Keith Urban Joins Mohegan Sun Celebration Line-Up
By now, everyone knows that Keith Urban will marry Nicole Kidman this weekend in Australia. But - just days before the happy event - he has also agreed to join in Mohegan Sun's 10th Anniversary celebration in Uncasville, Connecticut, October 19th-22nd. Urban will take center stage in the Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, October 20th. Might Nicole be cheering him on? Might the honeymoon continue in Uncasville? Urban joins some of the entertainment industry's biggest names for the weekend celebration. They include Jerry Seinfeld and Lily Tomlin, as well as surprise guest appearances, celebrities and VIP parties.
Radio legend Don Imus will kick-off the weekend celebration on Thursday, October 19th with a live broadcast of his WFAN-AM morning show "Imus in the Morning" from Mohegan Sun's Wolf Den. On Saturday afternoon, October 21st, guests will be treated to a rare reunion of the original Laugh-In cast. Celebrating an anniversary of their own (40th), the show will feature live appearances by Lily Tomlin, Arte Johnson, Joanne Worley, Ruth Buzzi and more.
The co medy continues on Saturday evening with a special performance by Craig Ferguson, host of CBS-TV's Late Late Show in the Cabaret Theatre and a special private show by legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld in the Uncas Ballroom.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, October 21st, the popular alternative-rock band Barenaked Ladies, who have performed numerous, sold out shows in the Mohegan Sun Arena, will perform a special intimate concert in the Wolf Den.
Additional weekend highlights include the Boston Celtics versus New York Knicks pre-season basketball game in the Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday night and surprise musical guests and events to be announced at a later date.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States. Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River i n scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. What began with the Casino of the Earth in 1996 has evolved into a legendary destination that now includes: the Casino of the Sky and over 300,000 square feet of total gaming space; The Shops at Mohegan Sun, featuring more than 60 retail shops and dining venues; the 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena for world-class sporting events and concerts, an intimate Cabaret Theatre; and a 34-story luxury hotel, featuring 1,200 guestrooms and suites, premier meeting and convention space and a world-class spa.