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November 26, 2010 10:00 ET

TicketNetwork Advisory -- NKOTB & Backstreet Boys to Tour Together

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - November 26, 2010) -  Two of the biggest boy bands of the 1980s and 1990s recently announced they would tour together in 2011. The groups, New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys, will run a North American circuit in June and July of next year. The NKOTB & BSB tour is currently slated to begin on June 2 in Uncasville, CT, and end on July 9 in Vancouver, Canada.

According to TicketNetwork data at the time of this release*:

  • The current average price for all NKOTB & BSB tickets is $157.
  • The current lowest average ticket price is in San Jose, CA, at $94.
  • The current highest average ticket price is in Uncasville, CT, at $247.

With over 80 million records sold, New Kids on the Block was by far the superstar band of the late 1980s and early 1990s. The group broke up in 1994 but reformed in mid-2008 to release a new album, The Block.

Backstreet Boys arrived on the scene in time to pick up where NKOTB left off. They are best known for their string of multi-platinum albums, including Backstreet Boys, Millennium, and Black & Blue.

Average Price for Selected Cities on the NKOTB & BSB Tour*

City Venue Avg. Ticket Price
Auburn Hills, MI Palace of Auburn Hills $98
Houston, TX Toyota Center $107
East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center $120
Chicago, IL United Center $135
Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center $180

*As of 11/23/2010 1:00 p.m. EST. Prices may fluctuate based on market demand. Data for multi-concert cities is combined and averaged.

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