Bastille Announces North American Leg Of The Wild, Wild World Tour

2016-10-05

Performing live at Mohegan Sun Arena on March 31st

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 5, 2016) – Bastille will kick off their “Wild, Wild World Tour” on March 24, 2017 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON. The extensive run will take the Grammy®-nominated U.K. band to arenas and theatres across the U.S. and Canada, including a March 31st show at Mohegan Sun Arena.  The show is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm.
Tickets are $30.00 and go on sale Friday, October 7th 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 beginning on Saturday, October 8th, subject to availability.
The band is touring in support of its sophomore album, Wild World (Virgin Records), which debuted in the Top 5 of the Billboard 200 and spent two weeks at #1 on the U.K. albums chart. Wild World is the follow-up to 2013’s Bad Blood, which also debuted at #1 on the U.K. albums chart. Bad Blood has sold more than four million albums worldwide alongside 11 million singles.
“Good Grief,” the first single from Wild World, has more than 39 million streams globally on Spotify to date, including seven million in the U.S. alone. In the U.K., the track reached #1 on Apple Music’s Hot Tracks chart and the Shazam chart.
Dan Smith started Bastille alone in his bedroom five years ago, releasing 300 copies of debut single “Flaws/Icarus.” Joined by Chris Wood (drums), Will Farquarson (guitar) and Kyle Simmons (keyboards), the band lineup was complete. Bastille’s debut album, Bad Blood, contained the 5x platinum single “Pompeii” and the gold-certified tracks “Bad Blood” and “Flaws.” “Pompeii” topped Billboard’s Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs, Adult Alternative Songs and Dance Club Songs charts.
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.