Backstreet Boys Anxious To Tour, Kick Off Club Run In March

Group warming up in intimate venues before July kickoff.

Backstreet Boys may have yet to decide what the first single from their first album in five years is going to be — or what the album is going to be called, for that matter — but they do have one thing figured out: They’re going to hit the road.

“It’s just like, ‘God, I wanna get on the road again!’ ” singer A.J. McLean told MTV News earlier this month.

The reunited boy band is planning to warm up its act via a club tour that will kick off next month. While final dates are still being determined, some initial ones have been announced, including the first show in New York, on March 21.

The tour dates come just in time to support the Boys’ first single — a toss-up between “Incomplete,” “I Still” and “Weird World” — which will be released to radio in mid-March (see “Backstreet Boys Promise New Single ‘Is Going To Shock You’ “ ). Then, before the album is released in July, the Backstreet Boys plan to head out on the road again, for a major tour starting on Fourth of July weekend.

Backstreet Boys tour dates, according to their label:

  • 3/21 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
  • 3/22 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
  • 3/24 – Boston, MA @ Avalon
  • 3/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
  • 3/26 – Scranton, PA @ Scranton Cultural Center
  • 3/28 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
  • 3/29 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
  • 3/30 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
  • 4/1 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa
  • 4/2 – N. Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues