Performing at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, August 4th with special guest Abby Anderson
UNCASVILLE, CT (February 20, 2019) – Multiple – Grammy award – winning singer/songwriter, Rob Thomas, has announced the release of his highly anticipated fourth solo album Chip Tooth Smile – arriving everywhere April 26th and heralded today by new single “One Less Day (Dying Young).” Thomas will celebrate the release of Chip Tooth Smile with an extensive North American summer tour with special guest Abby Anderson, performing at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, August 4th at 8:00pm.
Tickets are $53.50 and $33.50 and go on sale Friday, March 1st 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, March 2nd, subject to availability.
Rob Thomas is one of the most distinctive artists of this or any other era – a gifted vocalist, spellbinding performer, and acclaimed songwriter known worldwide as lead singer and primary composer with Matchbox Twenty as well as for his multi – platinum certified solo work and chart – topping collaborations with other artists. Among his countless hits are solo classics like “Lonely No More,” “This Is How A Heart Breaks,” and “Streetcorner Symphony,” Matchbox Twenty favorites including “Push,” “3AM,” “If You’re Gone,” and “Bent,” and of course “Smooth,” his 3x RIAA platinum certified worldwide hit collaboration with Santana which celebrates it’s 20th anniversary this year. Thomas earned three Grammy awards for his role as co – writer and vocalist on “Smooth,” which topped Billboard’s “Hot 100” for an astounding 12 consecutive weeks and spent 58 total weeks on the chart, the #1 song in Billboard’s “Top Hot 100 Rock Songs” chart history and #2 “Hot 100” song of all time. As if that weren’t enough, “Smooth” was declared the all – time #1 song on Billboard’s “Adult Pop Songs” radio airplay chart, the #1 song of the Rock era based on chart performance on Billboard’s Hot 100, and recently declared to still hold the spot as the second most successful song of all time by Billboard.
In 2004, Thomas was the first artist 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. He has won numerous BMI and ASCAP Awards, and twice earned the “Songwriter of the Year” crown from both Billboard and BMI. Overall, Thomas has contributed to sales of more than 80 million records.
Thomas made his solo debut with 2005’s platinum certified …Something To Be and immediately made history as the first album by a male artist from a Rock or Pop group to ever debut at # 1 on the Billboard 200. Thomas’ sophomore solo album, 2009’s Cradlesong, marked still another milestone, generating two #1 singles in “Her Diamonds” and “Someday.”
Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Now. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently ranked among the top three “Arenas in the World for its Size” and top 15 in the “World for All Size Venues.” The award – winning venue is the “#1 Casino Venue in the World,” “#1 Social Media Venue in the World” and a seven – time national award – winner for “Arena 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.