New Kids On The Block Team Up with TLC and Nelly for the Ultimate Summer Concert Ticket


New Kids On The Block just announced The Main Event, a summer headlining tour featuring special guests, Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artists TLC and Nelly. The tour, promoted by Live Nation, kicks off on May 1 in Las Vegas and will stop in over 30 cities across North America. 

NKOTB surprised Good Morning America viewers with a special reveal of TLC and a personal message from Nelly (who is currently overseas with the armed forces). The groups hinted at possible collaborations and other exciting possibilities while on the road this summer, sending fans into a frenzy across social channels. 
American Express card members can get advance tickets beginning this Friday, Jan. 23 at 10:00 a.m. (local time). Fans will have additional opportunities to purchase tickets early starting Wednesday, Jan. 28 by signing up for a Facebook RSVP at http://smarturl.it/NKOTB_RSVP. Tickets can be purchased starting Jan. 31 on www.livenation.com.
"We always have something special up our sleeves," said NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg. "Our fans keep asking us to come back out on the road, and we want to keep giving them what they want!  We wanted to make sure it was something new and fresh and fun and totally worthwhile for all of our supporters year after year.  This year, we are making it THE MAIN EVENT.  And we promise, it will be THE TICKET of the summer."
With all-new and top-notch production elements, this tour is sure to be the ultimate summer concert ticket as promised. The highlights will include a 360-degree stage "in the round." With no obstructions, the stage set up will offer optimal viewing. The bands have worked hard on the show and staging concept to make sure that everyone in the house has a part of the action, up close and center.
"We are thrilled to be able to join pop icons NKTOB and Nelly on tour. We are equally excited to be back on the road connecting with our fans in such huge arenas," said TLC.
THE MAIN EVENT Tour Dates:
All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.
Date
City
Venue
Friday, May 1
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Events Center
Saturday, May 2
Anaheim, CA
Honda Center
Sunday, May 3
San Jose, CA
SAP Center
Tuesday, May 5
Vancouver, BC
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Wednesday, May 6
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Dome
Saturday, May 9
Los Angeles, CA
The Forum
Monday, May 11
San Diego, CA
Viejas Arena
Tuesday, May 12
Phoenix, AZ
Gila River Arena
Thursday, May 14
Dallas, TX
American Airlines Center
Friday, May 15
New Orleans, LA
Smoothie King Center
Saturday, May 16
Houston, TX
Toyota Center
Monday, May 18
Oklahoma City, OK
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Tuesday, May 19
Kansas City, MO
Sprint Center
Wednesday, May 20
St. Paul, MN
Xcel Energy Center
Friday, May 22
St. Louis, MO
Scottrade Center
Saturday, May 23
Rosemont, IL
Allstate Arena
Tuesday, May 26
Cincinnati, OH
U.S. Bank Arena
Wednesday, May 27
Nashville, TN
Bridgestone Arena
Friday, May 29
Detroit, MI
The Palace of Auburn Hills
Saturday, May 30
Grand Rapids, MI
Van Andel Arena
Sunday, May 31
Indianapolis, IN
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Tuesday, June 2
Charlotte, NC
Time Warner Cable Arena
Thursday, June 4
Fort Lauderdale, FL
BB&T Center
Friday, June 5
Orlando, FL
Amway Center
Saturday, June 6
Atlanta, GA
Philips Arena
Sunday, June 7
Louisville, KY
KFC Yum! Center
Tuesday, June 9
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk Scope Arena
Wednesday, June 10
Washington, D.C.
Verizon Center
Friday, June 12
Uncasville, CT
Mohegan Sun Arena
Saturday, June 13
Bethlehem, PA
Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Sunday, June 14
Pittsburgh, PA
CONSOL Energy Center
Tuesday, June 16
Columbus, OH
Nationwide Arena
Wednesday, June 17
Cleveland, OH
Quicken Loans Arena
Friday, June 19
Philadelphia, PA
Wells Fargo Center
Saturday, June 20
Uniondale, NY
Nassau Coliseum
Sunday, June 21
New York, NY
Madison Square Garden
Monday, June 22
New York, NY
Madison Square Garden
Wednesday, June 24
Boston, MA
TD Garden
Saturday, June 27
Hershey, PA
Mixtape Festival @ Hersheypark Stadium
Sunday, June 28
Toronto, ON
Air Canada Centre
Tuesday, June 30
Montreal, QC
Bell Centre
Thursday, July 2
Buffalo, NY
First Niagara Center
Check out www.NKOTB.comwww.livenation.com or www.ticketmaster.com for up to date information or join the discussion at #themainevent.

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