Posts Tagged ‘R&B’

New Kids On The Block Are Back With The Total Package

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Announce massive tour with superstar special guests Boyz II Men & Paula Abdul

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 15, 2016) – New Kids On The Block took over the Today Show this morning to announce their 2017 headlining tour alongside Grammy Award-winning tourmates Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men.  A follow-up to 2013’s hugely-successful Package Tour, the aptly titled Total Package Tour is the group’s biggest lineup yet.  Paula Abdul makes her momentous return to the stage for a hit-fueled set that includes an incredible 7 #1 hit singles, while Package Tour alums Boyz II Men will deliver their trademark, multiplatinum-selling sound to fans nationwide.  The Total Package Tour will be live in Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, July 6th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $199.95, $99.00, $79.00 and $59.00 and go on sale Saturday, November 19th 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 Sunday, November 20th, subject to availability.

With a combined 200 million records sold worldwide, NKOTB, Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men are primed to have the biggest party of the summer with The Total Package Tour. Known for delivering Blockheads with one-night-only experiences and legendary collaborative events, NKOTB will return to the stage after 2016’s touring hiatus, bringing with them #1 hits like “Hangin Tough,” “I’ll Be Loving You (Forever),” and “Step By Step.”  The iconic Paula Abdul will perform her legendary catalogue of Pop hits, while Boyz II Men will make their second trek alongside NKOTB to perform the rich catalogue of hits that earned the trio the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time.

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.

The Weeknd Announces ‘The Madness Fall Tour’

Thursday, August 20th, 2015


Mohegan Sun Arena set for Saturday, November 14th concert; North American Tour spanning 22 cities across the U.S. and Canada; Tickets on sale August 28th at Livenation.com & Ticketmaster

Grammy Award®-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist The Weeknd today announced The Madness Fall Tour. Set to kick off on Tuesday, November 3rd in Toronto, Ontario, the Live Nation-produced tour will support the genre-spanning artist’s upcoming album, Beauty Behind The Madness, due out Friday, August 28th on XO/Republic Records. The North American arena tour spans 22 cities across the U.S. and Canada including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Montreal, Atlanta, Miami, as well as a Saturday, November 14th concert at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Tickets are $97.50 & $77.50 and go on sale the same day as The Weeknd’s album release on Friday, August 28th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster and Livenation.com. 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, August 29th, subject to availability.

A Citi® cardmember pre-sale begins Monday, August 24th at 10:00am through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

The Weeknd’s path to Beauty Behind The Madness has defied all conventions. He avoided revealing his face until over a year after he released his very first song online. The story itself is now legendary. In 2011, he released an untouchable series of three critically revered free mixtapes — House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence — and the internet exploded with praise and a whole lot of theories about him as he personally remained silent. Soon though, his reach and appeal exponentially expanded. He teamed up with Ariana Grande for the platinum-selling hit “Love Me Harder.” He then had the mainstream completely in his grip with the release of “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” in early 2015. The first release from the chart-dominating, platinum Fifty Shades of Grey Original Motion Picture soundtrack became a triple-platinum smash that enjoyed 27 weeks on Billboard’s Hot 100. “Can’t Feel My Face” formally ushered in Beauty Behind The Madness. The song quickly shot to #1 on iTunes worldwide and within weeks, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Weeknd has also become a touring force. The 2014 King Of The Fall Tour sold out all dates and since then, The Weeknd’s festival appearances, including Coachella, Lollapalooza and HARD Summer, have drawn massive crowds.

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.

Usher Announces The Ur Experience

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Grammy Award® Winning superstar’s first headlining tour in three years will visit Mohegan Sun Arena on November 14th

UNCASVILLE, CT (September 2, 2014) — Hot on the heels of a blockbuster performance at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards and the release of his new single/video “She Came To Give It To You,” global megastar USHER announced today he will tour North America this fall, bringing The UR Experience to fans in 27 cities. Mohegan Sun Arena is set to play host on Friday, November 14th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $105.00 and $85.00 and go on sale Monday, September 15th 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 Tuesday, September 16th, subject to availability.

Packed with an impressive repertoire of smash hits spanning his 20-year career, the critically-acclaimed showman will give his fans a unique experience that only the multi-talented Usher can deliver. His show will include a fresh take on early and recent songs as well as new music from his anticipated forthcoming eighth studio album. Check out the latest tour trailer at Usher’s YouTube page (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Pn3xCwImQ) or to download a high resolution version, use the following link: http://bit.ly/1qV7gY8.

“With The UR Experience, I want to give my fans an ever-changing live show full of surprises and special guests,” says Usher. “I am really excited to be with my fans and give them an Usher experience like they’ve never seen or heard before.”

The UR Experience is produced by Live Nation Global Touring.

The UR Experience will kick off in Montreal, Quebec, on November 1st at the Bell Centre and continue through New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Vancouver and more! Special guests on the tour include August Alsina and DJ Cassidy. Select market on-sales begin Monday, September 8th, 10:00am EDT. American Express® Card Members will have an opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public.

A full list of cities, venues and public on sale dates is listed below. For the latest tour information please visit www.usherworld.com or www.livenation.com.

Join the conversation at #URXTOUR.

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.