New Kids On the Block: The Mixtape Tour Dates 2022 Dates, Calendar, Events & Parties
New Kids on the Block Announce 2022 MixTape Tour With Rick Astley, Salt-N-Pepa, En Vogue
New Kids on the Block is hitting the road next spring. The group announced a 50-plus date tour on Monday (Oct. 4), which will find them joined by a few very special guests.
New Kids on the Block is hitting the road next spring. On Monday (Oct. 4), the boy band announced that they’ll be traveling across the country in 2022 for their MixTape Tour, on which they’ll be joined by special guests Rick Astley, Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue.
The Live Nation-promoted, 50-plus date journey across the United States is slated to kick off on May 10, 2022 at the Heritage Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio before concluding on July 23 at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The tour will also make stops at arenas in Nashville, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta and more.
The new iteration of the tour follows the 2019 MixTape Tour run, which found NKOTB sharing the stage with 1980s mall pop favorites Tiffany and Debbie Gibson, as well as rappers Naughty By Nature. “We had a blast out on the first MixTape Tour in 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 are going to take audiences through all the emotions. To be able to have Salt-N-Pepa come back and now also have the iconic and legendary Rick Astley & En Vogue join the tour…we could not be more excited.
NKOTB, Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue took to The Kelly Clarkson Show on Monday to give fans a sneak preview of what to expect when they hit the road next spring. The groups joined forces to perform a medley of their hits, including “Step by Step,” “Whatta Man,” and “Hangin’ Tough.”
Since its formation in 1984, the now-five-man group has produced chart-toppers like "Hangin' Tight" and "Step by Step." In spring 2020, the group released the single "House Party" collaborating with artists including Boyz II Men and Jordin Sparks, achieving minor chart success.
New Kids on the Block last visited Des Moines in 2019, also playing Wells Fargo Arena. Prior to that, the group appeared alongside Wayne Newton and Barbara Mandrell at the 1989 Iowa State Fair.
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