American Idol Finalist Ada Vox to Perform at Halftime
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (June 11, 2018) — The Connecticut Sun will celebrate diversity and equality with Pride Night on July 13th when the Phoenix Mercury visit Mohegan Sun Arena at 7 p.m.
The Hartford Gay Men’s Choir will perform the national anthem prior to the game. Ada Vox, a Top 8 finalist on American Idol this past season, will perform at halftime. A Texas native, Vox is the first drag queen to advance to the Top 8 in any season of the competition.
Postgame, fans will have the opportunity to hear from a panel pertaining to LGBTQ issues with Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller, Sun guard Courtney Williams, Mercury forward Brittney Griner and former NFL player and inclusion specialist Wade Davis. The panel will be moderated by espnW writer Katie Barnes.
“The WNBA has led the charge in its bold stance around diversity and inclusion,” said Vice President of Sports Amber Cox. “Everyone is welcome at Sun games – no matter race, gender or sexual orientation. It’s truly a wonderful sight to see a melting pot of fans from all over New England gathering at Mohegan Sun Arena sharing their collective passion for Sun basketball.”
Sun fans will have the opportunity to celebrate pride in a variety of ways through special ticket packages. Starting at $30, fans can purchase a package that includes a game ticket, a limited edition Sun Pride t-shirt and access to the post game Q&A. For an additional $10, fans can purchase access to a special postgame pool party at the Mohegan Sun Pool. Tickets can be purchased by visiting bit.ly/SunPrideNight.
Sun season ticket members can purchase the Pride Night package of t-shirt and party entry for just $20 by calling the Sun office at 877-SUN-TIXX.
The postgame pool party will feature appearances by members of the Sun roster as well as Vox. All will be available for photos and autographs at the exclusive event.
The Sun will be in action next on Wednesday, June 13th when they take on the Washington Mystics at 7 p.m. Tickets for all games at Mohegan Sun Arena are available now. Visit ConnecticutSun.com or call 1-877-SUN-TIXX to purchase.