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Charlie Puth Unveils “The Voicenotes Tour”

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Worldwide Pop superstar announces biggest ever headline trek with special guest Hailee Steinfeld

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 18, 2017) – Multi-platinum artist/musician/producer Charlie Puth has announced plans for his biggest North American headline tour to date. Produced by Live Nation, “The Voicenotes Tour” officially gets underway July 11th at Toronto, ON’s Budweiser Stage and travels the continent through the summer. Highlights include dates at New York City’s world-famous Radio City Music Hall (July 16th) and the renowned Greek Theatre in Los Angeles (August 14th). Multi-platinum recording artist Hailee Steinfeld will be main support on all dates. The tour makes a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Thursday, July 19th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $49.50, $39.50 and $29.50 and go on sale Friday, December 22nd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to Ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, December 23rd, subject to availability.

“The Voicenotes Tour” will celebrate Puth’s hugely anticipated new album, VOICENOTES, due next year from Atlantic Records – pre-orders are available now HERE. The album is preceded by the current smash single, “How Long,” available now at all DSPs and streaming services HERE. Now with close to 300 million streams worldwide, the single has proven yet another popular favorite both here and abroad, reaching #1 on innumerable iTunes “Global Singles” charts and Mexico’s “Ingles Airplay” while earning both gold certification in Australia and silver certification in the United Kingdom. Named by Vanity Fair as one of “The 17 Best Pop Songs of 2017,” “How Long” is joined by an even more popular companion visual, currently boasting over 160 million views via YouTube alone – HERE

“The Voicenotes Tour” special guest and Republic Records recording artist Hailee Steinfeld has quickly cemented herself as a rising force in Pop music with a series of hits under her belt, including her 2015 platinum-certified debut single “Love Myself,” double platinum selling smash “Starving” with Grey [feat. Zedd] and platinum selling summer anthem “Most Girls.” To date, the multi-platinum selling artist has amassed a total of nearly 2 billion streams globally. This year, Steinfeld won “Best Push Artist” at the MTV EMAs, Musical.ly’s “Top Covered Artist” award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards and was honored by Variety with the “Crossover Artist” award at their inaugural Hitmakers event. She also garnered three Teen Choice Award nominations for her work in both film and music. Most recently, Steinfeld released her new single “Let Me Go.” Produced by Grammy nominated DJ and producer Alesso and critically-acclaimed producer, songwriter and artist Watt, “Let Me Go” pairs Steinfeld with one of Country music’s best-selling acts Florida Georgia Line.  Performed for the first time ever on this year’s American Music Awards, the song has amassed 150 million streams on Spotify where it is currently Top 20 on their Global Top 50 chart and climbing.

Puth marked the release of “How Long” with high-profile TV performances on CBS’ The Late Late Show With James Corden (watch HERE) and ABC’s Good Morning America (watch HERE), soon to be followed by an eagerly anticipated performance on tomorrow night’s season finale of NBC’s The Voice. He’ll then perform both “How Long” and “Attention” on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2018, to be broadcast live on ABC on December 31st (check local listings). In addition, Puth will perform “How Long” on upcoming episodes of the nationally syndicated Ellen DeGeneres Show and CBS’ The Talk, both set to air in early January.

“How Long” arrived hot on the heels of Puth’s summer’s blockbuster, “Attention,” available at all DSPs and streaming services HERE. The RIAA platinum-certified single – which marked Puth’s first new music since 2016’s RIAA platinum-certified debut album, “NINE TRACK MIND” – reached #5 on Billboard’s Hot 100, his third consecutive Top 10 hit and highest charting solo track to date. What’s more, “Attention” topped the multi-format “Radio Songs” chart for four straight weeks while also ascending to the #1 spot on Billboard’s “Dance Mix Show Airplay” tally – Puth’s first time atop that chart as a solo artist. “Attention” also proved an international favorite, reaching #1 in such far-flung lands as Russia, Venezuela, Ukraine, Israel, Latvia, and Mexico, while earning diamond certification in France, 3x platinum in Australia and Italy, 2x platinum in Spain, and platinum in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Of course, the “Attention” companion visual – directed by Emil Nava (Ed Sheeran, Calvin Harris Feat. Rihanna) – proved yet another record-shattering video sensation for Puth, now with over 638 million YouTube views and counting – HERE.

Hailed around the world as an energetic and electrifying live performer, Puth has spent much of the early winter stealing the show on the just-concluded iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour. Puth received ecstatic notices for his show-stopping performances on the annual multi-artist holiday trek, with Pennsylvania’s The Morning Call enthusing, “(Puth) condensed his best material into an offering that showed just how good he is, and the growth he’s undergoing…’Attention,’ which has more of an R&B groove than his previous hits, shows he is moving from a Billy Joel-piano-rocker to more of a Timberlake vibe… ‘One Call Away’ had the whole crowd singing – because it’s good and catchy… And, of course, his closing song ‘See You Again,’ his 9x platinum hit from 2015, will be Puth’s forever can’t-miss song. Its opening still brings chills, and its choral ending still has power.” Puth “put across genuine charm and daffy enthusiasm,” raved the Los Angeles Times while Billboard applauded his “surprisingly raw performance” of hits including “Attention” and “See You Again.” “The piano-playing crooner Charlie Puth provided a few more plot twists,” declared the New York Times, “his songs refused the blandishments of an ex who only wanted ‘Attention’ and tried desperately to apologize for straying in ‘How Long.’”

Along with his worldwide popularity, Puth is among the most honored new artists in recent memory, among his many accolades a Teen Choice Award, two Billboard Music Awards, a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award, and myriad nominations including a GRAMMY® nod for “Song of the Year” and a prestigious Golden Globe nomination for “Best Original Song.”

A gifted and charismatic live performer, Puth has proven a hugely popular concert attraction, with 2016’s “Nine Track Mind Tour” selling out nearly every date within 30 minutes of its announcement. As if that weren’t enough, Puth has made any number of show-stopping TV appearances, including FOX’s 2016 Teen Choice Awards, NBC’s TODAY and The Voice, CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! and 2015 American Music Awards, and both the nationally syndicated Ellen DeGeneres Show and LIVE with Kelly and Michael, not to mention a guest cameo on CBS’ highly rated Life In Pieces.

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.  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.

Daughtry Announces First Leg Of 2018 Headlining Tour

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Tour will hit 30+ cities across the U.S. with Mohegan Sun slated for April 6th

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 12, 2017) – Grammy-nominated Rock band Daughtry have announced details for the first leg of their 2018 headlining tour. Set to hit 30+ cities across the U.S., Daughtry’ s tour dates will kick off on March 7th in Fort Meyers, FL and will wrap on April 20th with singer Sinclair opening. The band will take the stage in Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, April 6th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $35.00 and go on sale Friday, December 15th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to Ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, December 16th, subject to availability.

In addition to the tour, Daughtry are also gearing up to announce new music that is set to come in 2018.

Chris Daughtry said, “We are very much looking forward to hitting the road again and reconnecting with our fans! We’ve been grinding away in the studio working diligently on our 5th album and cannot wait to share the new material in 2018! Our fans have waited long enough.”

Daughtry have released four studio albums, scored four #1 hits and garnered four Grammy nominations. Additionally, the band has sold over 8 million albums and 16 million singles, as well as selling out concerts around the globe. At radio, the band has also earned four #1 singles, including the multi-format hit #1 song “It’s Not Over.” Daughtry’ s self-titled album was the fastest-selling Rock debut in Soundscan history, and its follow-up, Leave This Town, marked the quintet’s second consecutive #1 album. The band’s third album, Break The Spell, was certified gold within four weeks of its release, and their last studio effort, Baptized, produced the certified gold single, “Waiting For Superman.”

ABOUT SINCLAIR

Sinclair is the sixth of nine children raised by a considerably strict pastor in upstate New York. With such a large family and rather stifling upbringing, music quickly became her everyday escape. After testing the waters in New York City and LA, Sinclair picked up in 2011 and chose Nashville as her home. It was there that she quickly honed her musical skills and dove into learning multiple instruments, while writing and recording her critically-acclaimed debut EP, Sweet Talk.

Produced by John Alagia (‪John Mayer) and Nolan Sipe (Andy Grammar), the EP featured a standout song, “This Too Shall Pass,” which has over 12 million streams on Spotify to date. Her follow-up EP, CLRBLND premiered in 2016 on TeenVogue.com and opened doors for her to perform alongside top acts such as: Ke$ha, ‪Claude Kelly & Chuck Harmony (Louis York), ‪Max Frost and ‪Mike Posner.

This year Sinclair has focused her efforts on traveling and creating new music in ultra-dynamic cities like London, Berlin and New York. She’s recently released two singles produced and recorded by ‪Sacha Skarbek (‪Joss Stone, Lana Del Rey, ‪James Blunt, etc…) in London, “Shy Love” & “Obsession” and will release “Pop! Champagne” before the holidays!

Sinclair prides herself on creating musical experiences that mirror life — dark and methodical tones, with uplifting bursts of colorful brightness and feel good energy. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her wife, a painter & stylist, and credits their marriage for her daily dose of inspiration and excitement.

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.  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 Arena Continues Success With Record Setting Year In 2017

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Ranking amongst top concert venues in the world with major U.S. tours, sellouts and national awards

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 11, 2017) – Mohegan Sun Arena recorded yet another successful year of A-list national tours and national awards in 2017. Two major awards were “Prime Site” and “Casino of the Year,” bringing the total to 15 national awards for the Arena over nine years. Named in Connecticut Magazine as “Best of Connecticut 2017” for large entertainment venue, Mohegan Sun Arena continues to be one of the busiest venues in the world, and surpassed 11 million guests this year as well.

“I am blessed to have so many talented people who help put our entertainment brand on the world stage – they are the reason we have a world-class venue sitting right in our backyard,” said Tom Cantone, Sr. VP of Sports and Entertainment.

Along with recognitions, 2017 brought in multiple Grammy winners, Billboard chart toppers and Top Hot 100 artists with a record of 39 sellouts, as well as two major sport franchises, CT Sun and Black Wolves Lacrosse who both made the playoffs, filling in some of 165 dates drawing some 800,000 fans.

Among the celebrated artists and bands in 2017, one of the hottest tours includes Lady Gaga’s, “Joanne World Tour” which hit Mohegan Sun Arena with two sold-out shows. The Arena also hosted other highly touted tours that sold-out within minutes including Ed Sheeran, Bon Jovi, Neil Diamond, Depeche Mode, Journey, Pentatonix, Backstreet Boys and Ariana Grande.

Major National Awards and Tours:

  • #1 Ranked Casino Venue in the World (Billboard, Pollstar, Venues Today)
  • #1 Social Media Venue in the World for Size (Venues Today)
  • Prime Site Award (Facilities & Event Management Magazine)
  • Casino of the Year (IEBA – International Entertainment Buyers Association)
  • Named Most Instagrammed Location in CT (Buzzfeed)
  • 3rd in the U.S. for Size (Billboard)
  • 3rd in the World for Size (Billboard)
  • 39th in the World for All Size Venues (Pollstar)
  • 17th in the U.S. for All Size Venues (Pollstar)
  • Ed Sheeran – Grammy nomination for “Song of the Year;” Presented a check for $10,000 to the CT Children’s Hospital in his name
  • Lady Gaga – 2017 American Music Awards “Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist;” Wore the CT Sun game jersey on stage during her show
  • Katy Perry – Met the family of a local cancer victim who listened to her music during treatment. The full story is available to read here: Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Bon Jovi – Rehearsed and started his “This House Is Not for Sale Tour” at Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Ariana Grande – Grammy nominations: “Best Pop Vocal Album” and “Best Pop Solo Performance;” BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards “Best International Solo Artist”
  • The Weeknd – Power Artists (Billboard Power 100)
  • Florida Georgia Line – “Top Country Song” (Billboard)
  • Imagine Dragons – 2017 American Music Awards “Favorite Duo/Group Pop/Rock”
  • Halsey – “Top Hot 100 Song,” “Top Collaboration,” “Top Dance/Electric Song” (Billboard); Grammy nomination for “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance”
  • Vets Rock – With Joe Walsh and Eddie Money, raised a total of $250,000 for our Veterans and USO

*Rankings reflect mid-year reporting with year-end results due out January 2018.

Other notable national tours in 2017 included: Eric Church, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tim & Faith, Jason Aldean, Neil Diamond, The Who, New Kids on the Block, Pentatonix, Chris Rock and Kevin Hart.

Mohegan Sun Arena keeps pace in the New Year with big name acts set for 2018 as: Walk The Moon on January 20th, Dancing With The Stars on January 26th & 27th, Cole Swindell on February 17th, Little Big Town on February 23rd, Kid Rock on March 2nd, Alice Cooper on March 8th, Rod Stewart on March 24th, Celtic Woman on March 30th, Lorde on April 7th, Brett Eldredge on April 28th, Tim & Faith on June 15th and many more.

To view the full entertainment calendars for Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com/entertainment.

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.  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.