Monday, October 8, 2018

New Kids On The Block announce massive tour, including Detroit, refuses to let '80s nostalgia die

Posted By on Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 10:08 AM

Nothing says "take my money now" quite like former '80s teen heartthrobs reuniting for a massive North American outing dubbed The Mixtape Tour.

New Kids On The Block, whose median age is now 49 putting several members just a few years shy of AARP eligibility, announced a 53-city trek in 2019 with fellow '80s chart-toppers Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, and Naughty By Nature. The massive tour will find NKOTB and crew at Detroit's Little Caesar Arena on June 18.

More than the band that launched whitey tighty-wearing "Marky" Mark Wahlberg into an eventual movie, burger franchise, and car dealership stardom, NKOTB will forever have us drooling over our once retired TigerBeat posters from yesteryear.

To commemorate the tour announcement, NKOTB collaborated with their tour mates for a fresh '80s track titled "80's Baby" which you can listen to below.

Tickets for the LCA show ($29.50+) go on sale Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased here.

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