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Battle Of The Bands Is Back For 2016 At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Call for entries now through January 29th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (December 7, 2015) – Does your band have what it takes toBattle of the Bandsreign supreme?  Mohegan Sun Pocono wants to know!  The sixth annual Battle of the Bands competition kicks off on Thursday, March 17th at Breakers, and starting now Mohegan Sun Pocono is looking for the best bands in NEPA to compete!

Don’t wait! Now through January 29th, interested bands can submit an entry to be crowned this year’s winner, and for the chance to win cash prizes at the grand finale on May 26, 2016, including the $10,000 grand prize!

To express interest in competing in this popular event, bands must submit the following no later than 5:00pm on Friday, January 29, 2016. 32 bands will be selected and notified no later than Monday, February 29th.

  • Demo CD, EPK, website and/or flash drive containing no more than three songs. This should be as close as possible to proposed live performance; cover music preferred.  Please note in writing with submission if there are overdubbed parts or guest artists who will not be part of the competition.
  • Recent photo with names and instrumentation of all players, and an input list (preferably in digital format)
  • Current song list and proposed 30-minute set list for the competition
  • List of any Thursday evenings during the competition (March 17th through May 26th) that band would not be available between 7pm and Midnight
  • Contact information, including email address and daytime phone number
  • Verification that all band members are 21 years of age or older

Please send submissions to Battle of the Bands, Entertainment Office, Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 or EventRequest@mohegansunpocono.com.

For additional information or questions, contact EventRequest@mohegansunpocono.com or 570.831.2264.

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.

Spooktacular Fun For Halloween Weekend at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Halloween tricks and treats on Friday, October 30th and Saturday, October 31stBoo Bash

WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 8, 2015) – Show your Halloween spirit all weekend at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with ghoulish harness racing, mischievous costume parties, wicked nightlife events and more!

Boo Bash

Come as you aren’t! Boo Bash is back on Friday, October 30th in the Keystone Grand Ballroom starting at 7:00pm. Grab your best ghoulish getup, superhero tights or angel wings and enter the costume contest for the chance to win the grand prize of $1,000.00 and other great cash prizes. Indulge in the Boo Bash featured drink special, Mali Boo!, and party to live music from The Chatter until Midnight. Hang around for a spell when Boo Bash is over and haunt on over to Breakers until 2:00am to groove to the sounds of Gas Station Disco.

$75,000 Spooktacular Giveaway

There are no tricks, only treats in Mohegan Sun Pocono’s $75,000 Spooktacular Giveaway on Halloween! From Noon to 5:00pm on Saturday, October 31st, two Momentum members each hour will win $250.00 cash. At 7:00pm one lucky guest will win $50,000.00 cash and 50 more will win at least $450.00 in Free Slot Play. It’s simple to play—get one entry for every Status Point earned from October 1st though October 30th, then activate entries on Saturday, October 31st from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at any kiosk to be eligible to win.

Live Harness Racing with The Grey Ghost And Poltergeist Pace

Have a fang-tastic Halloween evening at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono starting at 6:30pm with The Grey Ghost and Poltergeist Pace. This pace is exclusively for grey and roan horses where they will compete in this ghostly race, led onto the track by the Headless Horseman. The winner will be presented with a trophy by children in costume in the ghoulishly delightful Winners’ Circle.

Live Entertainment

On Halloween night, get your scare on at Elixir’s Halloween party starting at 9:00pm with live music from Jimmy & Vitz, head to Bar Louie for a Halloween celebration featuring Fake Uncle Jack starting at 9:30pm or creep over to Breakers to enjoy the sounds of Shorty Long & The Jersey Horns starting at 9:30pm.

For complete information on all events at Mohegan Sun Pocono visit their website.

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, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Spend Independence Day Weekend at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Enjoy live music, thrilling gaming promotions, exhilarating horse racing and a celebrity appearanceHot Summer Fun

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 30, 2015) – It’s nearly time to celebrate Independence Day, and there’s no better way to spend the holiday than with Mohegan Sun Pocono! Join Mohegan Sun Pocono from Wednesday, July 1st through Sunday, July 5th for a fun-filled weekend, including live entertainment, exhilarating horse racing, a sizzling fireworks display and more.

The fun begins on Wednesday, July 1st when Mohegan Sun Pocono kicks off summer with their annual Hot Summer Fun celebration. This year is hotter than ever, with new chances to win every day through August 31st, including thousands in cash prizes, Free Slot Play, two cars, a VIP experience at all three luxurious Mohegan Sun properties and more! Full details on how to play every day can be found at mohegansunpocono.com/HSF.

Start your weekend on Thursday, July 2nd when Mohegan Sun Pocono kicks off NEPA’s version of the wildly successful TV show Lip Sync Battle. Kicking off at 6:00pm at Party on the Patio, six performances will heat up the stage. Local judges will narrow things down to the final two contestants and crowd feedback will determine the weekly winner, so bring your loudest friends and cheer on your favorite “singer!”

Parrotheads unite! At 7:30pm, Mohegan Sun Pocono welcomes ParrotBeach, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band, to Party on the Patio for a free concert*. Get ready to kick up your heels, grab a refreshing cocktail and sing along to your favorite tunes with thousands of other Parrotheads on the track apron. After the show, step inside to the After Party in Breakers and enjoy the music of Gas Station Disco, known for igniting dance floors with their high energy stage show.

Unwind and have a drink at the Terrace with live music from Eddie Appnel on Friday, July 3rd at 6:00pm and Battle of the Bands finalist Nowhere Slow on Saturday, July 4th at 6:00pm. Also on Friday and Saturday night, enjoy a fun night of laughs with Louis Ramey, Mike Spiers and Scott Bruce at Wise Crackers Comedy Club starting at 9:00pm, or dance to live entertainment at Bar Louie and Breakers at 9:30pm.

If it’s harness racing that you’re after, The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is the place to be this weekend. Starting at 6:30pm on Friday, July 3rd, cheer for your favorite horse from the outdoor grandstand, or enjoy the outstanding view of the track and surrounding mountains while dining at Pacer’s Clubhouse. To commemorate 50 years of harness racing, grab a “Decades of the Downs” tee shirt starting at 8:00pm, then wear your shirt to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono any Friday in July and get a $10.00 live racing voucher!

Get to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono early on Saturday, July 4th, as former Buffalo Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly will be signing autographs and taking photos on the Sky Bridge from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Kelly, known as the greatest quarterback in Buffalo Bills history, led his team to four consecutive Super Bowls and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002 in his first year of eligibility. Bracelets will be distributed starting at 1:00pm; only authorized photos will be signed and distributed at the event.

The $2 Million Sun Stakes Saturday Championship is set for Saturday, July 4th starting at 6:30pm, with the Earl Beal Jr. Memorial Trot, the Ben Franklin Free-For-All Pace, the Max Hempt Memorial Pace and the James Lynch Memorial Pace being contested on this prestigious night of harness racing. Then at 8:00pm, pick up your complimentary Earl Beal Jr. official hat in the Lower Grandstand.

Finally, on Sunday, July 5th, end your holiday weekend with a bang, with a fireworks extravaganza scheduled for approximately 9:30pm**. Free and open to all ages, the fireworks will immediately follow an action-packed night of harness racing which starts at 6:30pm.

For more information on happenings at Mohegan Sun Pocono over Independence Day weekend and beyond, visit their website.

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*In inclement weather the ParrotBeach show may be moved indoors. ** Fireworks rain date is Monday, July 6th.

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, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Summer Fun Heats Up Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Hot Summer Fun 2015Celebrate all season long with sizzling live entertainment, hot cash prizes and electrifying fireworks shows

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 15, 2015) – Summer is finally here, and Mohegan Sun Pocono is turning up the heat with Hot Summer Fun celebrations all season long! This year’s celebrations start on July 1st and are hotter than ever, with new chances to win every day through August 31st.

Scratch Mania Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, the first 500 guests to earn a Momentum Status Point starting at the stated time will get to play Scratch Mania! Pick up a scratch card at any Player’s Club booth and reveal the lucky symbols to win up to $25,000 cash. Best of all, every ticket is a winner! Times vary by week, so visit the website for more information.

Boardwalk Surprise Fridays

The fun continues on Fridays, as five lucky guests each hour between 2:00pm and 10:00pm sitting in a Hot Seat at their favorite slot machine or table game will be called to the Boardwalk, where they can spin the giant prize wheel for a chance to win BIG by playing classic carnival or TV games!

Win Some Wheels Saturdays

Play more, win more! All summer long Mohegan Sun Pocono is giving away some hot new wheels to two lucky guests! The more you play, the better your chances to drive away in a 2015 Subaru Cross Trek on July 25th or a 2015 BMW on August 29th.

Simply play your favorite games on Saturdays (excluding the last Saturday of each month) and earn Personal Achievement Awards to be entered into the drawing. Then on the last Saturday of each month (July 25th and August 29th), activate entries at any kiosk from 2:00pm to 6:00pm and get ready to rev up your summer in your new car with the grand prizes awarded at 7:00pm each day! Nineteen additional winners will be awarded Free Slot Play and more.

There’s even more action on Saturdays at Mohegan Sun Pocono during Hot Summer Fun. Every Saturday (excluding the last Saturday of each month) from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, one lucky guest every 15 minutes will be randomly selected to win $250 in Free Slot Play just by playing their favorite slots. Play more, win more all summer long at Mohegan Sun Pocono!

Win a Trip Around The Sun

Every day in July and August, enter a drawing to win $3,000 cash and a trip to all three luxurious Mohegan Sun properties just by having fun at the Sun! Simply complete and submit a punch card and drop it into the mystery box—it’s that easy! All participants who complete a punch card will win $25.00 in Free Slot Play, and on August 31st one lucky winner will be chosen to win the cash prize and a trip Around The Sun!

Anything Can Happen!

Yes—ANYTHING! Any time, any day, anyone can be a surprise winner just by being in the right place at the right time! From 10am to 8pm each day, randomly selected lucky guests will win great prizes including gift cards, cash, Free Slot Play, lottery tickets and more. Anything Can Happen and it WILL, all summer long during Hot Summer Fun!

Turn Up The Heat With Live Entertainment All Summer

Dance the night away at Party on the Patio, with live entertainment every Thursday night on the track apron. Enjoy the nation’s best tribute bands, $2.00 Coors Light drafts, Absolut cocktails and a breathtaking view of NEPA scenery. Doors open at 6:00pm every Thursday through September 3rd, with live music starting at 7:30pm.

Don’t miss the chance to be a Rock star during Party on the Patio’s Lip Sync Battle. Each week starting July 2nd, six contestants will lip sync to their favorite tunes to compete for the weekly prize and a chance for the grand prize on September 3rd. Crowd noise helps the judges determine the finalists each week, so get ready to cheer on your favorite contestant to win each week!

Ready to keep the party rolling? Shake things up every Thursday night after Party on the Patio at After Party in Breakers for even more live entertainment and great drink specials. The fun goes well into the night all summer long at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

Summer is hotter than ever in the Keystone Grand Ballroom as Mohegan Sun Pocono welcomes The Midtown Men on July 25th, The Doobie Brothers on August 1st and Shawn Klush, known as the “World’s Greatest Elvis,” on August 22nd and 23rd. Tickets are available for all shows by logging on to ticketmaster.com; calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000; or visiting any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets are also available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.

But that’s not all! Kick up your heels at The Terrace and enjoy free live music every Friday and Saturday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Relax at this cozy outdoor venue with comfortable seating around an open fire and a private bar. It’s a great place to unwind after a long week and get the weekend started!

Sizzling Summer Fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day weekend with a bang with a fireworks extravaganza at 9:30pm on Sunday, July 5th, at the conclusion of an action-packed night of harness racing. Then, on Saturday, August 22nd, celebrate Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 50th anniversary of racing with an exhilarating fireworks spectacular set to being at approximately 10:30pm at the conclusion of evening racing.

Bring the family to see these spectacular displays ignite the sky. These events are free and open to all ages, and food and beverages will be available to purchase.

Celebrating 50 Years of Harness Racing

2015 marks the 50th year of harness racing at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and we are celebrating in style! From August 16th through August 22nd visit The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono for a week-long anniversary celebration, including a Reality Check event with dance partners Chris Soules of The Bachelor and Witney Carson of Dancing with the Stars on Wednesday, August 19th; Party on the Patio with Almost Queen on Thursday, August 20th; a Motown concert on the track apron on Friday, August 21st; a fireworks extravaganza on Saturday, August 22nd and so much more! Watch for details as we add more exciting events to our 50th anniversary celebration all summer long.

For complete details on all promotions and events, visit mohegansunpocono.com.

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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, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Stealing Neil Crowned Winner of Battle of the Bands

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Band awarded $10,000 grand prize

WILKES-BARRE, PA (May 22, 2015) – At the long-aStealing Neilwaited grand finale on Thursday, May 21st, Rock/Alternative band Stealing Neil was crowned the winner of Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 5th Battle of the Bands at Breakers, and awarded the $10,000 grand prize.

Founded in 2004, Stealing Neil has cultivated a devoted and ever-growing following thanks to the diverse talents of the band’s current lineup including lead singer and guitarist R.J. Scouton, lead guitarist Jared Scavone, rhythm guitarist Pauly Young, drummer Tony Scavone and bassist/vocalist Bruce Christian. The band’s set list is wide-ranging, thanks to the members’ eclectic and varied musical influences of Grunge, Country, Classic Rock and Hair Metal.

The 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners of the event were Nowhere Slow, Coast 2 Coast and Facing the Giants, and each was also awarded a cash prize.

To learn more about Stealing Neil and their future shows, visit facebook.com/stealing.neil.

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, download our app and view us on YouTube.