Stand – up show on Friday, October 26th
UNCASVILLE, CT (August 27, 2018) – Jim Jefferies is one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, entertaining audiences across the globe with his belief – challenging and thought – provoking comedy. Recently named one of the top five touring comedians in the world, Jim Jefferies will be bringing laughter to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, October 26th at 8:00pm.
Tickets are $45.00 and $30.00 and go on sale Friday, August 31st 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, September 1st, subject to availability.
This past July, Jim starred in his third Netflix comedy special Jim Jefferies: This Is Me Now. Performing at the Eventim Apollo in London, he unapologetically keeps it real when he opens up about the challenges of being a single father, reflects on the time someone tried to unsuccessfully extort him for money with a sex tape and the weirdest gig he’s ever played.
March 2018 marked the premiere of season two of Jim’s eponymous Comedy Central series, The Jim Jefferies Show. As a strong voice in late night, the weekly series features Jim traveling across the globe to tackle the top news stories and controversial issues of the day. In addition to the series, Jim also continues to head up the weekly podcast series, The Jim Jefferies Show Podcast, co – hosted by Forrest Shaw. The podcast, from Comedy Central’s Podcast Network, includes interviews and discussions with a variety of guests discussing current news and politics, as well as providing a more in – depth focus on the topics and opinions featured on the television series – with less filters.
Last summer, his international standup tour, The Unusual Punishment Tour, kicked off to rave reviews and has extended with new dates both nationally and internationally through 2018. He also released his fifth major stand up special in seven years, Freedumb. The special was Jim’s second to air on Netflix and followed the huge success of the first, Jim Jefferies: BARE, in which he delivered a now iconic routine on guns and gun control in the United States.
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.