New Kids on the Block to launch ‘Mixtape’ tour in May 2022

New Kids on the Block will perform on a new North American tour featuring Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License PhotoOct. 4 (UPI) — New Kids on the Block are going on tour in 2022.The boy band shared plans Monday for the Mixtape tour, a new North American tour featuring Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue.”Getting that confetti ready because we’re coming to a stage near you in 2022!!” the group tweeted.New Kids on the Block will kick off the tour May 10 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and bring the venture to a close July 23 in Washington, D.C. Tickets go on sale Friday.”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 singer 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 and En Vogue join the tour… we could not be more excited. Let’s GO!” he added.New Kids on the Block consists of Wahlberg, brothers Jonathan Knight and Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre and Danny Wood. The group came to fame in the 1980s and released its seventh studio album, 10, in 2013.New Kids on the Block’s most recent single, “House Party” featuring Boyz II Men, Big Freedia, Naughty by Nature and Jordin Sparks, was released in 2020.Read More