Posts Tagged ‘The Wolf Den’

Mohegan Sun Brings Home Two Academy of Country Music Awards

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Mohegan Sun Sweeps both Categories Nominated

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 23, 2016) – The Academy of Country Music Awards announced in Las Vegas, NV that Mohegan Sun has once again won multiple ACM Awards, sweeping the field for casino awards. Mohegan Sun Arena has won “Casino of the Year” for medium capacity venues for the second time in three years. An unprecedented 5th ACM award for the Arena! The Wolf Den has won for “Casino of the Year” for small capacity venue.

This year’s awards, hosted by Luke Bryan, who just did two sold out shows in Mohegan Sun Arena, and Dierks Bentley, will be broadcast live on CBS on April 3rd from MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  The 51st Annual ACM Awards represents an Academy of over 6,000 members from across the music industry and companies around the world.

“We are extremely honored to be acknowledged once again by the ACM with this unprecedented accomplishment that puts Mohegan Sun’s brand on the world stage,” said Tom Cantone, Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Sun. “These awards are a tribute not only to our commitment to Country music, its artists and fans, but is also a credit to the talented technical crews we have here running two of the top venues in the world.”

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.

Mohegan Sun Announces The Wolf Den Hall Of Fame

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

First induction class includes mainstays Little Anthony & The Imperials, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Jay Black, Eddie Money and America

Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, the 400-seat venue which has offered free nightly entertainment for guests 21 and over since its opening in 1996 and has helped catapult the careers of some of the biggest names in music including Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Toby Keith and Zac Brown Band, has announced the creation and first inductees of The Wolf Den Hall Of Fame.  This exclusive club recognizes a distinct class of performers who have made a significant contribution to the continued success of Mohegan Sun. 

The first induction class includes Little Anthony & The Imperials (performing in the Wolf Den on January 8th), John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band (performing in the Wolf Den on February 5th), Jay Black (performing in the Wolf Den on March 11th), Eddie Money (performing in the Wolf Den on April 30th) and America (performing in the Wolf Den on May 28th).

As some of our most celebrated performers, these artists have shown loyalty to fans at Mohegan Sun and have helped shape the Wolf Den into the successful venue it is today. Their longevity and dedication has made Mohegan Sun a world-class entertainment destination, and we would like to congratulate them for their accomplishments. 

The induction ceremonies will take place on the Wolf Den stage prior to the start of each performance. 

About Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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 visiting mohegansun.com.

*** MEDIA ALERT *** The Band Perry Performances At Mohegan Sun

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Due to sickness, the performances scheduled for September 30th and October 1st have been cancelled

We regret to announce that The Band Perry has cancelled their performances in the Wolf Den on Thursday, September 30th and at the MADD About Dancing event on Friday, October 1st due to illness.  The Johnny Cash tribute band, Man In Black, will be the replacement for the MADD About Dancing event for Friday, October 1st.  An alternative for the September 30th Wolf Den performance will be announced at a later date if one is made.

For more information on The Band Perry and the MADD About Dancing Competition at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule of events, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.