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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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Keystone Grand Ballroom Features Three Top Performers

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

2016 brings the hottest talent to Mohegan Sun Pocono

WILKES-BARRE, PA (May 4, 2016) – Mohegan Sun Pocono Keystone Grand Ballroom is the place to be in 2016 with back to back to back headliners! Don’t miss the Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Featuring Shawn Klush and The Sweet Inspirations in August, George Thorogood & The Destroyers in September and The Guess Who in November!

Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular
The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular featuring Shawn Klush and The Sweet Inspirations returns once again, bringing their infectious energy to Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on August 26th and 27th.

Tickets start at $29.00 and will go on sale on Friday, June 17th at 10:00am 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.

In just a short time after starting his performing career, Shawn Klush was voted the “World’s Greatest Elvis” by 6.5 million international viewers, was named the “First Ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” by Elvis Presley Enterprises in Memphis, TN and was a featured performer on the Late Show with David Letterman. Shawn’s love for music led him to begin imitating his musical idol, Elvis Presley. Shawn has released four CDs and CD singles. He has shared the stage with Elvis’ closest friends and musicians, including Elvis’ very own backup singers, The Sweet Inspirations. 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 where he headlines the annual Las Vegas Elvis Fest, 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.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers
Rock n’ Roll greats, George Thorogood & The Destroyers bring their electrifying music and bad-to-the-bone performance to Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on Friday, September 23rd. $1.00 from each ticket sale will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Tickets start at $40.00 and will go on sale on Friday, July 15th at 10:00am 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.

For George and his longtime band – Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar) and Buddy Leach (saxophone) – their Badder Than Ever Tour is indestructible proof that staying true to yourself and the music can still mean something. And with a catalog of classics that includes “Who Do You Love”, “I Drink Alone”, “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer”, “Move It On Over”, “Bad To The Bone” and more, being able to share it with audiences is what will always matter. Ultimately, the 2016 Badder Than Ever tour is 50% celebration, 50% declaration and 100% Thorogood throwdown.

The Guess Who
Legendary Rock band, The Guess Who, perform live at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, November 19th. This is one show you won’t want to miss!

Tickets start at $29.00 and will go on sale on Friday, September 9th at 10:00am 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.

The Guess Who, are a troupe of true musical luminaries who over four decades in show business have been loaded with more hits than members can count, record sales well into the multi-millions and more drama than a VH1 Behind the Music episode and an E! True Hollywood Story documentary combined. The Guess Who are a group that’s connected with the masses throughout an exultant hit parade spanning fourteen Top 40 hits, including: ‘These Eyes,’ ‘Clap For the Wolfman,’ ‘Hand Me Down World,’ and ‘No Time,’ plus their number one Rock anthems ‘American Woman’ and ‘No Sugar Tonight.’ The Canadian bred conquerors are amongst music’s most indelible treasures, and are eternally etched within the very fabric of pop culture history.

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.