Mohegan Sun Arena | Montville, Connecticut
Bob your head to the 90s beat once more for the Mixtape Tour 2022! Relive the great times when New Kids On The Block had a bunch of hits, Salt N' Pepa was motivating us to push it, En Vogue reminded us to free our minds, and those pre-rickrolling times when Rick Astley just never gave up. NKOTB themselves are as excited to hit the road and play on Mixtape Tour 2022. They posted on Instagram calling not only their 90s fandom but also to tag the Tiktok generation of fans celebrating their music. "Getting that confetti ready because we're coming to a stage near you in 2022!! 🎉 We're bringin' our friends @Saltnpepaofficial, @officialrickastley, and @envoguemusic along for the ride!" Prep up for this exciting music extravaganza by booking your tickets the sooner, the better. Click on the 'get tickets' link now!
Press play and take a sonic journey back to the 90s with the Mixtape Tour 2022! This year's line-up is the ultimate 90s trip that even the guy of New Kids on The Block can't stop raving about.
"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," Donnie Wahlberg said in a press release. "Just like a mixtape, these shows are going to take audiences through all the emotions."
Wahlberg, who forms NKOTB alongside Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre and Danny Wood, added, "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. Let's GO!"
This colossal success of New Kids on The Block in the 90s gave them 70 million records (and counting) worldwide, and they were listed at number 16 on Rolling Stone's Top 25 Teen Idol Breakout Moments. Their massively played, top-selling, and top-charting hits like "Step by Step", "Please Don't Go Gir", "Hanging Tough", and many others, cemented their status as one of the world's favorite boybands.
En Vogue cruised through the 90s charts with their highly successful singles like "Hold On", "Free Your Mind", "Never Gonna Get It", "Giving Him Something He Can Feel", "Don’t Let Go", and "Whatta Man" (feat. Salt N Pepa). They have sold over 20 million and are recognized as one of the top 5 highest-selling American female music groups in history.
A 90s party will not be complete without playing the hits of Salt N Pepa, whose repertoire comprise of party and love anthems, driven by hip hop beats. Their major chart-toppers which include "Push It" and "Shake Your Thang", and many more, paved the way for women in hip-hop and laid the groundwork for rap artists crossing over to the pop mainstream audience.
Rick Astley has made an indelible imprint not only in music but on the larger scale of pop culture. His signature songs "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Together Forever", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "She Wants To Dance With Me", have not only lorded over the airwaves, topped the charts, but also became a viral Internet phenomenon when the music video for "Never Gonna Give You Up" morphed into the Rickrolling meme. His song "Never Gonna Give You Up" reached 1 billion views in July 2021, and Astley has sold over approximately 40 million records worldwide.
Rewind to the music of the 90s. Book your tickets, hit play, and party on with Mixtape Tour 2022, don't miss it!