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Mohegan Sun Pocono Announces 13 Weeks Of Live Tribute Bands

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Throwback Thursdays will take place in Breakers throughout June & Party on the Patio is Back For July & August

WILKES-BARRE, PA (May 17, 2018) – It is almost time for live tribute bands to perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono for 13 weeks bringing hot entertainment all season long.  Enjoy Throwback Thursdays in Breakers throughout the month of June and beginning in July, guests can head to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono as Party on the Patio returns, taking place every Thursday from July 5th to August 30th.

Throwback Thursdays will have you dancing and singing along as tribute bands perform live at Breakers every Thursday in June beginning at 7:00pm.  This year, tickets are available with a $10.00 donation at the box office, located at Player’s Club starting on Monday, May 21st at 8:00am. All ticket donations will benefit WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 9, an organization “Inspiring fitness. Challenging disability. Changing Lives.” that supports the work of Allied Services: making miracles in rehab, helping people regain health and independence after an injury, improving quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s or recovering from a stroke, empowering children to overcome a learning disability and much more.

Breaker’s Throwback Thursday schedule:

  • Proud Monkey – Tribute to Dave Matthews Band – Thursday, June 7th
  • The British Invasion Experience – Tribute to The Beatles, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and more – Thursday, June 14th
  • Crazy on You – Tribute to Heart – Thursday, June 21st
  • Refugee – Tribute to Tom Petty – Thursday June 28th

*Guests must be 21 or over and present a valid ID*

Party on the Patio returns to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono every Thursday from July 5th to August 30th.  Unwind and have fun enjoying free live music with an impressive line – up of tribute bands along with food trucks and drink specials.  Doors open at 6:30pm and music begins at 7:30pm and admission is free to the public.

Party on the Patio line – up:

  • Tramps Like Us – Tribute to Bruce Springsteen – July 5th
  • Parrot Beach – Tribute to Jimmy Buffett – July 12th
  • All Revved Up – Tribute to Meat Loaf – July 19th
  • Draw the Line – Tribute to Aerosmith – July 26th
  • Separate Ways – Tribute to Journey – August 2nd
  • Halfway to Hell – Tribute to AC/DC – August 9th
  • Bark at the Moon – Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne – August 16th
  • Bon Jersey – Tribute to Bon Jovi – August 23rd
  • Tusk – Tribute to Fleetwood Mac – August 30th

For more information on Party on the Patio, visit here.

*Band line – up is subject to change*

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, was the first destination to bring gaming to Pennsylvania in 2006 and since then has become one of the premier entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the state. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Action Packed Mother’s Day Weekend At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Meet Gianni Russo plus enjoy new promotions, Friday, May 11th to Sunday, May 13th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (May 8, 2018) – Kick off Mother’s Day weekend and spend time with Hollywood actor and legendary singer Gianni Russo, check out the new hot spot, Bean and Vine Café & Wine Bar and play Among The Stars or the Mother’s Day giveaway.

On Friday, May 11th beginning at 9:00am the first 100 Momentum members will receive four FREE spins on our newest slots – The Godfather! Plus, meet Hollywood actor and legendary singer Gianni Russo.

Play for your chance to go on a star-studded adventure with the Among The Stars Giveaway!  Beginning at 6:00am on Friday, May 11th, receive one entry for every Status Point earned while playing your favorite slots and table games until 8:59PM. Activate your entries starting at 8:00pm by using your Momentum card at any slot machine, table game or Promotional Kiosk. The grand prize drawing is at 9:00pm.

On Saturday, May 12th, sit back, sip and celebrate our newest hot spot Bean and Vine Café & Wine Bar! Beginning at 7:00pm, indulge in an Italian Mojito with Don Corleone organic vodka, lime juice, club soda with simple syrup and basil until midnight or taste various small plates offered and enjoy a very special performance by the legendary Gianni Russo, beginning at 8:00pm.

Want to pamper someone special? On Sunday, May 13th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, use your Momentum card while playing your favorite slots and table games for you chance to win a $250.00 Spa Sapphire gift card at the Mother’s Day Giveaway! One winner will be chosen every 30 minutes.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, was the first destination to bring gaming to Pennsylvania in 2006 and since then, has become one of the premier entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the state. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun Pocono and The F.M. Kirby Center Team Up

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

WILKES-BARRE, PA –  (April 11th, 2018) – Yesterday at a special ribbon cutting, Mohegan Sun Pocono and the F.M.Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, located at 71 Public Square in Wilkes-Barre PA, cemented a new sponsorship-based partnership. One of the highlights of the gathering, which involved Senior Leadership from both organizations, was the renaming of the lower level of the Kirby Center, which will now be titled The Mohegan Sun Pocono Parlor.

“The Kirby Center is one of the most historic theaters in our region of Pennsylvania and we’re extremely happy to be partnering with them. The deal helps promote shows and activities for guests at each property, has added benefits for loyal guests and hopefully is the start to a strong relationship to build on into the future!” – Erica Tessier, Vice President of Marketing forMohegan Sun Pocono

The new partnership allows members of Mohegan Sun Pocono’s loyalty program, Momentum as well Kirby members at the Gold Level or above, to have access to the Mohegan Sun Pocono Parlor bar area, where an exclusive drink special will be offered. The Mohegan Sun Pocono Parlor opens up this Friday, on April 13th, for the Wizard of Oz.

“This partnership is going to make a great venue even greater and will enhance the theater-going experience for the most loyal supporters of two community-minded organizations.  We are so excited and thankful for this affiliation with Mohegan Sun Pocono, and we can’t wait to officially open this space on Friday night.” – Will Beekman, Executive Director of the F.M. Kirby Center

For more information on The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts and its upcoming events, visit http://www.kirbycenter.org/

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

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Hot Summer Fun All Season Long at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

July 1st to August 31st

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 27, 2017) – There is nowhere else to be during the summer season than Mohegan Sun Pocono, enjoying their 2017 Hot Summer Fun events, prizes and promotions!  Hot Summer Fun begins Saturday, July 1st and will heat up all summer through Thursday, August 31st.

King Of Cash

Throughout the month of July, guests can win over $125,000 in Cash and Free Slot Play Prizes!  Receive one entry for everyStatus Point earned beginning from 6:00am on July 1st through 9:45pm on July 29th.  On July 29th, four winners every 30 minutes from noon to 7:00pm will win $500 in Free Slot Play.  From 7:00pm to 10:00pm lucky guests will get the chance to win a share of over $100,000 in cash.

Beach Ball Big Wheel

Bounce your way to Mohegan Sun Pocono as one lucky guest every 10 minutes will have the opportunity to spin the BeachBallMega Wheel.  Every Saturday in July from 2:00pm to midnight, you may win a prize.  The prizes range from $100 Free Slot Play to $10,000 cash!

Jeep Giveaway

Win a brand new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara, cash, Free Slot Play and more throughout the month of August.  Beginning August 1st to August 26th, for every Status Point earned, guests receive one entry into the drawing.  On Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, earn more points just for playing on those days!  How many entries can you accumulate before the prize drawings from 3:00pm to 10:15pm on August 26th to win a new Jeep?

Envelope Extravaganza Wednesdays

Which guest will be lucky and choose the envelope with up to $1,000 Free Slot Play out of the mystery box? Five guests every 15 minutes from 11:00am to 6:00pm every Wednesday throughout August will be selected to choose an envelope with a mystery amount between $100 to $1,000 in Free Slot Play.

Summertime Entertainment

As the summer sun sets for the night, Mohegan Sun Pocono lights up the Keystone Grand Ballroom stage when Pop – Rock artist, Richard Marx, performs live on Friday, July 7th at 8:00pm with tickets starting at $29.00.  Shawn Klush, known as the “World’s Greatest Elvis” and Elvis’ own Sweet Inspirations captivate the crowd on Saturday, August 26th at 8:00pm and Sunday, August 27th at 4:00pm, tickets to both shows start at $29.00. Tickets are available for all shows by logging on to ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000. Tickets are also available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.

During the summer weeks, come to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Racetrack Apron to unwind and have fun at Party on the Patio! Every Thursday at 6:00pm starting June 1st to August 31st.  Enjoy free live music with an impressive line – up of cover bands along with food and drink specials!

If you enjoy live entertainment, don’t miss all the local bands that will be coming to Breakers every Saturday!  The electrifying and energetic atmosphere will be a great place to enjoy music and drink specials with friends.

Wilkes – Barre Annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

Who does not love to see 4th of July fireworks light up the night sky? It is fun for all ages to watch and enjoy! Head on down to Kirby Park Tuesday, July 4th as Mohegan Sun Pocono is proud to be a diamond level sponsor for the Wilkes – Barre Annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration!

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

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Elvis Tribute Spectacular at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Artist Shawn Klush and the Sweet Inspirations hit Mohegan Sun Pocono on August 27th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 12, 2017) – Elvis Tribute Artist Shawn Klush and Elvis’ own Sweet Inspirations, in honor of Elvis’ 40th Anniversary, will be bringing their exciting live performance to Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, August 26th at 8:00pm and Sunday, August 27th at 4:00pm. Klush, known as the “World’s Greatest Elvis” voted by 6.5 million international viewers, will be backed by Elvis’s own backup singers, The Sweet Inspirations and the Ambassadors of Elvis Band.

Tickets start at $29.00 and will go on sale on Friday, June 16th through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets by logging on to ticketmaster.com or calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000. Tickets will also be available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.  Limited cash tickets will be available for the Saturday, August 26th show.

Klush’s love for music led him to begin imitating his musical idol, Elvis Presley; making his performances recognized worldwide for his distinguished Elvis impersonation, including his sultry looks, vocal accuracy and swaying hips, and has long performed alongside Elvis’s closest friends, musicians and backup singers.  After starting his performing career, Shawn Klush has received numerous awards and honors for his performances, including “First Ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” by Elvis Presley Enterprises, “Best Concert Elvis” by Gibson Guitar, a featured performer on the Late Show with David Letterman, and starred as Elvis in the Legends in Concert shows in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

Shawn has released four CDs and CD singles. Shawn recently sold out a 15 city tour of Australia and has record-breaking performances in the U.S., Australia, Switzerland, Canada, the U.K. and South America. He was named “Worldwide Ambassador of Elvis” at the Las Vegas Hilton celebrating Elvis’ historic Las Vegas performances. If one thing is fair to say, it is that Shawn Klush is “The Closest Thing to the King in Concert.” Recently, Shawn Klush appeared as Elvis on the HBO original series Vinyl and received rave reviews for his performance from publications such as Rolling Stone Magazine and the New York Times.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

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