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Medical Emergency Forces Nickelback To Cancel North American Dates For 2015 No Fixed Address Tour, Chad Kroeger To Undergo Vocal Chord Surgery

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Refunds available to ticketholders at point of purchase

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 23, 2015) – Multi-platinum selling rock band NICKELBACK is forced to cancel all remaining dates of the second leg of the 2015 No Fixed Address North American tour due to lead vocalist Chad Kroeger being diagnosed with an operable cyst on his voice box.  Kroeger will undergo surgery in 3 weeks following vocal rest ordered by doctors. This include’s Mohegan Sun Arena’s August 15th concert.

Ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase.  For more information please visit http://www.livenation.com/ and http://www.nickelback.com/.

Nickelback cancelled shows over the weekend, hoping the additional rest and treatment would help but an unfortunate diagnosis from Kroeger’s doctor revealed a more serious scenario.  ““I am sorry I have to interrupt the party this summer and I am definitely not thrilled with the prospect of being silent for many weeks to come when I could be out there playing for our fans” shared Chad Kroeger. “I am relying on my doctor and his team to help get my voice back in good form as quickly as possible.”

Kroeger’s medical team anticipates a full recovery and the No Fixed Address tour will resume with their previously scheduled European run, in Helsinki, Finland on September 30th.

Nickelback are expected to return to North America in 2016.

The Band Perry To Play Mohegan Sun Arena

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Live on September 25th; Tickets on sale this Friday

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 22, 2015) – Mohegan Sun Arena is excited to welcome Country trio The Band Perry for a Friday, September 25th concert, set for 7:30pm. They become another in a long line of Country acts, to go on to play the Arena after having performances in Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den!

Tickets are $49.00 and $29.00 and go on sale Friday, June 26th 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, June 27th, subject to availability.

Grammy® Award-winning family trio, The Band Perry has achieved both massive mainstream success and gained major critical acclaim since delivering their platinum self-titled debut, making them one of the most dynamic acts in music today.  Introducing the sibling trio as a powerful new force on the Country scene, 2010’s The Band Perry offered up five hit singles, including the sextuple-platinum chart-topper “If I Die Young” and other platinum hits – the #1 “All Your Life” and “You Lie” – as well as “Hip to My Heart” and the gold-certified single “Postcard from Paris.”  The video for “If I Die Young” recently became Vevo-certified for reaching 100 million plays.

On the band’s gold-certified second album Pioneer, frontwoman Kimberly Perry and her younger brothers Reid and Neil delved deeper into an edgy, Rock-and-Roll-inspired sound while staying true to their southern roots.  Featuring the platinum #1 singles “Better Dig Two” and “DONE.” (plus smash hits “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” and “Chainsaw”), Pioneer found The Band Perry widening their appeal and continuing to showcase their breathtaking three-part harmonies.  The group kicked off their first headline tour – the We Are Pioneers World Tour – in late 2013 and quickly established themselves as a global powerhouse, playing hundreds of venues from Seattle to Sweden.

In late 2014, The Band Perry released a spirited rendition of Country legend Glen Campbell’s “Gentle On My Mind,” which also appears on the soundtrack for the James Keach-directed documentary, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me.   In February 2015, the band won the Grammy® Award for “Best Country Duo/Group Performance” for this song.  They have earned multiple awards from the likes of The Country Music Association; CMT Music Awards; The American Country Awards; and The Academy of Country Music. They have also received multiple nominations from the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards and The American Country Countdown Awards.

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.

Best of 90’s Concert featuring Boyz II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue & Coolio To Hit Mohegan Sun Arena This September

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Concert set for Friday, September 18th; Tickets on sale June 12th

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 8, 2015) — Mohegan Sun had a huge throwback weekend back in February when The Pointer Sisters, Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, Club Nouveau played the Arena as part of the 80’s Extravaganza. Come September, the music is moving on to another great decade when Mohegan Sun Arena’s Best of 90s Concert rolls in, featuring Boyz II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue and Coolio! The lineup will bring some of the biggest 90s hits to the stage, the likes of Wilson Phillip’s “Hold On,” Boyz II Men’s “MotownPhilly,” En Vogue’s “Free Your Mind” and Coolio’s “Fantastic Voyage.” It all kicks off at 8:00pm on Friday, September 18th.

Tickets are $35.00 and go on sale Friday, June 12th 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, June 13th, subject to availability. For more information, visit Best of 90s!

About Boyz II Men:

With more than 20 years of timeless hits, Boyz II Men remains one of the most truly iconic R&B groups in music history. The group redefined popular R&B and continues to create timeless hits that appeal to fans across all generations. The group’s 4 Grammy Awards are just the tip of the iceberg: throughout their 20-year career, Boyz II Men have also won a whopping 9 American Music Awards, 9 Soul Train Awards, 3 Billboard Awards and a 2011 MOBO Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Music.”

The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 60 million albums sold. And the reason is abundantly clear: for the past two Decades, Boyz II Men have given fans a rich catalogue of hits filled with smooth harmonies and enduring themes. And for Boyz II Men the hits just keep on coming—the group continues to craft new albums and bring their legendary act to stages across the world.

Boyz II Men’s past hits include: “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly” and many others. And their recent albums have earned them major critical acclaim as well. Their Decca label debut, Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA (Decca/Universal), on November 13, 2007 earned them two Grammy nominations.

In 2011, Boyz II Men marked their 20th anniversary by releasing a landmark album, fittingly titled Twenty. The album contains the group’s first original material in nearly a decade as well as a dozen remasetered classic, career-defining hits. Twenty debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, #4 on the Billboard R&B Album chart, #10 on the Billboard Digital Album chart, and placed #1 on the iTunes R&B Soul Album chart. Twenty’s first single, “More Than You’ll Ever Know” cracked into the Top 15 on Urban AC charts.

About Wilson Phillips:

Leading up to the 25 year anniversary of their self-titled album, Wilson Phillips has a lot to celebrate. Since the beginning of their union in 1990, Wilson Phillips have won the Billboard Music Award for “Hot 100 Single of the Year” for the now iconic single “Hold On,” were nominated for four Grammy Awards, as well as two American Music Awards. After a 10-year hiatus, Wilson Phillips reunited and were back to business releasing albums and making appearances. In 2011, they appeared in the blockbuster hit comedy Bridesmaids and starred in a TV Guide Network reality show: Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On. Additionally, Chynna Phillips competed on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and Carnie Wilson hosted Karaoke USA and participated on Celebrity Wife Swap.

All of the girls commit their time and energy to various charities. Carnie Wilson competed in the Chopped Tournament of Stars: Rachel vs. Guy, in 2014, to represent WLSFA (Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America) and won $10,000 for second place.

About En Vogue:

The name rings more than a bell. It invokes memories of a long line of red-hot R&B and Pop smashes recorded in the 1990s. Songs like “Hold On,” “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It),” “Giving Him Something He Can Feel,” “Free Your Mind” and “Whatta Man” featuring Salt-N- Pepa, are just a sampling of the mega hits made famous by the Pop/R&B super group.

Fusing style, sophistication, sass and sex appeal, the En Vogue formula was magical and the group went on to sell over eight million albums. In total, En Vogue recorded five albums: 1990’s Born To Sing; 1992’s Funky Divas; 1997’s EV3; 2000’s Masterpiece Theatre; and 2002’s The Gift of Christmas. There have also been several compilations released including 1999’s Best of En Vogue and 2001’s The Very Best of En Vogue.

In addition to being featured on Elom’s, (star of Sesame Street) compilation CD Elmopalooza! the group also appeared on the soundtrack Simply Mad About the Mouse, Why Do Fools Fall In Love and Set It Off with produced the #1 hit, “Don’t Let Go”. Group member Terry Ellis also released a successful solo album Southern Girl in 1995.

About Coolio:

Coolio, the multi-talented Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist, composer and actor, is one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide.  To date, Coolio has sold over 30 million records globally and has performed in concerts to adoring fans in Africa, Israel, Russia, Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Australia and Turkey and throughout Europe.  In the diversified Hip Hop industry, Coolio is one of the few rap artists who has been able to garner mainstream success and critical acclaim.

Coolio won a Grammy Award in 1996 for “Best Rap Performance, Solo” for his international hit single, “Gangsta’s Paradise” which was also featured on the Dangerous Minds soundtrack and movie.  The single “Gangsta’s Paradise” was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Song of the Year and it sold over 4 million copies and was Billboard Magazine’s #1 single in 1995.  Coolio has won an American Music Award, 3 MTV Awards, 2 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and a World Music Award.  He has received 6 Grammy Award nominations (1994,1995,1996), 2 Billboard Music Awards (1994,1996), 2 ASCAP Awards (1996, 1997), 3 MTV Video Awards (1996, 1997), 4 American Online Awards (1996) and was the Playboy Music Poll Winner in 1997.

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.