New Kids On The Block Reunite at Mandalay Bay Oct. 11

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After more than a decade apart, New Kids On The Block featuring Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood and Jordan and Jonathan Knight, has reunited for a new album and world tour. The tour will make a stop at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, Oct. 11. The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.

Tickets priced at $107, $77 and $57, not including applicable service charges, go on sale Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Mandalay Bay Events Center box office. Tickets also will be sold at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers, Macy’s West at the Fashion Show Mall and Ritmo Latino). To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the Mandalay Bay box office at (702) 632-7580 or Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

New Kids On The Block has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide and produced back-to-back international No. 1 songs, 1988’s “Hangin’ Tough” and 1990’s “Step By Step.” They had a series of smash R&B and pop hits including “You Got It (The Right Stuff),” “Cover Girl,” “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time),” “I’ll Be Loving You” and “Tonight.”

The group split in 1994, but has recently reunited to create new music with an album expected to be released in the fall. Their first new single “Summertime,” was released in May. Also in May, fans received a sneak peak with the group’s first public performance together in 15 years when they performed live on NBC’s ‘TODAY’ Show. The reunion of all five members, who sold millions of albums and sparked a worldwide phenomenon, was embraced enthusiastically by hundreds of screaming fans.