[ NKOTBSB ] Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block Got “The Right Stuff”

By Olivia Kerr

It’s not often I enter radio competitions. But on the morning of Friday 20 April, I took the radical decision to enter a competition to win tickets to see Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block that evening in the Odyssey Arena, only to go and win a pair of tickets. Delighted would be an understatement, being a fan of both boy-bands.

The Odyssey Arena show was a sell-out, with the crowds being dominated by either middle-aged women, or young girls who long for the return of these 80’s and 90’s boy-band wonders. The Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block definitely know how it’s done, JLS and The Wanted have a lot to live up to.

After the lights went out, and the crowd went wild, both New Kids on the Block and The Backstreet Boys put on a fantastic, exciting and energetic show. You would never have thought that the New Kids on the Block were in their early 40’s – they’re still dancing about to “The Right Stuff” like they were 16 again.

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