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BOSTON Back By Popular Demand For A Summer Concert At Mohegan Sun Arena

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Tickets on-sale Friday, May 1st

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 27, 2015) – This summer, Tom Scholz’ BOSTON will be returning to Mohegan Sun for a highly anticipated concert slated for Thursday, August 13th. Mohegan Sun Arena is excited for another great night of Rock when one of the all-time bands of our time heads back to Uncasville, CT. It all kicks off at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $49.50 and go on sale Friday, May 1st 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, May 2nd subject to availability.

BOSTON is always a huge crowd pleaser with their high-energy stage show, out-of-this-world sound and remarkable musicianship and singing. BOSTON prides itself on performing a totally live show without the use of prerecorded music or technical enhancements, delivering the extraordinary sound that is faithful to their studio recordings.

BOSTON became an iconic Classic Rock fixture when they joined the music scene with their self-titled album in 1976. With over 17 million copies sold, Boston generated hits such as “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind.” and “Smokin’,” Rock staples that are still in heavy rotation today. Their second album, Don’t Look Back was another chart-topper that confirmed their place in Rock history, followed by Third Stage, which hit #1 on the charts, with the top single of 1986, “Amanda.” With over 31 million albums sold to date, BOSTON has stood the test of time, as evidenced by live audiences that span generations.

Fans can expect to hear all the classic songs they have grown to love, and will be treated to some new additions to their set list based on recent requests. Concert goers will be treated to wild Hammond organ work, soaring harmony guitars and exceptional vocal arrangements, as well as BOSTON’s unique visual stage presentation and plenty of extra-terrestrial sounds heard nowhere else on Earth.

The lineup for BOSON 2015 is:

Tom Scholz • Lead and Rhythm Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
Tracy Ferrie • Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals
Jeff Neal • Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals
Tommy DeCarlo • Lead Vocals, Keyboards, Percussion
Beth Cohen • Keyboards, Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Gary Pihl • Rhythm and Lead Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
For the latest confirmed tour dates, visit the official website: bandboston.com

To receive updated tour information and interact with BOSTON fans, please join our Facebook page at Facebook.com/BandBOSTON

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.

Bellator MMA Welterweight World Champion Douglas Lima Meets Russian Knockout Artist Andrey Koreshkov On July 17th At Mohegan Sun Arena

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Bellator MMA Welterweight World Champion Douglas “ThePhenom” Lima (26-5), one of the most talented and well-rounded 170-pound fighters on the planet today, puts his title on the line against Russian knockout artist Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov (17-1) on Friday, July 16th, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT.

Tickets are $195.00, $95.00, $70.00, $45.00 and $25.00 and go on sale Friday, April 24th 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 25th, subject to availability.

Bellator Nation presale begins Tuesday, April 21st. Join the Bellator Newsletter list or follow them on social media (Twitter / Facebook) to gain access to the presale code and details.

“Douglas Lima is an incredible champion who is in for one of the toughest fights of his life against Koreshkov,” said Bellator President Scott Coker. “When the rest of this card is announced, we’ll have put together one of the greatest showcases of welterweight talent ever assembled on one night.”

The two elite combatants headline the newly announced “Bellator MMA: Lima vs. Koreshkov” event, which airs live and free on Spike at 9:00pm.

Additional information, including ticketing details and the night’s full lineup of world-class MMA action, will be announced shortly.

The 27-year-old Lima is a Brazilian-born athlete who now makes his home in Atlanta. Fighting under the Bellator MMA banner since 2011, Lima is an impressive 8-1 in the promotion and an incredible 14-1 in his past 15 overall appearances. Lima earned his way to the Bellator MMA Welterweight World Title with an eight-man tournament victory that included knockout wins over Ben Saunders, Bryan Baker and Michail Tsarev. Lima then claimed the title with an April 2014 knockout win over Rick Hawn. Overall, Lima boasts five consecutive knockout victories and now looks to defend his belt for the first time.

Koreshkov is also fresh off an eight-man tournament win, claiming a decision victory over Adam McDonough after previously registering knockouts of Justin Baesman and Nah-Shon Burrell. The 24-year-old Koreshkov is a Russian national medalist in both pankration and hand-to-hand combat and has lost just once in 18 professional MMA appearances. He owns 10 wins by knockouts and three by submission and also owns a 2012 victory over former Bellator MMA Welterweight World Champion Lyman Good.

Expect fireworks when Lima and Koreshkov collide.

Additional contests for “Bellator MMA: Lima vs. Koreshkov” will be announced shortly.

About Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA is a leading Mixed Martial Arts organization featuring many of the best fighters in the world. Under the direction of veteran fight promoter Scott Coker, Bellator is available to nearly 400 million homes worldwide in over 120 countries. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike, the MMA television leader. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Santa Monica, California and owned by entertainment giant Viacom, home to the world’s premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms.

About Spike:

Spike is available in 98.7 million homes and is a division of Viacom Media Networks. A unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), Viacom Media Networks is one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike’s Internet address is www.spike.com and for up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit Spike’s press site at http://www.spike.com/press. Follow us on Twitter @spiketvpr for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos.

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 world 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.

Kevin Hart To Be Inducted Into Mohegan Sun’s Walk of Fame

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Fans invited to event to honor Kevin Hart and his 3rd sell-out show at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, April 18th

What:
Mohegan Sun is proud to announce that the next Arena Walk of Fame inductee will be none other than one of the best and hardest working comedians in the world, Kevin Hart.  A performer that Billboard Magazine recently stated, “may be embarking on the biggest comedy tour of all time,” will become the first comedian ever to headline a stadium at Lincoln Financial Field. Hart, who was awarded the “Comedy Genius Award” at last night’s 2015 MTV Movie Awards, also stars in the new hit film Get Hard with Will Ferrell and has countless other TV and film credits including BET’s Real Husbands of Hollywood. Mohegan Sun Arena is more than honored to present the comedy superstar with a much deserved Walk of Fame star at 4:00pm prior to his stand-up show that evening, April 18th.

Media and public invited to attend the induction ceremony.

WHEN/WHERE:
Saturday, April 18th at 4:00pm
Mohegan Sun Arena Box Office Forecourt

WHO:
Mohegan Tribal Chairman, Kevin “Red Eagle” Brown
Tom Cantone, Senior VP of Sports & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun
Kevin Hart

IN DETAIL:
Some of Mohegan Sun Arena’s most memorable performers including Bon Jovi, KISS, Rod Stewart, Toby Keith, Taylor Swift, Frankie Valli, Mötley Crüe and so many more have been honored as Walk of Famers and have stars placed outside of the Box Office.  Kevin Hart’s “What Now” tour, scheduled for 8:00pm, marks the comedian’s 3rd sellout at Mohegan Sun Arena and will make him the 29th entertainer inducted into the Walk of Fame. For more info on Kevin’s performance on the evening of April 18th, visit mohegansun.com/entertainment.

The award seeks to recognize those individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of Mohegan Sun as the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination. All of the individuals inducted into the Mohegan Sun Walk of Fame will have their name engraved on a plaque that will be permanently placed at the entrance to Mohegan Sun Arena.