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Tony Orlando Becomes The Next Star Entertainer To Join Mohegan Sun’s Walk Of Fame

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Longtime Mohegan Sun performer adds his name to the Walk of Fame

 Mohegan Sun is pleased to announce that Tony Orlando, one of the most renowned entertainers, has beTony Orlando 2en inducted into Mohegan Sun’s Walk of Fame.  This places Tony among an elite group of entertainers with stars in front of Mohegan Sun Arena.  His induction took place Saturday, September 11th in The Shops concourse in front of a large crowd of faithful fans. Tony Orlando is the 21st star to be inducted into Mohegan Sun’s Walk of Fame.  Orlando was extremely honored and gracious as he accepted his star on the Walk of Fame and said to fans, “Mohegan Sun has been the most beautiful, finest and wonderful place to work in show business.”

Tony Orlando hit superstardom when he formed the Pop group Dawn with Telma Hopkins and Joyce Vincent Wilson.  Their first big hit was the timeless “Tie A Yellow Ribbon (Round The Ole Oak Tree),” followed by classics like “Knock Three Times” and “Candida.”  Throughout his prolific and versatile career, Tony has had five #1 hits, sold millions of records and has even starred in a Broadway show. 

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***MEDIA ALERT*** Tony Orlando To Be Inducted Into Mohegan Sun Walk Of Fame On September 11th

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

What:  Mohegan Sun presents the legendary Tony Orlando with the 21st entertainer induction into Mohegan Sun’s Walk of Fame.

Media and public invited to attend the induction ceremony.

WHEN/WHERE:  Saturday, September 11th at 4:00pm.  The Shops at Mohegan Sun, Spring Gateway

WHO: Tom Cantone, Vice President of Sports & Entertainment at Mohegan Sun

Bruce Boszum, Acting Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe

Tony Orlando

IN DETAIL: Prior to his performance in Mohegan Sun Arena on September 11th, Tony Orlando will be the 21st entertainer inducted into Mohegan Sun’s Walk of Fame.  Tony Orlando has entertained in all three venues at Mohegan Sun including an amazing run in The Cabaret Theatre selling over 17,500 tickets alone in his stretch of shows from 2002 through 2008.  He played the Arena in September of 2007 and is excited to take the Arena stage again on Saturday, September 11th at 8:00pm. This special induction ceremony will take place in The Shops concourse at Mohegan Sun.  

This award seeks to recognize those individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of Mohegan Sun as the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination. All of the individuals inducted into the Mohegan Sun Walk of Fame will have their name engraved on a plaque that will be permanently placed at the entrance to Mohegan Sun Arena. 

Tony Orlando Returns To The Sun

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Tony Orlando is back performing in the Arena on September 11th

Tony Orlando, a well-known attraction at Mohegan Sun, returns to the stage for a special performance in the Arena on Saturday, September 11th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $20.00 and go on sale Friday, August 6th 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 beginning on Saturday, August 7th, subject to availability.

Tony Orlando became a superstar when he formed the Pop group Dawn with Telma Hopkins and Joyce Vincent Wilson. They scored a long list of hits like “Tie A Yellow Ribbon (Round The Ole Oak Tree),” “Knock Three Times” and “Candida.”   Throughout his career, Orlando’s had a top-rated TV variety series which can be found in stores as a DVD collection.  Orlando has had five #1 hits, sold millions of records and has even starred in a Broadway show.  Orlando and his group of talented back-up musicians return to perform what has become a favorite among Mohegan Sun audiences. 

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 4th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” 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.