Posts Tagged ‘Entertainment’

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.

Memorial Day Weekend Fun and Festivities

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and it’s a great time to enjoy Mohegan Sun Pocono. Join Mohegan Sun Pocono from Thursday, May 21st through Monday, May 25th for a weekend full of entertainment including live music, exciting horse racing and the opening of the spectacular outdoor Terrace.

The fun begins on Thursday, May 21st at 8:00pm at Breakers where four lucky finalists will compete in the grand finale of the Battle of the Bands and the winner of this year’s competition will be chosen. Since March 12th, 32 bands have competed in this, the 5th year of the event, and it’s finally down to the final four—Nowhere Slow, Coast 2 Coast, Stealing Neil and Facing the Giants. Come on out to see the action and cheer for your favorite band to win the grand prize of $10,000!

On Friday, May 22nd, unwind and have a drink at the Terrace before you begin your weekend. Located just off the hotel lobby, the Terrace is a relaxing outdoor venue with cozy seating surrounding an open fire, with live entertainment from Mike Dougherty on Friday, May 22nd and Music for Models on Saturday, May 23rd. Also on Friday and Saturday nights, dance to live entertainment at Bar Louie, Breakers and Ruth’s Chris Steak House, or enjoy a fun night of laughs with Kevin Downey Jr., Marc Yaffee and Scott Bruce at Wise Crackers Comedy club.

On Saturday, May 23rd at 8:00pm, Blues Traveler brings their high energy performance and top hits like “Hook,” “Run-AroundBlues_Traveler” and “But Anyway” to the stage in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. Since their Top 10 success of Four over twenty years ago, these Rock icons have released numerous albums, including their 12th and most recent, Blow up the Moon, on April 7th. Tickets are still available for $50.00, $30.00 and $20.00 through Ticketmaster or at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.

If it’s harness racing that you’re after, there’s plenty of action on Saturday and Sunday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. At 6:30pm on both days, cheer for your favorite horse from the outdoor grandstand and patio, or enjoy the outstanding view of the track and surrounding mountains while dining at Pacers Clubhouse.

For more information on happenings at Mohegan Sun Pocono over Memorial Day weekend and beyond, 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.

Battle of the Bands Winner to Be Chosen at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Friday, May 15th, 2015

WHAT:             
Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to choose the winner of its 5th Battle of the Bands competition on Thursday, May 21st. Come enjoy the live music and cheer on your favorite band to win the $1Battle of the Bands0,000 grand prize!

WHEN:             
Thursday, May 21st
Breakers at Mohegan Sun Pocono
8:00pm to Midnight

IN DETAIL:       
Since March 12th, 32 bands have competed in Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 5th Battle of the Bands competition, and on Thursday, May 21st the winner will finally be chosen and awarded the grand prize of $10,000 cash. The finalists to compete are Nowhere Slow, Coast 2 Coast, Stealing Neil and Facing the Giants.

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.

Mohegan Sun Pocono Reopens The Terrace

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

The TerraceWHAT:
Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to announce the reopening of The Terrace on Friday May 22nd, just in time for the summer weather.

WHEN:
The Terrace opens May 22nd
Fridays and Saturdays
5:00pm – 11:00pm

IN DETAIL:       
Summer is just around the corner and Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to announce the reopening of The Terrace on May 22nd. Located right off the hotel lobby, The Terrace gives guests a relaxing outdoor venue with cozy seating around a fire pit. Grab a cocktail with your friends at the private bar and enjoy live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer starting May 22nd. May’s entertainment lineup on The Terrace includes tunes from Mike Dougherty on the 22nd, Music for Models on the 23rd, MiZ on the 29th and Chillin’ in Public on the 30th.

The full schedule of entertainment can be found on The Terrace 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.

Thrills & Chills Thursdays At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

The return of Party on the Patio, exclusive offers and more

WILKES-BARRE, PA – The fourth annual Hot Summer Fun celebrations are about to be underway and one of the most fun filled nights of the week is sure to be Thrills and Chills Thursdays. Guests can expect great promotions like the $500,000 Sizzling Summer Scratch and Win giveaway and the return of Party on the Patio!

Every Thursday during Hot Summer Fun guests are invited to play the $500,000 Sizzling Summer Scratch and Win where twice an hour between 11:00am – 6:00pm, one lucky slot bank will be selected to win a scratch card.  Every card is a winner of a Free Slot Play prize based on the amount of lucky symbols they reveal. Anyone who scratches off all 6 lucky symbols will win $500,000.

Thrills and Chills Thursdays are also home to the annual Party on the Patio. Northeast Pennsylvania’s biggest party of the year is back, bigger than ever with more space, a full bar, Johnny Rockets and Ben & Jerry’s! Party on the Patio will take place each Thursday throughout Hot Summer Fun on the racetrack apron from 5:00pm – 10:00pm. The hugely-popular event is free and open to guests 21 or older and will offer $2.00 Coors Light bottles all night long.

Each week there will be a special performance beginning at 7:00pm by varying local tribute bands, in addition to great food and drink specials. After the band finishes, join us in Breakers featuring live entertainment for the post patio party beginning at 10:00pm.

Below please find a list of bands that will be performing:

Party on the Patio:

Kicks off on May Sunday, 27th with UUU.

Thursday, May 31st – Little Paradise (A Tribute to Pat Benetar)

Thursday, June 7th – Beatlemania (A Tribute to The Beatles)

Thursday, June 14th – The Soft Parade (A Tribute to The Doors)

Thursday, June 21st – Unchained (A Tribute to Van Halen)

Thursday, June 28th – Runaway (A Tribute to Bon Jovi)

Thursday, July 5th – Fresh Horses (A Tribute to Garth Brooks)

Thursday, July 12th – Almost Queen (A Tribute to Queen)

Thursday, July 19th – Back in Black (A Tribute to AC/DC)

Thursday, July 26th – Separate Ways (A Tribute to Journey)

Thursday, August 2nd – Real Diamond (A Tribute to Neil Diamond)

Thursday, August 9th – Satisfaction (A Tribute to The Rolling Stones)

Thursday, August 16th – November Rain (A Tribute to Guns N’ Roses)

Thursday, August 23rd – Stayin’ Alive (A Tribute to The Bee Gees)

Thursday, August 30th – Parrot Beach (A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett)

Sunday, September 2nd – Face to Face (A Tribute to Elton John & Billy Joel)

Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs takes place from May 27th through September 2nd.

For a complete list of offers or for more information on Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, please visit mohegansunpocono.com/hsf. Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansunpocono, follow us on twitter.com/mspocono and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunpocono.