New Kids on the Block ‘Mixtape’ Tour 2022 coming to San Diego – NBC 7 San Diego
It sounds like “The Right Stuff” for a Monday: New Kids on the Block announced their 2022 tour – with a stop in San Diego – alongside comeback acts Salt-N-Pepa, En Vogue and Rick Astley. Here are the details, “Step by step.”
What there is to know
- Mixtape Tour 2022 arrives in San Diego on May 26, 2022
- The concert is at 7:30 p.m. at Viejas Arena in the Aztec Bowl at San Diego State University
- Line-up includes NKOTB, plus Salt-N-Pepa, En Vogue, and Rick Astley, and San Diego is one of 50+ stops on tour across North America next year.
Step 1: We can have fun
Produced by Live Nation, the tour will begin on May 10, 2022 and will hit more than 50 arenas across North America, including Viejas Arena at the Aztec Bowl at San Diego State University May 26, 2022.
The tour will feature three more issues from the ’80s and’ 90s: Salt-N-Pepa, En Vogue and Rick Astley.
The doors to the Viejas Arena show in San Diego will open at 6 p.m., with the show scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 11 a.m. this Friday (October 8) via Ticketmaster.
Step 2: There is so much we can do
The Mixtape Tour 2022 is NKOTB’s latest “Mixtape Tour” iteration in recent years. Ahead of the pandemic, NKOTB took the tour to San Diego in May 2019, alongside Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty by Nature, Tiffany, and Debbie Gibson.
In June 2017, NKOTB performed in San Diego with special guests Paula Abdul and Boys II Men as part of the “Total Package Tour”.
NKOTB – brothers Jonathan and Jorden Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood – will talk about their 2022 Mixtape Tour on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” on NBC Monday afternoon.
Their episode, in honor of the group’s special announcement, is dubbed “Kelly’s New Kids on the Block Party”. You can watch a clip here.
Step 3: it’s just you and me
’90s fans will remember hip-hop royalty Salt-N-Pepa for great hits like “Push It”, “Shoop” and “Whatta Man”. Fans of Rick astley Still can’t get their hit “Never Gonna Give You Up” out of their heads after all these years.
And, as far as R&B singers go Fashionable go, well, hits like “Free Your Mind”, “Hold On” and “Never Gonna Get It” made the band unforgettable among the fans.
Step 4: I can give you more
NKOTB’s Mixtape Tour 2022 will end on July 23 in Washington, DC For the full list of cities (including neighbors like Anaheim and Los Angeles), Click here.
Step 5: Don’t you know the time has come
In a press release from Live Nation, Wahlberg said NKTOB is more than ready for the big tour.
“We had a blast 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 ”, said the singer. “Just like a mixtape, these shows will make the audience experience all the emotions. To be able to have Salt-N-Pepa come back and now also the iconic and legendary Rick astley&Fashionable join the tour… we couldn’t be more excited. Let’s go! “
The NKOTB Tour is the latest in a series of ’90s flashbacks heading to concert halls in San Diego. In fact, two big shows are this week.
This Thursday, TLC and Bone Thugs N ‘Harmony will bring their 2021 tour on Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater on Campanile Drive at San Diego State University.
On Friday, Boyz II Men (who toured with NKOTB in 2017) will perform at the Starlight Theater at the Pala Casino Resort Spa.
And with that, it’s clearly time to get the old boombox out of storage.