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New Kids On The Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men

New Kids On The Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men
Event on 2013-07-14 19:30:00


(Phoenix, AZ – February 14, 2013) – In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, New Kids on the Block are showing their fans just how much they love and adore them by adding a string of new dates to the PACKAGE TOUR with 98 DEGREES and BOYZ II MEN. New heart pumping dates have been added in Uncasville, Louisville, Milwaukee, Vancouver, Phoenix, Manchester, Atlantic City, Albany, Buffalo, Columbus and Indianapolis. The tour comes to Arena on Sunday, July 14th at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 23 at 10am at and the box office.

During a whirlwind press tour surrounding the announcement, it was clear the three bands were in for one crazy ride this summer. The chemistry between the bands as well as their teams was evident. Using both traditional and digital outreach, the bands, their management and Live Nation national and local were able to formulate a campaign to maximize exposure, resulting in unprecedented ticket sales.

After announcing THE PACKAGE on The View, NKOTB, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men set out on a day long media blitz stopping by outlets like Access Hollywood, CNN, E!, ET, EXTRA, OMG! Insider, VH1 Big Morning Buzz, US Weekly and Rolling Stone. They then wrapped the day with a fan event at Irving Plaza in which each band gave admirers a taste of what is to come. Over the screams of a packed Irving Plaza, it was obvious that people couldn’t wait for THE PACKAGE.

“Wow! We are overwhelmed by the love and support that has come from us announcing this tour,” Donnie Wahlberg of the New Kids on the Block said. “We can’t wait to come to your city and give you “The Package!””

Please visit or or join the discussion at #thepackagetour.

THE PACKAGE TOUR Dates (As of February 14, 2013):
May 28 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
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 3 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 16 Brooklyn, NY Barclays 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 24 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Arena
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 Arena
June 30 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
July 2 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
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 10 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
July 12 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
July 13 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
July 14 Phoenix, AZ Arena
July 18 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
July 19 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
July 20 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
July 21 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
July 25 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
July 26 Atlantic City, NJ Taj Mahal
July 28 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
August 1 Albany, NY Times Union Center
August 2 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
August 3 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center/Nationwide Arena
August 4 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse

New Kids On The Block
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK sold more than 80 million albums worldwide — including back-to-back international #1 songs, 1988’s Hangin’ Tough and 1990’s Step By Step — and a series of crossover smash R&B, pop hits like “You Got It (The Right Stuff),” “Cover Girl,” “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time),” “Hangin’ Tough,” “I’ll Be Loving You,” “Step By Step” and “Tonight.” The group shattered concert box office records playing an estimated 200 concerts a year, in sold out stadiums throughout the world. They still hold many of these records to date. They were Forbes highest paid entertainers of 1990, beating out Michael Jackson and Madonna. The band boasted an extensive and highly profitable merchandise line which included everything from lunch boxes and sleeping bags to comic books, marbles and dolls. More Information is available at

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