Coming to Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday, September 25th
UNCASVILLE, CT (May 13, 2019) – Following his widely praised, back-to-back weekend performances recently on the main stage at Coachella, Reggaeton’s leading global ambassador, J Balvin announces his highly anticipated fall North American tour. Balvin’s history making Coachella debut was just a first glimpse of what fans can expect on the upcoming Arcoiris tour – with multiple chart-topping hits and groundbreaking visual production, which will be brought to life once again by the Colombian superstar and the FriendsWithYou Art Collective. The Arcoiris tour comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday, September 25th at 7:30pm with special guests Lyanno and Eladio Carrión.
Tickets are $69.50, $59.50 and $49.50 and go on sale Friday, May 17th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, May 18th at 10:00am, subject to availability.
ABOUT J BALVIN
Declared as “Reggaeton’s Global Ambassador” by The New York Times, J Balvin is now one of the top streaming music artists in the world, regardless of language, and has developed a legion of fans represented by over 60 Million social media followers. Likewise hailed by Billboard as “the biggest breakout act Latin music has seen in many years” and Pitchfork as “the face of modern Reggaeton,” J Balvin is leading a second generation of Musica Urbano stars that have propelled Latin music to an unprecedented global embrace. Simultaneously, Balvin has become Latin music’s strongest cultural envoy to both the fashion and pop art communities, while becoming one of the music industry’s most in-demand collaborators, and worldwide major festival performers.
Hailing from Medellín, Colombia, José Álvaro Osorio Balvin developed a distinctive musical style all his own that pays reverence to the first-wave of Reggaeton stars from Puerto Rico, while fusing wider influences of Hip-Hop, mainstream Pop, Dance Music and innovative global rhythms tied with lyrical inclusivity. Between his game-changing major-label debut album LA FAMILA, multi-platinum successor ENERGIA and several landmark singles such as “Mi Gente,” “Safari,” “Ginza,” and more, J Balvin has won three Latin Grammy Awards, numerous Billboard Latin Music Awards, notched a Guinness World Record for the longest #1 run for a solo Latin single, and collected over 20 billion total YouTube views. Along the way, Balvin has now worked with artists, such as Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Pharrell Williams, Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, David Guetta, Juanes, Nicky Jam, Diplo/Major Lazer, Selena Gomez, Sean Paul, Anitta, Skrillex, Liam Payne, French Montana, Wisin & Yandel, Ozuna and more.
J Balvin’s most recent album VIBRAS debuted at #1, gave birth to Latin music’s most-praised tour of 2018, and was hailed by TIME. Rolling Stone, Billboard and many more as: “One of the Best Albums of 2018” - while also propelling the Colombian star to frequent #1 global rankings on both YouTube & Spotify’s charts. This year has already seen J Balvin perform in the opening segment of The Grammy Awards, named the Premios Lo Nuestro “Artist of the Year” for an unprecedented third consecutive year, seen his genre anthem “Reggaeton” notch his 13th #1 Billboard single, and become the first male Latin music artist to launch his own fashion line with GUESS’ “VIBRAS” collection. As Latin music’s leading representative on this year’s global festival season, J Balvin has already been named the first-ever Latin music artist set to headline Lollapalooza, and just delivered the first-ever Reggaeton set on the mainstage at Coachella.
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.