Cyndi Lauper Takes Her Country Detour on the Road

2016-03-07

Performing live in the Arena on Friday, May 20th with co-headliner Boy George

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 7, 2016) –  Iconic performer and musical chameleon Cyndi Lauper announced today the DETOUR TOUR in support of her upcoming studio album DETOUR available May 6th on Sire Records. The 19-city tour will stop by Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, May 20th at 7:30pm. Select dates, including two nights at New York City’s historic Beacon Theatre and May 20th at Mohegan Sun Arena, will feature a co-headlining performance by Boy George.
Tickets are $39.00 and go on sale Saturday, March 12th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, March 13th, subject to availability.
Cyndi Lauper’s celebrated musical journey takes an unexpected southern turn on DETOUR, her 11th studio album, which finds the Grammy®, Emmy® and Tony®-winning singer-songwriter putting her signature spin on a dozen classic Country songs.
DETOUR showcases Lauper’s unmistakable voice on Country classics from the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s and features guest appearances from County music stars Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson. Lauper recorded the album in Nashville alongside a band comprised of the city’s top session players.
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. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.” 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.