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The Weeknd Announces ‘The Madness Fall Tour’

Thursday, August 20th, 2015


Mohegan Sun Arena set for Saturday, November 14th concert; North American Tour spanning 22 cities across the U.S. and Canada; Tickets on sale August 28th at Livenation.com & Ticketmaster

Grammy Award®-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist The Weeknd today announced The Madness Fall Tour. Set to kick off on Tuesday, November 3rd in Toronto, Ontario, the Live Nation-produced tour will support the genre-spanning artist’s upcoming album, Beauty Behind The Madness, due out Friday, August 28th on XO/Republic Records. The North American arena tour spans 22 cities across the U.S. and Canada including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Montreal, Atlanta, Miami, as well as a Saturday, November 14th concert at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Tickets are $97.50 & $77.50 and go on sale the same day as The Weeknd’s album release on Friday, August 28th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster and Livenation.com. 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, August 29th, subject to availability.

A Citi® cardmember pre-sale begins Monday, August 24th at 10:00am through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

The Weeknd’s path to Beauty Behind The Madness has defied all conventions. He avoided revealing his face until over a year after he released his very first song online. The story itself is now legendary. In 2011, he released an untouchable series of three critically revered free mixtapes — House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence — and the internet exploded with praise and a whole lot of theories about him as he personally remained silent. Soon though, his reach and appeal exponentially expanded. He teamed up with Ariana Grande for the platinum-selling hit “Love Me Harder.” He then had the mainstream completely in his grip with the release of “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” in early 2015. The first release from the chart-dominating, platinum Fifty Shades of Grey Original Motion Picture soundtrack became a triple-platinum smash that enjoyed 27 weeks on Billboard’s Hot 100. “Can’t Feel My Face” formally ushered in Beauty Behind The Madness. The song quickly shot to #1 on iTunes worldwide and within weeks, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Weeknd has also become a touring force. The 2014 King Of The Fall Tour sold out all dates and since then, The Weeknd’s festival appearances, including Coachella, Lollapalooza and HARD Summer, have drawn massive crowds.

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.

America’s Favorite Summer Dance Series, Emmy Award-Winning So You Think You Can Dance, Hits Road For Its Season 12 Tour

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Traveling to 70 markets including Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, November 15th; On Sale Friday, August 28th

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 18, 2015) – So You Think You Can Dance, the 13-time Primetime Emmy® Award-winning show that sparked America’s fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall – live on tour. Celebrating its momentous 12th season and its exciting new Stage v. Street format, So You Think You Can Dance’s Top 10 finalists will make their way across North America performing in 70 cities as part of the So You Think You Can Dance 12 Tour. Mohegan Sun Arena welcomes the stars for a Sunday, November 15th show, set for 7:30pm. The Season 12 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Team Stage’s Gaby Diaz, Edson Juarez, Jim Nowakowski, Hailee Payne and Derek Piquette; and Team Street’s Megan “Megz” Alfonso, Eddie “Neptune” Eskridge, Virgil Gadson, Jessica “JJ” Rabone and Jana “Jaja” Vankova. So You Think You Can Dance airs Mondays (8:00-10:00pm ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

Tickets are $39.50 and go on sale Friday, August 28th 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, August 29th, subject to availability.

The tour kicks off on Tuesday, October 13th and crosses the United States and Canada with 70 sensational stops. The first leg of the tour will wrap on Tuesday, December 29th. The dancers will then return for the second leg of the tour in Canada in January 2016 – additional cities to be announced.

The official tour routing is available on fox.com/dance. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets in select markets before the general public beginning Tuesday, August 25th at 10:00am local time through Thursday, August 27th at 10:00pm local time.

Fall’s hottest ticket will feature this season’s most popular routines from Team Stage and Team Street, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour. 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions will present audiences across the country with the opportunity to experience the action brought into their living rooms each week on the beloved summer series, with a variety of sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines they have come to enjoy and expect from their favorite dancers.

So You Think You Can Dance recently received eight 2015 Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, including Outstanding Reality-Competition Program and Outstanding Host In A Reality or Reality-Competition Program (Cat Deeley), in addition to nominations for Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series, and Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic). SYTYCD’s exceptional costume team of Marina Toybina and Grainne O’Sullivan also won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program.
“I am thrilled with this season’s new Stage vs. Street format and the brilliant, fresh talent we have discovered. These dancers have inspired the choreographers to create remarkable dance numbers each week, truly showcasing individual talent. I am excited for your favorite dancers to bring their inspiration and routines to even more cities on this year’s nationwide tour,” stated Nigel Lythgoe, judge, executive producer and co-creator of the hit FOX series.

Event time and dates subject to change. Check out fox.com/dance for full list of dates and links.

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. 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.

Darius Rucker Returns To Mohegan Sun Arena This Fall

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Concert booked for Saturday, October 24th; David Nail and CAM to join as special guests

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 17, 2015) — Three-time GRAMMY Award winner and the man the Star Tribune dubbed “the best male singer in Country music,” Darius Rucker, recently announced the fall leg of his Southern Style Tour. Mohegan Sun Arena will welcome the Country star for a Saturday, October 24th concert, set for 7:30pm.

Tickets are $59.00 & $39.00 and go on sale Friday, August 21st 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, August 22nd, subject to availability.

The second leg of the Southern Style Tour begins October 8th and will run through Thanksgiving. Rucker will bring Country singers David Nail and CAM out on the road with him. Critics have said “the chillest dude in Nashville” (Rolling Stone) has had the ability to “defy expectations” (Asbury Park Press) on the tour.

More than 400,000 fans have turned out to catch the rocking, raucous show, which has featured rising stars Brett Eldredge and A Thousand Horses. The summer run is on track to reach 700,000 tickets sold by summer’s end.

Rolling Stone recently debuted Rucker’s video for new single “Southern Style” last week. The video, directed by Peter Zavadil and produced by Jennifer Rothlein, features Rucker performing around his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. “Southern Style” is the second single from his Capitol Records Nashville album of the same name, which was Rucker’s fourth No. 1 country LP. Lead single “Homegrown Honey” recently reached No. 1 as well, giving him seven chart-topping songs.
For more information about Rucker, visit DariusRucker.com and follow @DariusRucker on Twitter.

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.