Rob Thomas brings his “Bright Lights” to Mohegan Sun Arena

2009-07-14

Special guests OneRepublic and Carolina Liar open for Rob Thomas in the arena on November 7th
Rob Thomas, one of the most creative artists and recognizable voices in Pop and Alternative music is set to take the stage for his third visit to Mohegan Sun Arena. Rob Thomas will rock concert goers on Saturday, November 7th at 7:00pm along with special guests OneRepublic and Carolina Liar. 
Tickets are $46.00 and go on sale Saturday, July 18th 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 starting Sunday, July 19th, subject to availability.
Grammy award winner Rob Thomas made his debut in 1996 with his former band Matchbox Twenty. The band produced hits such as “3am”, “If You’re Gone”, and “How Far We’ve Come”. After ten years with Matchbox Twenty, his first attempt at a solo career began with three Grammy awards for his chart topping hit “Smooth” featuring Santana. His first solo album, titled …Something to Be, debuted at #1 with the hit “Lonely No More.” Rob Thomas is not only known for his voice, but also for his songwriting abilities. He has written songs for Willie Nelson, Mick Jagger and Chris Daughtry. Thomas’s newest single “Her Diamonds” is rocking up the charts, which is from his second solo album entitled Cradlesong out now.
OneRepublic is a chart-topping Rock band who has gained mainstream attention for their hits “Stop and Stare” and “Apologize.” The song “Apologize” has gone platinum three times and was #1 on the charts for five months straight. The band is made up of five members; Ryan Tedder (lead vocals, piano, guitar), Zach Filkins (guitar, backing vocals), Drew Brown (guitar), Brent Kutzle (bass, cello) and Eddie Fisher (drums).
Carolina Liar came onto the American rock scene with their song “Show Me What I’m Looking For.” Their hit song has been featured on 90210 and in various TV commercials. The lead singer, Chad Wolf is a native of South Carolina and came up with the name of Carolina Liar when starting the band. The remaining four band members are from Sweden.
For more information on Rob Thomas and special guests OneRepublic and Carolina Liar, 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.