Posts Tagged ‘Entertainment’

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

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 at 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 at 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 eight months out of the year. Mohegan Sun at 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.

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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.

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.