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Collective Soul, 3 Doors Down to headline at Mohegan Sun

26 March 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- With more than 30 million albums sold, 18 million digital single sales, billions of streams and 12 iconic hits combined, 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are inviting fans aboard The Rock & Roll Express Tour this summer with special guest Soul Asylum on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the amphitheater outing will kick off 6 July in Atlanta, Georgia, and travel to 36 cities across North America before wrapping 16 September in Phoenix, Arizona. The Rock & Roll Express Tour hits Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday, 16 August, starting at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $45, $35 and $25 and go on sale Friday, 30 March at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to Ticketmaster or call Ticketmaster's national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800-745-3000. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, 31 March, subject to availability.

"Soul Asylum, Collective Soul and 3 Doors Down — that's a big night of hits! I'm looking forward to hopping on the Rock & Roll Express this summer — gonna be fun," said Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down.

"It's going to be an exciting summer! Not only are we going to be out with a great band, but also some great friends. I look forward to seeing everyone come out and Rock with us, 3 Doors Down and Soul Asylum," said Ed Roland of Collective Soul.

Grammy Award-nominated multi-platinum Mississippi Rock band 3 Doors Down has been captivating audiences around the world for nearly two decades. With 20 million albums sold globally, their success has been fueled by hits including "Kryptonite," "When I'm Gone," "Here Without You" and "It's Not My Time."

Collective Soul rose to international fame in 1993 with the Rock anthem "Shine." The multi-platinum quintet has a catalog of No. 1 hits under their belts that has helped shape and define Alternative Rock. They've sold over 20 million records worldwide and continue to average over one million Spotify streams per month. They were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2009. The band's latest live album, LIVE, was released 8 December 2017 on Suretone Records.

Collective Soul will also perform at 3 Doors Down's 15th Annual "The Better Life Foundation Concert" this fall. The event will take place at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina, for the third year in a row on 27 October. To date, The Better Life Foundation has donated over $3 million dollars to veterans, children, women's and humanitarian relief efforts domestically and around the globe.

Grammy Award-winning Rock band Soul Asylum garnered multi-platinum success with their commercial breakthrough albums 1992's Grave Dancers Union (3x platinum) and 1995's Let Your Dim Light Shine (1x platinum). Grave Dancers Union featured the international hit "Runaway Train," which won a 1994 Grammy as "Best Rock Song," while Let Your Dim Light Shine spawned the hit "Misery.” Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum adds, "Looking forward to hitting the road with 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul and seeing everyone! We're going to have a good time — can't wait!"

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won Casino of The Year at the Country Music Awards in 2008 and 2010, and in 2013, was voted Arena Of The Year at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for Casino of the Year. Mohegan Sun also won Casino of the Year in two categories at the 2013 and 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week's schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1-888-226-7711, ext. 27163.

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