Posts Tagged ‘Entertainment’

The Fray To Perform At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

With special guests American Authors

WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 24, 2016) A Denver-based foursome, The Fray formed in 2002 and achieved national success in 2005 with their debut self-titled release, selling over four million albums and 20 million singles worldwide, including the multi-platinum hit songs “You Found Me,” “Over My Head (Cable Car)” and “How To Save A Life.” The Fray struck a huge chord with audiences and turned their organic grassroots efforts into major success, earning a total of four Grammy nominations.

The Fray is set to perform inside the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, November 5th, with Rock band American Authors to open as special guests. Doors will open at 7:00pm and show time is 8:00pm.

Ticket prices start at $37.50 and will be on sale Friday, August 26th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.com. 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 group’s current and fourth album Helios (2014) was released on Epic Records, with a signature sound that features electronic instruments, drum samples, enormous backing vocals and production assistance from Stuart Price and Ryan Tedder. The album received early critical acclaim from the Denver Post as well as Billboard, which hailed its “bare emotion bolstered by echoing backing vocals and unexpected twang.”

The Fray has recently performed “Love Don’t Die” on the Today Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014 and Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Fray’s forthcoming album Through the Years, The Best of The Fray, their first career-spanning compilation, will be released November 4th on Epic Records.

About Mohegan Sun Pocono

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by 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 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 onFacebook, follow us on Twitter, download our App and view us on YouTube.

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KC and The Sunshine Band Coming To Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Iconic hits from the founder of the Dance Revolution

WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 8, 2016) KC and The Sunshine Band, the widely popular group is known for their multi-platinum hits including “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s The Way I Like It,” “Shake, Shake, Shake, Shake Your Booty,” and “Boogie Shoes.” Selling over 100 million records, nine Grammy Nominations, three Grammy Awards and an American Music Award, KC and The Sunshine Band was one of the most progressive bands of the 70’s and is credited with changing the sound of modern pop music. The legendary band will be performing in the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Sunday, November 20th at 8:00pm.

Ticket prices start at $29.00 and will go on sale on Friday, September 2nd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.com. 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.

KC’s music continues to be a favorite today, his songs appeared in ads for companies like General Motors, Burger King, Payless Shoes, Papa Jon’s Pizza, Old Navy and Nick at Night. His music has also been featured in over 200 commercials and movies such as Forrest Gump (“Get Down Tonight”), Boogie Nights (“Boogie Shoes”), Boys Don’t Cry (“Rock Your Baby”), Rush Hour (“Get Down Tonight”), Carlito’s Way (“Rock Your Baby,” “Shake Your Booty,” and “That’s The Way I Like It”), and Austin Powers in Goldmember.

The Sunshine band recently celebrated the release of a brand-new album Feeling you! The 60’s in 2015, a tribute to the era that shaped H.W Casey into the revolutionary artist he became in the 70’s. The brand-new release is part one of the two-part Feeling You Project, and features covers of songs by sixties legends Bob Dylan, Ben E. King, The Kinks, The Righteous Brothers, Jackie DeShannon, Aaron Neville and many more.

KC and The Sunshine Band aim to serve a single purpose: to create instant happiness through music. For over 40 years the group has done just that, topping the charts with seven number one singles which have become iconic hits like “Shake, Shake, Shake, Shake Your Booty,” “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s The Way I like It,” and “Boogie Shoes.” The band has also achieved three triple platinum albums, three Grammy Awards, (including “Album of the Year” for the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack,) and an American Music Award. In 1976, they became the first act since The Beatles to score four number one pop singles in one 12-month period. KC and The Sunshine Band’s unique meeting of Caribbean, Pop, R&B and Latin inspired infectious grooves have given life to countless ad campaigns, hundreds of movie soundtracks and numerous television shows, including the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2014. In 2001, KC was honored with the National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences Governor’s Award, the highest honor given by a chapter of the Academy. KC and The Sunshine Band have defined dance music and forever influenced music with their timeless sound and mission of getting people out of their seats to celebrate, which is still being fulfilled today. For more information, please visit www.heykcsb.com.

About Mohegan Sun Pocono

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by 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 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 onFacebook, follow us on Twitter, download our App and view us on YouTube.

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Tracy Morgan Brings “Picking Up The Pieces” Presented By COMIX Comedy, To Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, July 25th, 2016

A hilarious standup performance is set for Friday, October 7th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (July 25, 2016) Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to announce the nationwide stand-up tour of Tracy Morgan, titled “Picking Up The Pieces.” Known for starring in Saturday Night Live, NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning hit series 30 Rock, The Tracy Morgan Show and his renowned standup specials, Tracy Morgan is one of the most respected comedians in his field. Performing in the Keystone Grand Ballroom and presented by COMIX Comedy, the standup act will begin at 8:00pm.

Ticket prices start at $45.00 and will go on sale on Friday, July 29th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.com. 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. This show is for mature audiences only.

Morgan has headlined across the country and abroad on various tours and festivals for his standup comedy. The far-famed comedian has appeared in numerous films as an actor and voice actor including Cop Out, First Sunday, The Longest Yard, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Head of State, Son of No One, Why Stop Now, and recently wrapped production on Fist Fight premiering in 2017.

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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Bowzer Brings His Latest Rock ‘N’ Doo-Wop Party To Mohegan Sun Pocono On May 29th

Monday, March 14th, 2016

WILKES-BARRE, PA (March 14, 2016) — Bowzer will return to Mohegan Sun Pocono along with his Doo-Wop family for a great night of music that will include some of the best hits from the 50s and 60s.  Don’t miss the fun on Sunday, May 29th at 8:00pm at the Keystone Grand Ballroom.

Ticket prices start at $25.00 and go on sale Friday, March 18th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office starting Saturday, March 19th, subject to availability.

This particular show brings together an incredible lineup of talent that will be sure to celebrate classic and legendary Rock & Roll like we’ve come to expect from Bowzer. It is set to star:

JAY SIEGEL’S TOKENS (“The Lion Sleeps Tonight”; “Tonight I Fell In Love”)

FREDDY “BOOM-BOOM” CANNON (“Palisades Park”; “Tallahassee Lassie”)

SHIRLEY ALSTON REEVES, Original Lead Singer of THE SHIRELLES (“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”; “Soldier Boy”)

THE ORIGINAL COMETS (“Rock Around The Clock”; “Shake, Rattle & Roll”)

JOEY DEE & THE STARLITERS (“Peppermint Twist”; “What Kind Of Love Is This”)

BOWZER & THE STINGRAYS

ROCKY & THE ROLLERS

With Special Guest: JOHNNY CONTARDO, Formerly of SHA NA NA

Hosted By: BOWZER of SHA NA NA

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.

Love Is In The Air For Valentine’s Day At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Sweet dining specials, exciting live music and decadent treatsValentine's Day

Looking for somewhere special to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Mohegan Sun Pocono for a weekend-long romantic getaway with your sweetheart for great food, memorable fun and blissful relaxation.

Starting on Friday, February 12th, reserve a private booth inside Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar for a romantic Tuscan-inspired Valentine’s Day dinner like no other. Enjoy special menu items including creamy Seafood Bisque, Prime Rib Spring Rolls with spicy BBQ sauce and cheese fondue, Surf ‘N’ Turf with crab-stuffed lobster and filet mignon, pan-seared Sea Bass with chorizo and tomato couscous and roasted corn and arugula salad, or Duck Confit Ravioli. Cap the dinner with a decadent dessert featuring a creamy Snickers cheesecake or luscious strawberry champagne cake. Call 570.824.6600 for reservations.

Just steps away, the nationally-renowned Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse awaits, ready to make Valentine’s Day special with world-famous tender steaks, expertly-executed seafood, New Orleans-inspired appetizers, unforgettable desserts and an award-winning wine list. Call 570.208.2266 for reservations.

Nearby at Pearl Sushi Bar, delicacies of the sea are freshly-prepared in a hip, fun setting, perfect for date night, and pair with a unique handcrafted martini from “The Tao of Abundant Martinis” menu.

Timbers Buffet is also getting in on the action this Valentine’s Day weekend. All weekend enjoy a tantalizing seafood buffet with some sweet Valentine’s Day touches such as heart-shaped ravioli and a glass of complimentary champagne.

Both Saturday and Sunday night at 9:00pm, grab your sweetheart and get up-close-and-personal with the talented acts of Wise Crackers Comedy Club in Seasons Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Join Brad Williams, Jonathan Randall and Scott Bruce for hilarious Wise Crackers performances sure to have you laughing all night long. Advance tickets required; visit mohegansunpocono.com.

When the laughs are over, head to Breakers and experience their eclectic nightlife scene with high-energy bartenders and amazing drink specials. It’s a great place to party with your sweetheart, meet up with friends or make new ones! On Saturday enjoy happy hour featuring half-price drinks from 7:00pm to 9:00pm then groove to the sounds of local favorites Nowhere Slow from 9:30pm to 1:30am. On Sunday, indulge in half-price happy hour drinks from 5:00pm to 7:00pm then party with NEPA’s own Jay & Silent Scott from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.

On Sunday, start Valentine’s Day with Bar Louie’s famous Sunday brunch from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Enjoy delicious menu items like Eggs Bennie, Hangover Helper, Breakfast Nachos or PB&J cakes. Top it all off with a pitcher of Bar Louie’s famous Bloody Marys or Ultimate Mimosas.

When your appetite is sated, head over to the onsite Spa Sapphire, located on the first floor of the hotel. Comprised of extraordinary ambiance and legendary services, Spa Sapphire promises a luxury spa experience, and on Valentine’s Day with any couple’s service enjoy a decadent complimentary dessert for two! Call 570.270.5555 for reservations.

Take their breath away this Valentine’s Day with some memorable moments at Mohegan Sun Pocono. For more information, 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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.