Mohegan Sun Arena Celebrates 3,000th Event Milestone

Mohegan Sun Arena Celebrates 3,000th Event Milestone

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 10, 2024) – On Sunday, June 9th, Mohegan Sun Arena celebrated another milestone. A sold-out show with legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Stevie Nicks marked 3,000 Arena events since opening the award-winning 10,000-seat venue in October 2001. As part of this celebration, Mohegan Sun selected two lucky concert goers for a special upgraded prize package!

“Every milestone for our venue is important because it shows the unity, reputation and hard work that our entire Entertainment team exemplifies,” said Tom Cantone, President of Sports and Entertainment at Mohegan. Mohegan Sun Arena is one of the busiest and most award-winning venues there is, and surpassing 3,000 total events is truly a testament to those who have helped put this great venue and Mohegan Sun on the world stage.”

Over its 23-year history, Mohegan Sun Arena has hosted entertainment powerhouses Bruce Springsteen, Matt Rife, Billy Joel, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, Pink, Bon Jovi, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Thomas Rhett, and many more. Top comedians including Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Kevin James, and Sebastian Maniscalco have also graced the stage. The Arena will also present a three-night run beginning August 16th starring popular actor and comic Shane Gillis and continue to host the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun. The CT Sun made their debut at Mohegan Sun Arena in May 2003, and are currently the #1 team in the league with a 9-1 record. Mohegan Sun Arena has also had the honor of hosting WNBA events like the WNBA draft, All-Star games, and the WNBA Finals.

This year has been busy for Mohegan Sun Arena as the venue reached the 15 million total guests’ milestone in February. Other accolades include being awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America” and being named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards.

To commemorate the 3,000th event milestone, a pair of lucky guests were chosen before Stevie Nicks took the stage and surprised with a prize package that included upgraded seats, merchandise, and more. For more information about events inside Mohegan Sun Arena, visit mohegansun.com/entertainment .

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. 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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Marco Antonio Solís Announces Mohegan Sun Arena Eternamente Agradecido World Tour Date

Marco Antonio Solís Announces Mohegan Sun Arena Eternamente Agradecido World Tour Date

Tickets on sale Friday, May 31st

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 28, 2024) – Mexican music icon Marco Antonio Solís announces the arrival of his critically acclaimed Eternamente Agradecido World Tour in the United States this summer. The long-awaited show will tour several cities across North America, including a Friday, November 1st show at Mohegan Sun Arena at 8:00pm.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 31st at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Subject to availability, “El Buki’s” fans can purchase tickets at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting on Saturday, June 1st.

With the Eternamente Agradecido World Tour, Marco Antonio Solís is embarking on a mission to reciprocate the love he’s received over his illustrious four-decade career. This unique tour will bring his unmatched talent and musical enchantment to cities he’s never visited before, offering fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience his music live.

Thus, Marco Antonio Solís continues unstoppable in 2024, where he already has multiple presentations in Mexico, at the beginning of the year. In addition, the artist kicked off his Las Vegas residency with Los Bukis, making history in Latin music as the first all-Spanish residency on the famous Las Vegas Strip.

Originally from Michoacán, Marco Antonio Solís, better known as “El Buki”, has captured the hearts of millions with his hits such as “Si No Te Hubieras Ido”, “Más Que Tu Amigo”, “Mi Eterno Amor Secreto”, among many others. His prolific career features more than 300 songs of his authorship, some of which have been performed by a variety of great artists. He has been recognized with numerous awards, including the prestigious title of “Person of the Year” from the Latin Recording Academy in 2022 and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Billboard Latin Music Awards in 2005, consolidating himself as an undisputed reference in Latin music.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and also in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. 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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Godsmack Performs at Mohegan Sun Arena This October

Godsmack Performs at Mohegan Sun Arena This October

Tickets on sale Friday, May 17th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 15, 2024) – Legendary Boston-based Rock group, Godsmack,  closes out their 2024 tour with a return to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, October 26th for a 7:00pm show.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 17th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Subject to availability, Rock fans can purchase tickets at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting on Saturday, May 18th.

With over 20 years of chart-topping success, the Boson Rock band has cemented themselves as 21st-century Hard Rock titans. To date, they’ve accomplished a staggering 11 #1 singles at mainstream Rock radio, including “Bulletproof,” “Unforgettable,” “When Legends Rise,” and “Under Your Scars,” all from the band’s most recent album. Additionally, they’ve enjoyed 20 Top 10 hits at the format–the most of any act since February 1999–as well as four Grammy nominations and were named Billboard Music Award’s “Rock Artist of the Year” in 2001. Selling over 20 million records worldwide, the band has released seven studio albums; Godsmack (1998), Awake (2000), Faceless (2003), IV (2006), The Oracle (2010), 1000hp(2014), and When Legends Rise (2018).

In 2023, the Massachusetts-bred quartet will take a victory lap with their eighth studio album Lighting Up the Sky, dropping one more classic album as they ascend into the celebratory portion of their career. The powerful storytelling of Lighting Up the Sky covers boy-meets-girl, obstacles in relationships, the polarized political climate and the state of the world, betrayal, connection, rebounds, and more.

The members of GODSMACK are Sully Erna (vocals, guitar), Tony Rombola (guitar), Robbie Merrill (bass), and Shannon Larkin (drums).

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and also in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. 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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“An Evening with Jon Stewart”  Coming to Mohegan Sun Arena

“An Evening with Jon Stewart” Coming to Mohegan Sun Arena

Tickets on sale Friday, May 17th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 14, 2024) – Jon Stewart has announced a series of stand-up Comedy performances that include an 8:00pm Mohegan Sun Arena show on Friday, September 13th.

Tickets to this phone-free experience go on sale Friday, May 17th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Subject to availability, Comedy fans can purchase tickets at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting on Saturday, May 18th.

Considered one of America’s leading social and comedic voices, Stewart has an unparalleled ability to connect with audiences from many walks of life through his acerbic wit, self-deprecating humor, and passion for doing what’s right. Stewart garnered a collective 56 Emmy Award nominations and won 24 times during his tenure as host and executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart where he redefined political satire in American culture. The ten consecutive wins for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series represent the category’s longest streak in Emmy history. On Monday, February 12th, Jon returned as Host and Executive Producer of The Daily Show where he can be seen every Monday night for the next year.

Upon arrival at Mohegan Sun Arena, all phones, smart watches and accessories will be secured in individual Yondr pouches that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their devices at all times and can access them throughout the event only in designated Phone Use Areas within the venue. All devices will be re-secured in Yondr pouches before returning to the performance space.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and also in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. 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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Childish Gambino’s The New World Tour Includes Mohegan Sun Arena Date

Childish Gambino’s The New World Tour Includes Mohegan Sun Arena Date

Tickets on sale Friday, May 17th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 13, 2024) – Childish Gambino is set to take the global stage once again with The New World Tour produced by AEG Presents. Gambino will make an appearance inside Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, August 24th for a 7:30pm show.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 17th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Subject to availability, Gambino’s fans can purchase tickets at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting on Saturday, May 18th.

Alongside The New World Tour announcement, Gambino surprised fans with the release of Atavista (3.15.20 reimagined versions) via RCA Records, including 2 new tracks “Atavista” and “Human Sacrifice.” Listen HERE. Additionally, he dropped the official music video for “Little Foot Big Foot,” directed by Hiro Murai, featuring Young Nudy. Watch HERE.

The Atavista album artwork is available HERE.

Atavista (3.15.20 reimagined versions) Tracklist:

  1. “Atavista”
  2. “Algorythm”
  3. “Time” feat. Ariana Grande
  4. ”Psilocybae (Millennial Love)” feat. 21 Savage, Ink & Kadhja Bonet
  5. “To Be Hunted”
  6. “Sweet Thang” feat. Summer Walker
  7. “Little Foot Big Foot” feat. Young Nudy
  8. “Why Go To The Party”
  9. “Human Sacrifice”
  10. “The Violence”
  11. “Final Church”

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and also in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. 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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Cedric The Entertainer Announces Mohegan Sun Arena Date

Cedric The Entertainer Announces Mohegan Sun Arena Date

Tickets on sale Friday, May 10th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 9, 2024) – Well-known actor, stand-up comedian and television host Cedric The Entertainer will be preforming a live show at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, June 22nd. The evening full of laughter kicks off at 7:30pm.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 10th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Subject to availability, Comedy fans can purchase tickets at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting on Saturday, May 11th.

Over the course of a career spanning 30 years, actor/comedian Cedric “The Entertainer” has solidified his status as one of the world’s premier performers on the stage, in film and on television.

Currently, Cedric is starring in and executive producing the CBS Television hit comedy “The Neighborhood,” hosting and executive producing “The Greatest #AtHome Videos,” executive producing the dramedy “Johnson” for Bounce TV, and recently executive produced and hosted the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. He also appears co-starring in “The Last O.G.,” opposite Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish, and is reprising his role as Uncle Bobby in Disney+’s “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” – the long-anticipated revival of the groundbreaking animated series “The Proud Family.” Cedric also won a 2023 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for “The Neighborhood.”

He was recently seen in a dramatic role portraying legendary civil rights activist and leader, Ralph Abernathy, in the feature film, “Son Of The South”, executive produced by Spike Lee and directed by Lee’s long-time editor, Barry Alexander Brown; “The Opening Act,” about a group of comedians trying to breakthrough in the stand-up comedy world; and will soon begin production of the sequel to his hit “Johnson Family Vacation,” that he will again star in and produce.

Cedric’s other noteworthy television credits include the comedy series “The Soul Man,” which he co-created and executive produced through A Bird And A Bear Entertainment; “The Steve Harvey Show”, which he won four NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy; the sketch comedy series “Cedric The Entertainer Presents”, which he starred in and executive produced and was honored the AFTRA Award of Excellence for; served as host of season 12 of the hit game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”; and was featured as the voice of Bobby Proud in the Disney animated series “The Proud Family”, that he also received an NAACP Image Award for.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

Mohegan Sun Arena, one of the busiest sports and entertainment venues in the world today, was awarded the 2024 Newsweek Readers’ Choice award for “Best Casino with Live Entertainment in America”.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also named “Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year” at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards. In 2021, the 10,000-seat Arena also received its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its size in the world from Pollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently recognized among the top five venues in the United States, and also in 2021 was named “Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency during the pandemic.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been named the “World’s Best Casino Venue,” by Best of Hartford Magazine, and is a seven-time national award winner for “Arena of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music Awards and G2E Las Vegas. 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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