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NKOTB Tour : NKOTB Announces tour dates with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men for 2013
NKOTB The Package TourNKOTB has announced a 2013 tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men named The Package Tour. NKOTB shows are electric and all your favorites will be sang live in concert. The NKOTB tour with both boy bands is bound to continue to succeed through out 2013. Watch for more NKOTB tour dates to come. NKOTB 2013 tour dates are listed below. Don’t miss the NKOTB Tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men, there are many tour dates to see so catch one of the NKOTB Concerts. Keep checking back for latest NKOTB Tour Dates.

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New Kids On the Block Announce 2013 Tour Dates :
NKOTB Concert TicketsHey Ladies!, NKOTB are heading back out on the road in 2013 on ‘The Package Tour.

The NKOTB tour will consist of NKOTB, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. Above are the dates that are confirmed at this point in time. Donny Wahlberg said of this next round of touring. “We’ve let our fans dictate this whole ride. They’ve been the ones to guide us through this whole journey. They want more, we’ll give them more, and we’ll enjoy every moment along the way.”


NKOTB 2013 Tour Dates and New Album ‘10’ :
The New Kids on the Block are on tour again. This 2013 year they are on tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men and have named the trek ‘The Package Tour’, due to the ‘package’ of 3 of the most popular boys bands ever.

NKOTB tour promises to give fans another exciting year with the announcement of these special shows being just the beginning. NKOTB will release ’10’, their next album, on April 2, 2013 which gives fans a true glimpse at what it took to achieve one of the most successful and momentous musical reunions in history. After storming onto the Pop Culture scene again in 2008, the group has continued to entertain and excite, and promises more huge announcements to come for the NKOTB tour.

“We’ve let our fans dictate this whole ride,” said Donnie Wahlberg. “They’ve been the ones to guide us through this whole journey. They want more, we’ll give them more, and we’ll enjoy every moment along the way.”

NKOTB TourThe NKOTB tour fans’ support is unwavering. The fans continue to want more and NKOTB will continue to oblige! After the smash success of the first NKOTB cruise, the band arranged for another ship to set sail in 2010. The tickets went on sale and were sold out within minutes making it the fastest cruise charter sell out of all time. The Boston boys then announced a special hometown House of Blues appearance supporting Toys for Tots. This too sold out within minutes and raised over $60,000 for Toys for Tots. The NKOTB phenomenon continues to remain strong. Look for more NKOTB concerts and NKOTB tour dates.

The band has also teamed with I Love All Access to provide a variety of fan ticket packages for the show, including premium seats, meet and greets, photo ops, parties and more.

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NKOTB Hit The Road for Tour in 2013 with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men :
Get ready to grow young again as New Kids On The Block head out to entertain old fans and make a few additional ones with 2013 tour dates of the NKOTB tour.

NKOTB Tour DatesHas it really been almost 25 years since the boys released their first album? Calendars don’t lie and now the band that set the benchmark for boy bands is all grown up and ready to re-create the magic once again.

The NKOTB tour begins with hitting up the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville CT on May 31st, 2013. NKOTB then criss-crosses North America for the next few months.

2013 NKOTB - 98 Degrees - Boyz II Men Tour Dates
May 29 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
May 31 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
June 1 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
June 2 - Boston, MA -  TD Garden
June 4 - Ottawa, ON -  Scotiabank Place
June 6 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
June 7 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
June 8 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
June 9 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
June 11 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
June 13 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center
June 14 - Washington DC - Verizon Center
June 15 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
June 18 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
June 19 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
June 20 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
June 21 - Orlando, FL -  Amway Center
June 22 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - BB&T Center
June 25 - Cincinnati, OH - US Bank Arena
June 27 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
June 28 - Dallas, TX -  American Airlines Center
June 29 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy
June 30 - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
July 5 - Los Angeles, CA -  STAPLES Center Arena
July 6 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Events Center
July 7 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
July 9 - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
July 12 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
July 13 - Minneapolis, MN -  Target Center


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NKOTB Biography - New Kids On The Block Bio :
After his success with New Edition, producer Maurice Starr decided to duplicate the singing group by substituting suburban white kids for the young black teenagers. The result was New Kids on the Block, a pioneering boy band that eclipsed the popularity of Starr's previous group while laying the groundwork for the teen pop boom of the late-'90s. During the band’s heyday, the group reportedly earned over one million dollars per week, and their string of hit singles -- the bulk of which reinterpreted R&B-styled street music for a young female audience -- made them one of the era's most successful acts. Following a botched attempt to rough up their clean-cut image with 1994's Face the Music, however, the boys disbanded, only to reconvene 14 years later for a comeback album and supporting tour.

NKOTB Concert TourIn 1985, Maurice Starr launched a citywide talent search in Boston, where he hoped to assemble an adolescent vocal group. Donnie Wahlberg, Jordan Knight, Jon Knight, Danny Wood, and Joe McIntyre were soon recruited to join, with Starr presiding over the young teenagers as manager, choreographer, songwriter and producer. A contract with Columbia Records followed, and New Kids on the Block made an awkward, enthusiastic debut with their self-titled album in 1986. At the time, the group's oldest members were barely 16 years old, while McIntyre was only 12.

For their next album, 1988's Hangin' Tough, New Kids on the Block bolstered their neo-bubblegum beginnings with slick, radio-ready pop songs. From the saccharine ballad "I'll Be Loving You Forever" to the title track's stab at funk, the album spun off a seemingly endless streak of hits in 1988 and 1989. Five songs entered the Top Ten, and even the group's Christmas album (released during the height of New Kids mania in late 1989) went double platinum, effectively riding the coattails of Hangin' Tough up the Billboard charts. In another savvy marketing move, Columbia Records released a single from the group's previous album, which became a Top Ten hit in 1989 despite being three years old. It helped jump-start sales for the middling debut record, and both Hangin' Tough and New Kids on the Block climbed to multi-platinum status before the decade's end.

The band’s crazy mania continued in 1990 with Step by Step, whose title track became the group's biggest single to date. The album sold three million copies in America -- a far cry from Hangin' Tough's eight million copies, perhaps, but a remarkable feat nevertheless -- and also fared well internationally, moving an additional 16 million units in other parts of the world. The boys supported their release with a Coke-sponsored tour, including 100 dates in the U.S. and additional performances overseas. Meanwhile, they also unveiled an extensive line of licensed merchandise -- including dolls, lunch boxes, attire, and bed sheets -- that earned the group an additional $400 million in 1991. Coupled with the sheer size of their official fan club, the modest popularity of 1991's No More Games: The Remix Album, and the amount of calls placed to "the Official NKOTB Hotline" at 1-900-909-5KID, the group's merchandising efforts made them the highest-paid entertainers of the year, beating out the likes of Michael Jackson and Madonna.

NKOTB Tour ScheduleEven so, Step by Step proved to be the group's last album to enjoy such global success. The New Kids were the subject of an endless amount of jokes, including allegations that they hadn't sung a note during the Hangin' Tough recording sessions. Furthermore, their teenaged audience was growing up, as signified by the failure of Step by Step's final single, "Let's Try It Again," to break the Top 40. In 1994, they rechristened themselves NKOTB (a move that was intended to distance the now twenty-something singers from their kid-oriented past) and returned with Face the Music, which showed a remarkable degree of musical maturity. The group had grown into a credible urban R&B outfit, eschewing the help of Maurice Starr and writing many of the songs themselves. Face the Music failed to have any shred of their previous success, however, and New Kids on the Block acrimoniously parted ways in June 1994.

Various members of the group launched solo careers later in the decade, with Knight scoring a gold-selling record in 1999 and Donnie Wahlberg landing several movie roles. Attempts to reunite the group in the early 2000s proved fruitless; however, the bandmembers surprisingly reconvened in early 2008, announcing their decision to tour in support of a new album. The Block arrived later that year, followed by tour dates in Canada and America. Although critically panned, The Block nevertheless debuted at number two on the Billboard charts and sold 100,000 copies in its first week. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine & Andrew Leahey, All Music Guide

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More About NKOTB :
As the biggest teen-pop group of the late '80s and early '90s, New Kids on the Block are an integral link in the chain connecting the Osmonds to the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync -- Max Martin certainly learned a NKOTB Live In Concertthing or two from listening to the music that impresario Maurice Starr penned for the New Kids. Starr, who had founded New Edition several years earlier, wrote a fresh chapter in the twisty, turny saga of rock 'n' miscegenation, finding five white kids to make famous (for a little while, at least). Step by Step signaled that the bloom was already off the rose, and teenypop would go into deep freeze for a half dozen years.

Alas, NKOTB's music hasn't aged well, mostly because Starr played it so safe. The albums are dominated by harmless, light pop funk that has neither the spritz of schlock nor the exuberance of true pop. While "I'll Be Loving You Forever" is a serviceable ballad and "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" a peppy dance tune, no one born after Reagan left office will care. (If you care, seek out Jordan Knight's self-titled 1999 solo disc, featuring "Give It to You" and a surprisingly credible version of "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man" rendered in ballad form). Evolution -- you never know where it's going to take you. (KEITH HARRIS)

From 2004's The New Rolling Stone Album Guide
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