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New Kids on the Block’s new tour is just getting started. The boy band is currently traveling across the country for their MixTape Tour, on which they’ll be joined by special guests Rick Astley, Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue.
The Live Nation-promoted, 50-plus date journey across the United States kicked off on May 10 at the Heritage Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio before concluding on July 23 at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The tour will make a stop at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Wednesday (May 18) as well as arenas in Nashville, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta and more throughout the coming months.
Tickets for the tour are on sale via Ticketmaster, Vivid Seats, Stub Hub and other ticketing sites. Prices range from around $15-$30 depending on the location and where you buy them. VIP packages are also available.
The new iteration of the tour follows the 2019 MixTape Tour run, which found NKOTB sharing the stage with 1980s mall pop favorites Tiffany and Debbie Gibson, as well as rappers Naughty By Nature. “We had a blast out on the first MixTape Tour in 2019, and can’t wait to take it to another level with our fans on the MixTape Tour 2022,” NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg said in a statement last October. “Just like a mixtape, these shows are going to take audiences through all the emotions. To be able to have Salt-N-Pepa come back and now also have the iconic and legendary Rick Astley & En Vogue join the tour…we could not be more excited. Let’s GO!”
After announcing the tour last October, NKOTB, Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue gave fans a sneak preview of what to expect from the show during an episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show. The groups joined forces to perform a medley of their hits, including “Step by Step,” “Whatta Man,” and “Hangin’ Tough.” Watch a sneak peek of the tour in the video below.
The #NKOTBMixtapeTour has hit the road and we want to see YOU there!! 🎉 Watch this sneak peak and share the full video! These shows have been unforgettable so far and the fun has only just begun! You DO NOT wanna miss it 🤖❤️ @Stageleftcreate pic.twitter.com/Hf321ajUq3
— New Kids on the Block (@NKOTB) May 16, 2022