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New Kids On The Block Become The 30th Inductee Into Mohegan Sun’s Walk Of Fame

Friday, June 12th, 2015

One of the most beloved and long-time performers at Mohegan Sun Arena, New Kids On The Block, were inducted today into the Walk of Fame

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 12, 2015) – Earlier today, Donnie, Joey, Danny, Jordan and Jonathan of New Kids on the Block entered the Box Office forecourt outside of Mohegan Sun Arena to accept their honor as the 30th Walk of Fame inductees. Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Sun, Tom Cantone and Mohegan Tribal Chairman, Kevin “Red Eagle” Brown, spoke briefly through roars and screams as they introduced one of Mohegan Sun’s most beloved and all-time selling acts.  “We love you all and we love Mohegan Sun Arena every time we play here. It’s also great because it’s halfway between our hometown and New York. We get the best of our fans here!” said Donnie Wahlberg as the cheers grew even louder.

The event took place today just after 4:00pm in front of many of NKOTB’s faithful and shortly from now, the band will take the stage at Mohegan Sun Arena with Nelly and TLC to open, as part of the Main Event Tour.

“Tonight will mark the 9th consecutive sellout for NKOTB and with one more, they will tie Billy Joel’s record. It’s a tribute to the great team here that runs one of the top Arena’s now in the world,” said Senior VP of Sports & Entertainment, Tom Cantone.

Kevin Brown also mentioned how honored he was to take part in presenting one of Mohegan Sun Arena’s best ever, their Walk of Fame star. He also gave praise to the hard work and high level of performers that Tom and the whole entertainment staff provide for fans on such a consistent basis.

The band joins the likes of recently inducted Mohegan Sun Walk of Famers Kevin Hart, Bob Seger, Mötley Crüe, Frankie Valli and so many more.

New Kids On The Block sold more than 80 million albums worldwide — including back-to-back international #1 songs, 1988’s “Hangin’ Tough” and 1990’s “Step By Step” — and a series of crossover smash R&B, pop hits like “You Got It (The Right Stuff),” “Cover Girl,” “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time),” “Hangin’ Tough,” “I’ll Be Loving You,” and “Tonight.”

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.

Marc Anthony To Play Mohegan Sun Arena On Thursday, February 13th

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Tickets on sale Thursday, September 12th

Marc Anthony has sold over 12 million albums worldwide, making him one of the most influential artists of his time and a true ambassador of Latin music and culture. His current tour has been extended into 2014 and Mohegan Sun Arena is excited to welcome the Latin superstar on the day before Valentine’s Day for an 8:00pm show!

Tickets are $126.00, $96.00 and $76.00 and go on sale Thursday, September 12th 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 Friday, September 13th, subject to availability.

Marc Anthony has been awarded countless Standard gold and platinum certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Beyond that, his influence was significantly recognized when he was included in the Top 10 List of influential New Yorkers compiled by New York Magazine.

Earlier this year, Anthony returned to the recording studio to work on his first project of original music in the tropical genre in nearly a decade. In April 2013 his brand new single “Vivir Mi Vida” produced by Marc and Sergio George, occupied the #1 position on Itunes, Billboard charts and radio on a national level just hours after its release. The song is an adaptation of “C’est La Vie” by Cheb Khaled. This hymn to life marks the singer’s reunion with Sergio George, who previously produced many of Anthony’s greatest hits. His new studio project titled Marc Anthony 3.0 was released July 23, 2013.

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About Mohegan Sun Arena:

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 2012 and ranked it in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. Venues Today also named Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in mid-year Top Stops for 2013. 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.