio in Los Angeles, writing and recording Sounds Good Feels Good, which was executive produced by Rock veteran John Feldmann (All Time Low, Good Charlotte, Boys Like Girls).

The band is among the all-star lineup of artists featured on the 2015 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour. The New York City show, which will take place at Madison Square Garden, will be streamed live on Yahoo! at yahoo.com/iheartradio on Friday, December 11th, at 8:00pm ET and a 90-minute special will air on The CW on Thursday, December 17th at 8:00pm ET/PT.

5 Seconds of Summer’s self-titled debut album entered the Billboard 200 at #1, selling 260,000 units in the U.S. in its first week of release, marking the biggest debut for a new act in 2014 and the biggest debut ever by an Australian artist. It topped the iTunes charts in a total of 76 countries. The band has won numerous awards, including an American Music Award, a People’s Choice Award, five MTV European Music Awards, an MTV Video Music Award and an iHeartRadio Music Award. In 2015, 5 Seconds of Summer played to more than one million fans across three continents, including three massive sold-out nights at the SSE Wembley Arena in London.

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 and 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.

Brad Paisley To Play Mohegan Sun Arena On January 31st

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Superstar Country performer returns to Uncasville; Tickets on sale Fridaybrad-paisley-mohegan-sun-arena-2015

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 12, 2015) — Mohegan Sun Arena is excited to host the award-winning and platinum selling Country singer/songwriter, Brad Paisley, for a Sunday, January 31st concert, to take place at 7:30pm. Eric Pasley and Cam will be special guests on this show.

Tickets are $69.00 and $49.00 and go on sale Friday, October 16th 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, October 17th, subject to availability.

Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including “Entertainer of the Year”), among many others. He has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001. Paisley has written 20 of his 23 #1 singles with the first being his 1999 hit “He Didn’t Have To Be” and his most recent, “Perfect Storm,” from his chart-topping 2014 album Moonshine in the Trunk. Paisley’s highly successful Crushin’ It World Tour wrapped last weekend and this week he will complete the free Country Nation College Tour presented by Zaxby’s by playing to the final two college campuses, University of George and University of South Carolina. Paisley has partnered with Boot Barn® and developed an exclusive line of jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts called Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley. Fans can look for him and Carrie Underwood to return as hosts of “Country Music’s Biggest Night™” when “The 49th Annual CMA Awards” airs live from Nashville on Wednesday, November 4th (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. Connect with Brad at BradPaisley.com, Facebook.com/BradPaisley, on Twitter @BradPaisley, on Instagram @Brad Paisley and YouTube at YouTube.com/BradPaisley.

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. 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.