NEW YORK – Fresh off sold out shows across North America, NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK head to Europe for the second leg of their World Tour. The shows have featured a varied set list including classics such as, Hangin’ Tough, Step by Step, and Right Stuff, mixed with the newer hits like, Single and Summertime from their brand new album, THE BLOCK. As the New York Post described, “the encore of 1990’s Step By Step and the 1989 tune Hangin’ Tough were gasoline on the concert fire.” and the OC Register exclaimed, “they put on a stellar show that kept the crowd on its feet for two hours.” “Not only do the New Kids sound better than they ever did, they also look like they’re having even more fun than they did 20 years ago,” lauded New York Newsday.

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The reunion of all five members of the famed 90s group that sold millions of albums and sparked a worldwide phenomenon has enthusiastically been embraced by screaming fans. The group sold out dates all across North America and now land in Europe for another wave of packed arena shows. The first shows include stops in Manchester, Dublin and London. A full listing of show dates and venues are below.

“This is beyond our wildest dreams, the t-shirts, the screams, the emails, the messages, it’s been amazing so far and we are all just so happy to keep it going.” Says Donnie Wahlberg.

January 2009
Friday 16: Manchester MEN Arena
Saturday 17: Birmingham NIA
Sunday 18: Glasgow SECC
Monday 20: Belfast Arena
Tuesday 21: Dublin The O2 Arena
Friday 23: Trent FM Arena Nottingham
Saturday 24: London The O2
Sunday 25: Hammersmith Apollo
Tuesday 27: Sheffield Arena
Wednesday 28: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Thursday 29: Cardiff International Arena
Saturday 31: Frankfurt Jahrhuderthalle

February 2009
Tuesday 3: Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall
Thursday 4: Paris Zenith
Friday 5: Duesseldorf Phillipshalle