With special guests Jordan Davis & Morgan Evans; Tickets on sale Friday, October 19th
UNCASVILLE, CT (October 8, 2018) – Proving that they are not your average Country band, Old Dominion blends old – fashioned Country charm, lyrical wit and Rock ‘n ‘Roll grit into radio – friendly, hook – heavy Pop nuggets. Following a string of sold out shows and chart – scorching success, Old Dominion share a brand new single and announce their 2019 headlining arena tour, both entitled “Make It Sweet.” They’ll be joined by special guests Jordan Davis and Morgan Evans at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, February 8th at 7:30pm.
Tickets are $69.50, $49.50 and $39.50 and go on sale Friday, October 19th 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 20th, subject to availability.
The upbeat “Make It Sweet” unlocks the next chapter of Old Dominion. Rustling acoustic guitars and pedal steel bristle up against heartfelt verses before the hashtag – worthy handclap – driven refrain “Life is short, make it sweet” takes flight. The song culminates on a rafter – reaching guitar solo and show – stopping vocal performance.
Old Dominion consists of lead singer Matthew Ramsey, lead guitarist Brad Tursi, multi – instrumentalist Trevor Rosen, bassist Geoff Sprung, and drummer Whit Sellers. Recently releasing their highly anticipated sophomore album, Happy Endings, which debuted at #1 on the “Billboard Top Country Albums Chart” and #7 on the Top 200. Upholding an unbelievable hot streak, the album features three singles “Written In The Sand,” “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart” and “Hotel Key,” which hit #1 on Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts. This achievement marks the Platinum – selling country quintet’s sixth total #1s. In addition to their ACM win, Old Dominion has also been nominated for an ACM for “Album of the Year,” as well as an American Music Award, two CMA Awards, and recently nominated for “Top Country Duo/Group Artist” at the Billboard Music Awards.
The group emerged as one of the hottest breaking bands in country music with their debut album Meat And Candy, which fused clever lyrics and an infectious sound. The album, which was certified Gold by the RIAA, included several top selling hits including “Break Up With Him” (Platinum), “Snapback” (Gold) and the anthemic “Song For Another Time,” which hit #1 the on Billboard Country Airplay and MediaBase charts. Following its release, the band was notably named ACM New Group of the Year, ACCA Breakthrough Group of the Year, AIMP Songwriter Artist of the Year and Music Row Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
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.