Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces May Entertainment Line Up

May is Heating Up with Performances by Acclaimed Musical Legends and Renowned Celebrity DJs

MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--()--Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination, is celebrating longer days and warmer weather this May with a slate of entertainment that can’t be beat. With performances by celebrated music industry royalty in the state-of-the-art Grand and Fox Theaters to celebrity guest DJs, Foxwoods is bringing the hottest acts to property all month long.

Tickets for all shows may be purchased online at www.foxwoods.com, or by calling the Foxwoods Box Office at 800-200-2882 or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available on-site at any Foxwoods Box Office. To book The Music Box, visit www.foxwoods.com/musicbox.aspx, or call 860-312-8303.

Tritonal
WHEN: May 2, 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: SHRINE

  • Comprised of producer-DJs Chad Cisneros and Dave Reed, Tritonal has worked with A-List names like the Chainsmokers and Adam Lambert, and climbed the Billboard charts with hits “Colors” and “Untouchable.” Tickets are $15.

Lea Michele
WHEN: May 4, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Fox Theater

  • Broadway veteran Lea Michele is a seasoned singer and actress, known to TV audiences for her roles in two of Fox’s hit series, “Glee” and “Scream Queens.” Michele was signed to Columbia records in 2012 and released her first studio album “Louder” which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard charts. Tickets are $40 and $55.

Steve Daggett and Tate Stevens
WHEN: May 5, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fox Theater

  • Mashantucket native Steve Daggett is bringing his unique mix of southern rock and traditional country music home to the Fox Theater for an electric performance that’s not to be missed. Tickets are $25.

Foreigner
WHEN: May 5, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Theater

  • Foreigner is universally known as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a musical arsenal including “I Wanna Know What Love Is” and “Juke Box Hero.” After 30-plus years in the industry, the band continues to soar with sold-out tours and album sales exceeding 75 million. Tickets are $25 and $40.

Tommy Tune Tonight!
WHEN: May 6, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fox Theater

  • A 10-time Tony Award winner, Tommy Tune is one of America’s most prolific performers, directors and choreographers of all time, with film credits including “Hello Dolly” and “The Boy Friend.” Tickets are $20 and $30.

R3HAB
WHEN: May 6, 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: SHRINE

  • Wall Records artist and Afrojack protege R3HAB is not only a DJ and record producer, but also widely recognized as a pioneer of the modern Dutch house subgenre. Tickets start at $30.

NEEDTOBREATHE With Special Guest Colony House
WHEN: May 7, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fox Theater

  • NEEDTOBREATHE spent the last two years traveling around the globe headlining their tour, after earning their first GRAMMY nomination and two Billboard Music Award nominations in 2014 for their viral hit “Brother.” Tickets are $40 and $55.

BRKLYN
WHEN: May 9, 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: SHRINE

  • LA-based duo BRKLYN - comprised of band members Cameron Alexander and Cody Nadeau – is known for electric, party-like performances and has worked with some of music’s biggest names including Lana Del Ray and Kanye West. Tickets are $15.

70’s Soul Jam
WHEN: May 12, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Theater

  • For one evening only, relive the 1970s with the biggest soul groups that defined one of music’s most distinct eras. Performances by The Stylistics, Heatwave and The Emotions will include their chart-topping hits like “Stop, Look, Listen,” “Boogie Nights” and “Best of My Love.” Tickets are $58 and $78.

Broadway Series
WHEN: May 13 – July 17
WHERE: Fox Theater

  • The first showcase of its kind in the region, Foxwoods is bringing the Broadway shows you love to Connecticut! The series will feature a collection of world-class musical theater productions in the Fox Theater beginning with 42nd Street, Pippin and ending with the farewell tour of MAMMA MIA! Tickets range from $20 - $65.

Mary J. Blige
WHEN: May 13, 8:00 p.m. and May 14, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Theater

  • Back by popular demand, nine-time GRAMMY Award winner and Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J. Blige hits the Grand Theater stage for two nights to thrill audiences with her smash R&B hits including “Family Affair,” “Real Love” and “Be Without You.” Tickets are $75, $95 and $150.

Pierce Fulton
WHEN: May 16, 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: SHRINE

  • With 15 years of rock, reggae, blues and classical music in his arsenal, Pierce Fulton found his calling in EDM and is best known for tracks including “Losing You” and “Landmines.” Tickets are $15.

Ben Folds and a Piano
WHEN: May 20, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fox Theater

  • One of the biggest musical influencers of our generation, Ben Folds has worked with renowned recording artists like Sara Bareilles, Regina Spektor, Weird Al Yankovic and William Shatner. Beginning this Fall, Folds will be back to pound pianos again with a cross country solo tour reminiscent of his earliest solo tours, where he defied skeptics by delivering a high energy rock performance using the intimacy of just a piano. Tickets are $50.

MIGOS
WHEN: May 21, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Theater

  • Hip hop trio MIGOS’ breakout track “Versace” got a mainstream boost thanks to a remix by Drake, and the group found continued staying power with its current chart-topping hit “Bad and Boujee.” Tickets are $68, $88 and $158.

Dillon Francis
WHEN: May 23, July 18, September 9 and October 31, 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: SHRINE

  • Foxwoods welcomes DJ, record producer and comedian Dillon Francis as he begins his four-show residency at SHRINE. Known for unique musical collaborations with artists such as Calvin Harris and Kygo, Dillon can also be seen on the big screen in “Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse.” Tickets are $30.

Bell Biv Devoe, Guy, En Vogue and SWV
WHEN: May 26, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Theater

  • Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe, also known as Bell Biv Devoe, are bringing their 1990s hits like “Poison” and “She’s Dope” to the Grand Theater for a night of classic throwbacks. With special guests Guy, En Vogue and SWV, this is a night of hip-hop and R&B you won’t want to miss! Tickets are $65, $85 and $105.

Barry Manilow
WHEN: May 27, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Theater

  • With worldwide record sales exceeding 80 million, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Barry Manilow is ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time with over 50 Top 40 hits including “Mandy,” “Looks Like We Made It” and “Copacabana.” Tickets are $98.75, $178.75 and $253.75.

Lukas Graham
WHEN: May 27, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fox Theater

  • Danish pop and soul powerhouse Lukas Graham gained global success for Billboard hits like "Mama Said" and "7 Years," earning three GRAMMY nominations in 2016. Tickets are $55.

Aaron Lewis
WHEN: May 28, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Theater

  • GRAMMY nominee and multi-platinum music chameleon Aaron Lewis has sold 13 million albums worldwide, yielding four consecutive top three debuts. The New England native initially found international success as the lead singer of Staind and has since surprised – and delighted – audiences as a country music convert with hits including “Country Boy.” Tickets are $49 and $69.

About Foxwoods Resort Casino
25 Years Proud: Since 1992, Foxwoods Resort Casino has offered guests The Wonder Of It All as the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in seven casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Foxwoods is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and was the first full-service casino built on tribal land, pioneering a nationwide movement that now includes more than 400 gaming properties owned and operated by over 200 tribes across the U.S. For more information on Foxwoods and the property’s 25th anniversary celebrations, visit foxwoods.com.

Contacts

SHIFT Communications
Megan Gaffney, 617-779-1806
foxwoods@shiftcomm.com

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Contacts

SHIFT Communications
Megan Gaffney, 617-779-1806
foxwoods@shiftcomm.com