DES MOINES, IA (03/20/2023) (readMedia)-- Today, multiplatinum selling pop super group New Kids On The Block announced tour stops including the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, August 12, 2023. NKOTB is bringing back #1 hits like "Hangin' Tough," "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)," "Step By Step" and more. The epic, timeless pop group joined Tiffany for a sold out show on the Grandstand in 1989. Tickets for the 2023 New Kids On The Block Grandstand show go on sale to the public on Friday at 10 a.m.
New Kids On The Block
Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 8 p.m.
Tickets go on sale to the public THIS Friday, March 24, 2023, at 10 a.m.
www.iowastatefair.org or 800-514-3849
About New Kids On The Block: New Kids On The Block have sold more than 80 million albums worldwide -- including back-to-back international #1 songs, 1988's Hangin' Tough and 1990's Step By Step -- and a series of crossover smash R&B, pop hits like "You Got It (The Right Stuff)," "Cover Girl," "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)," "Hangin' Tough," "I'll Be Loving You," "Step By Step" and "Tonight." The group which started with humble Boston beginnings grew to shatter concert box office records playing an estimated 200 concerts a year, in sold out stadiums throughout the world. Since reuniting in 2007, NKOTB have toured consistently to sold out arenas, have sold nearly 4 million tickets and have doubled their crowd sizes. The Boston natives have been bestowed with their very own "New Kids On The Block Day," an honor not many can claim, and have played Fenway twice before. The group solidified their place in Hollywood with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since reuniting and will continue representing Boston on their journey long into the future.
Iowa State Fair Grandstand tickets are already on sale for the following concerts in 2023: FOR KING + COUNTRY with special guest We The Kingdom (Thursday, Aug. 10), Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line with Parmalee (Friday, Aug. 11), Eric Church with special guest Jackson Dean (Sunday, Aug. 13), Lindsey Stirling with special guest Walk Off The Earth (Wednesday, Aug. 16), Maren Morris with special guest Lindsay Ell (Thursday, Aug. 17) and The Chicks with special guest Ben Harper (Saturday, Aug. 19). Tickets can be purchased at www.iowastatefair.org; admission to the Fair is not included, convenience fees apply.
BEWARE of THIRD PARTY TICKET SALES: Only iowastatefair.org and etix.com sell official online tickets for the Iowa State Fair Grandstand. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee tickets purchased from other sources are valid and we cannot assist with refunds or exchanges from third party ticket sellers. Children under the age of 2 do not need a Grandstand ticket. Please see concert maps for reserved and seated or standing pit area. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission.
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Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair, located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Best Days Ever at the Iowa State Fair, August 10-20, 2023. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.