Mohegan Sun’s 90s Concert Adds Ed Lover As Host + Performances By Shock G Of Digital Underground And Freedom Williams Of C And C Music Factory

2015-08-05

Full concert lineup for September 18th now includes Boyz II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue, Coolio, Shock G & Freedom Williams; Hosted by Ed Lover

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 5, 2015) —Mohegan Sun Arena’s Best of 90s Concert, set for 8:00pm on Friday, September 18th, just got a little sweeter. The show will now be MC’d by non other than Ed Lover, the guy who has done it all in entertainment, whether it be TV, books, radio, movies, standup Comedy or DJing.
Not to be outdone, Oakland, CA’s Shock G of Digital Underground has joined the bill as well. The rapper that took the music industry by storm in the late 80s and early 90s will bring hits like the “The Humpty Dance” and “doowutchayalike,” plus many more to the stage come September 18th. Digital Underground have sold over 10 Million albums and received many awards, including a Grammy. Their 1990 album, Sex Packets, individually went platinum. The group is also known for launching the career of one of Hip-Hop’s most prolific artists, 2pac.
Freedom Williams and C And C Music Factory hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1990 with the mega hit, “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now).” The band would also climb up the charts in the 90s with hits “Here We Go Let’s Rock and Roll,” “Things That Make You Go Hmm” and “Touch Of Love.” C And C Music Factory was at the forefront of some of the best and most successful dance music of their era, selling over 8 million units and staking claim to five #1 Dance/Club Play hits in the early to mid 1990s!
Ed Lover can currently be heard on Sirius XM’s Backspin Channel, Monday through Friday 6:00pm through 10:00pm EST. He is the only full time show on the channel. Since its inception, subscriptions for Sirius XM has soared. Having interviewed everyone from Oprah Winfrey to President Obama, Ed is a true radio and entertainment legend.
Lover also starred in the Hip-Hop classic, Who’s The Man, in 1993, alongside Doctor Dre, whom he also co-hosted the classic 1990s MTV show, Yo! MTV Raps.
Tickets are $35.00 and are currently on sale 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 are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.
For more information on this concert, visit Best of 90s!
Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 Arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

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Cody Chapman

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