Live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, December 12th, Mariah Carey is Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of her Debut Christmas Album
UNCASVILLE, CT (September 30, 2019) – Today global singing and songwriting icon, Mariah Carey, has announced an exclusive limited engagement holiday run with her All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour, presented by Hallmark Channel. This tour marks a special milestone in the legacy of Carey’s beloved album, Merry Christmas, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this holiday season. Mariah will bring an extravagant, festive outing that only she can deliver to Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, December 12th at 8:00pm. Her special can’t-miss shows will bring out the festive spirit in fans of all ages.
Tickets are $499.00, $299.00, $199.00, $129.50, $79.50. $59.50 and $49.50 and go on sale Friday, October 4th 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 Saturday, October 5th at 10:00am, subject to availability.
$1.00 from each ticket sold will benefit Toys for Tots, unwrapped toys will also be collected at each event for donation to Toys for Tots.
The All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour will be filled with Carey’s most recognizable hits, as well as the internationally celebrated music from Carey’s Merry Christmas album, re-releasing on November 1st, in recognition of the 25th anniversary (to the day!) of the album’s original release date. The 2-CD Deluxe Anniversary Edition for fans includes the original album, plus a bonus disc featuring previously unreleased live tracks from Mariah’s 1994 St. John The Divine Benefit Concert, rare remixes, a brand-new, festive rendition of the Sugar Plum Fairy and additional seasonal tracks. Various configurations include D2C products, 7” and 12” vinyl, cassette singles, CD and digital configurations. The original album and the ubiquitous “All I Want For Christmas Is You” were both recently certified 6x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Pre-orders for the Deluxe Anniversary Edition are available here.
Mariah’s continued record-breaking achievements, celebrations and surprises are expected to escalate for the 2019 Holiday Season.
ABOUT MARIAH CAREY: Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date and 18 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (17 self-penned), more than any solo artist in history. Mariah is a singer/songwriter/producer recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, numerous American Music Awards, Billboard‘s “Artist of the Decade” Award, Billboard’s “Icon Award,” the World Music Award for “World’s Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium,” and BMI’s “Icon Award” for her outstanding achievements in songwriting, to name a few – with her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting and producing talent, Mariah is truly the template of the modern Pop performance. Mariah’s ongoing impact has transcended the music industry to leave an indelible imprint upon the world at large. She made her entry into the world of independent film with her landmark performance in WiseGirls starring alongside Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino and Melora Walters. In 2009, Mariah was recognized with the “Breakthrough Performance” Award at the Palm Spring International Film Festival for her critically acclaimed role in Lee Daniels’ Precious. Mariah went on to appear in Daniels’ stellar ensemble piece “The Butler” (2013). A Congressional Award recipient, Mariah has generously donated her time and energy to a range of philanthropic causes near to her heart including Save the Music, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, World Hunger Relief, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, among many others. A tremendous supporter of children’s charities, both domestic and international, Mariah founded Camp Mariah in partnership with the Fresh Air Fund, a retreat for inner city children to explore career development. Mariah is represented by Roc Nation, CAA and Imprint PR.
ABOUT HALLMARK CHANNEL: Hallmark Channel, owned by Hallmark Cards, Inc., is Crown Media Family Networks’ flagship 24-hour cable television network, distributed nationwide in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to 82 million homes. As the country’s leading destination for quality family entertainment, Hallmark Channel delivers on the 100-year legacy of the Hallmark brand. In addition to its signature new, original movies, the network features an ambitious lineup of other new, original content, including scripted primetime series, such as Good Witch, When Calls the Heart and Chesapeake Shores; annual specials including Kitten Bowl and Hero Dog Awards; and a daily, two-hour lifestyle show, Home & Family. Additionally, Hallmark Channel is the exclusive home to world premiere presentations of the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise. Dedicated to helping viewers celebrate life’s special moments, Hallmark Channel also offers annual holiday programming franchises, including Countdown to Christmas, Countdown to Valentine’s Day, Summer Nights, Fall Harvest and Winterfest. Rounding out the network’s diverse slate are some of television’s most beloved comedies and series, including The Golden Girls and Frasier.
ABOUT TOYS FOR TOTS: Toys for Tots, a 72-year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, provides happiness and hope to less fortunate children during each Christmas holiday season. The toys, books and other gifts collected and distributed by the Marines offer these children recognition, confidence and a positive memory for a lifetime. It is such experiences that help children become responsible citizens and caring members of their community. Last year the Marine Toys for Tots Program fulfilled the holiday hopes and dreams of 7 million less fortunate children in over 800 communities nationwide. Since 1947 over 258 million children have been assisted. The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is a not for profit organization authorized by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Department of Defense to provide fundraising and other necessary support for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. For more information, visit toysfortots.org.
Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and VenuesNow. 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.
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