Local Bands & Musicians To Battle It Out At Locals Live At Mohegan Sun


A special music competition that will award up to $5,000 takes place in the Wolf Den November 6th – December 11th

WHAT: Local acts with big dreams of performing in an award-winning venue where Luke Bryan, Barenaked Ladies, Pentatonix and more have taken the stage will have their shot this fall. Mohegan Sun & Hall Communications are excited to present Locals Live 2019 inside the Wolf Den – one lucky band or musician could be chosen to perform live at Mohegan Sun, win a grand prize of $5,000 cash and earn the title of Locals Live 2019 Champion! Submissions can be made online through the WCTY website.

WHEN/WHERE: Every Wednesday from November 6th – December 11th (excluding November 27th) from 8:00pm – 10:00pm in the Wolf Den.

Locals Live is back! Mohegan Sun & Hall Communications are hosting another exciting five-week music competition every Wednesday from November 6th – December 11th (excluding November 27th) from 8:00pm – 10:00pm. Sixteen local bands and musicians – four per week – will compete live at the Wolf Den. The four bands/musicians that receive the most overall votes from the audience will advance to the finals on December 11th, where they will perform in front of expert judges to vie for the $5,000 grand prize and the title of Locals Live 2019 Champion. Second place receives $1,000.

Guests are encouraged to come out to the Wolf Den and vote for their favorite! The first rounds will include a text-to-vote competition from 8:00pm – 10:00pm. Voters can text in their vote up to a maximum of five times, and the talent who receives the most votes on a given performance night will proceed to the final round on December 11th. During the finals, there will be a guest and celebrity judges to assist in determining the winner in addition to the text-to-vote influence. The winner will be announced on December 11th. Admission to Locals Live is free, and guests can enjoy $3.00 Miller Lite and Coors Light. Must be 21+ to attend.

Talent can enter to participate in Locals Live here. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 16th. For more information about Locals Live and other events inside the Wolf Den, please visit our website.

For the purposes of this competition, talent is defined as musicians, bands, or songwriters ONLY. All talent must be 21 years of age or older and from CT, RI, MA, or NY. Performers must adhere to all Mohegan Sun rules and sign a guidelines contract prior to performance. Talent must be able to be set up by 5:00pm on the date of the performance for sound check. All rules subject to change/management interpretation.

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Charisse Huff

Huff, Charisse