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THE PACKAGE TOUR - NEW MUSIC - ALBUM DUE APRIL '13!

Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM

NKOTB ANNOUNCES
THE PACKAGE TOUR
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, 98 DEGREES AND BOYZ II MEN!

SUMMER TOUR TO KICK OFF MAY 31ST
TICKETS ON-SALE FEBRUARY 2nd/ AMEX PRE-SALE JANUARY 25TH

NKOTB ALSO CONFIRMS NEW ALBUM AND NEW SINGLE

FIRST SINGLE “REMIX (I LIKE THE)” TO BE RELEASED ON JANUARY 28TH

NEW ALBUM “10” DUE APRIL 2ND

(New York, NY – January 22, 2013) – Even though the New Year has just begun, New Kids on the Block fans already know they have a lot to look forward to in the coming months! As announced today on their total takeover of The View, NKOTB revealed plans of a 2013 summer headlining tour. Very special guests multi-platinum selling artists 98 Degrees and Grammy Award winning Boyz II Men, the best-selling R&B group of all time, will be opening for NKOTB on their tour, aptly titled THE PACKAGE TOUR.  This is the first tour for 98 Degrees in over 12 years! NKOTB surprised The View audience with a special reveal of 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men, giving fans a taste of THE PACKAGE TOUR when all bands performed a capella, sending the audience into a frenzy. The tour kicks off on May 31st in Uncasville, CT and tickets can be purchased starting February 2 on www.ticketmaster.com. American Express card members can get advance tickets beginning this Friday, January 25 at 10:00 AM (local time). 

The multi-platinum selling New Kids on the Block also announced plans for new music. The group will release brand new album “10” on April 2nd with the first single “Remix (I Like The)” dropping on iTunes January 28th.  The group has been quietly spending the past six months working hard, writing and recording the album. 

Fans caught wind of these secret studio sessions and have been clamoring for information after rumors spread about the 2013 plans of new music and a possible tour. After announcing 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. Social media has been a buzz ever since the official reveal with no signs of slowing down.

“Ladies, we’re coming for you,” said NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg. “This is going to be the craziest year yet-the single, the album, the tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men … We can’t wait to give fans ‘The Package!’”

“We are really excited to get back on the road together and tour with our friends in NKOTB and Boyz II Men. Looking forward to playing our hits and trying out some of our new tracks too,” said 98 Degrees’ Nick Lachey.

“We couldn’t be more excited to join New Kids on the Block and 98 Degrees on ‘The Package Tour.’  This summer is going to be fun and fans will not want to miss it,” said Shawn Stockman.  Wanya Morris agreed saying, “This has been in the works for a while… ‘The Package’ is on its way, and we’re going to deliver.” Added Nate Morris, “We plan on bringing it, mark your calendars.”

Please visit www.ThePackage-Tour.com or Ticketmaster.com for up to date information or join the discussion at #thepackagetour.

Block Nation presales begin January 24th. You must be a Block Nation member in order to participate in the presales. Not a member yet? Join today! YOU MUST PURCHASE A BLOCK NATION MEMBERSHIP BY 9AM EST ON THURSDAY 1/24 IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A PRESALE CODE TO USE FOR THE FAN CLUB PRESALE. NO EXCEPTIONS.

THE PACKAGE Tour Dates (As of January 22, 2013):
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

  1. Emilia Torcasio avatar
    On Fri, Oct 4, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Emilia Torcasio said:

    Please don't forget us Aussies down under! Donniegal4evr xxx

  2. inheelstokill avatar
    On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 11:28 AM, inheelstokill said:

    No freaking utah??? place would have been prime

  3. Jennifer S U 1975 avatar
    On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 3:47 PM, Jennifer S U 1975 said:

    Why not Utah

  4. Linda M and Melissa avatar
    On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Linda M and Melissa said:

    come up to the midwest for the fans...

  5. Paulis// avatar
    On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Paulis// said:

    Please, donĀ“t forget South America. We want you back!!

  6. _beachbabe avatar
    On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 1:02 AM, _beachbabe said:

    This sounds like so much FUN! :)

  7. _beachbabe avatar
    On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 1:01 AM, _beachbabe said:

    Hope this is only the start of the Tour.... We ALL want to experience #ThePackage .... Please consider going Global! :)

  8. aunttracy avatar
    On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 5:47 PM, aunttracy said:

    Wow, new song is awesome! Can't wait til album drops. Then to see them in Atlanta in June!!! WooooHoooo!! Love NKOTB forever!!

  9. Miya_Korean BH avatar
    On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 4:11 AM, Miya_Korean BH said:

    Hope to see you guys on the Package Tour!

  10. alibooboo avatar
    On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 2:02 PM, alibooboo said:

    I was a fan over twenty years ago and I just rejoined last year. I had a little trouble with getting concert tickets but at least I have acess to contests and other events. I will be a true fan until the end of my days.

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