News leaked on Thursday that the Backstreet Boys were following in the footsteps of Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, and Mariah Carey by heading to Vegas and it turned out to be true! Live Nation took to Twitter on Friday to confirm that Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, and A.J. McLean will be performing at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in March, June 2017 and one date in July. If the Larger than Life Las Vegas residency is successful, they may stick around a lot longer.
The group Tweeted on Friday:
“The rumors are true… we’re coming for you Vegas!! LARGER THAN LIFE at @PHVegas! Tickets go on sale 10/1 #BSBvegas http://ticketmaster.com/backstreetboys ”
“If you’ve ever been to a Backstreet Boys show… it’s going to be that on steroids,” Littrell told Billboard. Richardson added, “We’re going to call the show Larger Than Life, and we’re taking that theme and we’re going to run with it.”
Tickets to the show will start at $39, plus taxes and fees. Tickets go on sale on October 1 at 10am, although there are some pre-sales happening if you’re fans of the band and follow them.
March 2017: 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18
June 2017: 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, 28, 30
July 2017: 1