Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Brings Thick As A Brick Tour To Mohegan Sun

2012-05-15

The Jethro Tull front man will headline Arena on October 4th

Ian Anderson will be performing his composition Thick As A Brick in its entirety for the first time since 1972 and will also perform his new album, Thick As A Brick 2 in its entirety on tour, this summer.  Mohegan Sun is proud to have this legendary Rock star take the stage and perform these two albums live on Thursday, October 4th at 7:30pm in Mohegan Sun Arena.
Tickets are $35.00 and go on sale Friday, May 18th through Ticketmaster at 10:00am.  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, May 19th, subject to availability.
Since 1972, the original Thick As A Brick has never been performed in its entirety, although a few minutes of the material have been a regular repertoire staple in both Jethro Tull and Ian Anderson shows over the years.
After 44 years of leading Jethro Tull to 54 countries worldwide and over 60 million albums sold, Ian Anderson celebrates these true Progressive Rock classics with old and new fans across the world. Ian is known as the flute, voice and composer of the legendary Jethro Tull, which formed in England in 1968. Since their first performance at London’s famous Marquee Club in 1968, the band has released 30 studio and live albums and earned a prominent place in Rock history.
Ian’s new album, Thick As A Brick 2 also features David Goodier, John O’ Hara, Scott Hammond and Florian Opahle. It was produced by Ian Anderson and mixed by Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson (who also re-mixed Jethro Tull’s AqualungSpecial Edition, released this past fall.
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.