Posts Tagged ‘music’

Mohegan Sun Takes Home “Casino Of The Year” At The 47th Annual IEBA Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 24, 2017) — Mohegan Sun, the Uncasville, CT. flagship property for Mohegan Gaming&Entertainment, is excited to announce that it has been named “Casino of the Year” at the 2017 International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) Honors and Awards Ceremony, that took place in Nashville, Tennessee on October 17th, 2017.  Mohegan Sun won this very award in 2015 as well.

“Our dedicated entertainment team has built a national reputation to make our 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena become as popular as the stars that play it. I’m very proud of the high level of entertainment and hard work that the industry has recognized as award-winning, and with that, extremely honored to be named “Casino of the Year,” at this year’s IEBA Ceremony.” – said Senior Corporate VP of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Tom Cantone.

The International Entertainment Buyers Association Honors and Awards Ceremony took place October 17th in downtown Nashville’s, Omni Hotel and Country Music Hall of Fame® & Museum. The awards are voted on by top entertainment executives in the nation including the biggest agencies, artist management groups and other arenas, theatres and clubs throughout the U.S.

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), is the corporate arm of Mohegan Sun, with gaming & entertainment destinations across the United States and with projects underway internationally, as well. In addition to the flagship casino & resort in Connecticut, which is home to Mohegan Sun Arena and regularly hosts acts like Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, Kenny Chesney and Lady Gaga, MGE also supports entertainment venues at each of its owned and/or operated properties, including the 2,500-seat Mari Showroom at Paragon Hotel & Resort in Marksville, LA, the 1,400-seat Superstar Theatre at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the 1,400 Keystone Grand Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, PA and a soon-to-be-opened, 2,500-seat entertainment venue at iLANI in southern Washington State.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard MagazinePollstar 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 Releases the Ultimate Summer Playlist Featuring Today’s Biggest Names in Music

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Connecticut’s Leading, All-Encompassing Resort Destination Looks to its Celebrity Entertainment Lineup For the Definitive Soundtrack of the Season

Uncasville, CT (June 29, 2017) – Mohegan Sun, the East Coast’s premier, one-stop entertainment destination for catching today’s top musicians and performers, knows that every summer is marked by an unforgettable soundtrack. To kick off its “Hot Summer Fun” events lineup, Mohegan tapped into its summer entertainment lineup featuring some of the hottest names in music to share the songs they’ll be jamming out to from now through Labor Day weekend.  Compiled into a hand-picked soundtrack featuring the artists that will be taking the stage at Mohegan Sun’s concert venues this summer, resort guests and out-of-towners now have access to Mohegan Sun’s new Spotify playlist that will sure to make the sun-soaked months more memorable!

With summer officially in full swing and tons of A-listers scheduled to perform at Mohegan Sun Arena, COMIX Comedy Club and the Wolf Den, it’s the ultimate time to name the hottest songs of the season. Whether fans are in route to the beautiful Connecticut resort and casino property to catch dinner and an Arena show, getting ready to hit the beach, or hosting an at-home BBQ with family and friends, Mohegan Sun’s summer Spotify soundtrack is perfect for hot days, summer nights or simply cruising the open road without a destination in mind.

Here are more than 75 essential summer songs, featuring tracks by Mohegan Sun’s legendary lineup of musicians including Ed Sheeran, Kenny Chesney, and more: Mohegan Sun’s 2017 Summer Spotify Playlist

Hot Headliners to Catch at Mohegan Sun:

As Mohegan Sun’s summer events lineup heats up from June through early-September, resort guests and out-of-town visitors are encouraged to purchase their concert and entertainment tickets in advance before they sell-out! See below for a full list of artists scheduled to perform at Mohegan Sun’s award-winning Arena. With plenty of events and exciting happenings taking place around the all-encompassing resort every day of the week, Mohegan is poised to be the go-to destination of the summer season. For a full schedule of events and to book your tickets in advance, visit Mohegan Sun!

Artists scheduled to perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena this summer include:

  • New Kids on the Block on Thursday, July 6
  • Ed Sheeran on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15
  • The Who on Thursday, July 20
  • Queen and Adam Lambert on Sunday, July 23
  • Kings of Leon on Saturday, July 29
  • Linkin Park on Saturday, August 5
  • Goo Goo Dolls on Wednesday, August 9
  • Kenny Chesney on Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11
  • John Mellencamp on Sunday, August 13
  • Carlos Santana on Sunday, August 19

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visitingmohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Kenny Chesney’s Last Four Of 2017

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Final 2017 shows presented by Blue Chair Bay Rum on sale April 14th; 2 shows in the Northeast, 2 shows in the South

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 10, 2017) – With a second Gillette Stadium show added and close to sold-out, the hunger for that live Kenny Chesney summer experience is pronounced. Though there’s a handful of festival plays on the calendar for this year, Chesney announces four more intimate shows to round out his 2017 live schedule: Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on August 4th and The Wharf Amphitheatre in Orange Beach, AL on August 5th, followed by two nights at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, August 10th and Friday, August 11th. Both Mohegan Sun shows are presented by Blue Chair Bay Rum and will begin at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $125.00 & $95.00 and go on sale Friday, April 14th 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 starting Saturday, April 15th, subject to availability.

“As long as we’re rehearsing and I’ve got new music in the pipeline, I can’t imagine not playing a little bit,” says Chesney. “I know that it takes time off to create and make records… to write and find songs like “American Kids” and “Noise,” but that doesn’t mean I don’t miss the fans. There is nothing that feeds me more than hearing the sound of the No Shoes Nation singing these songs, seeing those faces and knowing this is gonna be one of those nights.”

Having closed 2016’s Spread the Love Tour with 121,399 cheering New Englanders at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA, along with hitting the half-million mark at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey’s Meadowlands, Chesney had one of his biggest touring years – despite playing fewer dates than he has in previous years. As he says of those shows, “I can still hear the crowds when I close my eyes at night. Just when I think it can’t get any bigger or louder, the No Shoes Nation comes at me with these songs, singing and cheering and showing me how much life we can live in three minutes.”

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.