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Dierks Bentley Announces 2nd Leg Of 2014 Riser Tour Amid Capacity Amphitheater Crowds And Glowing Reviews

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Randy Houser and Eric Paslay join Mohegan Sun Arena show set for Saturday, November 15th

Platinum selling singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley announced that a second leg has been added to his 2014 Riser Tour.  The 20 city run begins October 2nd in Stockton, CA and runs through the  end of the year with special guests Randy Houser and Eric Paslay on the US dates. The tour rolls into Uncasville, CT for a 7:30pm concert on Saturday, November 15th at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Tickets are $45.00 and go on sale Friday, September 5th 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, September 6th, subject to availability.  See www.Dierks.com for more details.

“It’s going to be tough to top this summer, but every night I get more excited and don’t want this run to end.  I’m just living in the moment as much as I can and taking it all in…it really has been the best summer of my life,” said Bentley.  “I’m looking forward to having Randy and Eric on the road for the next leg…both of them are crazy talented.”

While capacity crowds have filled amphitheaters across the country, Bentley’s tour has also caught the attention of critics who note headlining is “what the man was born to do” (Arizona Republic).

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. 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.

Cirque Dreams Revealed Comes To Mohegan Sun Arena on September 27th!

Monday, August 11th, 2014

An all-new stylish entertainment experience

Cirque Dreams Revealed will offer guests at Mohegan Sun Arena an intimate, in-the-round Cirque Dreams entertainment experience when this new, stylish and intriguing revue takes center stage.  The show is set for Saturday, September 27th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $25.00 and go on sale Friday, August 15th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call any Ticketmaster 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 16th subject to availability.

Cirque Dreams Revealed will expose some of the most distinctive and never before seen Cirque Dreams artistry in a non-stop cabaret revue of heart-pounding action. Guest seating will completely surround the performance and happenings unlike similar shows of this stature.  The featured Cirque Dreams artists in Cirque Dreams Revealed will soar above guests seats performing elaborate aerial feats, delicate balancing acts and stylish strength presentations with stimulating rhythm and grace.  Guests will behold contorting, spinning and the manipulation of perfectly sculpted bodies in synchronicity and close proximity.  The 75-minute revue will also reveal exquisite costumes, an alluring musical score and astonishing performance artistry from 8 countries.

Under the artistic direction of founder and Broadway director Neil Goldberg, The Cirque Dreams franchise and global entertainment brand of popular shows throughout the world have garnered the praise of critics around the country from USA Today, Associated Press and the New York Times to CNN, Today Show and Fox & Friends, Neil Goldberg has been declared “One of today’s leading theatrical impresarios” by The LA Times. Chris Jones of The Chicago Tribune says Goldberg’s Cirque Dreams has “mastered an artform that the more famous French Canadians have yet to conquer.” The New York Daily News hails, “There have only been a handful of shows that have generated an exclamation point as assertive as the ones created and directed by Neil Goldberg,” proclaiming him “uniquely ingenious.”

To date, Cirque Dreams brand shows have been attended by over 50 million people in more than 350 U.S. cities and 20 countries.  Partnerships have been forged with industry leaders and companies in strategic markets where Cirque Dreams shows appear.  Broadway and touring shows have been presented in partnership with many including Broadway Across America.  Cirque Dreams brand shows have been produced for Disney, Busch Gardens and Six Flags theme parks.  The company’s partnership with Palace Resorts presents Cirque Dreams brand shows in Cancun and future destination resorts.  Sony/ATV Music and Cirque Dreams’ partnership generated the creation of the musical touring production “Cirque Dreams Rocks”.  Permanent installations of “Cirque Dreams & Dinner” shows on the Epic and Breakaway ships are in partnership with Norwegian Cruise Line.  Cirque Dreams’ partnership with Armed Forces Entertainment has generated performances at 17 military installations in 10 countries for U.S. service members and their families. In 2015 the company will produce and tour a revival of its Broadway production of Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy.  For more information, visit www.cirqueproductions.com

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. 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.

Mohegan Sun Arena Ranked Among Top Venues In The World Today

Monday, August 4th, 2014

The Arena’s powerhouse calendar so far in 2014 also helped boost the venue to #37 for all Arenas worldwide, In Pollstar Magazine’s mid-year rankings

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 4, 2014) – In Pollstar Magazine’s recently released mid-year report, Mohegan Sun Arena comes in ranking 11th for all Arenas in the U.S., regardless of size. Mohegan Sun Arena currently sits ahead of other big music venue forces such as The Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, The Prudential Center in Newark, NJ and Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. All of whom have capacities over 18,000.

“It’s quite an accomplishment and one that so many people here at Mohegan Sun deserve to celebrate. A ton of hard work goes into making Mohegan Sun Arena one of the most popular and attractive entertainment venues in the world. To continue to be in the company of places like the Sprint Center, Wells Fargo Center and Madison Square Garden feels tremendous, especially when you factor in how much larger some of these places are.” said Tom Cantone, Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.

Mohegan Sun Arena continues to build off of an amazing 2013 where Prince rounded out the concert calendar with three consecutive highly crowd pleasing shows in late December. The venue also was named “Best Arena of the Year” at the 2013 G2E Global Gaming Conference’s Casino Entertainment Awards as well as “Casino of the Year” for 2013, by the Academy of Country Music.

Being the 37th ranked venue for all Arenas in the world by Pollstar is something Mohegan Sun is extremely proud of as well. An amazing calendar thus far through 2014 included some of the most high-profile global touring acts around. Some of which brought in performances by Jay Z, The Killers, Hunter Hayes, Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Boston, Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon, Luke Bryan, Michael Bublé, Queen + Adam Lambert, Darius Rucker, Katy Perry, Lady Antebellum and Imagine Dragons.

*All figures are based off of tickets sold worldwide as reported to Pollstar for shows played between January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014.

Mohegan Sun Arena is a 10,000 seat capacity venue which is now consistently ranked 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. 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.