Tiësto To Become The First DJ To Headline Mohegan Sun Arena


“The Greatest DJ Of All Time” will rock the Arena on March 24th

Fresh off his record-breaking Club Life College Invasion Tour in 2011, legendary DJ and producer Tiësto will make Mohegan Sun history as he headlines the Arena on Saturday, March 24th at 9:00pm.
Tickets are $59.00 for general admission floor, $49.00 for lower level seats and $39.00 for upper level seats. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 3rd 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 Saturday, February 4th, subject to availability.
Tiësto, a.k.a. Tijs Verwest, is a performer who’s transcended musical genres to create a global “Tiësto brand.” His achievements include a Grammy nomination, numerous MTV awards, performing at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and even a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. With over 10 million fans on Facebook, 850,000 followers on Twitter and almost 300 million hits on YouTube, Tiësto has truly become a worldwide phenomenon.
Recently voted “The Greatest DJ Of All Time” in a poll conducted by leading dance music publication Mixmag, Tiësto has worked with artists as diverse as Coldplay, Kanye West, Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Goldfrapp, Jónsi from Sigur Rós, Diplo and Busta Rhymes. When he’s not collaborating with the world’s most respected artists he’s jet setting his way around the globe playing sold out shows to his adoring fans.
His 2010 Kaleidoscope World Tour spanned more than 15 months and 175 dates across six continents playing to over a million people. The hugely successful tour was recognized by Billboard Magazine who nominated Tiësto for two 2010 Billboard Touring Awards and placed him among the Top 25 biggest grossing touring acts of 2010. In October 2011 he smashed the record for the largest ever DJ gig in US history, playing to a sold out crowd of 26,000 in Los Angeles.
Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 5th best venue in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011. 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.