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Concerts returning to Mohegan Sun Arena this summer

19 May 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Mohegan Sun Arena, consistently ranked among the top entertainment venues worldwide according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and others, was excited this past weekend to welcome back fans with return of the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun, who are currently 2-0 and led by DeWanna Bonner and Jonquel Jones. Mohegan Sun Arena’s first public concert since winter 2020 is also scheduled, when Soft-Rock duo, Air Supply, plays on Sunday, 18 July. More exciting upcoming concerts planned in Mohegan Sun Arena include Lady A on July 29th, Dustin Lynch on August 5th, Straight No Chaser on 8 August, Deftones on 21 August, Tom Segura on 27 August, Toby Keith on September 3rd and back-to-back Sebastian Maniscalco dates on 1 and 2 October. Major 2022 Mohegan Sun Arena concerts announced recently also include The Weeknd (6 February 2022), Brad Paisley (27 May 2022) and Justin Bieber (18 June 2022). Exciting MMA action returns on Friday, 11 June as well, with Lima (32-8) vs. Amasov (25-0)

With guidance and collaborative work with the Mohegan Tribal Health Department, Mohegan Sun Arena reopens with limited capacities in place during May, June and most of July. This will include private shows, CT Sun games, Bellator MMA and the return of the first public concert on July 18th. Mohegan Sun Arena plans to return to full capacity when Lady A, whose national tour starts at Mohegan Sun, performs on Thursday, July 29th. Health & safety measures will be in effect at Mohegan Sun Arena, including some limitations on food and beverage service. Tickets will also be managed electronically, with ease-of-use on smart phones included.

“While much of the past year Mohegan Sun Arena was one of the few venues producing live events, it’s with great excitement we can now bring back live fans to enjoy both sports and entertainment at our world-class venue.” –said Jeff Hamilton, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun. “As the summer approaches, Mohegan Sun will also be announcing additional events and festivities to take place across our property, including some of our most popular outdoor events.”

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster and an up-to-date Mohegan Sun Arena calendar for 2021 is available via mohegansun.com/arena-calendar, with highlights below:
  • Air Supply | Sunday, 18 July | Tickets on-sale now
  • Lady A |Thursday, 29 July | Tickets on-sale May 21st
  • Dustin Lynch |Thursday, 5 August | Tickets on-sale May 21st
  • Frankie Valli | Friday, 6 August |Tickets on-sale now
  • An Evening with Straight No Chaser | Sunday, 8 August | Tickets on-sale now
  • Jeff Dunham | Friday, 20 August | Tickets on-sale now
  • Deftones | Saturday, 21 August | Tickets on-sale now
  • Tom Segura| Friday, 27 August | Tickets on-sale May 21st
  • Big & Rich | Wednesday, 1 September | Tickets on-sale now
  • Toby Keith | Friday, 3 September | Tickets on-sale now
  • Dan + Shay | Saturday, 11 September | Tickets on-sale now
  • CMN Presents Marc Anthony | Saturday, 18 September | Tickets on-sale now
  • Sebastian Maniscalco | Friday, 1 October & Saturday 2 October | Tickets on-sale now
  • Harry Styles | Saturday, 23 October | Tickets on-sale now
  • The Doobie Brothers | Thursday, 28 October | Tickets on-sale now
  • The Monkees Farewell Tour | Friday, 29 October | Tickets on-sale now
  • Old Dominion | Saturday, 30 October | Tickets on-sale now
  • Dave Matthews Band | Tuesday, 9 November & Wednesday, 10 November | Tickets on-sale now
  • Chris Young | Sunday, 5 December | Tickets on-sale now
“We have been preparing for this day for a long time and we believe that being open this past year operationally makes us more than ready to safely deliver the memorable entertainment experiences that we have become known for.” Said Tom Cantone, President of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE). “July 18th will certainly be a special night when our first public concert returns with Air Supply taking the stage.”

For the first half of the 2021 WNBA season, leading up to the Olympic break, the Connecticut Sun will safely host their full and partial plan season ticket holders. Connecticut Sun games will also still require masks, to align with current WNBA guidelines.

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