Iconic Rock Group Trans-Siberian Orchestra Inducted into Mohegan Sun’s Walk of Fame

Special presentation took place backstage; Group became 40th inductee

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 27, 2023) – Prior to the return of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s (TSO) “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” to Mohegan Sun Arena yesterday evening, the Progressive Rock group was honored as the 40th Mohegan Sun Walk of Fame inductee.

TSO sold out the renowned 10,000-seat Arena for the 28th and 29th time in a row during two consecutive performances during the 2023 holiday tour. The group has played in front of over 190,000 dedicated fans since their first Mohegan Sun Arena appearance in 2003. “TSO has always been a fan favorite at Mohegan Sun Arena, said Tom Cantone, President of Sports and Entertainment at Mohegan. “Everyone in attendance receives an exhilarating, unforgettable experience from TSO whenever they are on property. “Every TSO show is a memory for life with your family and friends, and that’s what we do best.” Trans-Siberian Orchestra joins Thomas Rhett, Shinedown, Kenny Chesney, Jimmy Buffet, Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, and more as the latest inductee into the Mohegan Sun Arena Walk of Fame.

A product of the imagination of TSO’s late founder Paul O’Neill and based on TSO’s multi-platinum CD and TV special, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” follows the journey of a runaway who breaks into an abandoned vaudeville theater on December 24th. While seeking shelter from the cold, the teen is discovered by the theater’s caretaker who uses the ghosts and spirits from the building’s past to turn her life around. Following the performance of the Rock opera, 2023’s tour also boasts a rocking, blazing, and laser-lit second set containing more of TSO’s greatest hits, fan-favorites, and surprises.

Since its touring debut, TSO has played more than 2,000 Winter Tour shows to more than 18 million fans. In just the past 10 years (encompassing nine tours), TSO has performed for more than 8 million fans. Keeping with O’Neill’s vision, TSO remains one of rock’s most charitable bands. To date, TSO has donated more than $18 million in ticket sales to charity.

The Mohegan Sun Walk of Fame honors individuals who have made major contributions to Mohegan Sun’s success as the Northeast’s top entertainment destination. The names of all those admitted into the Walk of Fame will be etched on a plaque that will be permanently displayed at the entrance of Mohegan Sun Arena.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

Mohegan Sun Arena finished 2021 with its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its capacity in the world according to Pollstar and VenuesNow, ranked among the top 10 venues in the U.S. regardless of size based on ticket sales, and was named “2021 Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency.  In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been 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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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Announces 2022 Winter Tour

‘The Ghosts of Christmas Eve – The Best of TSO & More’ comes to Mohegan Sun Arena for two shows

Multi-platinum, progressive rock group  Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will bring its highly-anticipated Winter Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena for two spectacular shows on Wednesday, November 23rd at 3:00pm and 8:00pm.

Tickets are $99.50, $89.50, $69.50, $49.50, and $29 and go on sale Friday, September 16th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office Beginning Saturday, September 17th, subject to availability.

A limited number of specially priced $29 tickets will be available for one week or while supplies last.

After its first year off the road in more two decades, TSO made a triumphant return to touring in 2021 with a 25th anniversary celebration of “Christmas Eve and Other Stories.” For 2022, TSO brings a completely updated presentation of the unforgettable, multi-generational holiday tradition, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” to 60 cities across the nation.

A product of TSO’s late founder Paul O’Neill and his wife Desi and based on TSO’s multi-platinum CD and TV special, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” the Rock Opera features such enduring fan-favorites as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Good King Joy,” “Christmas Canon,” “Music Box Blues,” “Promises to Keep” and “This Christmas Day.” This year’s tour will also boast a rousing second set containing more of TSO’s greatest hits and fan-pleasers including “Wizards in Winter,” “A Mad Russian’s Christmas,” and many more.

“It was so special to be back playing live last year. When you love something as much as we do and it’s taken away, it made us super thankful to be back. I look forward to seeing all our ‘repeat offenders’ and all our new friends when we hit the road,” said TSO’s music director and lead guitarist Al Pitrelli. “I love all of Paul’s stories, but ‘The Ghosts of Christmas Eve’ is one of my favorites and can’t wait to unveil this incredibly amazing new show for everyone. We know some people may be having tough times, so we worked hard with the local promoters and arenas to have a low priced $29 ticket to do our part in helping out. God Bless all of you and see you in November and December when we celebrate in-person once again.”

Keeping with the O’Neill’s vision, TSO remains one of Rck’s most charitable bands. Once again, TSO will give at least $1 from every ticket sold to charity. To date, approximately $18 million has been donated by the group.

About Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Since its touring debut, TSO has played more than 2,000 Winter Tour shows to approximately 18 million fans, with tour grosses of more than $725 million, and has sold more than 12 million albums and DVDs.  Year-after-year TSO hits the upper reaches of the domestic and worldwide tour charts. Recently, Pollstar published its compiled touring charts for the past 40 years. TSO ranked No. 11 in Tickets Sold and No. 21 in Top Box Office Grosses. In June, Billboard placed TSO at No. 9 on its Mid-Year Boxscore Report, based on concerts from November 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022. Previously, TSO placed No. 31 on Billboard’s Top Touring Artists of the Decade (2010s).” Additionally, at the close of the aughts, the group was ranked at No. 20 on Pollstar’s “Top Tour(s) of the Decade” and No. 25 on Billboard’s “Top Touring Artists of the Decade.”

About Mohegan Sun Arena

Mohegan Sun Arena is one of the busiest Arenas in the United States and is ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard MagazinePollstar and VenuesNow. Mohegan Sun Arena finished 2021 with its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its capacity in the world according to Pollstar and VenuesNow, ranked among the top 10 venues in the United States regardless of size based on ticket sales, and was named “2021 Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency.  In recent years, the award-winning venue has also been the “#1 Casino Venue in the World,” “#1 Social Media Venue in the World” and a seven-time national award winner for “Casino of the Year – Arena” by the Academy of Country Music. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit MoheganSun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711.

 

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Offering $25 Tickets For 25 Hours Only

The iconic Rock group performs at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, November 28th at 3:00pm and 8:00pm

Multi-platinum, progressive Rock group  Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will bring its highly-anticipated Winter Tour back for 2021 to Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, November 28th. In commemoration of the three-time platinum album’s anniversary, TSO will offer concert tickets for $25 for 25 hours only on Thursday, November 4th at 9:00am through Friday, November 5th at 10:00am.

Tickets are available via ticketmaster.com and the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

This year’s long-awaited tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of the group’s landmark album, Christmas Eve and Other Stories, which launched the group to superstardom and spawned the bring-the-whole-family Rock holiday concert tradition that has played to more than 17 million fans nationwide.

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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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Returns to Mohegan Sun Arena for Two Shows

Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Winter Tour Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Multi-Platinum Album, Christmas Eve and Other Stories

Multi-platinum, progressive rock group  Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will bring its highly-anticipated Winter Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena for two spectacular shows on Sunday, November 28th at 3:00pm and 8:00pm.

Tickets are $89.50, $79.50, $69.50, & $50.50 and go on sale September 17th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office Beginning Saturday, September 18th, subject to availability.

This year’s long-awaited tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of the group’s landmark album Christmas Eve and Other Stories, the three-time certified platinum album that launched the group to superstardom and spawned the bring-the-whole-family rock holiday tradition that has now played to more than 17 million fans all across the nation.

“After an incredibly trying year for everyone we are beyond excited to be able to say that we’re bringing Christmas Eve and Other Stories back to all of you,” said TSO Music Director and lead guitarist Al Pitrelli. “We were amazed by the turnout for last year’s livestream and how many of you continued to celebrate this tradition we have created together. It’s been 25 years since Paul (O’Neill) first introduced all of us to this timeless tale. Let’s celebrate this milestone event together.  God bless and stay safe everyone.”

A product of the vision and imagination of TSO’s late founder/composer/lyricist Paul O’Neill, Christmas Eve and Other Stories follows a story set on Christmas Eve when a young angel is sent to Earth to bring back what is best representative of humanity.  Following favorite TSO themes of “strangers helping strangers” and “the kindness of others,” “Christmas Eve and Other Stories” takes listeners all over the world to help reunite a young girl with her distraught father.

The album and tour feature such fan-favorites as “Ornament,” “Promises To Keep,” “This Christmas Day,” “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Good King Joy,” and the epic “Old City Bar.” The rock opera also features such TSO classics as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24.” Additionally, the tour will enjoy a second set containing some of TSO’s greatest hits and fan-pleasers including “Christmas Canon,” “Wizards In Winter” and many more.

Since its touring debut, TSO has played more than 2,000 Winter Tour shows for approximately 17 million fans, with tour grosses of more than $725 million, and has sold in excess of 12 million albums and DVDs. Recently in June 2020, TSO was ranked No. 1 on Pollstar magazine’s Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 100 Tours Mid Year chart, No. 2 on the Top 100 North American Tours Mid Year chart, and No. 3 on the Top 100 Worldwide Tours Mid Year chart. Once again, TSO will give at least $1 from every ticket sold to charity. To date, approximately $16 million has been donated by the group.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Now and is also consistently ranked top 15 in the world for “All Size Venues.” The award–winning venue was named “#1 Social Media Venue in the World” in 2016 and is a seven–time Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) national award–winner for “Arena of the Year,” with the most recent recognition coming in 2019.  In 2020, Mohegan Sun Arena remained one of the top venues in the world according to year-end reports by both Pollstar and Venues Now. For more information and updates on Mohegan Sun Arena, call 1.888.226.7711 or visit Mohegan Sun.

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Trans – Siberian Orchestra’s Winter Tour 2018 Celebrates 20 Years Of Live Performances

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve Comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday November 25th

UNCASVILLE, CT (September 7, 2018) – Marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring, Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) announced its highly – anticipated Winter Tour 2018.  TSO’s annual multi – sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented the group’s status as a must – attend, multi – generational, holiday tradition. This year’s 20th anniversary tour, a presentation of TSO’s unforgettable The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, featuring founder/composer/lyricist Paul O’Neill’s timeless story of a runaway who finds her way into a mysterious abandoned theater, will visit 65 cities across North America, returning to Mohegan Sun Arena for two shows on Sunday, November 25th at 3:00pm and 8:00pm. TSO’s Winter Tour 2018 is presented by Hallmark Channel.

Tickets are $72.50, $62.50 and $43.50 and go on sale Friday, September 14th 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, September 15th, subject to availability.

This year’s tour will include new awe – inspiring effects, as well as amazing staging with an all new design from the dedicated team handpicked by the group’s late creator, Paul O’Neill. The rock opera also features such enduring fan – favorites as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Good King Joy,” “Christmas Canon,” “Music Box Blues,” “Promises To Keep,” and “This Christmas Day.” Additionally, the tour will enjoy a new second set containing some of TSO’s greatest hits and fan – pleasers.

As in all previous years, a portion of every ticket sold benefits select local charities. To date, more than $15 million has been distributed from TSO to worthy charities all across North America.

On September 28th, Rhino Entertainment will release a 20th Anniversary Edition of The Christmas Attic on CD and digitally. A vinyl version of the release will be available November 23rd. The second installment in The Christmas Trilogy tells the story of a little girl who spends the night in an attic filled with yuletide reveries, while guitar solos and choral vocals soar over a rock orchestral backing across 16 tracks, including a previously unreleased on CD and vinyl version of “Christmas Jam (Live).”

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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