Posts Tagged ‘The Killers’

The Killers Return To Mohegan Sun

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Performing live in the Arena on July 21st

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 4, 2016) – The Killers are hitting the road this summer for a U.S. tour and will be making their way back to Connecticut for a live performance in Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, July 21st at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $70.00 & $54.50 and go on sale Friday, April 8th 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 9th, subject to availability.

Las Vegas-based Rockers The Killers, featuring singer/keyboardist Brandon Flowers, drummer Ronnie Vanucci, guitarist Dave Keuning and bassist Mark Stoermer, formed in 2003. Their first album, Hot Fuss, was released the following year to worldwide acclaim. The album contained hit singles “Mr. Brightside” and “Somebody Told Me,” in addition to the anthemic tune “All These Things That I’ve Done,” which has since been referenced by the likes of U2 and Coldplay. After a decade of making music, in November 2013, The Killers released a “Best Of” collection, Direct Hits, which featured two incredible new songs alongside classics from the band’s revered catalogue.

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. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.” 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 Killers Play Mohegan Sun Arena On May 14th

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Tickets on sale this Saturday, March 1st

The Killers have sold over 20 million albums  worldwide, headlined festivals across the globe, performed at The White House and have a long list of awards to join such accomplishments.  The rockers from Las Vegas have been playing together for over ten years now and take their catalogue of great music to Mohegan Sun Arena for a Wednesday, May 14th show set for 7:30pm.

Tickets are $70.00 and 54.50 and go on sale Saturday, March 1st 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 on Sunday, March 2nd, subject to availability.

The Killers have released some of the finest, most memorable, most loved songs of the last ten years, and they’re still going strong.  Last year, in celebration of their first decade together, the band released Direct Hits on Island Records. A collection of singles from their four albums, plus two new songs, the album begins with the band’s breakthrough hit – and first song they wrote together – “Mr Brightside.” It follows the group from debut album Hot Fuss and its further singles, “Somebody Told Me,” “Smile Like You Mean It,” and “All These Things That I’ve Done,” “Sam’s Town’s,” “When You Were Young,” “Read My Mind,” and “For Reasons Unknown,” via Day & Age’s singles, including massive 2008 hit, “Human,” and last year’s stunning Battle Born album singles, kicking off with “Runaways.”  A brace of brand new songs completes the set:  “Shot At The Night” was recorded with M83’s Anthony Gonzales. The video for the song was directed by Robert Schober and was shot entirely in Las Vegas.  “Just Another Girl,” meanwhile, was produced by long time Killers collaborator Stuart Price, who produced 2008’s Day & Age.

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 5th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #3 in 2012 and ranked it in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. Venues Today also named Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in mid-year Top Stops for 2013.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.

The Killers On The Loose at Mohegan Sun

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Performance in the Arena on Saturday, May 9th

The Killers have announced a second leg of dates for their current tour in support of the band’s latest opus, Day & Age, which surfaced last fall.  The Killers will perform live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, May 9th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $59.50 and $40.50 and go on sale Saturday, January 24th 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 may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, January 25th subject to availability.

The Las Vegas-based group worked with Scottish electronic-music whiz Stuart Price (Madonna, Missy Elliot) on Day & Age, its third album and follow-up to 2006′s Sam’s Town (the band released Sawdust, a collection of studio outtakes and b-sides last year).  Released in September, the album peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart, and has sold almost a half-million copies in the US, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Worldwide, the set has sold 1.6 million copies.

For more information on The Killers 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.