Tenacious D Brings Summer Tour To Mohegan Sun


Rocking duo will perform live in the Arena on July 3rd

In support of their first studio album in six years, Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D will take to the road this summer and will rock Mohegan Sun Arena on Tuesday, July 3rd at 7:30pm.
Tickets are $45.00 and $25.00 and go on sale Friday, April 13th 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, April 14th, subject to availability.
Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D’s widely-anticipated third album, is available for preorder on iTunes now. Their first studio album in six years, Rize of the Fenix is the follow-up to 2006’s gold The Pick of Destiny and 2001’s platinum debut album Tenacious D. The iTunes preorder includes the exclusive track “The 5 Needs” – a classic, never-before recorded Tenacious D song.
Rize of the Fenix will be available everywhere May 15th. Produced by the brilliant John Kimbrough, Rize Of The Fenix was recorded in the garage behind his LA home and features Jack Black and Kyle Gass (Tenacious D’s core duo) performing with Dave Grohl (drums),  John Spiker (bass, piano, organ) and John Konesky (electric guitar).
The Jeremy Konner directed music video “To Be The Best” expertly sums up the duos six year absence and features cameos from Dave Grohl, Yoshiki, Josh Groban, Jimmy Kimmel, Maria Menounos, Tim Robbins and Val Kilmer. “To Be The Best,” the first visual from Rize of the Fenix, premiered on TheOnion.com.
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.