The Smashing Pumpkins Return To Mohegan Sun With Shiny And Oh So Bright North American Tour

The band will be live in the Arena on July 29th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 15, 2018) – GRAMMY® Award-winning, acclaimed Alternative Rock pioneers The Smashing Pumpkins today announced the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour, their first tour in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin and James Iha. Produced by Live Nation, the 36-city tour will kick off in Glendale, AZ on July 12, 2018 and visit North American arenas throughout the summer. The tour is set to hit Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, July 29th at 7:00pm.

Tickets are $95.00, $75.00 and $55.00 and go on sale Friday, February 23rd 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, February 24th, subject to availability.

“Some 30 years ago, as The Smashing Pumpkins, James Iha and I began a musical journey in the cramped rear bedroom of my Father’s house. And so it’s magic to me that we’re able to coalesce once more around the incredible Jimmy Chamberlin, to celebrate those songs we’ve made together,” shared Corgan.
The band broke news of the tour this morning with a dramatic video featuring original Siamese Dream album cover stars Ali Laenger and LySandra Roberts. Watch the clip HERE. Embed tour promo video – youtu.be/_Axm5b3i1gA.

The monumental Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour, which coincides with the 30th anniversary of the band’s formation, will highlight music from the group’s inception through 2000, and will exclusively feature material from their groundbreaking debut Gish through Siamese Dream, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Adore and Machina. Longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder will also take part, as the band moves to a three guitar lineup to better emulate the signature tones and textures of their albums.

“This show and staging will be unlike any we’ve ever done, and will feature a set unlike any we’ve ever played. For if this is a chance at a new beginning, we plan on ushering it in with a real bang,” added Corgan.

Formed in Chicago, IL in 1988, The Smashing Pumpkins released their heralded debut album Gish in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993’s 4x multi-platinum Siamese Dream and 1995’s 10x multi-platinum Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. With nine studio albums and over 30 million albums sold to date, the GRAMMY®, MTV VMA and American Music Award winning band remains an influential force in Alternative Rock.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. 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, ext. 27163.

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Jason Mraz’s “GOOD VIBES” Tour Comes To Mohegan Sun Arena

Performing live on August 4th; Tickets on sale February 16th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 12, 2018) – Multiple GRAMMY® award winner Jason Mraz has today announced plans for a North American summer tour, joined by his SuperBand and featuring special guest Brett Dennen on most dates. “GOOD VIBES” begins Friday, July 27th at Cleveland, OH’s Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica and then continues through early September. Mraz will bring “GOOD VIBES” to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, August 4th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $59.00, $49.00 and $39.00 and go on sale Friday, February 16th 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, February 17th, subject to availability.
Prior to “GOOD VIBES,” Mraz – who only last night concluded his acclaimed (and twice extended) Broadway debut run in the hit musical, Waitress – is poised to embark on a more intimate live tour, dubbed “An Evening With Jason Mraz, Solo Acoustic.” Those dates begin Thursday, March 8th at Raleigh, NC’s Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and then continue through the month.

Mraz recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of his RIAA platinum-certified major label debut album, WAITING FOR MY ROCKET TO COME, with the album’s first-time-ever vinyl release. The WAITING FOR MY ROCKET TO COME double LP is available now on standard black vinyl at all music retailers carrying vinyl records (see here); an orange vinyl edition is exclusively available via Barnes & Noble. All vinyl editions feature expanded artwork by Robert Fisher and Alison Dyer, plus lyrics and new liner notes by Mraz.

As PEOPLE recently noted, WAITING FOR MY ROCKET TO COME launched Mraz “from the Southern California coffee house scene into global stardom and the forefront of contemporary American singer-songwriters.” Released October 15, 2002, “the album indeed propelled Mraz to the forefront of contemporary American Pop, fueled by a trio of indelible hit singles in “You And I Both,” “Curbside Prophet” and the #1 favorite, “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry).” The latter single proved Mraz’s breakthrough, ascending to the Top 15 on Billboard’s Hot 100 while also reaching the top of the Top 40 Adult Recurrents chart.

MORE ABOUT JASON MRAZ:
Jason Mraz has quietly amassed a diverse fan-base throughout all parts of the globe. Since getting his start in coffeehouses in San Diego, Mraz has brought his positive message and soulful, Folk-Pop sound to rapt audiences around the world through his vibrant recordings, humorous live performances and philanthropic efforts. Along the way, he has earned numerous platinum certifications for his various releases, made Pop history with his record-breaking classic single, “I’m Yours” and “I Won’t Give Up,” racked up two Grammy Awards, won the prestigious “Songwriter Hall of Fame Hal David Award” and has sold out amphitheaters and arenas across the globe, including sell-outs at The Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and London’s O2 Arena.

A dedicated artist and gentleman farmer, Mraz is first and foremost a committed global citizen. His impassioned social activism and philanthropic efforts span from environmental advocacy to ardent support for human rights. His own Jason Mraz Foundation serves to shine for arts education and the advancement of equality. Through it all, Jason Mraz continually confirms and celebrates music’s myriad forms and miraculous power, inspiring and delighting his countless fans around the world.

For more, please see jasonmraz.com and atlanticrecords.com.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. 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, ext. 27163.

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Vance Joy Announces Massive World Tour

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter plays Mohegan Sun Arena June 8th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 12, 2018) – From an intimate event last night in Venice, CA, Vance Joy announced to his fans via a global Facebook Live stream, his biggest headline tour to date, the Nation of Two World Tour. Alongside the massive world tour announce, the multi-platinum artist surprised fans with another new song and visual, Call If You Need Me,” from his eagerly-awaited sophomore album Nation Of Two, due February 23rd. Vance Joy will be live in Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, June 8th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $60.00, $50.00 and $40.00 and go on sale Friday, February 23rd 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, February 24th, subject to availability.

Vance Joy’s Nation Of Two World Tour will see the acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter take on some of his biggest stages yet. The North American leg of the tour will get underway April 13th in Berkeley, CA at the world-renowned Greek Theatre. Vance Joy will also perform at multiple high-profile festivals throughout 2018 including Coachella, Firefly and Shaky Knees. For more information and ticket details, please visit vancejoy.com/tour.

“Call If You Need Me,” the fifth and final track unveiled before the Nation Of Two album release (February 23rd), is the hauntingly beautiful album opener featuring Vance Joy’s trademark visual lyrics, painting pictures of fluorescent lights and conversations through foggy shower glass. The accompanying visual, which features Vance Joy delivering an emotional performance in a beautiful, stripped-back setting, was filmed by frequent collaborator Mimi Cave, who also directed videos for the album’s first single “Lay It On Me” and the recently released “We’re Going Home.”

With still two weeks until the release of Nation of Two, the album has already amassed over 60 million global streams, accounted for by the four tracks Vance Joy has unveiled throughout the past few months. The Nation Of Two campaign launched with massive alternative hit single, “Lay It On Me,” and was followed by releases of “Like Gold,” “We’re Going Home” and “Saturday Sun,” the latter of which will mark the album’s second U.S. single. A promising fan-favorite, the bright and uplifting “Saturday Sun” was streamed over one million times in its first five days of release, and is currently impacting alternative radio stations nationwide.

Vance Joy – who is currently featured on the cover of Rolling Stone Australia – will celebrate his Nation Of Two album release week with a run of high-profile national TV performances, beginning with CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday, February 27th followed by NBC’s Today on Friday, March 2nd. The March 6th episode of NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly will feature two previously filmed live performances by Vance Joy from Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre.

Nation of Two is the follow up to Vance Joy’s critically-acclaimed breakthrough debut album dream your life away, which recently surpassed one million in consumption in the U.S. alone. The album spawned the 4x Platinum blockbuster hit, “Riptide” and RIAA Platinum-certified “Mess Is Mine.” dream your life away also featured “fire and the flood” and “Georgia,” which are both now certified Gold. Based on the success of these songs, Vance Joy was the #1 Most Played artist at Alternative radio in 2015.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. 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, ext. 27163.

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Keith Urban Brings “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” To Uncasville On September 7th & 8th

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 16th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 9, 2018) – Four-time Grammy award winner Keith Urban will bring his “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” to Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, September 7th and Saturday, September 8th, with both shows starting at 7:30pm. The tour will feature special guest Kelsea Ballerini as Urban’s supporting act on most of the North American leg.

Tickets are $105.00, $85.00 and $65.00 and go on sale Friday, February 16th 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, February 17th, subject to availability.

The 58-city tour will kick off in June and run through November. Urban’s shows have become concert events that electrify. They’re unexpected, if not unpredictable, and have been hailed by media around the world as a “concert experience not to be missed.” The tour will feature many of Urban’s 23 #1 songs, as well as brand new songs that have never been performed live and an all-new concert production that promises to be as spectacular as never before.
“I’ve been full-on writing, recording, collaborating and creating with some incredibly talented people for GRAFFITI U, a lot of whom I’ve never worked with before,” said Urban.  “I can hear how some of the songs will translate live already, which really makes putting on a new show so exhilarating and I loved having our fans included in the announcement of the tour because it’s their tour too.”

“I remember hearing Keith Urban songs that stopped me in my tracks and made me want to drop everything and chase that kind of lyric and heart-filled artistry,” says Ballerini. “He’s the best in the business and I can’t wait to fangirl and learn from him this year. Truly an honor to tour with him.”
For all official Keith Urban tour news including show dates and where to purchase tickets, go to keithurban.net.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. 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, ext. 27163.

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Big Sean To Headline North American “Unfriendly Reminder Tour”

Coming to Mohegan Sun Arena on May 19th

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 7, 2018) – Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings artist Big Sean announced today his North American headlining Unfriendly Reminder Tour, which is set to kick off April 12th in Orlando, FL. The multi-city trek produced by Live Nation will hit a number of major U.S. cities including Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York and Detroit. The outing will feature direct support from acclaimed rapper Playboi Carti, along with opening sets from Shy Glizzy and GASHI. Big Sean will perform fan favorites spanning his entire discography, going beyond a normal album tour. The 31-city tour is scheduled to make a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, May 19th at 7:00pm and will wrap June 3rd in Toronto, Canada.

Tickets are $49.00 and $39.00 and go on sale Friday, February 9th 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, February 10th, subject to availability.

The “Unfriendly Reminder Tour” will be a celebration of Big Sean’s decade long career signed to G.O.O.D. Music and pay tribute to his fans. Each fan will be able to vote and choose their top 20 songs for their respective cities and help curate the set list from his entire discography. Voting will be available starting on Thursday, February 8th only at uknowbigsean.com. All stops will have brand new tour merchandise available and in select cities fans will have the option to customize handpicked pieces.

About Big Sean:
7-time BET Award-winning and Grammy®-nominated superstar Big Sean has enjoyed a massive career in Hip-Hop since he emerged in 2011, with his debut album Finally Famous on Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music/ Def Jam imprint.  The album spun off consecutive top-charted Pop/R&B/Rap crossover smashes with “My Last” featuring Chris Brown (RIAA gold), “Marvin & Chardonnay” featuring Kanye West and Roscoe Dash (platinum) and “Dance (A$$)” featuring Nicki Minaj (3x-platinum). Sean was a major collaborator on Kanye’s groundbreaking Cruel Summer album in 2012 and shared multi-platinum success with Kanye on the Grammy®-nominated “Mercy” (also featuring Pusha T and 2 Chainz) and “Clique” (with Jay Z). Sean’s Hall Of Fame album followed in 2013, including “Guap” (platinum) and “Beware” featuring Lil Wayne and Jhené Aiko (gold).  Dark Sky Paradise (2015) was Sean’s first platinum and first album to debut #1 on Soundscan. It reigned on the charts with the #1 “IDFWU” featuring E-40 (3x-platinum), “Blessings” featuring Drake and Kanye West (2x-platinum) and “One Man Can Change the World” featuring Kanye West and John Legend (gold).  I Decided. (released February 2017, RIAA platinum) debuted at #1 on the momentum of the two pre-order instant grat tracks that turned into smash singles, “Bounce Back” (RIAA double platinum with over 300 million streams globally) and “Moves” (RIAA gold). His latest album, Double or Nothing (released December 8, 2017) with Metro Boomin has 261,376,362 global streams to date.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. 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, ext. 27163.

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