By Overwhelming Demand, Mohegan Sun Adds A Second Keith Urban Show For The ‘Get Closer 2011 World Tour’

2011-03-28

Performing live on July 10th.  Tickets on sale April 2nd.
Good things come in twos as Country superstar Keith Urban with special guest Jake Owen announces a second date to Mohegan Sun Arena during the Get Closer 2011 World Tour. The second show is Sunday, July 10th at 7:30pm.
Tickets are $85.00 and $65.00 and go on sale Saturday, April 2nd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log onto 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, April 3rd, subject to availability.
Critics have hailed Urban’s shows, calling them “one of the best reasons in the world to attend a live concert.”  They’ve said that fans would be “hard-pressed to find a better Country – or Rock – show anywhere.”  Urban’s catalogue of hits; “Better Life,” “Somebody Like You,” “Days Go By,” “You’ll Think Of Me,” “Sweet Thing” and his latest, “Put You In A Song,” combined with an all-new production will give his fans a unique concert experience that has earned Urban a reputation as one of music’s best live performers. 
 


The tour comes in support of his sixth studio CD Get Closer, which was released in November 2010.  Get Closer follows two previous consecutive Billboard Country and Pop #1 albums, as well as five previous CDs, all of which have been certified platinum or multi-platinum.  His last effort, 2009’s Defying Gravity, just went platinum and spun off five Top 5 hits, including the chart-toppers “Sweet Thing” and “Only You Can Love Me This Way,” bringing his total of #1 songs to eleven.  
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.