Posts Tagged ‘Mohegan entertainment’

Mohegan Sun Takes Home “Casino Of The Year” At The 47th Annual IEBA Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 24, 2017) — Mohegan Sun, the Uncasville, CT. flagship property for Mohegan Gaming&Entertainment, is excited to announce that it has been named “Casino of the Year” at the 2017 International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) Honors and Awards Ceremony, that took place in Nashville, Tennessee on October 17th, 2017.  Mohegan Sun won this very award in 2015 as well.

“Our dedicated entertainment team has built a national reputation to make our 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena become as popular as the stars that play it. I’m very proud of the high level of entertainment and hard work that the industry has recognized as award-winning, and with that, extremely honored to be named “Casino of the Year,” at this year’s IEBA Ceremony.” – said Senior Corporate VP of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Tom Cantone.

The International Entertainment Buyers Association Honors and Awards Ceremony took place October 17th in downtown Nashville’s, Omni Hotel and Country Music Hall of Fame® & Museum. The awards are voted on by top entertainment executives in the nation including the biggest agencies, artist management groups and other arenas, theatres and clubs throughout the U.S.

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), is the corporate arm of Mohegan Sun, with gaming & entertainment destinations across the United States and with projects underway internationally, as well. In addition to the flagship casino & resort in Connecticut, which is home to Mohegan Sun Arena and regularly hosts acts like Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, Kenny Chesney and Lady Gaga, MGE also supports entertainment venues at each of its owned and/or operated properties, including the 2,500-seat Mari Showroom at Paragon Hotel & Resort in Marksville, LA, the 1,400-seat Superstar Theatre at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the 1,400 Keystone Grand Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, PA and a soon-to-be-opened, 2,500-seat entertainment venue at iLANI in southern Washington State.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard MagazinePollstar 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 Releases the Ultimate Summer Playlist Featuring Today’s Biggest Names in Music

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Connecticut’s Leading, All-Encompassing Resort Destination Looks to its Celebrity Entertainment Lineup For the Definitive Soundtrack of the Season

Uncasville, CT (June 29, 2017) – Mohegan Sun, the East Coast’s premier, one-stop entertainment destination for catching today’s top musicians and performers, knows that every summer is marked by an unforgettable soundtrack. To kick off its “Hot Summer Fun” events lineup, Mohegan tapped into its summer entertainment lineup featuring some of the hottest names in music to share the songs they’ll be jamming out to from now through Labor Day weekend.  Compiled into a hand-picked soundtrack featuring the artists that will be taking the stage at Mohegan Sun’s concert venues this summer, resort guests and out-of-towners now have access to Mohegan Sun’s new Spotify playlist that will sure to make the sun-soaked months more memorable!

With summer officially in full swing and tons of A-listers scheduled to perform at Mohegan Sun Arena, COMIX Comedy Club and the Wolf Den, it’s the ultimate time to name the hottest songs of the season. Whether fans are in route to the beautiful Connecticut resort and casino property to catch dinner and an Arena show, getting ready to hit the beach, or hosting an at-home BBQ with family and friends, Mohegan Sun’s summer Spotify soundtrack is perfect for hot days, summer nights or simply cruising the open road without a destination in mind.

Here are more than 75 essential summer songs, featuring tracks by Mohegan Sun’s legendary lineup of musicians including Ed Sheeran, Kenny Chesney, and more: Mohegan Sun’s 2017 Summer Spotify Playlist

Hot Headliners to Catch at Mohegan Sun:

As Mohegan Sun’s summer events lineup heats up from June through early-September, resort guests and out-of-town visitors are encouraged to purchase their concert and entertainment tickets in advance before they sell-out! See below for a full list of artists scheduled to perform at Mohegan Sun’s award-winning Arena. With plenty of events and exciting happenings taking place around the all-encompassing resort every day of the week, Mohegan is poised to be the go-to destination of the summer season. For a full schedule of events and to book your tickets in advance, visit Mohegan Sun!

Artists scheduled to perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena this summer include:

  • New Kids on the Block on Thursday, July 6
  • Ed Sheeran on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15
  • The Who on Thursday, July 20
  • Queen and Adam Lambert on Sunday, July 23
  • Kings of Leon on Saturday, July 29
  • Linkin Park on Saturday, August 5
  • Goo Goo Dolls on Wednesday, August 9
  • Kenny Chesney on Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11
  • John Mellencamp on Sunday, August 13
  • Carlos Santana on Sunday, August 19

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visitingmohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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COMIX to Deliver Live Comedy and Craft Beer at Mohegan Sun Starting October 7

Friday, September 18th, 2015

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — (September 18, 2015) – Comedic headliners and rising talent have anew home: COMIX Mohegan Sun, serving up live comedy and craft beer. The new 8,000-square-foot comedy club and craft beer bar located in Mohegan Sun’s Casino of the Earth will officially open on October 7th. A grand opening celebration with ribbon cutting is scheduled for Friday, October 9th.

COMIX is the newest venue at Mohegan Sun and the only location hosting live stand-up performances Wednesday-Sunday in a 325-seat club designed exclusively for comedy. In addition to delivering cutting-edge shows, the custom-designed craft beer bar will serve 24 local, regional and national favorite craft beers on tap, more than 50 bourbon whiskeys, a full cocktail selection and a diverse bar-food menu.

“We’re thrilled to become a part of Mohegan Sun. We’re looking forward to bringing more programming of laughs and the best live comedy experience to New England’s most exciting gaming and entertainment destination,” said Michael Brauth, Partner of COMIX.

Marc Wiesenthal, Partner of COMIX added, “Our new location and partnership with Mohegan Sun allows us to continue to present the best comedy talent from New York, Los Angeles and nationwide to an audience that appreciates and deserves great entertainment. We also look forward to hosting the biggest names in comedy in both the Mohegan Sun Arena and the Uncas Ballroom.”

“We are extremely excited to be partnering with COMIX, an alignment of two of the strongest names in the entertainment industry,” said Bobby Soper, Chief Executive Officer for the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. “With the addition of the new comedy club, Mohegan Sun will now feature one of the best trios of entertainment venues all under one roof and within 100 yards of each other. It will be hard to find another destination where in a given night, it’s possible for an act like The Zac Brown Band to be playing The Wolf Den, Justin Timberlake on stage in The Arena and Lenny Clarke delivering standup at COMIX.”

In addition to announcing the new partnership with Mohegan Sun, COMIX announced the opening slate of club acts for October and November including: Julian McCullough, Alonzo Bodden, Lenny Clarke, Jamie Kennedy and Rod Man. Tickets to all performances and details are available by visiting www.COMIXcomedy.com or by calling 860-862-7000.

COMIX has a long and stellar reputation for delivering the best of comedy on its club and theater stages including Jim Gaffigan, Gabriel Iglesias, Jim Jefferies, Bill Burr, Sebastian Maniscalco, Jim Norton, Iliza Shlesinger and Cedric The Entertainer.

About COMIX Mohegan Sun

COMIX Mohegan Sun is an independently-owned and operated Comedy Club and Craft Beer Bar located inside one of the largest, most spectacular travel destinations in the United States. Open every Wednesday through Sunday and serving happy hour until 7:00 p.m., COMIX Comedy Club showcases national headliners, superb regional and local talent and offbeat shows; all on a stage built for comedy. COMIX Craft Beer Bar offers 24 local, regional and national craft beers on tap, an excellent bourbon whiskey program, complemented by a full cocktail list and great bar food menu. COMIX is the perfect venue for private parties, special events and fundraisers and the place for fans to cheer on their teams on the big screen. COMIX also presents the superstars of comedy in the Mohegan Sun Arena and Uncas Ballroom. For hours and more info, call 860-862-7000 or visit www.COMIXcomedy.com, www.facebook.com/COMIXmohegansun and @COMIXmohegansun.