98 Degrees, NKOTB & Boyz II Men Are Going On Tour Together
Your favorite boy bands are joining forces for The Package Tour and it kicks off May 31! Is this going to be the best tour ever?
If this doesn’t blow your mind then nothing will. New Kids On The Block just announced during the Jan. 22 episode of The View that they’re going kicking off their 2013 summer tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. Co-host Sherri Shepherd couldn’t contain herself when she heard the news, she was even wearing an “I Love Donnie” t-shirt too!
What The Guys Had To Say About Going On Tour:
Jordan Knight: “These guys are classic man.” All of the bands sat on The Viewstage and talked about the upcoming tour. Nick even said he’s going to bring his 4-month-old son, Camden, on tour with him.
Elizabeth Hasselbeck on 98 Degrees video for “The Hardest Thing” that was shown on The View: “That’s from 1999, you can tell by the ripped turtlenecks.”
Drew Lachey on the 98 Degrees having kids: “Jeff’s got a whole basketball team.”
The most awesome part was when all the guys started singing together at the end.
Plus, New Kids On The Block said they’re recording new music!
Fans Take To Twitter
Shawn from Boyz II Men said: “We’ve always talked about putting this together. And now to do it and see our fans excited, it’s a beautiful thing. It’s gonna be a lot of pent up energy.”
Boyz II Men also announced their residency at the mirage in Las Vegas starting Mar. 1.
Do you think you’ll go to this concert?
Strap In Your Seatbelts, Boy Band Fans! NKOTB, Boyz II Men, 98 Degrees To Tour!
22 January 2013
New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees are to join forces for a 2013 tour! The popular boy bands will be bringing the heat this summer, with NKOTB heading the bill on the huge string of dates that kicks off on May 31 in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Along with the announcement of the tour, New Kids On The Block will also release 10, their first new album in over four years, on April 2. “It just seems like we are getting better and better,” singer Joey McIntyre, 40, tells People magazine “We’re excited to get out there, rock out and have fun. We have been doing this for almost 25 years. So it’s important that the music and the lyrics speak to who we are as grown men – and the album reflects that.” If you enjoyed either of the three bands in their pomp, then you’re probably in with a decent chance of getting tickets, considering they’re playing in EVERY VENUE IN AMERICA. The long tour calls in Boston, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, East Rutherford, Washington, Philadelphia, Nashville, Charlotte, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Jose and others.
Following the announcement on Tuesday (January 22, 2013), 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey said, “Everbody check out the new @98official website at http://98degrees.com. It’s only just begun ya’ll, it’s only just begun!”
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New Kids, 98 Degrees, Boyz II Men team for tour
Associated Press – Tue, Jan 22, 2013
Associated Press/Richard Drew – FILE – This May 8, 2009 file photo shows members of New Kids on the Block, from left, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, and Danny Wood on the NBC “Today” television program in New York. New Kids On the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men are teaming up for a summer tour. The groups announced “The Package Tour” on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2013, on the daytime program, “The View.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
NEW YORK (AP) — New Kids On the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men are teaming up for a summer tour.
The groups announced “The Package Tour” on Tuesday morning on “The View” and also performed. It’s the first time on tour in 12 years for 98 Degrees.
New Kids On the Block also announced a new single, “Remix (I Like The),” will be released Jan. 28 and a new album, “10,” is out April 2.
The three bands sold millions of records in the 1980s and ’90s and helped usher in a wave of vocal groups that continues today.
The tour starts May 31 in Uncasville, Conn., and continues into July with more than 30 dates.