Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings Presents Mark Ballas

2012-01-19

Dancer/musician to take part in signing and a very special hour-long acoustic performance on February 10th in The Shops at Mohegan Sun

WHAT: Mohegan Sun is set to feature one of the most anticipated Signings & Sightings events to date when when Dancing with the Stars superstar and rising singer/guitarist Mark Ballas heads to Mohegan Sun for an exclusive, free live performance in The Shops at Mohegan Sun.  Immediately following, Ballas will take part in a free autograph session at Todd English’s Tuscany as part of Mohegan Sun’s Diva Fridays.  The hour-long acoustic performance will take place in The Shops Concourse.  Spin Street will have Ballas’s debut album Hurt LoveBox available for purchase.

WHEN: Friday, February 10th

7:00pm: Acoustic performance in the Shops at Mohegan Sun

8:00pm: Signing on Todd English’s Tuscany Terrace
IN DETAIL: Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings, presented in collaboration with Spin Street, is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows guests to get up-close-and-personal with some of the world’s biggest entertainers.  Whether it’s an up-and-coming band, well-known comedian or chart-topping musician, a Signings & Sightings event provides artists with an exciting opportunity to share their latest work in an interactive way with fans.  Spin Street, located in The Shops at Mohegan Sun, offers a variety of music, movies and entertainment memorabilia with special signing merchandise available for each Signings & Sightings event.

ABOUT MARK: Mark Ballas, one of the best performers on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, has won two championships in his eight seasons on the hit reality show.  The first title was in season six partnered with Kristi Yamaguchi and the second with Shawn Johnson in season eight.  Most recently, Ballas danced his way to the finals with partner Bristol Palin where they earned the third place spot.  When he’s not dancing for thirty million households twice per week, Ballas is focusing on his music.  His guitar influences range from Kurt Cobain, Paco De Lucia, John Mayer and Eric Clapton.  His debut solo CD, Hurt LoveBox was widely acclaimed by both fans and critics alike and helped Ballas become the “Artist To Watch” by Clear Channel in the summer of 2011. In addition, his hit single “Hotwire” off the album, was the winner of MTV’s Freshman Five for 2011.

Mark Ballas was here for an acoustic performance in the Shops at Mohegan Sun last winter as well.  The video can be viewed at the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxm-sJ5LgK8
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 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.

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Cody Chapman

Chapman, Cody