Van Halen coming back to Mohegan Sun

Van Halen announced 18 shows have been added to its current tour, including a July 7 return engagement at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

No word on ticket prices yet, but they were $110-$135 when the group was there in March.

Tickets are scheduled to go on sale Saturday, April 21,  at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or

Ky-mani Marley, another musical son of reggae legend Bob Marley, is the opening act for Van Halen.

Van Halen’s other added dates within reasonable driving distance are July 11 in Philadelphia and July 13 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J.