New Kids On The Block hits the road next spring. On Monday (October 4), the boy group announced that they will travel across the country in 2022 for their MixTape tour, on which they will be joined by special guests. Rick astley, Salt-N-Pepa and Fashionable.
The 50-plus date trip promoted by Live Nation across the United States is scheduled to begin May 10, 2022 at Heritage Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, before ending July 23 at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. tour will also make stops at arenas in Nashville, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta and more. Tickets for the tour will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Friday, October 8 at 11 a.m. Official fan club presale tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m.
The new iteration of the tour follows the 2019 MixTape Tour, which saw NKOTB share the stage with 1980s mall pop favorites Tiffany and Debbie Gibson, as well as rappers Naughty By Nature. “We had a blast on the first MixTape Tour of 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. “Just like a mixtape, these shows will make the audience experience all the emotions. To be able to bring Salt-N-Pepa back and now also have the iconic and legendary Rick Astley & En Vogue join the tour… we couldn’t be more excited. Let’s go! “
NKOTB, Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue took to The Kelly Clarkson Show Monday to give fans a taste of what to expect when they hit the road next spring. The bands have joined forces to perform a mix of their hits, including “Step by Step”, “Whatta Man” and “Hangin ‘Tough”. Watch the medley and the tour announcement below.
Prepare these confetti because we are reaching a stage near you in 2022 !! We bring our friends @TheSaltNPepa, @rickastley and @EnVogueMusic on the way for the ride! Sign up for Block Nation to get pre-sale access here: https://t.co/WaKzEi6zrF # MixtapeTour2022 pic.twitter.com/5FKeoI8JJv
– New kids on the block (@NKOTB) October 4, 2021