Counting Crows & Rob Thomas Announce North American Tour

2016-04-11

Music Superstars perform at Mohegan Sun together on August 6th

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 11, 2016) – Two of music’s most captivating live performers will unite for their first time touring together this summer.  Multiplatinum-selling band Counting Crows and multiple Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Rob Thomas announced a co-headlining tour today that will blaze a trail this summer across North America. The 39 date tour will begin in West Palm Beach, FL on July 22, and stop by Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, August 6th at 6:45pm.
Tickets are $56.00 & $36.00 and go on sale Friday, April 15th 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 Saturday, April 16th, subject to availability.
Counting Crows – Adam Duritz (vocals), Jim Bogios (drums), David Bryson (guitar), Charlie Gillingham (keyboards), David Immergluck (guitar), Millard Powers (bass) and Dan Vickrey (guitar) – have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide after exploding onto the music scene with their multiplatinum breakout album August and Everything After in 1993. The band released their seventh studio album Somewhere Under Wonderland in September 2014. Known for creating unique and innovative concerts, Counting Crows is recognized as one of the pre-eminent touring live Rock bands.
Rob Thomas is one of modern music’s most compelling and commercially successful artists. For 20 years, he has been the front man and primary composer for Matchbox Twenty, leading the quintet to multiplatinum success over the course of four albums and a string of #1 hits that include “Push,” “3AM,” “Bent,” “If You’re Gone” and “Unwell.” Thomas recently released his 3rd solo album, The Great Unknown the follow up to 2005’s platinum-certified #1 album …Something To Be and 2009’s cradlesong. Thomas made history with …Something to Be as being the first album by a male artist from a Rock or Pop group to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200. With cradlesong he made history once again as the only male artist with multiple #1 hits at Adult Top 40, tying Pink with most #1s by a solo artist in the Billboard 200 chart’s history. “Smooth,” Thomas’ collaboration with Santana was recently named the top all-time track on Billboard‘s Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart , the #2 Pop song of all time and the #1 song of the Rock-era by Billboard. Additionally Thomas was the first artist ever to be honored with the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s prestigious “Hal David Starlight Award,” created to recognize a composer in the early years of his or her career that has already made a lasting impact.

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.  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.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. 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.